Wednesday, November 25, 2020 9:03 pm

UA Tech Park economic impact grew last year, report says

The UA Tech Park at 9070 S. Rita Road employed 5,870 people last year in 52 companies. The 1,345-acre research park on Tucson’s southeast side hosts technology businesses of varying sizes. / Mike Christy / Arizona Daily Star.

 

The University of Arizona Science and Technology Park had an overall economic impact of nearly $2 billion statewide in 2017 as it continued to recover after slumping during the last recession, according to a new report.

The sprawling tech park on South Rita Road near Interstate 10 employed 5,870 people in 52 companies last year, with total direct output of $1.11 billion, according to a study by VP Research & Consulting.

Including jobs created outside of Pima County, the Tech Park was credited with 11,752 jobs and wages of $769 million statewide, for a total economic output including wages of $1.98 billion.

READ ON:

Share this!

Additional Articles

Rose Law Group pc values “outrageous client service.” We pride ourselves on hyper-responsiveness to our clients’ needs and an extraordinary record of success in achieving our clients’ goals. We know we get results and our list of outstanding clients speaks to the quality of our work.

News Categories