Arizona Business Report

Arizona Unemployment Hits 9-Year Low: 4.8%

Jan 19, 2017 Statistics show strong signs of economic growth in the state.

Mortgage Rates on the Rise in Southern Arizona

Jan 12, 2017 Realtors association says average home payments are 8.9 percent higher than in October.

Wish List for State Business Leaders: Education, Roads

Jan 6, 2017 Also: Less regulation, expanded Arizona-Mexico trade, ballot initiative reform.

Year-end: 2016 Kick-Started Tucson's Economic Rebound

Dec 30, 2016 Dropping unemployment, new employers, and a growing downtown.

Brick-Mortar Stores Still Busy in Age of Internet Shopping

Dec 23, 2016 Retail shops see rush once it's too late for delivery of online shopping orders.

Economists Predict Strong Year Ahead for Tucson, Nation

Dec 16, 2016 Tucson poised for growth behind increased federal spending, population growth.

Will Prop 206 Boost or Bust Arizona Job Market?

Sep 26, 2016 Proponents say current minimum is unlivable; opponents call 206 a job killer.

Training Tucson's Next Generation of Leaders

Sep 2, 2016 Greater Tucson Leadership focuses on ensuring they are up for the job.

Trade Between Arizona and Mexico Continues to Grow

Aug 12, 2016 Imports, exports and tourism flow across the border and build the local economy.

Pro, Con Arguments on $12 an Hour Minimum Wage Proposal

Jul 22, 2016 Proposition headed to November ballot would raise minimum wage to $12 in 2020.

Local Entrepreneurs Learn From Failures

Jul 15, 2016 Event allows people to share business failures and what they took away from them.

Tucson's Commercial Real Estate Market a 'Mixed Bag'

Jul 1, 2016 Market expert thinks some parts are growing strong while other parts are still behind.

Tucson Optics Industry Brings Good Jobs, Needs Workers

Jun 24, 2016 Industry has shrunken in recent years; new companies want it to regain prominence.

Post-Secondary Education Can Improve Local Economy

Jun 10, 2016 Economist says keeping more college graduates in Tucson and state is important.

Tucson Economic, Job Growth Accelerating in 2016

Jun 3, 2016 UA economist Hammond says activity picking up in what may be long-term improvement.

Tucson Business Community's Role in Landing New JFK Flight

May 27, 2016 $3 million was incentive for American Airlines for route expected to boost tourism.

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