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Arizona artist spotlight: Laura Thurbon

Meet Phoenix-based artist Laura Thurbon featured in our virtual art exhibit ‘The Ties That Bind’ What do you love about being an artist in the Greater Phoenix area? Beauty in art is much less a measure of its physical construction, but rather its capacity to impact the evolution of the audience. In short, beauty is […]

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Ambassador Event: Transportation Infrastructure

Greater Phoenix considers Prop 400 extension to advance regional transportation The Greater Phoenix transportation system was built on the back of a half-cent sales tax established in 1985 and extended in 2004. Over the last 38 years, business and residential expansion has been concentrated on the freeways, light rail and safe streets of the region. […]

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Regional Report: The Future of Greater Phoenix Healthcare

New Healthcare Innovation Economy aims to transform Greater Phoenix with BBBRC funding The New Healthcare Innovation Economy, a project among the finalists for the $1 billion Build Back Better Regional Challenge led by the Greater Phoenix Economic Council (GPEC), will help innovate and transform the region’s economy. There is a massive opportunity for growth through […]

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Ambassador Event: Site Selector Insights Panel

Site selectors share perceptions of Greater Phoenix business environment When businesses consider expansion or relocation, they often use site selectors to locate advantageous markets and connect with local companies and economic development organizations. A group of site selectors joined the Greater Phoenix Economic Council’s Ambassador Event in February to provide insight on the national perception […]

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Regional Report: Economic Trends

Regional experts provide Greater Phoenix housing, economic forecast for 2022 With job loss from the COVID-19 pandemic fully recovered in Arizona and unemployment rates near an all-time low, a group of local experts discussed Greater Phoenix housing and land availability, key market strengths and the regional economy as it continues its upward trend early in […]

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Arizona artist spotlight: Wayne Sumstine

Meet Tucson-based artist Wayne Sumstine featured in our virtual art exhibit ‘The Ties That Bind’ What do you love about being an artist in the Greater Phoenix area? What is not to love about being an artist in Arizona? I go to sleep at night contemplating what new adventures in creating visual art that I […]

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What makes Greater Phoenix so great: Dharma Bhattu

How old are you? 21 years old How long have you lived in Greater Phoenix? Seven years What city do you currently reside in? Scottsdale Where are you originally from and why’d you decide to move to Arizona? I am originally from India and I moved to Arizona due to my parent’s career opportunities. If […]

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Arizona artist spotlight: Kelli Berry

Meet Scottsdale-based artist Kelli Berry featured in our virtual art exhibit ‘The Ties That Bind’ What do you love about being an artist in the Greater Phoenix area? The Phoenix art scene is vibrant and growing. I’ve lived in the metro area for over 25 years and to watch the artist community grow in such […]

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Meet Digital Air Strike: Scottsdale-based consumer...

How Digital Air Strike is thriving in Greater Phoenix As a region, we’re in relentless pursuit of innovative and entrepreneurial technology-focused companies that are committed to changing the game. Digital Air Strike is one of those companies. Learn more about its story from Senior Communications Manager Hayley Ringle on why they chose Greater Phoenix and what they’ve been able to accomplish. What […]

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What makes Greater Phoenix so great: Eliza Howard

How old are you? 22 How long have you lived in Greater Phoenix? 22 years What city do you currently reside in? Phoenix Why did you decide to stay in here? It is such a beautiful place to live and having my family here is another big reason. If you graduated from college, where did […]

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