Press Releases

  • Winter 2023
    • City of Tucson Mayor and Council Approve Incentive Agreement With American Battery Factory (January 2023)
    • City of Tucson Mayor and Council Approve Incentive Agreement With Sion Power Corporation (January 2023)
        • Fall 2022
        • Office of Economic Initiatives Wins Award From the Arizona Association for Economic Development (November 2022)
        • City of Tucson Office of Economic Initiatives to Mark Manufacturing Month (October 2022)
        • City of Tucson and Project Equity Launch Program to Preserve Legacy Businesses Worth $16 Billion in Revenue (September 2022)
        • Summer 2022
        • City and Partners Revitalize Local Sewing Industry (August 2022)
        • Office of Economic Initiatives Welcomes Two New Team Members (August 2022)
        • City of Tucson Awards $750,000 to Local Nonprofits for Economic and Workforce Development Programs and Special Events (August 2022)
        • Sazón Empresarial: A comprehensive training program for rising star food entrepreneurs in Tucson, UNESCO City of Gastronomy, conducted fully in Spanish (May/June 2022)

          Spring 2022
        • Office of Economic Initiatives Celebrates National Economic Development Week (May 2022)
        • Barbra Coffee Named One of the Top 50 Economic Developers in Nation (April 2022)
        • Mike Czechowski Receives Designation of Certified Economic Developer From the International Economic Development Council (April 2022)
        • Office of Economic Initiatives to Hold Tucson Means Business Forum and Office Hours at Wards (April 2022)

          Winter 2022
        • The City of Tucson Office of Economic Initiatives Welcomes New Team Members to Expand Small Business Assistance Services (February 2022)
        • Office of Economic Initiatives Welcomes International Trade Specialist Alma V. Peralta (January 2022)
        • City of Tucson and Southern Arizona Coalition Seek Project Proposals as Part of EDA’s Build Back Better Regional Challenge Grant Process (January 2022)
        • City of Tucson Announces Workforce Development Partnership to Address Skills Gap in Industrial Sewing Trades (January 2022)

          Fall 2021
        • City of Tucson Awarded Phase One Build Back Better Challenge Grant from the Economic Development Administration (December 2021)
        • City of Tucson Seeks Community Input on Economic Development Strategy (October 2021)
        • City of Tucson and Pima Community College Receive Excellence in Economic Development Award From the International Economic Development Council (October 2021)