Business and Economics

Economic Upturn Spurs New Housing in Sahuarita

Oct 1, 2018 The town has seen a 40 percent increase in residential construction permits over last year.

Leaders, Execs to Meet at Business Summit to Talk US-Mexico Ties

Sep 26, 2018 Topics on the agenda include government transition, trade, Mexican government corruption and economic wealth disparity.

Ducey, Garcia Spar on Education Policy in Tucson Debate

Sep 25, 2018 Candidates for Arizona Governor continue to offer disparate visions on the future of the state, in second debate this week.

Hopis Asking Feds to Explore Other Options for Power Plant

Sep 25, 2018 The tribe's economy relies heavily on coal, which powers the Navajo Generating Station.

Texas Company Gets OK for Natural Gas Exports to Mexico, Beyond

Sep 25, 2018 The Energy Department signed off on exports of American natural gas by Mexico Pacific Limited.

Tucson Company Building Border Wall in Texas

Sep 25, 2018 West Point Contractors is known locally for projects in Nogales, Yuma and in Tucson’s Saguaro National Park.

Prospective Owner, Operator of Navajo Coal Plant End Pursuit

Sep 21, 2018 The companies said they could not get anyone to commit to buying power from the plant.

Mexico’s President-Elect Heads to Sonoran Border Towns Friday

Sep 21, 2018 The incoming president has a proposal for lower taxes and higher wages in a border zone in northern Mexico.

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.

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