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California company moves to Arizona

Optima Tax Relief opens office in Chandler and plans...

November 29, 2017

Santa Ana, California-based, Optima Tax Relief recently selected Chandler, Arizona, for its first location outside of “The Golden State.” The company, which has more than 450 employees in California, is beginning operations with 20 employees in its office at 5530 W. Chandler Blvd. Founded in 2011, Optima Tax Relief is the largest tax resolution company […]

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Advanced manufacturers expand operations to the Greater Phoenix market as a way to attract and reach a growing customer base

Eclipse Automation Announces the Opening of a New Facility...

November 29, 2017

Phoenix (November 29, 2017) – Eclipse Automation is proud to announce the addition of a new location in the Greater Phoenix area, Arizona U.S.A. to support its rapidly growing international business and its globally based customers. In addition to its existing facilities in California and North Carolina, Eclipse Arizona represents the company’s third U.S. location. […]

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USAA chooses to grow its technology capabilities in Greater Phoenix

USAA to Hire Up to 1,000 Tech Professionals in Phoenix

November 8, 2017

PHOENIX – USAA announced today plans to hire up to 1,000 technology professionals between now and year-end 2020 at its Phoenix campus. For more information on how to apply or to see available roles, visit www.usaajobs.com. This growth emphasizes the organization’s longstanding focus on superior member services by bringing innovative products and experiences to market, […]

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Stephens & Associates opens research center in Phoenix

Biomedical clinical research firm opens new center...

November 2, 2017

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   Phoenix, AZ/Richardson, TX – November 1, 2017 – Stephens & Associates, Richardson, TX will be opening its new clinical research center in mid-November near the I-17 and Peoria Avenue in Phoenix. Stephens & Associates, a full service contract research organization (CRO), has locations in Richardson, Texas, and additional testing capabilities in […]

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Bank of the West today announces the opening of a new office in Tempe, Arizona

Bank of the West Announces Opening of New Office Facility...

October 6, 2017

SAN FRANCISCO, Oct. 5, 2017 — Bank of the West today announces the opening of a new office in Tempe, Arizona, at 1625 W. Fountainhead Parkway, expanding the Bank’s presence in central Arizona with an investment in the region that will include office space for a thousand people and the creation of a significant number of local jobs. Time lapse video shows Bank of the […]

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Acronis is a perfect fit for Scottsdale and a great addition to a robust technology sector that continues to grow

Acronis Continues Strong US Growth; Adds Arizona office

September 26, 2017

Technology innovations and strong customer demand for data protection solutions fuels need for expansion   Phoenix – September 26, 2017 – Acronis, a global leader in hybrid cloud data protection, today announced continued success and demand for its backup and disaster recovery products, based on its hybrid cloud architecture by service providers, hosters and customers. […]

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GPEC ranked No. 2 “best in class” regional economic development agency, according to the site selection consultants who participated in the survey, with 15 percent identifying it as a top economic development organization.

GPEC named ‘Best in Class’ economic development...

September 26, 2017

The Greater Phoenix Economic Council (GPEC) is viewed as one of the top regional economic development organizations across the country, according to a new survey of U.S. corporate executives and location advisors released Monday at the International Economic Development Council (IEDC) Annual Conference in Toronto. Conducted by Development Counsellors International (DCI) every three years, the […]

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GPEC stands out from our peer economic development organizations in that we are fortunate to have the active involvement of the region’s and state’s leading business and civic leaders sitting at the table

New members added to GPEC Board of Directors

September 26, 2017

The Greater Phoenix Economic Council (GPEC) Board of Directors voted to approve a dozen new board directors and the slate of executive officers for the fiscal year at its annual meeting. Chris Zaharis, executive vice president of Empire Southwest will continue as Chairman, with Andy Warren, president of Maracay Homes serving as the Vice Chairman. […]

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Phoenix Mayor Greg Stanton joined Curtis Reed of JPMorgan Chase and other members of the Metro Phoenix Export Alliance to announce new export assistance programs, which will be administered by the nonprofit organization, Partnership for Economic Innovation

JPMorgan Chase announces $150,000 grant to PEI to support...

May 11, 2017

PHOENIX (May 11, 2017) – Phoenix Mayor Greg Stanton joined Curtis Reed of JPMorgan Chase and other members of the Metro Phoenix Export Alliance (MPEXA) to announce new export assistance programs, which will be administered by the nonprofit organization, Partnership for Economic Innovation (PEI). Curtis Reed also announced that JPMorgan Chase has provided a $150,000 […]

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The Greater Phoenix Economic Council has been named a recipient of the 2017 Mac Conway Awards for Excellence in Economic Development by Site Selection magazine

GPEC named top 10 economic development organization

May 11, 2017

Site Selection announces 2017 Mac Conway Awards PHOENIX (May 9, 2017) – The Greater Phoenix Economic Council (GPEC) has been named a recipient of the 2017 Mac Conway Awards for Excellence in Economic Development by Site Selection magazine, a national publication geared toward those in the decision-making process for expansions and relocations. The Mac Awards, […]

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