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


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Regional Report: Future of Energy

APS, SRP and Array Technologies discuss Arizona’s clean energy plans Arizona has a natural advantage when it comes to pursuing clean energy goals: sunshine. As the world works to decrease carbon emissions, Arizona is positioned to lead the development of new clean energy technology innovations. Power providers Arizona Public System (APS) and Salt River Project […]

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Ambassador Event: Post-Election Panel

Arizona election leaders discuss priorities for upcoming legislative session In the days following the Arizona midterm elections, a panel of local leaders joined a Greater Phoenix Economic Council Ambassador Event panel to talk about the results, expectations for the coming term and potential upcoming legislation that will benefit the region. Panelists included: Joe Barba, Director […]

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Ambassador Event: Arizona’s Water Position

Arizona utilizing variety of sources to address its water supply Drought has impacted Greater Phoenix and Southwest Basin states for the last 22 years and a shortage of Colorado River water reaching Lake Powell and Lake Mead has led to a dwindling supply and triggered a Tier 2a shortage as declared by the US. Bureau […]

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What makes Greater Phoenix so great: Tyson Hill

Tell us a little about yourself: I grew up in Western Minnesota, known as “Lake County” and spent most of my life in Minnesota. I was outdoors a lot as a kid, and that has continued into adulthood for me. I enjoy hiking, writing, spending time with my two dogs and playing/watching sports. What city […]

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What makes Greater Phoenix so great: Paul Binsfeld

Tell us a little about yourself: I am the President and Founder of Company Nurse, the premier nurse triage and reporting service for workplace injuries, and CEO of its sister company, Lintelio, the digital workplace health and safety solution. In 2021, I accepted the position of Honorary Consul of Luxembourg to Arizona and New Mexico […]

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What makes Greater Phoenix so great: Nikhil Dave

Tell us a little about yourself: I was born and raised in Greater Phoenix and am a proud Arizonan who is keenly focused on giving back to the communities that gave so much to me. I graduated from Arizona State University under the Flinn Scholarship with undergraduate degrees in Innovation in Society and Neuroscience, and […]

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Ambassador Event: Affordable Housing

How Greater Phoenix is addressing increased housing prices Greater Phoenix has not been immune to the housing price increase experienced throughout the country. With the market adding nearly 100,000 residents each year and low supply stemming from a reluctance to build following the 2008 recession, demand has increased alongside the average price for a home. […]

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What makes Greater Phoenix so great: Itzel Rios Soto

Tell us a little about yourself: I’m from Sonora, Mexico but have called Phoenix, Arizona my home since the age of six. I’ve recently graduated from the University of Rochester with a B.A. in Film and TV Production. I’m happy to be back home with my family and to get back into the water for […]

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What makes Greater Phoenix so great: Casey Gilchrist

Tell us a little about yourself: I am originally from Virginia Beach, Virginia where I grew up playing volleyball and lounging by the pool with family and friends. I began my professional career in economic development and have never looked back. My love for volleyball and lounging next to pools is still going strong. However, […]

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Regional Report: State of Black Business 2022

Second Black business report provides new data, recommendations for Arizona The second annual State of Black Business Report quantifies more data around Black-owned businesses and entrepreneurship in Greater Phoenix. The Black/African American community is the state’s fastest-growing demographic, with 33% growth from 2010-2020, heightening the importance of investing in the community to allow Arizona to […]

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