Tesla Motors Inc.’s Elon Musk says he is close to naming sites in at least two U.S. states for a planned battery “gigafactory” — which Tucson and Pima County have been vying for.
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.
Quik Tek Assembly, a Tempe-based contract electronics provider and supplier to Raytheon Missile Systems, will hire 50 workers here as part of an expansion to Tucson, the region’s economic-development agency said.
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.
A Southern Arizona ad campaign for the Affordable Care Act will be featured Thursday during a special webcast by U.S. Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius.
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Selling your startup company to investors is a lot like dating, says Sean Conway, a University of Arizona alumnus who founded the class-notes sharing website Notehall and sold it in a deal worth $9.5 million in 2011.
A regional collaboration including the University of Arizona and Pima County will develop a strategic plan for manufacturing in Southern Arizona and New Mexico with the help of a half-million-dollar federal grant.
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.
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.
It is the fastest-growing state with the fastest-growing middle class in Mexico.
The Tucson region's economic development agency has decided to take municipal competition out of the equation and will stop accepting most public funding.
A North Carolina-based tire distributor plans to build a warehouse operation in Tucson that will employ 30 people, an economic-development agency says.
An Iowa company plans to build and operate a 40,000- square-foot data center on Tucson’s south side.