Construction's Clout Appears Diminished In 'Astronomy Valley'
Updated: Aug 13, 2014
Author(s): Tony Davis
The construction industry, despite its huge job base, isn't as big an economic force in Tucson, compared to other industries, as it was 25 years ago. That's the last time the board killed a big rezoning. Other industries such as optics, which relies on the science of light, are growing faster than the construction industry, economists say. Copyright Arizona Daily Star, January 14, 1999. All rights reserved.