Scottsdale Stadium – Multi-functional spring training facility of the San Francisco Giants

Take-a-peek behind the scenes of newly renovated Scottsdale Stadium. Scottsdale Stadium is owned and operated by the City of Scottsdale and home to San Francisco Giants Spring Training among many other notable yearly events.

Nestled in the heart of Old Town Scottsdale, Scottsdale Stadium is a 16-acre premier event venue with a diverse mix of indoor and outdoor function space perfect for sporting events, corporate parties, fundraisers, conferences and more.  The Stadium sits in the same location as it did when originally built in 1956. The Stadium was rebuilt in 1992 and has undergone renovations in 2005 and 2019.

Tour the Stadium and learn how City of Scottsdale management cultivated key partnerships with sports teams, nonprofit organizations, tourism boards, and local businesses to establish the future of this celebrated Scottsdale landmark.

Maryvale, Neighborhood-Level Community Solutions

Join ASU’s Design Studio for Community Solutions for a neighborhood exploration of community development in a rapidly changing neighborhood.  Located several miles northwest of downtown Phoenix, Maryvale is the most populous of the city’s 13 “villages” with over 200,000 residents. Originally built for returning G.I.s and their families as the first planned community in Arizona, Maryvale consisted of 25,000 well-built single-family homes and community amenities like parks, schools, and one of the first shopping centers in the US.  Today, Maryvale is an youthful, economically and culturally diverse community, with the largest foreign-born population in Arizona.  Join us to learn about the Maryvale One Square Mile Initiative – ASU’s innovative project to support community driven solutions; meet community leaders; and learn about how government, academia, local schools, nonprofits, and community can work together to advance positive outcomes.

The tour will include stops at American Family Fields of Phoenix, spring home of the Milwaukee Brewers; the Maryvale Community Center; an innovative P3 community center; and a mall-based workforce development training center.


 Wexford Science +Technology

850 N 5th St is the first private development in the Phoenix Biomedical Campus, a 30-acre designation in Downtown Phoenix that already has strong public and academic investment and activity. This 227,000 SF Class A Office and Lab building will become the Innovation Hub of the Phoenix region and a catalyst for economic growth for downtown Phoenix, especially for the Biomedical industry. This is the first of about 1.5M SF of private development that will occur on the Phoenix Biomedical Campus. The project is privately owned and operated by Wexford Science + Technology in partnership with Ventas, Inc. The land is leased from the City of Phoenix and Arizona State University. ASU is the anchor tenant, occupying 50% of the seven floors. The remaining space will be occupied by private tenants and the Center for Entrepreneurial Innovation, a work force training program and biomedical incubator. In this tour you will see an Innovation District in the making and have conversations with industry experts about the process of create a place for innovation to flourish.

University of Arizona Bio Medical Campus

The Phoenix Biomedical Campus serves as a major biosciences hub and premier provider of medical education. Nowhere else in the region can such a talented mix of doctors, researchers, innovators, educators, allied health professionals and thought leaders be found all at one address, providing firms with unprecedented opportunities for growth and collaborative efforts with industry leaders.

The University of Arizona College of Medicine – Phoenix, already a national leader on education and research, has tremendous potential to be a driver of healthcare excellence, an economic catalyst, and a strong magnet for biotech growth. During the tour attendees will see technological innovations in medical education and learn how three universities utilize the space. The tour includes a visit to the Center for Simulation and Innovation, a 33,000-square-foot, state-of-the art medical training facility, where medical and nursing students train on mannequins that can talk, sweat, breathe, give birth and bleed like real patients.



Galvanize Phoenix serves as a home base to start-ups and established companies building tech enabled innovation and has all of the amenities of a co-working space – plus learning opportunities, resources, and access to the network a growing startup needs.  The tour will show the group Galvanize and the transformation that’s taking place in the Warehouse District, which has gone from a quiet, underutilized neighborhood to a bustling tech scene, and home to more than 150 companies.   Here’s a short video about Galvanize that shows the campus well and a link to the Phoenix Warehouse District website as well.