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



What makes Greater Phoenix so great: Jessica Cornell

How old are you? 40 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? Decided to go to Arizona State University because they had the best Kinesiology program in the country and stayed after college because I had […]

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Regional Report: Talent Acquisition & Retention

Greater Phoenix industry leaders discuss the importance of office culture Since April 2020, Greater Phoenix has recovered 93% of non-farm payroll employment jobs lost because of the pandemic. While private sector employment is back to pre-pandemic levels, a tightening labor market is driving competition for talent consistent with what employers around the U.S. are experiencing. […]

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Ambassador Event: Arizona’s Water Position

Arizona’s water supply remains strong following Colorado River declaration Decades of intentional planning and long-term solutions are why Arizona’s residential and municipal water users will not be affected by the first-ever shortage along the Colorado River. The 18% reduction resulting from tier-one mandates equates to only 8% of the state’s total water use. Arizona’s vast […]

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Markets Flying High in the West: Arizona and Texas

Arizona and Texas are consistently the top markets for business expansions and relocations across a variety of industries and operations in the western U.S. In fact, software and IT employment in both Arizona and Texas grew by 27.2% from 2015-20. As the speed of business cycles intensify and markets experience more social, environmental and economic […]

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GPEC 101: How the Greater Phoenix Economic Council...

The GPEC business attraction process guide As advanced sectors are ushered into a new era accelerated by the impacts of COVID-19, Greater Phoenix is at the forefront of building robust industry ecosystems as the region evolves into a more modern economy. The region has grown from a contact-center-focused hub in the late-20th Century to one […]

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Five men speak about cybersecurity during a Zoom call.

Regional Report: How Greater Phoenix, companies are...

Greater Phoenix positioned to become cybersecurity leader As the workforce transitioned to remote capacities during the height of the COVID-19 pandemic and beyond, the demand for cybersecurity increased alongside the number of malicious phishing and ransomware attacks targeting employees and businesses. More than 70 cybersecurity companies operate out of Greater Phoenix and the region has […]

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Fast Facts: Arizona’s Water Position

Arizona leads the nation with rigorous water conservation efforts, and because of the 1980 Groundwater Management Act, Arizona has the legal and physical infrastructure that maintains a 100-year assured water supply to meet the current and future needs of residents and industry. Arizona is currently below 1957 water usage levels due to increased conservation methods […]

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Meet Phoenix proprietary AI platform

As a region, we’re in relentless pursuit of innovative and entrepreneurial technology-focused companies that are committed to changing the game.’s is one of those companies. Learn more about their story from CEO Brian Kennedy on why they chose Greater Phoenix and what they’ve been able to accomplish.   What is your company mission? Brian Kennedy: Use our Human Aware AI (Willow) to […]

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What Makes Greater Phoenix so great: Lana Mohamed

How old are you? 21 How long have you lived in Greater Phoenix? 20 years What city do you currently reside in? Peoria Why did you decide to stay here? My parents raised me here and the university I go to is highly ranked. Where are you originally from and why’d you decide to move […]

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Meet Dovly: Phoenix credit monitor, repair powerhouse

As a region, we’re in relentless pursuit of innovative and entrepreneurial technology-focused companies that are committed to changing the game. Dovly is one of those companies. Learn more about their success story from CEO and Co-Founder, Nirit Rubenstein.   What is your company mission?   Nirit Rubenstein: Dovly’s mission is to bring ethical, transparent and affordable credit improvement solutions to the masses.   Dovly achieves this mission through an advanced credit repair engine […]

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