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We are ecstatic to announce that we refreshed the brand of our economic development organization with a new logo, tagline, colors and tone.

Greater Phoenix Economic Council refreshes brand on...

?? We are ecstatic to announce that we refreshed the brand of our economic development organization with a new logo, tagline, colors and tone. For the past decade we have proudly carried our golden logo, however, just like Greater Phoenix, we aren’t the same as we were 10 years ago. As this region has expanded […]

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General Assembly launches programming in October at GA’s new Scottsdale campus, focusing on Software Engineering, User Experience Design, and Data Science.

General Assembly, the global leader in skills-based...

September 19, 2019

GA’s programs will provide workers and businesses in Greater Phoenix with today’s most in-demand technical skills across data science, digital marketing, UX, and more SCOTTSDALE, AZ (September 19, 2019) – Today, global education provider General Assembly (GA) announced its regional expansion into Greater Phoenix to provide individuals and organizations with the digital skills needed to succeed […]

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CarMax, the nation’s largest retailer of used cars, will create 430 new jobs for their new Customer Experience Center opening in Tempe this December.

Fortune 500 retailer CarMax creating more than 400...

September 10, 2019

TEMPE, AZ (September 10, 2019) – CarMax, the nation’s largest retailer of used cars, will create 430 new jobs for their new Customer Experience Center opening in Tempe this December. The company is now hiring to fill the open positions at the contact center. Candidates can apply now at CarMaxPhoenix.com. “We’re proud that yet another Fortune […]

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H.E.R.O.S. Inc., an industry leader in repairing and overhauling helicopter engines, is relocating its headquarters from California to Arizona.

H.E.R.O.S. Inc. relocates its headquarters to Greater...

September 4, 2019

The regions competitive talent pool and opportunities drive H.E.R.O.S.’ decision to leave California CHANDLER, AZ (September 4, 2019) – H.E.R.O.S. Inc., an industry leader in repairing and overhauling helicopter engines, is relocating its headquarters from Santa Clarita, Calif. to Chandler, Ariz. The company will occupy nearly 19,000-square-feet of industrial space at 10 Chandler, located at […]

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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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