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Business & Economics

1 Millionth Streetcar Passenger Wins Free Rides

May 22, 2015


UA student who uses rail system to get to, from school awarded one-year pass.


Tucson Home Sales Strengthen; New Construction Behind

May 22, 2015


Year-to-date sales up 3.6%; average price up 5.1% to $208,000, Realtors association reports.


Arizona Job Growth Lagging in Key Sectors, Including Retail

May 21, 2015


Unemployment rate falls to 6% in April; 300 private-sector jobs added statewide, one-tenth of norm.


New Comcast Call Center Will Employ 1,125 in Tucson

May 21, 2015


Cable TV provider says it will open this fall; jobs will average $31,000 annually.


Feds to Visit Border for Anti-Money Laundering Review

May 21, 2015


June workshop comes in response to business worries about losing banking services.


State Tax Revenues Climb on Strong Stock Market

May 20, 2015


Budget oversight committee reports April revenues brought year-to-date 2.5% ahead of plan.


Town of Patagonia Opens Center to Draw Tourists

May 20, 2015


Community gets good early response in working to entice visitors with information office.


Tucson Economic Group Changes Its Name, Scope

May 19, 2015


TREO becomes Sun Corridor Inc., expands to encompass all of Southern Arizona.


International Port Grows As Gateway for Mexican Produce

May 19, 2015


Up to 1,600 trucks pass into the U.S. from Mexico through Nogales