Loading...
You are here:  Home  >  'Tucson'
Latest

Tucson evolves into a hot spot for technology and innovation

Posted by   /  May 16, 2019  /  Real Estate  /  No Comments

Tucson / AZBigMedia AZBigMedia There’s a reason why nationally-recognized companies such as Amazon, Caterpillar, Raytheon Missile Systems, Bombardier, GEICO, Homegoods, Hexagon Mining, and other powerhouses set their sights and sites on Tucson. How did this former seemingly small college town transform into a home for more than 1 million people, 160 new and expanding companies, […]

Read More →
Latest

[SUNDAY FEATURE] In Arizona’s Santa Rita Mountains, plans for the giant Rosemont mine have unleashed a battle

Posted by   /  May 12, 2019  /  Energy and Environment, Featured News  /  No Comments

Mine opponents say the open-pit mine would tear up the landscape, destroy springs and streams, and ravage habitat that provides a vital sanctuary for rare animals that roam the wilds of southern Arizona By Ian James and Priscilla Totiyapungprasert | Arizona Republic CORONADO NATIONAL FOREST — Sloping ridges descend from the rocky spine of the […]

Read More →
Latest

Rio Nuevo offers incentives to lure unnamed company to downtown Tucson

Posted by   /  April 26, 2019  /  Real Estate  /  No Comments

By Gabriela Rico | Arizona Daily Star A publicly traded company that could bring as many as 350 new jobs is eyeing a move into downtown Tucson, and the Rio Nuevo Multipurpose Facilities District is offering incentives to lure them here. On a unanimous vote, the board agreed to give the unnamed company 150 parking […]

Read More →
Latest

Phoenix, Tucson among fastest-warming cities in nation since 1970

Posted by   /  April 23, 2019  /  Energy and Environment, Science  /  No Comments

Phoenix and Tucson were among 10 cities in the nation that saw their average daily temperatures – daytime and nighttime – rise more than 4 degrees since the first Earth Day in 1970, a new report says. /Photo by Greg Macelroy/Cronkite News By Andrew Howard | Cronkite News Phoenix and Tucson were two of the […]

Read More →
Latest

Plans for hotel next to Rialto Theatre scrapped

Posted by   /  April 22, 2019  /  Real Estate  /  No Comments

The Rialto Theatre will not get an adjacent hotel, but improvements to the nearly 100-year old facility will go forward. / Kelly Presnell / Arizona Daily Star By Gabriela Rico | Arizona Daily Star Developers planning to build a hotel adjacent to Downtown Tucson’s Rialto Theatre have changed gears. A proposal to build a Marriott […]

Read More →
Latest

Could population growth propel Phoenix and Tucson to merge?

Posted by   /  April 22, 2019  /  Economy  /  No Comments

Phoenix / File photo By Catherine Reagor | Arizona Republic Phoenix and Tucson may still merge by 2040. A 2005 prediction for the cities with downtowns separated by 120 miles didn’t seem far fetched when proclaimed by growth experts during the housing boom. But when the bust started in 2007 and stretched to 2011, such a […]

Read More →
Latest

Tucson apartment complex illegally banned pregnant residents

Posted by   /  April 19, 2019  /  Real Estate  /  No Comments

Pixabay / KTAR KTAR Arizona Attorney General Mark Brnovich announced Wednesday that his office’s Civil Rights Division settled a case with a Tucson apartment complex that illegally prohibited pregnant residents. According to a press release, Sahara Apartments, which operates a complex for students near the University of Arizona campus, included the stipulation in its leasing […]

Read More →
Latest

2 Arizona cities rank among the best for LGBTQ retirees

Posted by   /  April 11, 2019  /  Real Estate  /  No Comments

Tucson By Garrett Mitchell | Arizona Republic Two Arizona cities cracked the top 10 places for LGBTQ people to retire in the United States this year. SeniorAdvice, an online resource for elders and caregivers, ranked the 20 best cities in the nation for LGBTQ retirees. Tucson was third in the ranking behind New Orleans, La., and […]

Read More →
Latest

Technical high school planned for Tucson

Posted by   /  April 10, 2019  /  Real Estate  /  No Comments

Conceptual images of the new JTED Innovative Learning Campus on Tucson’s south side, near Park Avenue and Interstate 10. Construction would cost around $9 million. / Courtesy of WSM Architects / Arizona Daily Star By Brenna Bailey | Arizona Daily Star A new high school is in the works for Tucson’s south side that would […]

Read More →
Latest

Housing project made of shipping containers to break ground in central Tucson

Posted by   /  April 2, 2019  /  Real Estate  /  No Comments

An illustration of the Stackhouse shipping-container housing project. / Courtesy of Stackhouse / Arizona Daily Star By Gabriela Rico | Arizona Daily Star A shipping-container housing project is ready to break ground just north of downtown Tucson. Located on Stone Avenue, just south of Speedway, Stackhouse will have up to 44 units for sale. The […]

Read More →