By Arizona Republic
As Arizona’s economy rebounds from the pandemic, the state’s population is growing, jobs are being created and travel and tourism are coming back.The state could soon recoup all of the jobs lost in last year’s recession, with no housing bubble on the horizon despite rising home prices and tight supplies, Arizona State University forecasters say.Cities and towns in metro Phoenix are filled with new projects and developments, from a massive semiconductor factory planned in north Phoenix to “micro estates” under construction in Tempe. You also might want to know what has been demolished in the past decade. Find a partial list below.
— Carrie Watters, city editor
Phoenix and Scottsdale
Massive semiconductor factory: Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co. is buying a large tract of undeveloped state land in north Phoenix to build a multibillion-dollar semiconductor factory. The factory will anchor a massive new industrial park across from Ben Avery Shooting Facility in the mostly undeveloped area between Norterra and Anthem. The factory is expected to open in 2024 and employ 1,600 workers.Scottsdale’s plan for growth: Scottsdale voters will be deciding on a plan for growth, from how people travel around the city to how tall and close buildings can be. Here’s what could be on the ballot this fall.