Verdigris Holdings selects Arizona as corporate headquarters...July 23, 2019
210 jobs representing $32 million annually to come to Greater Phoenix area by 2022 SCOTTSDALE, AZ (July 23, 2019) – Verdigris Holdings, Inc., the company bringing banking to the unbanked, and the Arizona Commerce Authority, the state’s leading economic development organization, are pleased to announce that Verdigris has selected Arizona for its corporate headquarters. Verdigris […]View Post »
Deploying 5G in Greater Phoenix
How scaling this technology will benefit the regional economy Verizon recently announced that Phoenix is one of 20 cities to run 5G by the end of year, just a year after Sprint announced that they will bring 5G to Phoenix and eight other United States cities. Since Arizona Governor Doug Ducey signed AZ House Bill 2365 in 2017 to streamline the deployment of […]View Post »
Goodyear, Arizona welcomes Compass Datacenters to its...July 9, 2019
GOODYEAR, AZ (July 8, 2019) – Goodyear will soon be home to two new data centers. Compass Datacenters has chosen to build its campus on 225 acres of land at the northwest corner of Bullard Avenue and Yuma Road, with future phases to include six additional data centers. The Goodyear City Council unanimously approved an […]View Post »
Acronis set to grow Arizona workforce with investment...July 8, 2019
Innovations in cyber protection, AI, machine learning and blockchain technologies will be the focus of the new research and development office TEMPE, AZ (July 8, 2019) – Acronis, a global leader in cyber protection, announced today the opening of its new office in Tempe, Arizona. The new location features a cutting-edge research and development office, […]View Post »
Choosing Greater Phoenix: Wonolo
A conversation with AJ Brustein, Wonolo’s co-founder and chief brand officer Tell us about your company: AJ Brustein: Wonolo, which stands for Work Now Locally, is the leading on-demand temporary staffing platform for blue-collar work. We match businesses of all sizes who have temporary or temp-to-hire positions with fully vetted, high-quality local workers that are available within minutes. The concept of work […]View Post »
Employment, education experts explore the future of...
How Greater Phoenix can better prepare students, job seekers for careers Greater Phoenix is a top region to build a business and find employment because of its pro-business climate, talented pipeline, and accessibility to multiple consumer bases. As the region grows and adopts new technology, many employers are starting to ask how they can not […]View Post »
New GPEC art exhibition showcases Arizona’s landmarks...
Every quarter we partner with artists to curate unique, stunning pieces of art to display and have available for purchase at our office. This quarter we’re excited to highlight Greater Phoenix’s nature scenes and diverse architecture in an exhibition themed “Arizona Landmarks & Architecture.” From mid-century modern architecture, someone’s favorite childhood memory, to unexpected angles, […]View Post »
What makes Greater Phoenix so great: John Safin
What is your first and last name? John Safin How old are you? 55 What current city do you reside in? Glendale How long have you lived in Greater Phoenix? 28 years Where are you originally from and why’d you decide to move to Arizona? I am originally from Upstate New York. After another year […]View Post »
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 […]View Post »
3 Reasons why international companies thrive in Greater...
How do international companies scale and access a new customer base? A great strategy many companies have found success with is expanding their operations abroad. Companies like Kudelski Security and Acronis are two examples of businesses that have expanded to Greater Phoenix, United States and found success. This region presents incredible opportunities for international companies looking […]View Post »