Business and Economics

Immigrant Spending Power Adds Billions of Dollars to Pima County Economy

Sep 4, 2018 Entrepreneurs not born in the U.S. outpace U.S.-born residents starting businesses by a 2-to-1 margin.

Construction on $35M West-Side Development Could Start in October

Sep 4, 2018 Rio Nuevo chair says the project would have died without the district's support.

Sonoran Governor Supports Plan for Special Border Zone in Mexico

Sep 4, 2018 Some Arizona business leaders are tentative about the Mexican president-elect's idea for an economic "free zone."

A New Trade Deal With Mexico and its Impact on Arizona

Aug 31, 2018 Law professor David Gantz discusses recent developments in efforts to renegotiate NAFTA.

Listening Beyond the Wall

Aug 30, 2018 Also on Arizona Spotlight: "Cleopatra - No Submissive Woman"; bobcats in the backyard; and how Film Tucson is bringing Hollywood back to The Old Pueblo.

Arizona Supreme Court Won't Review Pima County-World View Deal

Aug 30, 2018 The claim involved incentives as part of the deal the county made for the aerospace company's headquarters.

U.S. and Mexico May Sign Trade Deal Without Canada

Aug 29, 2018 Officials were hopeful for a trilateral agreement, but gave Canada until Friday to decide whether it would sign on to a new deal.

Pima College Expanding Manufacturing Focus With New Center

Aug 27, 2018 The college will replace a closed hotel with an applied technology center.

US and Mexico Tentatively Set to Replace NAFTA With New Deal

Aug 27, 2018 The administration still needs to negotiate with the third party in NAFTA: Canada.

Engineering Firm Opening Tucson Office

Aug 24, 2018 The multinational Axiscades, a contractor for Caterpillar, promises hundreds of jobs.

Pima Community College Partners with Caterpillar

Aug 24, 2018 Engineers will gain experience welding and machining at PCC.

Development and the San Pedro

Aug 24, 2018 The Arizona Supreme Court sided with a homebuilder in Sierra Vista despite concerns about the San Pedro River.

Incoming Government Reconsidering Completion of Mexico City Airport

Aug 22, 2018 Potential cancellation of the project has worried business groups and civil organizations.

ASU to Hold Classes in Downtown LA

Aug 22, 2018 The university will lease a former newspaper building for journalism and arts classes by 2020.

Allegiant Air Coming to Tucson Airport

Aug 21, 2018 The low-cost airline will bring two new destinations to TIA.

Mexican Politics On the Agenda for Binational Meeting in Phoenix

Aug 21, 2018 Leaders from both sides of the border will discuss cross-border economic development.

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