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.
Because the recession has “vastly altered” Southern Arizona’s key economic drivers, Tucson Regional Economic Opportunities, Inc. will present an updated version of its economic blueprint for Tucson on April 30.
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.
Try to imagine Tucson without Imagine Greater Tucson.
Grand Canyon University is to announce the location of its new campus today. And it's nowhere near Tucson.
Cities and regions will fight for workers, there won't be enough caregivers for retirees, the ranks of the unskilled and unemployed will grow and the region's infrastructure will crumble unless Tucson redefines its economic base.
Mining companies that can't find enough qualified workers.
Emmanuel Ramos examines a circuit board in a slide-staining system at Ventana Medical Systems/Roche. Ventana, a UA technology spinoff, is moving to become a major player in the field of companion testing.
Tucson should establish a medical diagnostics institute and take other major steps to expand its already robust diagnostics sector and boost economic development, according to a report unveiled Wednesday.
Patrice Davis, left, and Catherine Upchurch analyze tissue samples at Ventana Medical Systems/Roche. A TREO-commissioned report says Tucson should "leapfrog" its competition to lead the way in diagnostics.
Geography, cost and a new attitude.
CEO, Madden Media: "Downtown is on the cusp of finally happening."
The recent article in the Star regarding Tucson Regional Economic Opportunities and Tucson's history of economic development efforts reminds us that economic development has been and should continue to be a community priority. Creating new quality jobs is paramount to our future.
Tucson's economic-development agency has been on a roll over the past six months, helping attract six companies promising more than 1,800 new jobs to the region.
Michigan union members demonstrate loudly at the Capitol in Lansing as legislators consider "right-to-work" legislation. Hundreds of labor supporters packed the rotunda area Wednesday, blowing whistles and chanting slogans. State police and Capitol security officers kept a lid on the situati…
State Rep. Ted Vogt didn't want to back down in his bid to be re-elected to the Legislature, despite the mounting evidence - in the form of votes - against him.
Aris' Duane Armijo, second from left, made the announcement with Sandra Watson, left, and Supervisors Sharon Bronson and Ramón Valadez.