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thredup, the world’s largest online marketplace to buy and sell secondhand women’s and kids’ clothing, opened a new distribution center and office in Phoenix, providing up to 500 new jobs.

San Francisco-based online resale marketplace chooses...

May 10, 2019

thredUP brings up to 500 tech and warehouse jobs to the region Jobs: 500 new jobs Facility Type: Southwest distribution center and office Building Rep: Bill Honsaker, JLL   Tenant Rep: Anthony Lydon, JLL   PHOENIX, AZ (May 10, 2019) — The world’s largest online marketplace to buy and sell secondhand women’s and kids’ clothing, thredUP, […]

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GPEC has had the honor of being named a top economic development group by Site Selection Magazine for three years in a row.

GPEC named top economic development organization for...

Site Selection announces 2019 Mac Conway Awards The Greater Phoenix Economic Council (GPEC) has been named a recipient of the 2019 Mac Conway Awards for Excellence in Economic Development by Site Selection magazine, a national publication geared toward site selectors and those in the decision-making process for expansions and relocations. The Mac Conway Awards, named […]

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Zillow Group Celebrates One-Year Anniversary of Zillow...

April 17, 2019

The new office will house nearly 300 employees; serve as hub for the fast-growing Zillow Offers and Zillow Home Loans businesses.   Jobs: 160 phase 1 jobs, expected to grow to 300 Facility Type: Southwest headquarters Building Rep: Bryan Taute, CBRE Tenant Rep: Mike Gordon, Cresa   SCOTTSDALE, April 17, 2019 – Zillow Group, which […]

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fairlife announced plans to increase overall production capabilities with the construction of a new 300 thousand square foot production and distribution facility in Goodyear, Arizona.

fairlife to Expand and Build a New Production Facility...

April 8, 2019

Facility: 300,000 sq. ft. advanced manufacturing facility, $200+ million capital investment, set to open fall of 2020 Jobs: 140 Broker: Pat Feeney and Dan Calihan, CBRE Developer/Land Owner: Kevin Czerwinski, Merit Partners Legal Representation: Patrick Paul, Byron Sarhangian and Julie Quigley, Snell & Wilmer   Chicago, Ill. – April 08, 2019 – fairlife, LLC announced […]

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Belgium-based Latexco US signed their lease on an 88,000-square-foot facility in Greater Phoenix.

Latexco US expands from California to Arizona

March 22, 2019

Leading producer of latex, polyurethane foam inks deal in Greater Phoenix bringing 40 new jobs PHOENIX, AZ (March 22, 2019) — Belgium-based Latexco US, a leading manufacturer of latex and foam products for the bedding industry, signed their lease on an 88,000-square-foot facility in Greater Phoenix. Located at 555 S 65th Avenue, Phoenix, Arizona, the […]

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Glendale City Council approved a development agreement supporting RRB Beverage Operations for a new, multimillion dollar facility in Greater Phoenix, AZ.

Red Bull, Ball Corporation and Rauch Select Glendale...

March 11, 2019

Investment is First Development on Woolf Logistics Industrial Campus GLENDALE, Ariz. – Glendale City Council recently approved a development agreement supporting RRB Beverage Operations Inc. for a new, multimillion dollar facility at the southeast corner of Reems Road and Peoria Avenue in the Woolf Logistics Industrial Campus. The first phase of this flagship development will […]

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Belgium-based aircraft Aerocircular announced its expansion in North America with a new facility at Phoenix-Mesa Gateway Airport in Mesa, Arizona.

Aerocircular selects Mesa, Arizona for its North American...

February 19, 2019

MESA, AZ (February 19, 2019) — Belgium-based aircraft recycling/up-cycling service Aerocircular announced today it’s expanding its operations in North America with a new facility at Phoenix-Mesa Gateway Airport in Mesa, Arizona. The company is expected to create more than 130 jobs over five years in this fully autonomous maintenance, repair and overhaul facility that will […]

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Voya Financial, Inc. announced today that it has secured a 151,359-square-foot facility in Chandler, Arizona, for its new permanent metro Phoenix hub.

Voya Financial selects Chandler, Arizona for new, permanent...

February 15, 2019

Voya creating approximately 1,000 jobs in the area   Jobs: 1,000+ Job Functions: Call center, back-office, customer-support operations and functions for Voya’s Retirement, Employee Benefits and Individual Life businesses, as well as roles within human resources, IT, and business support. Broker: Mark Seale, Avison Young Site Selection/Incentives: Angela Carrier and Dan Breen, JLL   Voya Financial, Inc. (NYSE: […]

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The Greater Phoenix Economic Council (GPEC) is pleased to announce the hiring of Sharon M. Hwang as Chief Operating Officer.  In this role, Hwang oversees daily operations of GPEC and prioritizes initiatives and projects for the organization.

Greater Phoenix Economic Council hires Sharon Hwang...

Hwang brings 15 years in corporate leadership to award-winning regional economic development organization PHOENIX (Feb. 11, 2019) — The Greater Phoenix Economic Council (GPEC) is pleased to announce the hiring of Sharon M. Hwang as Chief Operating Officer. In this role, Hwang oversees daily operations of GPEC and prioritizes initiatives and projects for the organization. […]

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We are thrilled and proud to share that two GPEC senior vice presidents have been selected as honorees of the economic development profession’s 40 Under 40 award, presented by Development Counsellors International (DCI).

GPEC SVPs Win 40 Under 40 Award in Economic Development

After over 170 nominations, six judges were on the search for the most innovative, impactful young economic developers around the globe. We are thrilled and proud to share that two GPEC senior vice presidents have been selected as honorees of the economic development profession’s 40 Under 40 award, presented by Development Counsellors International (DCI). An […]

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