1. Over the past few years, shopping local has become a rallying cry for those looking to bolster their own communities. People have discovered that when spending remains in the community, more money is circulated throughout the local economy, creating more businesses, more jobs, and more prosperity. Even though the “shop local” trend has caught on with […]
  2. Within nine years, the majority of workers in the U.S. are expected to earn money as independent contractors. Freelance work is a trend that won’t stop anytime soon. Freelancing by the numbers 57 million Americans already earn money online and elsewhere as freelancers, according to Edelman Intelligence, a research firm commissioned by Upwork and Freelancers Union. Nearly 20 million […]
  3. Downtown Tucson has grown up over the past 8 years. Thanks to extensive development, the city is now unrecognizable compared to how it looked in the mid-2000s. And while it’s clear that the city has transformed visually, it’s also important to note the economic impact of this revitalization—because when our communities thrive, we all thrive. […]
  4. Each January-February, people from across the globe flock to the Old Pueblo for the Tucson Gem, Mineral & Fossil Showcase—the largest event of its kind in the world. It runs for two and a half weeks and serves as one of the most significant driving forces of economic growth in Tucson, with around 4,000 trade […]
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