Entries by terry

Leasing vs Buying from a Native Perspective

Many commercial realtors and location specialists are unfamiliar with the benefits of locating a business on a Native American reservation. In particular, the advantage of a land lease as opposed to purchasing land is especially foreign territory.

Speed to Market: What “Indian Time” Means at Ak-Chin

In Native American culture, there is a concept called “Indian time.” Some people seem to think that this means all Native Americans run late, but what it really means is “It will be done when it is meant to be done.” And when it comes to economic development in the Ak-Chin Indian Community, “when it’s […]

Ak-Chin Featured As Gem of an Opportunity

In the July-August issue of Business Facilities Magazine, the Ak-Chin Indian Community’s industrial park, Santa Cruz Commerce Center, was highlighted for offering the best of both worlds to companies willing to look beyond the Phoenix metro area. Read the entire article.