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Good day, readers! I’m back, but this week is going to be a bit more focused on one area. Previously, I offered developments ranging from remodeled LA Fitness gyms to the Southwest Valley Chamber of Commerce, a nanobrewery and more, all spanning the West Valley View’s five main cities of coverage.

This week, however, there is much to discuss in Goodyear – and it’s not even all of it. So, let’s just get a little start on digging into those before rounding out with another notable item in the city of Litchfield Park. Here’s the news!

First, a reader pointed out the Carl’s Jr. at 13837 W. McDowell Road, Goodyear, on the southeast corner of Litchfield and McDowell roads, has closed. Well, I reached out to the city and confirmed the franchisee is no longer operating there. New tenants are sought for the freestanding drive-thru building, according to a Phoenix Commercial Advisors site sheet provided by the city. Representatives for Carl’s Jr. have not responded to the West Valley View’s request for comment.

I have also been asked about a future Del Taco at The Market at Estrella Falls in the past, and I now finally have some info. Though representatives for the company never responded to the West Valley View’s requests for comment, the city has now confirmed the company plans to open the new drive-thru location later this month or early next month. It will be north of the northeast corner of McDowell Road and Pebble Creek Parkway in Goodyear. Del Taco needs no introduction at this point, but if you so desire, menu details are available at deltaco.com.

A new Hubbard Family Swim  School is poised to open at The Market at Estrella Falls sometime next year, too. A reader mentioned this, so I did some reaching out and was told by co-founder Bob Hubbard that progress is on track, with a spring opening planned. Hubbard said his company will occupy the space between Staples and Dollar Tree. Right now, it’s in the design phase, he said. For more information, visit hubbardswim.com.

For the coffee fiends, a new Starbucks is coming to Goodyear, too. A bit further out, this one will open in the second quarter of next year, in the Cobblestone Creek development on Pebble Creek Parkway, north of McDowell Road. At 2,400 square feet, the new Starbuck’s will have a 300-square-foot outdoor patio. But what sets this one apart from others in the city? According to Goodyear’s website, it will be the first in the city with relaxed interior seating and a “quick and easy drive-thru.” Visit starbucks.com for more info.

To round this week out, let’s switch over to Litchfield Park, shall we? In October, I mentioned how Haircutters in the Park moved from its Litchfield Park location to The Market at Estrella Falls in Goodyear. Well, in early December Society West took the Aveda Lifestyle Salon’s old location at 106 W. Wigwam Boulevard, at the northwest corner of West Wigwam Boulevard and North Old Litchfield Road. For more information on the salon including services and starting prices, visit facebook.com/societywestsalon.

Well, I’ll leave it at that for today. Come back next week for more developments. Thanks for reading!

Have an item for Business Briefcase? Email Connor Dziawura at cdziawura@timespublications.com.