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Phoenix Mayor Hopes to Boost His City's Trade With Mexico

Oct 27, 2016

The city is often overlooked by companies looking to make foreign direct investment, he said.

Local Officials Push to Keep Cherrybell Postal Facility Open

Oct 26, 2016

Elected reps will host congressman who oversees US Postal Service for tour, meeting.

Phoenix-Area Homebuilders Look to Refugees, Former Inmates To Fill Labor Gap

Oct 25, 2016

The workforce has not kept up with the demand in fields like masonry, plumbing and framing.

New Business Opens Downtown Every 12 Days, Data Show

Oct 21, 2016

The city's core is keeping up the pace of a resurgence, with 240 businesses starting up in 8 years.

TENWEST Fest Looks to Cultivate Big Ideas in Tucson

Oct 21, 2016

Inspired by SXSW, organizers hope to bring together entrepreneurs and creators.

September Sees Back-to-School Boost for Arizona Employment

Oct 20, 2016

The start of the academic year means roughly 30,000 people were hired last month, according to state data.

Investors Back in Tucson Housing Market, Not Just to Flip

Oct 19, 2016

Firms looking to act as landlords to tap into Tucson's renter population.

Rocket Manufacturer to Boost Tucson Economy with 200 Jobs

Oct 13, 2016

Vector Space Systems will add $225 million to the local GDP over the next five years.

Prior Election Looms over Corporation Commission Race

Oct 7, 2016

Candidates say 2014 dark-money funding shows need to refocus the commission.