Greater Phoenix’s large talent base and competitive labor costs make it the place for businesses to go to scale


Meet Atmosphere Commercial Interiors: Phoenix-based...

A conversation with Atmosphere Commercial Interiors Marketing Specialist Taylor Hudson Tell us about your company: Taylor Hudson: For over 100 years, we have teamed up with clients across the country and around the globe to transform spaces and empower people. We deliver premium experiences for organizations and people using a creative mix of products and […]

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Regional Report: Future of office

A GPEC Virtual Series The nineteenth installment of the Greater Phoenix Economic Council’s (GPEC) virtual series, ‘Regional Report,’ convened some of Greater Phoenix’s top commercial real estate and economic development leaders to discuss the Future of Office in a post-pandemic world. The webinar was moderated by Eric Sperling, managing director of the Social Television Network, […]

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Behind Greater Phoenix’s trade boom is the Phoenix-Mesa...

An expedited Customs inspection complex in Mesa is coming to fruition and will change how cross-border trade is done by Mark Arend Photo courtesy: Gateway Airport Employment at Arizona’s more than 820 international companies is growing at more than twice the rate of the state’s overall private-sector employment growth. More than 113,600 Arizonans work for […]

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An inside look at economic development in 2020

A GPEC Ambassador event On Tuesday, the Greater Phoenix Economic Council (GPEC) provided more than 300 webinar attendees with an inside look at how we advance the market. GPEC’s senior leadership presented the organization’s FY21 strategic direction, business recruitment tactics and laid out the vision for the region’s brand as we advance Greater Phoenix Together. […]

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Data Science is fueling the future of economic development

GPEC and cities partner with ASU Cloud Innovation Center to develop tech solutions to increase economic activity; meet needs of Greater Phoenix The Greater Phoenix Economic Council (GPEC) prides itself on being a data-driven organization, and those efforts have been amplified through the integration of cutting-edge technologies and sciences. The insights gleaned using data science […]

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Regional Report: Status of sports

A GPEC Virtual Series The eighteenth installment of the Greater Phoenix Economic Council’s (GPEC) virtual series, ‘Regional Report,’ convened executives from Greater Phoenix professional sports teams to discuss the Status of Sports. The discussion was moderated by Eric Sperling, managing director of the Social Television Network, and panelists included: Xavier Gutierrez, president & CEO, Arizona […]

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Glendale: Where businesses touch down

by Savannah King The country’s newest sports mecca is in the City of Glendale. Glendale is home to a plethora of professional sports organizations and events including football, hockey, Major League Baseball Spring Training, auto racing, NCAA Regionals, the annual PlayStation Fiesta Bowl, and the 2008, 2015 and 2023 Super Bowls. Beyond the city’s stadiums, […]

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Amazon to add thousands of jobs to Phoenix metro area

August 19, 2020

New sites supporting operations network to open throughout the Valley by end of 2020; more to come in 2021 SEATTLE August 19, 2020 —, Inc. (NASDAQ: AMZN) today announced 11 new sites across the Phoenix metro area expected to be open by the end of 2020 to support customer fulfillment and delivery operations. The new sites […]

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ZorroSign moving global operations hub and headquarters...

August 18, 2020

Relocation will create more than 300 jobs over the next three years as region continues attracting businesses PHOENIX (August 18, 2020) — ZorroSign, Inc., a global leader in blockchain-based digital signatures and digital transaction management, today announced the relocation of its worldwide headquarters to Phoenix, Arizona. “We’re very excited to establish our global operations hub […]

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Smart traffic lights improve driving experience

August 17, 2020

NoTraffic installs AI-based autonomous traffic management platform at Greater Phoenix intersections to improve traffic flow PHOENIX (August 17, 2020) – Reducing delays through “smart” traffic lights should make for an easier commute for drivers in Phoenix. California-based NoTraffic, the company behind the world’s first autonomous traffic management platform, will install its technology at intersections in […]

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