Business and Economics

Market-style development could threaten historic buildings on Broadway

Oct 10, 2019 A group is calling for two buildings to be designated historic landmarks to protect them amid development.

Pence pushes new NAFTA in Green Valley

Oct 3, 2019 In a visit Thursday, the Vice President urged locals to push for passage of the USMCA agreement.

Out-of-state retailers now have to pay Arizona tax

Oct 2, 2019 Arizona joins over 40 states in taxing e-commerce as the transaction privilege tax takes effect.

Missile-maker Raytheon says it will hire 1,000 new employees in Tucson

Oct 2, 2019 The defense contractor says it has an economic impact on Arizona of $2.6 billion.

Arizona Chamber President: USMCA will pass regardless of possible impeachment

Oct 1, 2019 The business group leader expects the new North American trade agreement to be ratified despite an inquiry into the president.

ADOT widens I-10, but will it be enough?

Oct 1, 2019 The number of cars traveling between Tucson and Casa Grande could quadruple in two decades.

Without government aid, fishermen in Mexico return to endangered porpoise habitat

Sep 25, 2019 Fishermen in the Sea of Cortez say they haven't received compensation like in previous years, so they're returning to the vaquita marina's waters for shrimp season.

Cochise County group says environmental lawsuits harm landowners, economy

Sep 19, 2019 An environmental advocate countered saying the group is aligned with the company behind a planned development in Benson.

Rio Nuevo plans to clean up Broadway properties for redevelopment

Sep 18, 2019 The economic development group hopes to make the midcentury modern buildings more attractive to business.

Gov Ducey pushing for ratification of North American trade deal

Sep 17, 2019 The Arizona governor heads to Washington, D.C., to urge approval of the USMCA.

Raytheon president says merger won't hurt Tucson

Sep 16, 2019 Raytheon President Wes Kremer said the company continues to invest in Tucson operations.

What's on the horizon for Rio Nuevo in Tucson

Sep 13, 2019 Chair Fletcher McCusker reflects on the multipurpose district's 20-year history in the city.

Tucson International Airport could become a business hub under new plan

Sep 13, 2019 A new report recommends transportation projects, free trade and hundreds of acres of development.

UA breaks ground on center that will help turn bioscience research into business

Sep 10, 2019 The facility will provide business training and lab space to entrepreneurs in the life sciences.

Opinions divided on massive Benson housing development

Sep 5, 2019 Backers see the project as an economic boon; opponents worry it will deplete local groundwater and harm the environment.

Housing costs in Tucson hit bigger share of lowest earners than state, country

Sep 3, 2019 Spending no more than 30% of income on housing is tougher for those who make less.

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