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TuSimple will test autonomous truck technology in Tucson

TuSimple, an autonomous commercial vehicle technology company based in China, dedicated a new facility in Tucson today. TuSimple has leased 6,865 square feet of warehouse/office space at 2551 N. Dragoon Street, Suite 131 to engineer and test its Autonomous Trucking technology. The company also has research facilities in Beijing, China and San Diego, California. “TuSimple’s… Read More →

Tucson’s El Conquistador offers great staycation (and so much more!)

Summer may be over for some kids (I can hear parents cheering from Phoenix to Flagstaff), but simply because school has, or is about to start, doesn’t mean the fun is over. In fact, what better way to treat the entire family for all their back to school prep than with a Tucson Staycation? In one… Read More →

Is the tourniquet making a comeback as lifesaver?

Trajarvis McMurry tried to fashion a makeshift tourniquet from his friend’s shirt, but he was too weak to tighten it enough to stop the bleeding coming from his own arm. McMurry was riding in a truck that rolled over in the predawn darkness last month near Houghton Road on Interstate 10. Bystanders stopped to help.… Read More →

McCarthy nears completion of $22M stadium parking structure for UA

by in AZRE Magazine | Construction

McCarthy Building Companies Inc. will top out construction on the highly anticipated, new $22 million five-level, 282,000-square-foot South Stadium Parking Structure for the University of Arizona (UA) in Tucson, Ariz., later this month. Upon completion in August, the garage will have 915 parking spaces, restoring parking spaces that have been used for campus development of… Read More →

Hilton Tucson El Conquistador Resort offers Fourth of July fun

This Fourth of July, celebrate America’s independence at Hilton Tucson El Conquistador Resort in Tucson, Ariz., with a festive lineup of activities for the whole family, spectacular fireworks viewpoints and room rates starting at $129 per night. Nestled at the base of the Santa Catalina Mountains, El Conquistador Resort is just three miles away from… Read More →

Hilton Tucson El Conquistador offers summer fun deals

This summer, Hilton Tucson El Conquistador Golf & Tennis Resort in Tucson, Ariz., is keeping it cool with an entertaining lineup of daily activities for all ages, the debut of a brand-new Kids Club and offering some of the lowest rates of the year starting from $129 per night.   Nearing completion of the largest… Read More →

Hexagon Mining selects Downtown Tucson for headquarters

Today, Hexagon Mining, an information technology provider of planning, operations and safety solutions for the mining industry, announced the relocation and expansion of its North American headquarters in Tucson to Downtown Tucson. Hexagon Mining selected City Park at 40 E. Congress Street in Tucson as its new North American headquarters. The company will lease 26,000 square feet on the… Read More →

1784 Capital Holdings starts construction on Tucson self-storage facility

1784 Capital Holdings
by in AZRE Magazine | Site Selection

Scottsdale-based 1784 Capital Holdings LLC acquired 2.81 acres at 121 W. Orange Grove in Tucson. The company has begun construction of a two-level, freestanding self-storage facility on the property. The 2.81 acres were acquired as two vacant lots. 1784 Capital Holdings LLC purchased the properties from Arizona-based Orange Grove/Oracle LLC and 4-D Properties, LLP. Denise… Read More →

Two hotels announced for Downtown Tucson, including a Moxy Hotel

Downtown Tucson Moxy Hotel
by in AZRE Magazine | Hospitality

Tucson hasn’t seen a new hotel in 30 years, but that is quickly changing as two more hotels are announced, totaling three hotels that are in the works. Marriott announced plans to develop a Moxy Hotel, its hip Millennial-minded hotel concept, just one block away from its AC Marriott hotel that is being built at… Read More →

Arizona tourism officials want to capitalize on unused vacation time

by in AZ Business Magazine

Visiting from Denmark, Gitee Sorensen and Gitte Ottosen came to Phoenix for an international craft and hobby trade show, but the pair extended their trip a few extra days to have a mini vacation. They made the most of their time, hitting hotspots such as Tombstone, Tucson, Apache Trail and Camelback Mountain. They said they… Read More →

70 artists nominated for 2017 Governor’s Arts Awards

by in Experience AZ Magazine

Seventy artists, arts organizations, advocates, businesses, educators and philanthropists from 19 communities across Arizona have been nominated for 2017 Governor’s Arts Awards in eight categories. Winners will be announced at the 36th annual Governor’s Arts Awards dinner and celebration, May 4 at the Phoenician Resort, 6000 E. Camelback Rd. in Scottsdale. The Governor’s Arts Awards… Read More →

ADP plans to add 250 jobs in Tucson

Looking for a job? New Jersey-based Human resources management software firm, ADP, is adding 250 jobs to its Tucson location. The company will now have 400 employees in Tucson and nearly 2,000 in Arizona with the additional 250 employees who will work at the 49,543-square-foot space at the company’s facility at 5451 E. Williams Blvd.,… Read More →

Hughes Federal Credit Union reaches $1 billion in assets

Sustainable Banks, Green Banking

Tucson-based Hughes Federal Credit Union has doubled its assets and membership since the recession seven years ago, after reaching $1 billion in assets and 106,000 members, according to an announcement. “To put our growth in perspective, the Credit Union’s assets grew 20 percent in 2016 or one-fifth our size in one year,” said John Sansbury, chairman… Read More →

Tucson retail center to add 3 stores

by in AZRE Magazine | Construction

The ground was broken Thursday for a retail project in Tucson, which will include three additional stores at Houghton Town Center near Houghton and Old Vail Roads. Ryan Companies US is the owner, developer and general contractor of the retail project and is partnered with Diamond Ventures to add the three new retail stores. The additions… Read More →