Advanced Business Services

GREATER PHOENIX: Where BUSINESS THRIVES

Greater Phoenix is known as an environment for established and emerging business services operations. Companies here enjoy market advantages such as a robust business ecosystem, a diverse and talented labor pool, a low-cost operating environment and excellent connectivity to other major metropolitan markets.

Competitive LABOR COSTS

Thanks to minimal regulation, low unionization and being a right-to-work state, Greater Phoenix offers one of the most competitive labor costs in the western U.S.

ACCESS OTHER MARKETS

Robust transportation options including Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport, rail lines and rail-served sites, and access to West Coast ports.

Room To Grow

Select amounts of Class A office space are still available for lease in key commerce corridors.

4.9%

The corporate income tax rate decreased to 4.9% in 2017

27.7%

Projected employment growth over the next decade is 27.7% compared to 12.72% nationally

0.3%

Greater Phoenix experiences only 0.3% downtime in power with an outage time less than 30 minutes

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

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Advantageous Business Climate

Greater Phoenix is the ideal operating environment for advanced business services operations. From a stable, predictable climate to a robust pool of continuous talent, the region provides companies the opportunity to expand and grow their operations. With aggressive tax credits and incentives, the region’s policymakers have continuously supported its pro-business climate.

As the third largest labor pool in the western United States, Greater Phoenix offers a vibrant workforce. Arizona State University’s W.P. Carey School of Business ranks in the top 15 Executive MBA programs, and its Department of Supply Chain Management is consistently ranked in the top 10 nationally by U.S. News & World Report for undergraduate and graduate programs.

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Competitive Incentives

Arizona Competitiveness Package: The corporate income tax rate decreases to 4.9% in 2017. Sales Factor increases each year up to 100% in 2017.

Quality Jobs Tax Credit: $9,000 per qualified employee.

Refundable Qualified Facilities Tax Credit: Up to $20,000 per qualified employee.

Angel Investment Program: Provides income tax credits up to 35% for investors of small businesses.

Companies in Greater Phoenix

 

  • American Express
  • Apollo Education Group
  • Bank of America
  • CDW
  • Charles Schwab
  • Chase
  • CSAA
  • Discover Card
  • Freeport-McMoRan
  • Copper & Gold
  • GoDaddy
  • JDA Software
  • Microsoft
  • Northern Trust Bank
  • PayPal
  • Satellite
  • Silicon Valley Bank
  • State Farm
  • Uber
  • Union Bank
  • USAA
  • Vanguard
  • Waste Management
  • Wells Fargo

“GPEC has a long history of top-notch talent supported by a strong and unique public/private partnership that has been a model for other communities throughout the country.”

Chris Zaharis, Executive Vice President, Empire Southwest

 

Greater Phoenix features an environment to support and grow your business.

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