Marana News - Marana pleased with economic progress

Written by Brad Alis, originally published August 7, 2015 in the Marana News. View the original story.

The Town of Marana has prided itself on being a pro-business community, and town officials like to think they have positioned themselves well to survive the economic downturn. While things are not entirely back, Marana has seen economic successes and those trends continue. 

Curt Woody, Marana’s director of economic development and tourism, took time last month to brief the Marana Chamber of Commerce on just how things were going and his message was mostly positive. 

Marana is ahead of where it thought it would be when it comes to new housing. As of June, the town had issued 359 single-family permits....