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Ambassador Event: Growth of the Bioscience Industry...

CBRE and GPEC released their latest report on the regional bioscience ecosystem at a panel event with industry experts With a history of established healthcare and an environment that encourages innovation, Greater Phoenix has seen significant growth in biosciences in recent years. That is according to a new study led by CBRE and the Greater […]

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Arizona artist spotlight: Ellen MacEwan

Meet Scottsdale-based artist Ellen MacEwan featured in our Snapshot of Greater Phoenix Exhibit What do you find most rewarding about being an artist in Greater Phoenix? Greater Phoenix has a beautifully vibrant art scene. I love to see what other artists are making and get inspired, and I love that there are so many opportunities […]

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Regional Report: The Future of Mining in Arizona

Non-fuel minerals production will play a key role in the electrification of the economy For centuries, mining has been a central part of the Arizona economy. From Native Americans and Spanish explorers in the early modern era to the influx of new residents in the 19th and 20th centuries, these aggregates and minerals — especially […]

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Analyzing How Yield Curve Impacts the Economy

The spread of the yield curve measures the general level of interest rates in the economy by Kristen Stephenson Last year, GPEC launched the Economic Monitor, a comprehensive web tool designed to provide timely, actionable insights into the state of the economy. Through an exploration of key economic indicators, the Economic Monitor offers a concise […]

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Arizona artist spotlight: Michael Hopkins

Meet Tempe-based artist Michael Hopkins featured in our Snapshot of Greater Phoenix Exhibit What do you find most rewarding about being an artist in Greater Phoenix? I love the Phoenix area and Arizona for its beauty and the diversity of the landscapes and ecosystems present within a day drive of the Valley. It has been […]

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A snapshot of Greater Phoenix’s dynamic art community

GPEC celebrated the impact of arts on the economy and livability of the region The arts play an integral role in enhancing the lifestyle and livability Greater Phoenix is known for while spotlighting the unique history and creative talent of the region’s communities. The industry is a major economic driver, too – the Bureau of […]

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Arizona Lithium officially opens world-class lithium...

May 31, 2024

Arizona Lithium’s Tempe office is one of the company’s two major projects in the state TEMPE, Ariz. (May 31, 2024) – Arizona Lithium Limited (ASX: AZL, AZLO, AZLOA, OTC: AZLAF) (“Arizona Lithium”, “AZL” or “the Company”), a company focused on the sustainable development of two large lithium development projects in North America, the Big Sandy […]

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Consumer Spending’s Impact on the Economy

Consumer spending drives the overall direction of the economy by Kristen Stephenson Last year, GPEC launched the Economic Monitor, a comprehensive web tool designed to provide timely, actionable insights into the state of the economy. Through an exploration of key economic indicators, the Economic Monitor offers a concise picture of health at both national and […]

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What makes Greater Phoenix so great: Chelsey Ogles

Tell us a little about yourself: I was born and raised in New Hampshire before relocating to Alabama for college, where I earned a bachelor’s degree in Psychology. I enjoy reading, getting outside, and exploring as much as possible with my partner and our dog. What city or town do you live in? Scottsdale. Where […]

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Ambassador Event: The Next Era of Semicon

GPEC convenes industry leaders to discuss the ecosystem’s progress and future Greater Phoenix plays a pivotal role in advancing the semiconductor industry in the United States and internationally. With more than 155 semiconductor-related companies operating in the region, including industry giants Intel and TSMC, Greater Phoenix has emerged as the heart of advanced manufacturing innovation. […]

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