Business and Economics

Record Job Growth for Arizona

Sep 15, 2023 The state added 57,000 new jobs last year, according to the Office of Economic Opportunity.

BioTech company expands UA

Sep 11, 2023 Strike Photonics, Inc is moving to the University of Arizona Tech Park.

The Buzz: A look at UA and ASU's move to the Big 12 Athletic Conference

Sep 1, 2023 The economics of a new media deal are driving the programs to leave a conference that is the only one many fans have ever known.

How water gets to (most of) us

Aug 30, 2023 Most of us get our water from a utility company, be it a large municipal one or a small private entity. This week, we look at the work that one small company does to keep the water flowing, and what happened when another utility had a big problem.

Cactus League rebounds without shutdowns from COVID-19, labor disputes, economic study shows

Aug 27, 2023 The Cactus League contributed $418 million to Arizona’s Gross Domestic Product, according to a study conducted by Arizona State University’s Seidman Research Institute.

Arizona fares slightly better as high mortgages, low inventory hit home sales

Aug 26, 2023 The National Association of Realtors reported this week that existing home sales fell 2.2% from June to July, when 4.07 million homes were sold nationwide.

General Motors to close information technology center near Phoenix and eliminate 940 jobs

Aug 24, 2023 Similar centers in Warren, Michigan, near Detroit, suburban Atlanta, and in Austin, Texas, will remain open.

Grijalva and Ciscomani sitdown together

Aug 23, 2023 The talk was an opportunity to hear about differences and common ground.

Leaf cutter bees play key role for Arizona cash crop

Aug 22, 2023 The state's alfalfa production depends on pollination by a special species.

Retail sales in Cochise County down, but bar and resturant sales were up in June

Aug 21, 2023 Communities like Bisbee and Sierra Vista see a decline in retail sales while Douglas, Willcox and Tombstone see an increase.

National Park tourism contributes billions to Arizona's economy

Aug 21, 2023 More than 10,000,000 visited Arizona's national parks in 2022.

Douglas Downtown Revitalization Project adjustments, gain criticism from locals

Aug 12, 2023 Petitions have circulated against the city's plan to update infastructure of the downtown area.

Sierra Vista City Council approves decision to issue bonds to charter schools located in other areas

Aug 11, 2023 One charter school is located in Phoenix and the other is in Las Vegas, Nevada.

Taiwanese microchip company agrees to more oversight of its Arizona plant construction

Aug 5, 2023 The governor said construction safety standards should match the quality of the highly publicized project that has been the source of much pride.

Air Force wants Davis-Monthan AFB to house new unit

Aug 2, 2023 The new wing will replace the retiring A-10s.

‘Very personal project’: Repurposed shipping containers provide alternative shelter for those experiencing homelessness

Jul 30, 2023 There is no lease or time limit for how long each resident can stay.

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