But efforts to give company more room to grow are critical, exec says.
The Tucson area’s main economic-development agency has adopted a new strategic “blueprint” with a goal of creating nearly 40,000 new jobs in the next five years.
A technology company has established its U.S. headquarters in the Tucson area, with plans for a $6 million capital investment and the hiring of 30 people over the next year, TREO announced Wednesday.
The city of Tucson has made a formal proposal to become the home of a $5 billion “gigafactory” for lithium-ion batteries for electric cars.
City business and political leaders have endorsed the notion of having a new interstate run through the Tucson region, saying they fear the area will become economically irrelevant without it.
Aris' Duane Armijo, second from left, made the announcement with Sandra Watson, left, and Supervisors Sharon Bronson and Ramón Valadez.
The Aris Integration Insulated Panel System combines the strength of steel framing with the thermal properties of rigid cellular insulation.
Hundreds of new construction jobs are planned for Tucson, but they won't involve swinging a hammer.
Pima County will give the local economic development agency 43 percent more money this year.
The Tucson region's economic development agency has decided to take municipal competition out of the equation and will stop accepting most public funding.
It was an auspicious year for Tucson Regional Economic Opportunities.
The TREO gang took another trip Tuesday - this time to City Hall.
His behavior on trip was criticized.
Declaring no elected official in Tucson is above the law, City Councilwoman Regina Romero said the city needs to ensure its employees are protected against the ravages of sexual harassment when it drafts a new code of conduct for the mayor and council.
The head of Tucson's regional economic-development agency got a three-year contract extension - the day before defending a controversial "leadership exchange trip" to San Diego before the City Council.
Facing criticism over its now notorious San Diego fact-finding trip, Tucson Regional Economic Opportunities president and CEO Joe Snell said he's prepared to justify both the trip and TREO's existence before the Tucson City Council on Tuesday.
A public discussion of who paid for what on an economic-development junket to San Diego that left one Tucson City Council member's political career in jeopardy will have to wait until June 12, Mayor Jonathan Rothschild said Thursday.