• ULI Receives $12,500 Grant For ‘Reinvent PHX’ Program - Read Article

    ULI Receives $12,500 Grant For ‘Reinvent PHX’ Program

    2012-12-16T15:56:34-07:00

    The Urban Land Institute of Arizona has received a $12,500 grant to strengthen development opportunities between the City of Phoenix, educational and medical institutions, and the surrounding community that could…

  • U.S. adds 146,000 jobs, jobless rate falls to 7.7% - Read Article

    U.S. adds 146,000 jobs, jobless rate falls to 7.7%

    2012-12-07T14:30:09-07:00

    The pace of U.S. hiring remained steady in November despite disruptions from Superstorm Sandy and employers’ concerns about impending tax increases from the year-end “fiscal cliff.” Companies added 146,000 jobs,…

  • Regulations knock out production - Read Article

    Regulations knock out production

    2012-12-07T11:06:43-07:00

    Picture the slow motion shots of Rocky Balboa getting pummeled by Apollo Creed in the first of that eponymous series of boxing movies and you get the sense of what…

  • Banks report stronger profits, more lending - Read Article

    Banks report stronger profits, more lending

    2012-12-05T08:28:19-07:00

    U.S. banks are enjoying their best profits in six years and are lending a bit more freely. The gradual improvement suggests that the industry will sustain its healing from the…

  • Arizona home prices jump 21.3% - Read Article

    Arizona home prices jump 21.3%

    2012-12-04T10:33:59-07:00

    A measure of U.S. home prices rose 6.3 percent in October compared with a year ago, the largest yearly gain since July 2006. The jump adds to signs of a…

  • Arizona Economy Expands in September - Read Article

    Arizona Economy Expands in September

    2012-11-28T10:31:43-07:00

    Comerica Bank’s Arizona Economic Activity Index increased by 0.9 percentage points in September, rising to a level of 87.7. The September index reading is 17 points, or 24 percent, above…

  • Phoenix home prices jump 20.4% - Read Article

    Phoenix home prices jump 20.4%

    2012-11-27T09:17:04-07:00

    Home prices increased in September in most major U.S. cities, more evidence of a housing recovery that is providing a lift to the fragile economy. Standard & Poor’s/Case-Shiller reported Tuesday…

  • Arizona’s state revenue up 2.6% in October - Read Article

    Arizona’s state revenue up 2.6% in October

    2012-11-21T09:58:08-07:00

    Revenue for state government is up amid what legislative budget analysts call a sluggish, slow-growth economy. October’s revenue increased by 2.6 percent over the same month a year earlier, with…

  • GPEC expands ‘California 50’ program - Read Article

    GPEC expands ‘California 50’ program

    2012-11-20T12:23:26-07:00

    Less than a week after the Greater Phoenix Economic Council (GPEC) launched the California 50 program, the organization today announced it is expanding the program – which aims to fly…

  • Advancing Arizona’s Heroes - Read Article

    Advancing Arizona’s Heroes

    2012-11-19T04:41:45-07:00

    This week, our nation took time to celebrate the enormous contributions and sacrifices of those who have served in our Armed Forces. Just in time for Veterans Day, the Arizona…

  • EPA rule puts Arizona plants on track to upgrade - Read Article

    EPA rule puts Arizona plants on track to upgrade

    2012-11-16T16:33:39-07:00

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency had outlined a final plan for upgrades at three Arizona coal-fired power plants. The agency on Friday followed through with a proposal to partially reject…

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