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TREO's new 'blueprint' aims for 40K new jobs

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.

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TREO to present updated economic blueprint April 30

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.

April 22, 2014 4:09 pmLoading…

Duralar Technologies moves to Marana, will hire 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.

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Tucson going after Tesla's 6,500 new jobs

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.

March 09, 2014 12:00 amLoading…
Support growing for Interstate 11 path through Tucson

Support growing for Interstate 11 path through Tucson

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.

August 30, 2013 12:00 am Photos

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Tim Steller: Enough with regional visions — Tucson needs action

Try to imagine Tucson without Imagine Greater Tucson.

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Grand Canyon U bypasses Tucson for new campus

Grand Canyon University is to announce the location of its new campus today. And it's nowhere near Tucson.

July 30, 2013 12:00 amLoading…

Grim picture of Tucson painted without leaders' 'awakening'

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.

May 31, 2013 12:00 amLoading…

Star 200: Southern Arizona's challenge is building talent to fill the jobs we want

Mining companies that can't find enough qualified workers.

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Tucson is urged to seize lead in medical diagnostics

Tucson is urged to seize lead in medical diagnostics

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.

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Tucson is urged to seize lead in medical diagnostics

Tucson is urged to seize lead in medical diagnostics

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.

March 28, 2013 12:00 am Photos

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Tucson is urged to seize lead in medical diagnostics

Tucson is urged to seize lead in medical diagnostics

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.

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Tucson looking for a future as a distribution hub

Tucson looking for a future as a distribution hub

Geography, cost and a new attitude.

March 24, 2013 12:00 amLoading…
Guest Column: All of Southern Arizona needs energized downtown to attract quality jobs

Guest Column: All of Southern Arizona needs energized downtown to attract quality jobs

CEO, Madden Media: "Downtown is on the cusp of finally happening."

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Guest Column: All of Southern Arizona needs energized downtown to attract quality jobs

Guest Column: All of Southern Arizona needs energized downtown to attract quality jobs

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.

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$12.5M for TREO brings in mixed bag

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.

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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…

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Political notebook: Votes don't go Vogt's way

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.

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New firm to offer 100s of local jobs

New firm to offer 100s of local jobs

Aris' Duane Armijo, second from left, made the announcement with Sandra Watson, left, and Supervisors Sharon Bronson and Ramón Valadez.

November 15, 2012 12:00 amLoading…

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