Tucson Business and Employment
As of today (Jan 2008), the Tucson metropolitan area supports over 750,000 residents
and covers over 600 square miles. Metropolitan Tucson continues to grow by nearly 2,000 new residents each month. Estimates
through 2010 expect this to continue.
The employment growth
grate is up and unemployment is still below the national average.
Tucson used to be known more for it’s tourism and as a great retirement area. Today it has become very popular
for businesses relocating due to several factors. Entrepreneur magazine selected Tucson as one of the top 20 business locations.
According to Entrepreneur, it based its evaluation on four factors:
Percentage of the population with a college
Real estate costs
Growth in personal income
Tucson targets several different industries more than others: Aerospace,
Bio-industry, Environmental Technology, Optics, Teleservices and Software.
On the gay side of business:
The Gay Chamber of Commerce, known as The Tucson Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, Transgendered
Chamber of Commerce (TGLBTCC), has over 150 companies as members. It is the second largest chamber of it’s kind in Arizona.
As GayTucson.com grows, our goal is to highlight as many gay owned
businesses as we can. Check the business/services/retail page as well as the bars/clubs page. You can access both from the menu bar on the left side from every
page on Gay Tucson.
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Bars / Clubs: Gay Tucson lists all of the gay owned and gay friendly bars in Tucson, AZ. From here you can link to separate pages
which provide information on each gay bar in Tucson. Look for photos, address, phone number, a map and what you should
know about Wood's, Colors, Howl at the Moon, Venture-N and more on the Gay Tucson bars / clubs pages.
Business / retail / services: Need a pride flag, gay Realtor, gay hotel, hair salon, toy store that sells campy or just want to know about the gay bars in Tucson? Gay Tucson offers you a place to find gay owned and gay friendly businesses in Tucson, AZ. From
here you can link to separate pages which provide information on each business and what they offer the gay community of
Tucson. Look for photos, address, phone number, and what you should know about each business on the Gay Tucson business
/ retail / services pages.
Go Green: If you’re interested in recycling, green real estate, energy efficiency, green products, green companies and saving
the planet, check out our go green pages. Gay Tucson also identifies green companies on the Business / retail / services page and green products available on the Shopping Gay page. You can help rescue our rainforests and save our planet. You can make a difference.
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Groups / clubs / activities: If you like to hike, sing or need someone to talk to, Gay Tucson posts information for gay groups, gay clubs and activities
for the gay community in Tucson, AZ.
Hotels: Need a place to stay? Gay Tucson lists the gay owned and gay friendly hotels and bed and breakfasts in Tucson, AZ. Look
for photos, address, phone number, and what you should know about each bed and breakfast or hotel on the Gay Tucson hotel
Real Estate Tucson Arizona: Gay Tucson provides a direct link to Tucson's Realtor data base and information about Tony Ray Baker. Tony Ray started Gay Tucson.com in 2003 and has been helping the gay community
buy and sell real estate in Tucson, AZ since 1994. If you need a Realtor in Tucson, call Tony Ray at (520) 631-TONY (8669).
If you need a Realtor in another city, ask Tony Ray about his free, gay Realtor referral service. Free Relocation Package
Realtor MLS (Multiple Listing Service) : Gay Tucson quick search allows you to search the real
estate data base used by almost every Realtor in Tucson, AZ.
Tucson Photo Pages: Photos of people, places and events in Tucson, AZ. Most of the photos are taken by Tony Ray.
|Gay Tucson Realtor
|Catalina Mountains behind Downtown Tucson
Tony Ray Baker
Realtor, ABR, CRS, GRI
(520) 631-TONY (8669)
Tierra Antigua Realty
1650 E River Rd # 202
Tucson, AZ 85718
|Gay Tucson Real Estate
|Snow capped mountains in Tucson