Economy

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SuElen Rivera

City of Mesa announces path-to-recovery plan for homeless community

The city of Mesa released details Wednesday of its latest plan to assist its homeless community through a housing path to recovery plan.
1 year ago
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KTAR.com

Projection of 500,000 new Arizona jobs could be on low side, analyst says

A state report projected that Arizona jobs would increase by more than half a million by 2026. That projection could be low, according to a Valley economic analyst.
4 years ago
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Jim Cross

Valley economist: Stock market drop will be short-lived

A Phoenix-area economist said people shouldn't overreact to the American stock market taking a plunge Monday after Chinese stocks did the same.
7 years ago
Carter Nacke

Barclays bank to cut 1,700 jobs in Britain

LONDON (AP) – Barclays bank plans to cut 1,700 jobs from its network of British branches, about 5 percent of the total workforce. Britain’s second-largest bank says it is seeking to make the cuts through voluntary buy-outs. It currently employs 33,600 people at 1,577 branches in Britain. Barclays said “the way in which our customers […]
9 years ago
Mac & Gaydos

Group encourages Arizonans to support local businesses

Arizona's economy has the potential to flourish if consumers decide to spend more of their money in locally owned businesses, according to Erica Pederson, communications coordinator for Local First Arizona.
9 years ago
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Rob & Karie

Colangelo: For Phoenix to continue to grow, ‘someone else needs to take the reins’ with a vision

When Jerry Colangelo came to the Valley in 1968, he saw an opportunity for both physical and cultural growth.
9 years ago
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Holliday Moore

Arizona faces future with specific ideas for economic growth

Over the next six years, Arizona leaders hope to lead the nation in aerospace, bio-technology, and international trade.
9 years ago
Mac & Gaydos

Official: Lack of incentives leaves Arizona out of film limelight

When it comes to getting Hollywood movies to film in Arizona, we're on an island of our own.
9 years ago
Bruce St. James Show

Former ASU president: Improved economy will make college graduates stay in Arizona

A better and diversified economy will lead more Arizona college graduates to stay in the state, the former president of Arizona State University said.
9 years ago
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Mark Remillard

ADOT: Tucson will be better connected to metro Phoenix

Transportation is vital to the success of an economy, and as the financial hub of Arizona, it is important for the Valley to stay ahead of travel demands and the strain of future growth.
9 years ago
Rob & Karie

Strong digital industry has emerged in greater Phoenix, official says

Barry Broome, president and CEO of the Greater Phoenix Economic Council, recently said he'd call the Valley the "Digital Desert" if he had to put a label on the area's business environment.
9 years ago
Mac & Gaydos

Realtor: Home buyers getting more bang for buck

Buyers in the current Valley home market are likely to get more for their money, a Realtor said.
9 years ago
Bruce St. James Show

Realtor: Housing most important economic factor in Phoenix

When it comes to the economy in Maricopa County, there is one factor that will make or break the next five years, a Realtor said.
9 years ago
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Aaron Granillo

Valley homebuilders anticipate housing boom

After being one of the hardest-hit regions during the recession, the Southwest is now leading the charge of a fast-pace recovery.
9 years ago
Mac & Gaydos

Gilbert enjoying renaissance in downtown

Developing a thriving downtown doesn't happen overnight, a city of Gilbert official said.
9 years ago
Rob & Karie

Economist: Arizona businesses wasting time on Obamacare

When it comes to Obamacare, small businesses in Arizona are wasting their time figuring it out, an economist said.
9 years ago
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Bob McClay

Downtown Gilbert focuses on small business, area thrives

GILBERT, Ariz. — As Arizona cities figure out new paths to economic success, downtowns look at reinvention. One model could be downtown Gilbert and its focus on small business. The city may be an example of how one man can make a difference. The Liberty Market has been a fixture along Gilbert Road in downtown […]
9 years ago
Mac & Gaydos

Professor: Arizona can use warfare to fund economy

When it comes to funding the economy of tomorrow, Arizona should look to warfare to fund its economy, an Arizona State University professor said.
9 years ago
Rob & Karie

Economist: Arizona’s ‘mediocre’ economy better than most

Arizona's "mediocre" economy may be puttering along, but it's doing better than many others nationwide, a Valley economist said.
9 years ago
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Bruce St. James Show

Former attorney general Terry Goddard: ‘It’s time Arizona just concentrated on being Arizona’

Terry Goddard took a look ahead at the future of Arizona while on the Bruce St. James Show Monday.
9 years ago
Jim Cross

Officials: Arizona economy doesn’t need cute nicknames

We are the Valley of the Sun but some say the nickname lacks the punch of a "Silicon Valley" or a "Motor City."
9 years ago
Michael De Groote/Deseret News

Financial burden of college worries most Americans

One in three Americans are currently paying for or saving for a child's higher education — and 71 percent of those helping pay or save for that education are worried about if they will be able to cover the cost.
9 years ago
Jim Cross

Official: Immigration reform would benefit Arizona economy

Congress will light the fuse on Arizona's economy if they can get a deal done on comprehensive immigration reform, the head of the Arizona Chamber of Commerce and Industry said.
9 years ago
Martha Maurer

Mesa businesses can count on Google

Nowadays we Google just about everything, right?
9 years ago