Business and Economics

Mayes sues RealPage and 9 major landlords over rising rents

Feb 28, 2024 AG claims RealPage's "revenue management" algorithm is illegal price fixing.

Bisbee Main Street fire's cause still unknown

Feb 20, 2024 The mayor set to give an update at City Council meeting Tuesday

The Buzz: Combatting Generational Poverty in Pima County

Jan 26, 2024 A new effort aims to help those who are born into poverty move up the socio-economic ladder.

The Buzz: How the state went from a surplus to a deficit

Jan 19, 2024 Two economists walk through how the state is facing a projected $1.7 billion deficit by the end of FY 25 after starting last year with a $2.5 billion surplus.

The Gadsden Hotel lays off employees, temporarily closes restaurant and bar

Jan 9, 2024 20 out of 32 employees across the hotel and restaurant were laid off two days after the Christmas holiday

Home affordability continues to shrink in Arizona

Jan 2, 2024 Buying a median priced-home could take more than half an average salary in some AZ counties.

The Buzz: Looking back and ahead at our economy

Dec 29, 2023 Economists say growth is likely to slow, but not stop, in the region and nation.

The Buzz: A legislative look-ahead at water and agriculture

Dec 22, 2023 The new legislative session is weeks away, so we look at the state's top water user.

Ciscomani meets with city and county officials, discuss economic issues surrounding U.S.-Mexico border

Dec 20, 2023 The Congressman criticized the Biden Administration's decision to temporarily close the Lukeville Port of Entry.

Relishing their jobs: Meet the wonder women of the Weinermobile

Nov 24, 2023 Oscar-Meyer “hotdoggers” spend a full year driving the iconic hot dog across the country.

Arizona Thanksgiving meal cost down 28% as turkey prices decrease

Nov 23, 2023 Arizona consumers faced “historically high” prices for their Thanksgiving meal ingredients in 2022.

Sierra Vista City Council approves final plat plan for Buffalo Soldier Ranch housing development

Nov 22, 2023 The new development will span about 111 acres and house a maximum of 349 homes

How Arizona’s economic engines are rumbling towards Ukraine

Nov 20, 2023 Inside the lofty plans of an economic coalition trying to make Arizona integral to Ukraine’s recovery.

Arizona economic coalition holds meeting with Ukranian officials in Tucson

Nov 15, 2023 The AZDIC has acted as a liaison between Arizona business and Ukraine for many months.

New report finds immigrant contributions in the state in the billions

Nov 15, 2023 A new report by the American Immigration Council found that immigrants contribute more than $26 billion annually to the state’s economy, including more than $5 billion from undocumented immigrants.

Arizona Regional Economic Development Foundation set to recieve more than $500,000 grant

Nov 12, 2023 The grant is U.S. Economic Development Administration’s Build to Scale program

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