Business and Economics

When North is a Question Mark, the Mexican Auto Industry Looks East

Apr 21, 2017 Mexican businesses are looking beyond NAFTA to do business, and in Mexico’s car industry, one big new player is moving in: China.

Arizona Unemployment Continues Downward, But Trails Nation

Apr 20, 2017 The month's jobs gains was slower than the post-recession average.

Douglas Mayor Sees Bright Prospects in Port of Entry

Apr 18, 2017 The town's history is in copper, but its future may be in border trade.

Mexican Holiday, Rising Peso Have Tucson Malls Busy

Apr 17, 2017 'Semana Santa' gives Mexicans a chance to vacation and shop in Southern Arizona.

Episode 311: Douglas - A Small Town Thinking Big

Apr 14, 2017 New leadership in the border community aims to build economic momentum.

Prices Up, Inventory Down for Tucson Real Estate Market

Apr 11, 2017 Median price hits nine-year high as the number of homes continues to drop.

TEP Sister Company Plans Arizona-Mexico Transmission Line

Apr 10, 2017 Unisource will build a power line connecting two grids at Nogales.

As Trump Moderates Rhetoric With Mexico, Peso Wins

Apr 10, 2017 The currency has gone from 21 pesos to the dollar to 18 after president's moderation.

Developer Breaking Ground for Mercado San Agustin Annex

Apr 7, 2017 The locally owned businesses will be housed in the west-side annex in repurposed shipping containers.

Art Tour Celebrates Silver Anniversary in Oracle

Apr 7, 2017 Event, in its 25th year, showcases artists and contributes to the local economy.

Homebuilders Worry Labor Shortage May Slow Construction

Apr 6, 2017 Low inventory on the resale market causing high demand for new homes, homebuilders work to meet demand.

Historic Bus to Return to Bisbee for First Time Since '50s

Apr 6, 2017 24-passenger bus was a standard feature in the community in the last century.

Trio of Midtown Markets Serve Up Goods and Foods With International Flair

Apr 5, 2017 Variety attracts customers from around the world.

Around the World in 80 Steps

Apr 3, 2017 Also on Arizona Spotlight: TUSD appoints interim superintendent; coping in the classroom; and using kitten care as therapy for memory loss.

Episode 309: Business in Sonora - Guaymas 'Port of Ports'

Mar 31, 2017 Exports, such as copper, and imports, such as oil, heighten port's importance in 'megaregion.'

Episode 131: 'Cats are Out, But will Tucson Benefit from the Final Four?

Mar 31, 2017 UA was knocked out of NCAA tournament, but economic impact of 'mega-event' may reach Tucson.

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