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January 13, 2019

Amazon expands Tucson presence with major project on city’s west side

Arizona Daily Star “’The city’s Planning & Development Services Department helped expedite this important project in short order … very proud of our staff and happy to have this new, last-mile distribution center to complement Amazon’s larger fulfillment center — both in the city of Tucson,’ Mayor Jonathan Rothschild said. ‘Amazon has discovered that Tucson […]

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January 10, 2019

Ribbon-cutting officially opens new C Gates at TUS

Travel and Tour World “Mayor Rothschild, who has championed the efforts to bring Allegiant Air and other ultra low cost airlines to Tucson, said the new facilities helped make it possible for airlines to grow service to new destinations, which is good for the tourism industry as well as for Tucsonans who want to go […]

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January 8, 2019

Health care firm to add upwards of 600 Arizona jobs at new hospital

Phoenix Business Journal “This is a very welcome result of the growth in this part of Tucson,’ Tucson Mayor Jonathan Rothschild said in a statement. ‘Businesses have expanded; more residents have moved in, and with this growth comes an increased demand for services, including top-quality health care.’” Read more…

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January 4, 2019

Q&A: Talking with Tucson Mayor Jonathan Rothschild

Inside Tucson Business “Tucson Mayor Jonathan Rothschild announced last month that he would not seek a third term. Inside Tucson Business caught up with Rothschild to find out why he’s ready to step down, what he still wants to get done and the biggest challenges facing Tucson’s next mayor.” Read more…

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December 28, 2018

Yvonne Ervin, the force behind the Tucson Jazz Festival, dies at 59

Arizona Daily Star “Yvonne Ervin, who launched the Tucson Jazz Festival and as founding director of the Tucson Jazz Society grew it to be the biggest jazz society in the country, died Wednesday night at the Mayo Clinic Hospital in Phoenix after suffering a heart attack after liver transplant surgery. She was 59.” Read more…

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December 15, 2018

Rothschild won’t seek third term as Tucson’s mayor

Arizona Daily Star “Rothschild says the city is in a better place than seven years ago when he took office, and he wants to explore other ways to improve the community, which are all reasons why he won’t be running in 2019.” Read more…

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December 10, 2018

Tucson hoping to improve quality of life with Oracle Area Task Force

Tucson News Now “As the city of Tucson continues to grow, members of the city council and Mayor Jonathan Rothschild are working to ensure that the city continues to be a great place to live, work, and play. Specifically within Ward 3, the city is working to improve the quality of life for residents through […]

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December 1, 2018

Tucson’s industrial sector gets major boost

Arizona Daily Star “Earlier this week, ground was broken on one of the first speculative industrial buildings in the Tucson market since 2009.” Read more…

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November 12, 2018

Imperfect selects Tucson for new customer care center

The Produce News “Total capital investment is projected at $200,000, with a total economic impact of $137 million.” Read more…

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November 9, 2018

Imperfect Produce is bringing up to 350 jobs to Tucson

Arizona Daily Star “San Francisco-based Imperfect Produce is entering the Arizona market and has chosen Tucson as the site of its national customer care center, creating up to 350 new jobs over the next five years.” Read more…

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