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With the latest in business development news and relocation insight for the greater Phoenix area, GPEC keeps you informed. We focus on the important Phoenix business news highlights and updates to make sure you stay in the know.

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Verdigris Holdings, Inc., has selected Arizona for its corporate headquarters, bringing over 200 high-paying jobs to Greater Phoenix.

Verdigris Holdings selects Arizona as corporate headquarters...

July 23, 2019

210 jobs representing $32 million annually to come to Greater Phoenix area by 2022 SCOTTSDALE, AZ (July 23, 2019) – Verdigris Holdings, Inc., the company bringing banking to the unbanked, and the Arizona Commerce Authority, the state’s leading economic development organization, are pleased to announce that Verdigris has selected Arizona for its corporate headquarters. Verdigris […]

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Compass Datacenters has chosen to build its campus on 225 acres of land at the northwest corner of Bullard Avenue and Yuma Road, with future phases to include six additional data centers.

Goodyear, Arizona welcomes Compass Datacenters to its...

July 9, 2019

GOODYEAR, AZ  (July 8, 2019) – Goodyear will soon be home to two new data centers. Compass Datacenters has chosen to build its campus on 225 acres of land at the northwest corner of Bullard Avenue and Yuma Road, with future phases to include six additional data centers. The Goodyear City Council unanimously approved an […]

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Acronis announced the opening of its new office in Tempe which will feature a cutting-edge research and development office, as well as Acronis’ largest and fastest growing data center operations space.

Acronis set to grow Arizona workforce with investment...

July 8, 2019

Innovations in cyber protection, AI, machine learning and blockchain technologies will be the focus of the new research and development office TEMPE, AZ (July 8, 2019) – Acronis, a global leader in cyber protection, announced today the opening of its new office in Tempe, Arizona. The new location features a cutting-edge research and development office, […]

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Greater Phoenix Economic Council Launches California...

See media coverage of the #CAstruggles campaign: Phoenix Business Journal | San Francisco Gate | San Francisco Business Times | KTAR News | 12 News | Fox Business Network Varney & Co | Inc. The exodus from California is real and Greater Phoenix Economic Council (GPEC) is tackling the root cause of this outmigration with […]

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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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