Business and Economics

Foothills Mall Set for Redevelopment

Sep 18, 2018 Pima County Supervisors approve rezoning, clearing the way for a multi-use district.

Phoenix Aerospace Company Walbar Grows in Guaymas

Sep 18, 2018 The turbine-component manufacturer's original facility in Mexico was getting cramped, the president says.

Saudi Fund Invests $1B in Electric Car Firm Planning Production in Arizona

Sep 17, 2018 The money from the sovereign fund could mean the production at a Casa Grande factory of Lucid Motors vehicles for market.

Arizona Financial Technologies Law Helps Foreign Partnerships

Sep 17, 2018 Groups are working to encourage the growth of the "fintech" industry in Arizona.

Tips for Keeping the Cost of College Down

Sep 17, 2018 A discussion with certified financial planner Mary Ahearn.

Cochise County Supervisors Pass Incentives for Vineyards, Solar and Housing

Sep 17, 2018 Trio of economic incentives aimed at growing industries in the area.

Tucson Metro Chamber Spearheads Veteran Employment Initiative

Sep 14, 2018 Pilot program aims to connect former military personnel to aerospace and defense sectors.

Autonomous Truck Company to Add 500 jobs in Tucson

Sep 12, 2018 TuSimple credits Arizona's business-friendly regulations.

TEP Parent Company Bankrolls New Group to Defeat Prop 127

Sep 12, 2018 Chairman of the group opposing the measure says renewables are good, just not mandating them.

Southern Arizona Produce Distributors Await Results of NAFTA Talks

Sep 7, 2018 Industry leaders say trade with Mexico is crucial to the region.

US-Canada NAFTA Negotiations May Hurt Arizona Long Term

Sep 6, 2018 One Canadian official says President Trump's insults may cause Canadian snowbirds to head to Northern Mexico instead of Southern Arizona.

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.

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