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Maricopa Community Colleges' Offering Employer-Centric Certifications

Maricopa Community Colleges’ Offering Employer-Centric...

June 16, 2022

Maricopa Community Colleges’ employer-centric certifications fill gaps created through great resignation Summer is a time of transition for many individuals and families in Arizona as thousands end one leg on their educational journey and try to determine their next steps for seeking meaningful career paths. Increasingly, individuals at career or academic crossroads are looking to […]

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Sweetwater Fulfillment Center

Sweetwater Fulfillment Center Opening in Glendale

June 9, 2022

The music instrument and pro audio gear eCommerce provider will bring more than 100 jobs to the region Sweetwater, the world’s leading music instrument and pro audio gear eCommerce provider, is opening a new facility in Glendale, Arizona, a suburb of Phoenix. It’s the company’s first distribution center outside of its headquarters in Fort Wayne, […]

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Telecommunications company Viasat plans to add 1,500...

June 1, 2022

Corina Vanek, Arizona Republic   Viasat, a satellite communications company based in California, is expanding in Tempe and will develop over 300,000 square feet of space at the ASU Research Park, where it plans to grow its headcount by about 1,500 employees. The company already has a presence at the ASU Research Park, near Loop […]

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Yield Engineering Systems Chandler Semiconductor

Semiconductor Innovator Yield Engineering Systems Signs...

June 1, 2022

The facility will support U.S. semiconductor manufacturing, creating 100 jobs Yield Engineering Systems, known by the acronym YES, has leased 123,000 square feet at 3200 W. Germann Road within the acclaimed Price Corridor. The facility will support YES in serving the region’s thriving semiconductor industry. YES develops and manufactures thermal, deposition, and wet process equipment […]

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Opendoor Expands

Opendoor Expands Presence in Arizona with Creation...

May 18, 2022

Representing a multi-million dollar investment, the expansion supports over 500 jobs Opendoor, a leading digital platform for residential real estate, is doubling down on its commitment to Arizona, opening a 100,807-square-foot space in Tempe to serve as the company’s regional hub. The space is the company’s largest office, supporting over 500 jobs. “Opendoor has been […]

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Events

Economic Development Directors Team Meeting: June FY22

June 8, 2022

1:30 – 3 p.m. Please RSVP via email invite.

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Community Building Consortium Meeting: June FY22

June 8, 2022

11:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. Please RSVP via email invite.

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Ambassador Event: Arizona’s Craft Beer Industry

June 16, 2022

3:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. Invite only. The hybrid (in-person & virtual) Ambassador Event: Arizona’s Craft Brewing Industry will feature local leaders discussing craft brewing in our region and will highlight topics such as supply chain, tourism, market competition and economic impact. Panelists include Arizona Craft Brewers Guild, PHX Beer Co. and Old Ellsworth Brewing. Agenda […]

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GPEC Councils Social Hour

July 14, 2022

4 – 6 p.m. Please RSVP via email invite.

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