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Arizona’s economy, growth, jobs ranked above national average

(AZ Big Media – Mar 30, 2018) – Arizona continues to be a star of the U.S. economy, with economic activity growth in Ariz. exceeding growth across the country, according to a Regional Intelligence Report presented last week.

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Southwest Airlines to increase flight frequency between Phoenix and the country’s top tech hubs

(Phoenix Business Journal – Mar 8, 2018) – Southwest Airlines (NYSE: LUV) will start increasing its number of daily flights from Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport to some of the major tech heavy cities across the United States.

Phoenix is among top markets for those priced out of California, New York, Chicago (see where else they are landing)

(Phoenix Business Journal – Mar 23, 2018) – Phoenix is among the top U.S. markets when it comes to migration trends and demand for apartments along with Dallas, Houston and Charlotte, according to new research by CoStar Group Inc.

Orbital adding hundreds in Valley as part of $200 million large rocket push

(Phoenix Business Journal – Mar 13, 2018) – Arizona is unique in that it has all three major Orbital facilities in the Valley.

PHX East Valley becomes a hotbed for growth and innovation

(AZ Big Media – Mar 19, 2018) – What was once a region made up of sleepy suburbs that relied on agriculture as its economic backbone has transformed itself into a cutting-edge region that has become an innovative leader.

Multiple Arizona cities chosen as top places to retire, Scottsdale ranks first

(KTAR News – Mar 19, 2018) – A new list, created by Niche, shows multiple Arizona cities, including Scottsdale, Mesa and Phoenix, were chosen as some of the top cities to retire in.

Phoenix’s MLS Expansion Bid Unveils New Stadium Renderings

(Sports Illustrated – Mar 15, 2018) – Phoenix Rising’s MLS expansion bid has taken another step forward, with plans unveiled for a new 21,000-seat, $250 million stadium.

Census data: Phoenix in top 10 US metros for population growth

(Phoenix Business Journal – Mar 22, 2018) – The Phoenix metropolitan area is one of the fastest-growing regions in the U.S. That’s according to new population estimates issued this week by the U.S. Census Bureau.

See how many (more) passengers flew to Phoenix in February than the year before

(Phoenix Business Journal – Mar 29, 2018) – Some of the first indicators of how this year’s high season for tourism are in and it looks like things are going good in Phoenix this year.

Arizona restaurants see biggest spring break revenue bumps in entire country

(Phoenix Business Journal – Mar 20, 2018) – Restaurants in Arizona see the largest revenue increases in the country during spring break, according to a new report by business management software company Womply.

Microchip announces its largest acquisition yet, a $10.15 billion deal

(Phoenix Business Journal – Mar 1, 2018) – Microsemi is an Aliso Viejo, California-based semiconductor and system solutions provider for aerospace and defense, communications, data center and industrial markets.

5 growth areas for Phoenix and the engineers who are making it happen

(Arizona State University – Mar 23, 2018) – Engineering turned one of the most inhospitable places on Earth into the fifth-biggest metropolitan area in the country, and engineering research — when it’s paired with industry — will continue to transform the Phoenix metro area’s future.