Comprehensive Economic Development Strategy (CEDS)

Tucson's bold, inviting, and distinctive culture inspires creativity, ignites discovery, and fosters enduring economic vitality.

Tucson's Comprehensive Economic Development Strategy (CEDS) is a roadmap into our future: It is our blueprint for creating the high-wage jobs of today and tomorrow, for growing our economy, and ensuring that all Tucsonans enjoy economic mobility and wealth creation.

Guiding Principles

Six guiding principles serve as a framework for implementation of the new strategy:

                      1. Existing Businesses First
                      2. Cluster Driven
                      3. Support Entrepreneurship
                      4. Partner Engagement
                      5. Equitable Approach
                      6. Development That Is Sustainable