Business and Economics

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.

Border crossings at Arizona ports of entry down from last year

Aug 29, 2019 Pedestrian and vehicle numbers are bad news to border businesses that depend on shoppers from Mexico.

Mexico's economy registers no growth in second quarter

Aug 26, 2019 The slowing is due in part to declining foreign investment, an economist says.

Leaders from Arizona and Sonora meet to strengthen political and economic bonds

Aug 23, 2019 The officials discussed trade, tourism and development at the annual "megaregion" meeting.

Tucson educators bringing experience in STEM industry to classrooms

Aug 16, 2019 The UA-generated fellowship placed teachers in Arizona technology and medical companies for the summer.

Gentrification and changing neighborhoods in Tucson

Aug 1, 2019 We continue our housing series with a live community discussion.

'Ghost sign' revealed as Flycatcher is demolished

Jul 23, 2019 The decades-old sign advertises a photography studio.

Arizona organization offers help to boost rural economies

Jul 19, 2019 A discussion with Liza Noland, director of rural programs for Local First Arizona.

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