Our community cannot afford provincial thinking. As the sixth-poorest of the nation's large metropolitan areas in 2011, regional collaboration is essential to elevate our community out of poverty and create a community in which our children and grandchildren can find substantive, decent-wage jobs.
Plans for a proposed Sam's Club near Spectrum Mall are dead.
The University of Arizona has named a University of Michigan administrator to head its office of technology transfer.
Research scientist John Okonya works in the chemistry lab at Sanofi in Oro Valley.
Arizona's biosciences sector added jobs at nearly four times the national rate over the decade ending in 2011, a new report shows.
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.
Suzanne McManus, left, and Tina Carlaftes look at antiques at A Perfect Pantry, described by owner Amy Pike as a "21st-century general store."
Bedding is available at Revolutio, a new boutique on South Sixth Avenue.
Several new businesses opened downtown in 2012 despite construction and economic woes, and more are on the way.
The burgeoning economy in Sonora and renewed interest from Arizona businesses to enter the Mexican market has prompted the reinstatement of a state post to promote international trade in the region.
Pima County will give the local economic development agency 43 percent more money this year.
Saying the "terrible nightmare" is almost over, the president and CEO of this region's economic development engine laid out the agency's plan for stimulating the economy on Thursday.
More than 400 people attended Thursday's annual luncheon of Tucson Regional Economic Opportunities.
Joe Snell, Tucson Regional Economic Opportunities president and CEO, mingled with the crowd before the start of Thursday's annual luncheon at Casino del Sol.
Arizona is ranked 16th among the states for its business climate — after dropping out of the top 25 last year — in new rankings from Site Selection magazine.