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

For media inquiries, please contact Josh Reed, senior director, communications at jreed@gpec.org or 480.282.7205.

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BlueOptima announces U.S. expansion with new headquarters...

December 16, 2020

UK-based software metrics provider to create more than 20 jobs at operations hub to better serve West Coast clients PHOENIX December 16, 2020 – Software development analytics SaaS provider BlueOptima announced today the establishment of a second U.S. headquarters in Phoenix. The company plans to hire employees to fill sales, data science and customer success positions […]

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Cambridge announces expansion with new office space...

December 8, 2020

Extension of main campus also serves over 3,700 independent financial professionals and financial advisors PHOENIX December 8, 2020 – As an extension of the firm’s main campus, Cambridge, a leading financial solutions firm, has announced the opening of a new office space located in Phoenix, Arizona. With this latest expansion effort, Cambridge now has offices […]

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GPEC Named the Top Economic Development Org in the US

Greater Phoenix Economic Council Named The Top Economic...

October 16, 2020

International Economic Development Council recognizes GPEC as EDO of the Year for long-term strategic planning, organizational development, innovation and community impact PHOENIX (Oct. 16, 2020) – The Greater Phoenix Economic Council (GPEC) has been named the top economic development organization in the U.S. (population 500k+) by the International Economic Development Council (IEDC). This distinct recognition […]

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Amazon to add thousands of jobs to Phoenix metro area

August 19, 2020

New sites supporting operations network to open throughout the Valley by end of 2020; more to come in 2021 SEATTLE August 19, 2020 — Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ: AMZN) today announced 11 new sites across the Phoenix metro area expected to be open by the end of 2020 to support customer fulfillment and delivery operations. The new sites […]

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ZorroSign moving global operations hub and headquarters...

August 18, 2020

Relocation will create more than 300 jobs over the next three years as region continues attracting businesses PHOENIX (August 18, 2020) — ZorroSign, Inc., a global leader in blockchain-based digital signatures and digital transaction management, today announced the relocation of its worldwide headquarters to Phoenix, Arizona. “We’re very excited to establish our global operations hub […]

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Smart traffic lights improve driving experience

August 17, 2020

NoTraffic installs AI-based autonomous traffic management platform at Greater Phoenix intersections to improve traffic flow PHOENIX (August 17, 2020) – Reducing delays through “smart” traffic lights should make for an easier commute for drivers in Phoenix. California-based NoTraffic, the company behind the world’s first autonomous traffic management platform, will install its technology at intersections in […]

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Bright Health Plan to open new contact center in Tempe,...

July 30, 2020

Expansion will create up to 75 jobs for Greater Phoenix residents in the first year TEMPE (July 30, 2020) – Today, Bright Health Plan (BHP), with the support of the Greater Phoenix Economic Council (GPEC), Arizona Commerce Authority and City of Tempe, announced its decision to open a new contact center in Tempe, Ariz., to […]

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Five Below expands operations in Buckeye

July 21, 2020

BUCKEYE (July 21, 2020) – National retailer Five Below is establishing a Western U.S. distribution center in Buckeye, Arizona. Five Below plans to begin construction in 2020 at the southwest corner of Miller and Durango Roads, and open the 850,000 square foot distribution center in the second half of 2021. The company will invest more […]

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Smead Capital moves headquarters to Phoenix

June 17, 2020

Relocates from Seattle to Phoenix PHOENIX (June 17, 2020) – Smead Capital Management, a registered investment advisor, today announced the relocation of its corporate headquarters to Phoenix from Seattle, Wash. effective July 1. After considering several markets, Smead selected Phoenix because of the region’s large pool of investment management talent, an equitable quality of life, […]

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GPEC Statement on the Death of George Floyd

June 1, 2020

Our diversity is our greatest strength. Creating opportunity and an equitable community is accomplished only through inclusive growth.We vehemently condemn racism, bigotry, violence and hatred of any kind. We grieve with the Black  community through the murder of George Floyd. We’re listening. We hear you. We stand with you. We will not remain silent as […]

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