Business and Economics

Flagstaff Council Walks Back City Minimum Wage Hike Requirement

Mar 22, 2017 It originally required the city minimum wage to be $2 higher than the state's.

Mexican Senator to Border Wall Builders: We Don't Want Your Business

Mar 17, 2017 Proposal would prohibit the companies from doing business with the Mexican government.

Tucson Job Growth Will Lag Rest of Arizona, State Agency Says

Mar 17, 2017 Forecast from Office of Economic Opportunity predicts 1.3 percent job growth for Tucson.

Arizona Supreme Court Rejects Challenge to Minimum Wage Increase

Mar 15, 2017 Business groups brought the challenge to voter-approved Prop. 206 to the state's top court.

Tucson's Greyhound Station Finds Forever Home

Mar 15, 2017 Intercity bus terminal is in permanent home east of downtown after 15 years in a temporary space.

Tech Sector Could Get Boost From New Tucson-San Jose Flight

Mar 14, 2017 Flight gives access to companies and investors in Silicon Valley.

Tucson House Flipping Down in 2016

Mar 10, 2017 Lack of foreclosures, lack of inventory hurts flippers' ability to 'buy low.'

Arizona Unemployment Flat at 5%; Seasonal Job Loss High

Mar 9, 2017 Post-holiday season job losses were higher than normal, but monthly report contains silver lining.

Is Arizona's Minimum Wage Increase Constitutional?

Mar 9, 2017 State Supreme Court hears pro-con arguments; businesses opposed.

NAFTA Could Be Under the Knife by the End of This Year

Mar 9, 2017 Rewrite of 25-year-old agreement possible under Trump administration.

Sen. Flake: A Border Tax Is Bad For Business

Mar 9, 2017 The proposed 20 percent increase has been met with resistance from some Republicans.

In Flagstaff, Minimum Wage Increase is Double Whammy

Mar 3, 2017 Voters approve increase that's $2 an hour higher than state's increase; businesses worried.

Two Downtown Tucson Hotel Plans Get Tax Breaks

Mar 1, 2017 The new sites will be under construction on vacant or parking lots in the next 18 months.

Airline Make Changes to Tucson's Only Mexico Route

Mar 1, 2017 Aeromar drops Mazatlán and will drop Los Mochis from its Tucson flight. Will add Culiacán to the route.

Cochise County Home Sales at 12-Year Best in 2016

Feb 28, 2017 Home prices and sales continue to climb from recent lows in rural Arizona county.

Census Data: One in Eight Tucson Homes Vacant

Feb 24, 2017 Tucson's 12.5 percent vacancy rate was 10th highest in the nation in 2016.

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