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Technology-driven Medicare advisor, Chapter, announces...

October 19, 2021

Company to hire up to 50 team members to accelerate growth maximizing Greater Phoenix’s robust talent pool NEW YORK (October 19, 2021) –  Chapter, the leading technology-driven Medicare Advisor that aligns incentives in Medicare plan selection and guides beneficiaries through the enrollment and renewal process, will open a new office in Phoenix creating 50 new […]

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 State of Black Arizona releases Volume V report urging...

October 15, 2021

The trailblazing report outlines statistics focused on the accessibility of resources and top issues of concern, such as educational attainment, living-wage jobs, and housing affordability PHOENIX (October 7, 2021) — The State of Black Arizona (SBAZ) today has released its Volume V report to provide a holistic view of economics, healthcare, and employment among the […]

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KeHE Distributors continues expansion by opening doors...

October 7, 2021

Naperville, IL – October 7, 2021 – KeHE Distributors® (KeHE®), one of the largest and most respected grocery and natural distributors in North America, will unveil its 16th distribution center this October in Goodyear, Arizona. The new center will support more than 270 jobs in the Greater Phoenix area. KeHE has experienced rapid growth in recent years resulting […]

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IEDC Names Greater Phoenix Economic Council The Top...

October 5, 2021

International Economic Development Council awards GPEC EDO of the Year for innovation and impact, representing the best of economic development and leadership PHOENIX (Oct. 5, 2021) – Today, the Greater Phoenix Economic Council (GPEC) was named the top economic development organization globally (population 500k+) by the International Economic Development Council (IEDC). GPEC President & CEO, […]

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Helix Electric selects Goodyear for first manufacturing...

September 23, 2021

The energy-efficient building component facility will increase production capabilities, creating more than 100 jobs GOODYEAR, AZ (September 23, 2021) — Helix Electric, one of the largest electrical contracting companies in the nation announced today its first manufacturing facility in Arizona will be in the city of Goodyear. The 112,000-square-foot facility will be used to manufacture […]

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Phoenix digital divide solution, ‘PHX DECC’...

August 25, 2021

Collaborative effort delivers free broadband WiFi to 250,000 families in Phase I PHOENIX (August 25, 2021) – Phoenix solves the digital divide: a silver lining from the pandemic. “In this highly technological world, tech access should not be a privilege; it should be a right,” said Dr. Chad Gestson, Superintendent, Phoenix Union High School District. […]

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Taiwan and Arizona forge partnership in pursuit of...

August 24, 2021

Signing of MOU advances development of semiconductor, medical device and advanced manufacturing between two sides PHOENIX (August 24, 2021) – The Taiwan-USA Industrial Cooperation Promotion Office (TUSA), under the aegis of the Ministry of Economic Affairs (MOEA), and the Greater Phoenix Economic Council (GPEC), today signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) on industrial cooperation with […]

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A dam blocks a large body of water from mountains

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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Valon Mortgage expanding to Tempe, Ariz. to scale technology-enabled...

August 4, 2021

Company to hire 50 new team members immediately and looks to grow up to 150 employees in the next year leveraging Greater Phoenix’s robust talent pool NEW YORK (August 4, 2021) – Valon Mortgage, a residential mortgage tech startup reinventing the homeownership experience to keep the borrower better informed, announced today its expansion to Tempe, […]

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KOAM chooses Phoenix for first West Coast facility

August 2, 2021

Total logistics solution company will support electric vehicle manufacturers throughout the region OPELIKA, Alaska (August 2, 2021) – KOAM, a total logistics solution company for automotive OEMs, has opened its first west coast facility in Phoenix, the company announced today. The veteran- and minority-owned business’ relationship with LUCID Motors and the recent manufacturing expansions of […]

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