Since 2012, when the County first adopted an Economic Development Plan, our region has finally fully recovered from the losses of the Great Recession. Our population is growing, new housing starts are climbing, household income has grown by nearly 20 percent and, with unemployment below five percent, we are statistically at full employment.
The Pima County Board of Supervisors enthusiastically supports new businesses and business expansion in Pima County. The Board has an approved a business attraction and expansion plan and has directed staff to assist business development and expansion in any way possible.
The Sonoran Corridor is a multilevel, multistep, multiyear economic development initiative for Pima County and Southern Arizona. Once completed it will significantly transform the regional economy, adding billions of dollars and tens of thousands of jobs to the Tucson valley.