Greater Phoenix: A highly-accessible market
Greater Phoenix is home to 9 total airports, and flights from Sky Harbor Airport depart daily to both national and international locations. With a large labor pool, competitive labor costs and high quality of life, Greater Phoenix is the ideal market for headquarters.
Greater Phoenix is home to Phoenix Sky Harbor Airport which offers direct flights both nationally and internationally.
Affordable Labor Costs
Greater Phoenix has minimal regulation and therefore offers one of the most competitive labor costs in the Western U.S.
Few Natural Disasters
Greater Phoenix’s geographic position creates a low risk for earthquakes, hurricanes and other natural disasters.
Greater Phoenix: By the Numbers
More than 1,100 flights arrive and depart Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport daily, both nationally & internationally
More than 40 universities & institutions prepare the market’s workforce across a variety of industries
Over 1,000 tons of air cargo are handled at Sky Harbor International Airport daily
Considering Greater Phoenix? Compare employment and labor costs to other U.S. cities.
Attractive Labor Market
Greater Phoenix has a large, skilled labor pool with graduates from over 40 universities and institutions. The resources in Greater Phoenix are abundant and attract labor to our market. Affordable housing, accredited universities and high quality of life all attract workers from outside markets to make the move to Phoenix to enjoy all the region has to offer.
Leadership in Arizona is committed to keeping regulation and taxes low, making our state one of the best for business. The state offers aggressive tax credits and incentives, no corporate franchise tax and is constitutionally recognized as a right-to-work state.
Sampling of Companies Headquartered in Greater Phoenix
- Align Technology
- Banner Health
- Benchmark Electronics
- Best Western
- Blue Yonder
- Cable One
- Carlisle Companies
- Clear Channel Outdoor
- Coldstone Creamery
- First Solar
- Hensley & Co.
- Honeywell Aerospace
- Insight Enterprises
- Knight – Swift Transportation
- Kudelski Group
- Limelight Networks
- Magellan Health
- Mesa Airlines
- Microchip Technology
- On Q Financial
- Poore Brothers
- Republic Services
- Rogers Corporation
- Shamrock Farms
- Sprouts Farmers Market
- State Farm
- Universal Electronics
- University of Phoenix
- Viad Corporation
“GPEC and the City of Surprise have been incredibly helpful in making the process extremely easy in moving our corporate headquarters to Greater Phoenix. They made us feel welcome and really took time to understand our needs.”Akihiro Ohyama, Chairman, IRIS USA
“Phoenix has an incredibly good workforce with plenty of people to hire, good housing, very good training programs, good colleges and good weather, with the ability to manufacture year round. It definitely stood out over other states.”Trevor Milton, CEO, Nikola Motor Company
“We are assured that we made the right choice in choosing Arizona as the location to establishKevin O’Connor, VP, Global Human Resources, Benchmark Electronics
our two critical innovation enabling design centers, in addition to building our new global headquarters.”
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