Business and Economics

Is Renting a House in Tucson Cheaper Than Buying One?

Jan 18, 2018 Increasing home prices and decreasing rents may be caused by investors seeking rental properties.

What Happened to Edible Baja Arizona?

Jan 12, 2018 Also on Arizona Spotlight: Differing opinions on how money should be spent at the border; Indigenous Voices presents spiritual elder Mona Polacca; and paying attention to Gila woodpeckers.

Seller's Market Continues in Tucson, Skips Holiday Dip

Jan 11, 2018 Real estate experts forecast 2017 trends will continue into 2018.

Tougher Federal Rules Create Turmoil for Medical Marijuana Growers

Jan 5, 2018 Change to enforcement priorities has created turmoil in the state's $360 million medical pot industry.

Arizona Bowl Organizers Forecast Economic Touchdown for Tucson

Jan 4, 2018 Planners predict $31 million impact from game, associated events.

Cochise County Adopts Electronic Version of Food Aid Program

Jan 3, 2018 The Women, Infants and Children program distributes aid to qualifying families.

Grants Recognize Southern Arizona's Cultural Vitality

Dec 29, 2017 Thirty-one non-profits receive grants from the Arts Foundation for Tucson and Southern Arizona.

Community Foundation Campus to Serve as Home Base for Tucson Nonprofits

Dec 27, 2017 Goal is to encourage collaboration and learning.

Arizona's Minimum Wage Going Up Jan 1

Dec 27, 2017 The raise means more than $1,000 more a year for full-time workers.

Tucson Economy Ready to Grow Behind Manufacturing Sector

Dec 26, 2017 Good economic times come as federal spending begins to increase again.

Miracle Mile Recognized on National Register of Historic Places

Dec 22, 2017 Retro hotels and neon signs recall a bygone era.

Jobs Report Shows Growth in Tucson, State

Dec 21, 2017 Previously discouraged workers are returning to the labor force.

2 Routes Run Through Avra Valley in Report on Proposed Interstate

Dec 20, 2017 The department has identified 2,000-foot corridors that ADOT considers possibilities for proposed highway.

Tucson Home Prices Continue Climb, May Push House Construction

Dec 19, 2017 Growing home prices may push revenue up high enough that builders feel safe making spec homes again.

Christmas Shoppers From Mexico Increase After Drop Last Year

Dec 19, 2017 2017 numbers for Mexican shoppers better than 2016 and downtown is an added attraction.

Local Internet Providers Respond To Net Neutrality

Dec 18, 2017 Cox Communication in Arizona says it will not alter signal strength.

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