Rendering of Rainbow Ryders new building in Phoenix
A hot air balloon company expects business to rise enough over the next five years that it needs to expand.
August 29, 2016
A leveling out of exports to China is one explanation for the slowing demand for copper and its lower price. The slow recovery in the U.S. housing market is another.
August 29, 2016
downtown scottsdale parking
Leaders say there’s enough downtown parking for most retail, restaurants and events, but not for workers. A new trolley and reduced parking hours are two ways the city hopes to help some downtown businesses in the northeast quadrant.
Aug. 28, 2016
President of Arizona’s Food Marketing Alliance Tim McCabe says despite rules and drug testing standards within his industry, he’s concerned about employees potentially coming to work high.
August 30, 2016
Pima County Logo
Newly released numbers show the county added 15,000 new jobs between July 2015 and July of this year. That’s 4.2 percent growth. When you look at similarly-sized metro areas nationwide, only Ogden and Provo, Utah had faster growth than Pima County.
August 25, 2016
Phoenix already has a trade office in Mexico City. Now the city has office space in Hermosillo, which will help Phoenix businesses develop connections in the Mexican states of Sonora, Sinaloa, Chihuahua, Baja California and Baja California Sur.
August 25, 2016
Corporation Commissioner Bob Burns
At long last, Bob Burns has made good on his threat. He has subpoenaed the state’s largest power company, Arizona Public Service and its parent company Pinnacle West, demanding records of all charitable and political spending in recent years.
August 25, 2016
Those opposed to requiring employers to pay their workers at least $12 an hour by 2020 asked the Arizona Supreme Court Wednesday to block a vote on the matter.
August 25, 2016
Arizona Corporation Commission
The election for Arizona’s regulatory agency— the Corporation Commission— rarely garners much attention but that’s not the case this year.
August 25, 2016
If Arizona voters approve Prop 205 this November, it would legalize marijuana for recreational use and likely force many companies to revamp their workplace policies.
August 24, 2016
health
Select Medical Corporation notified the Arizona Department of Economic Security it plans to close its facility at 74th Street and Osborn Road. That’s where the company has been leasing space at the Honor Health Medical Campus.
August 23, 2016
Real estate broker Sherry Rampy calls Van Buren a "lagging part of downtown. “So, for this to become again a really, a destination that serves the entire community, really speaks of the heart of Phoenix.”
August 23, 2016
business people
Arizona business and political leaders have talked a lot about bringing in companies and jobs from California. Gov. Doug Ducey has mentioned that strategy a number of times.
August 23, 2016