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Nine CARES Act Resources for Small Businesses

We hope you and your family are staying safe and healthy during this challenging time. With the approval of the next CARES Act funding round expected *THIS WEEK, it is imperative we support as many local small businesses as possible in applying for these federal dollars. Securing funding through the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) and […]

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Greater Phoenix Economic Council launches California...

See media coverage of the #CAstruggles campaign: Phoenix Business Journal | San Francisco Gate | San Francisco Business Times | KTAR News | 12 News | Fox Business Network Varney & Co | Inc. The exodus from California is real and Greater Phoenix Economic Council (GPEC) is tackling the root cause of this outmigration with […]

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Zillow group celebrates one-year anniversary of Zillow...

April 17, 2019

The new office will house nearly 300 employees; serve as hub for the fast-growing Zillow Offers and Zillow Home Loans businesses.   Jobs: 160 phase 1 jobs, expected to grow to 300 Facility Type: Southwest headquarters Building Rep: Bryan Taute, CBRE Tenant Rep: Mike Gordon, Cresa   SCOTTSDALE, April 17, 2019 – Zillow Group, which […]

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Voya Financial, Inc. announced today that it has secured a 151,359-square-foot facility in Chandler, Arizona, for its new permanent metro Phoenix hub.

Voya Financial selects Chandler, Arizona for new, permanent...

February 15, 2019

Voya creating approximately 1,000 jobs in the area   Jobs: 1,000+ Job Functions: Call center, back-office, customer-support operations and functions for Voya’s Retirement, Employee Benefits and Individual Life businesses, as well as roles within human resources, IT, and business support. Broker: Mark Seale, Avison Young Site Selection/Incentives: Angela Carrier and Dan Breen, JLL   Voya Financial, Inc. (NYSE: […]

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Arizona is a top tech city and has become the first state in the U.S. to adopt a regulatory fintech sandbox

Things to know about Arizona’s FinTech sandbox

In March 2018, Governor Doug Ducey signed House Bill 2434 into law making Arizona the first state in the nation to enact a groundbreaking regulatory FinTech “sandbox.” Arizona joins countries such as the United Kingdom, Singapore, United Arab Emirates, and Australia in encouraging FinTech investment by instituting sandboxes. In Arizona’s sandbox, startups, entrepreneurs and even […]

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Stephens & Associates opens research center in Phoenix

Biomedical clinical research firm opens new center...

November 2, 2017

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   Phoenix, AZ/Richardson, TX – November 1, 2017 – Stephens & Associates, Richardson, TX will be opening its new clinical research center in mid-November near the I-17 and Peoria Avenue in Phoenix. Stephens & Associates, a full service contract research organization (CRO), has locations in Richardson, Texas, and additional testing capabilities in […]

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The AZCWR’s main missions are to educate, gather intelligence and change the industry. With the support of the community and its volunteers they will only further continue to better their own skills and the Greater Phoenix region.

Exclusive: An inside look at Arizona Cybersecurity...

Look into a mind of a cyber hacker There are monitors everywhere, wires intertwined, lights blinking and it’s hard to tell just where that beep is coming from. Huddled at one end of the room is a group of people, ranging from recent college graduates to some who are more seasoned, all dressed casually in […]

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3 cybersecurity tips to protect yourself when connecting on the go

3 tips to protect yourself when connecting on the go

Did you know? By 2020, more than 24 billion internet-connected devices will be installed globally — that’s more than four devices for every human on earth. Although these devices like smart phones, watches and tablets can be extremely useful and convenient, there are potential cyber threats you may face. According to the U.S. Department of […]

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GPEC honored leaders in the community who played an integral role in championing economic development activities in Greater Phoenix.

GPEC Annual Event 2017

On October 5, 2017, 550+ business and community leaders gathered at The Croft Downtown to celebrate the successes of fiscal year 2017. During the event, GPEC honored leaders in the community who have played an integral role in championing economic development activities in Greater Phoenix. The 2017 award recipients are: Grand Canyon University, Intel, #yesphx, […]

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Bank of the West today announces the opening of a new office in Tempe, Arizona

Bank of the West announces opening of new office facility...

October 6, 2017

SAN FRANCISCO, Oct. 5, 2017 — Bank of the West today announces the opening of a new office in Tempe, Arizona, at 1625 W. Fountainhead Parkway, expanding the Bank’s presence in central Arizona with an investment in the region that will include office space for a thousand people and the creation of a significant number of local jobs. Time lapse video shows Bank of the […]

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