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.
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 […]View Post »
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 […]View Post »
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: […]View Post »
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. […]View Post »
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 […]View Post »
Andersen Corporation Begins Construction on New Manufacturing...January 11, 2019
Commemorates Occasion with Ceremonial Groundbreaking BAYPORT, Minn., Jan. 11, 2019 — Andersen Corporation, America’s premier window and door manufacturer, today broke ground on its new manufacturing campus in Goodyear, Arizona. The company plans to invest more than $105 million in a 500,000 square foot manufacturing and distribution facility and create more than 415 jobs during […]View Post »
Greater Phoenix Economic Council Wins Federal Grant...
Funding will spur job growth and innovation in Greater Phoenix PHOENIX, AZ (December 19, 2018) – The Greater Phoenix Economic Council (GPEC) was awarded a $750,000 grant from the U.S. Department of Commerce under the Economic Development Administration’s 2018 Regional Innovation Strategies program competition to accelerate wearable and medical technology entrepreneurship in Greater Phoenix. The […]View Post »
Arizona State University and Amazon Web Services Collaborate...November 15, 2018
The ASU campus-based center will address regional challenges using AWS Cloud, with a specific focus on artificial intelligence and machine learning technologies TEMPE, AZ — Nov 15, 2018 — Arizona State University (ASU) today announced the ASU Smart City Cloud Innovation Center (CIC). Powered by AWS, an initiative that focuses on building smarter communities in […]View Post »
Voya Financial Announces Arizona Expansion With Phoenix...November 1, 2018
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. Open Date: Voya has secured a temporary site that is scheduled to open in January 2019. The company is identifying a permanent site, with plans […]View Post »
SeaCa Packaging Breaks Ground on Manufacturing Facility...October 26, 2018
PHOENIX (October 26, 2018) – SeaCa Packaging, owned by Seattle Tacoma Box Company, an over 125-year-old six generation family owned and operated company specializing in packaging, today announced its expansion to Greater Phoenix with the groundbreaking of a manufacturing plant in Surprise, Arizona. A wholly owned subsidiary company, SeaCa Packaging was founded in 1991. The […]View Post »