Doing Business in


Where companies go to scale


Advanced Business Services

Greater Phoenix is known as an environment for established and emerging business services operations. Companies here enjoy market advantages such as a robust business ecosystem, a diverse and talented labor pool, a low-cost operating environment and excellent connectivity to other major metropolitan markets.

Lower Labor Costs

Thanks to minimal regulation, low unionization and being a right-to-work state, Greater Phoenix offers one of the lowest labor costs in the western U.S.

Access Other Markets

Robust transportation options including Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport, rail lines and rail-served sites, and access to West Coast ports.

The Speed of Business

With 90-day or fewer permitting, locating or expanding in Arizona takes a fraction
of the time.

By The Numbers

The corporate income tax rate decreases to 4.9% in 2017
Projected employment growth over the next decade is 15.1% compared to 9.4% nationally
Greater Phoenix experiences only 0.3% downtime in power with an outage time less than 30 minutes

Greater Phoenix features an environment to support and grow your business.


Advantageous Business Climate

Greater Phoenix is the ideal operating environment for advanced business services operations. From a stable, predictable climate to a robust pool of continuous talent, the region provides companies the opportunity to expand and grow their operations.

Companies like American Express, Bank of America, Chase, State Farm, USAA, Vanguard and Wells Fargo enjoy the region’s affordable business advantages. Greater Phoenix is well positioned, with key connectivity to major metropolitan markets. With aggressive tax credits and incentives, the region’s policymakers have continuously supported its pro-business climate.

As the third largest labor pool in the western United States, Greater Phoenix offers a vibrant workforce. Arizona State University’s W.P. Carey School of Business ranks in the top 15 Executive MBA programs, and its Department of Supply Chain Management is consistently ranked in the top 10 nationally by U.S. News & World Report for undergraduate and graduate programs.