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Amazon to add thousands of jobs to Phoenix metro area

August 19, 2020

New sites supporting operations network to open throughout the Valley by end of 2020; more to come in 2021 SEATTLE August 19, 2020 — Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ: AMZN) today announced 11 new sites across the Phoenix metro area expected to be open by the end of 2020 to support customer fulfillment and delivery operations. The new sites […]

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ZorroSign moving global operations hub and headquarters...

August 18, 2020

Relocation will create more than 300 jobs over the next three years as region continues attracting businesses PHOENIX (August 18, 2020) — ZorroSign, Inc., a global leader in blockchain-based digital signatures and digital transaction management, today announced the relocation of its worldwide headquarters to Phoenix, Arizona. “We’re very excited to establish our global operations hub […]

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Smart traffic lights improve driving experience

August 17, 2020

NoTraffic installs AI-based autonomous traffic management platform at Greater Phoenix intersections to improve traffic flow PHOENIX (August 17, 2020) – Reducing delays through “smart” traffic lights should make for an easier commute for drivers in Phoenix. California-based NoTraffic, the company behind the world’s first autonomous traffic management platform, will install its technology at intersections in […]

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Bright Health Plan to open new contact center in Tempe,...

July 30, 2020

Expansion will create up to 75 jobs for Greater Phoenix residents in the first year TEMPE (July 30, 2020) – Today, Bright Health Plan (BHP), with the support of the Greater Phoenix Economic Council (GPEC), Arizona Commerce Authority and City of Tempe, announced its decision to open a new contact center in Tempe, Ariz., to […]

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Five Below expands operations in Buckeye

July 21, 2020

BUCKEYE (July 21, 2020) – National retailer Five Below is establishing a Western U.S. distribution center in Buckeye, Arizona. Five Below plans to begin construction in 2020 at the southwest corner of Miller and Durango Roads, and open the 850,000 square foot distribution center in the second half of 2021. The company will invest more […]

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Economic Development Directors Team Meeting

October 14, 2020

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

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Community Building Consortium Meeting

October 14, 2020

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Finance Committee Meeting

October 27, 2020

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Executive Committee Meeting

November 4, 2020

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Mayors & Supervisors Meeting

November 5, 2020

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