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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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Tempe attracts companies that will generate the new ideas of tomorrow, including: advanced business services, technology and manufacturing.

New ADP Office to Bring 1,500 Jobs to Tempe, Arizona

November 10, 2016

TEMPE – Governor Doug Ducey today announced that ADP® will open a new location in Tempe, Arizona in the spring of 2017.  This new office will create up to 1,500 new jobs and the company will invest more than $33.75 million in the Tempe community. “ADP’s decision to significantly expand its Arizona workforce demonstrates that industry-leading […]

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Pam Higdon

Northern Trust’s Search for Strategic Location

October 1, 2016

Just down the road from Arizona State University’s Tempe campus, it’s no wonder Northern Trust made the decision to expand at Tempe’s Discovery Business Park in 2015. Each year Arizona State University (ASU) graduates more than 20,000 undergraduate, graduate and doctorate students, creating a large, qualified talent pool to draw from. Northern Trust’s strategic location […]

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Brad Vynalek

OUR REGION: GENUINE PEOPLE, UNDISCOVERED OPPORTUNITY

September 30, 2016

When Brad Vynalek, one of GPEC’s board members and partner at Quarles & Brady, is able to get away from his office for a few hours, you’re likely to find him partaking in Greater Phoenix’s world-class restaurant scene; enjoying a slice of Neapolitan-style pizza at Cibo, or the famous green chile potato from Richardsons. People […]

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Greater Phoenix has become a top place to perform research due to the qualified candidates graduating from Arizona's universities, the variety of tax credits and the amount of profit that can be made

Chris Zaharis Named GPEC Board Chairman

September 27, 2016

The Greater Phoenix Economic Council (GPEC) Board of Directors met Thursday, September 22 for its Annual Meeting, approving the new slate of officers and nine new board members. The newly elected Board Chairman is Chris Zaharis, Executive Vice President of Empire Southwest, who serves on the GPEC Board on behalf of Maricopa County. Read the […]

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Greater Phoenix has become a top place to perform research due to the qualified candidates graduating from Arizona's universities, the variety of tax credits and the amount of profit that can be made

Greater Phoenix is the place to be

September 2, 2016

Greater Phoenix business and community leaders share their thoughts on why Greater Phoenix is the place to be…right now.

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Greater Phoenix has become a top place to perform research due to the qualified candidates graduating from Arizona's universities, the variety of tax credits and the amount of profit that can be made

Hollywood Comes to Tempe with Entertainment Partners’...

August 23, 2016

Entertainment Partners (EP), the leading global end-to-end provider of payroll and production management services for all aspects of the entertainment industrybased in Burbank, California,announced the opening of a new technology office in Tempe. “Entertainment Partners’ forward-thinking, technology-based approach to managing back-end film and television production will enrich the region’s economy and provide new opportunities for […]

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Greater Phoenix has become a top place to perform research due to the qualified candidates graduating from Arizona's universities, the variety of tax credits and the amount of profit that can be made

GPEC Annual Event – Thursday, October 6, 2016

August 16, 2016

Join GPEC for a reception with the region’s top business and civic leaders as we celebrate the successes of fiscal year 2016. This year’s event will be held at the Vintage 45 in the Downtown Phoenix Warehouse District on Thursday, October 6 and will feature live music from local musician Lee Perreira. During the event, […]

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With a large cybersecurity and physical security industry presence here in the region, major firms and emerging industry disruptors are selecting Greater Phoenix as THE place to expand and grow their business.

Why Coplex Chooses Greater Phoenix

August 1, 2016

Zach Ferres, CEO of Coplex and an Arizona top 35 entrepreneur under 35, is a native of Columbus, Ohio, but has fallen in love with Greater Phoenix, its emerging brand and its potential for growth. An emerging startup and tech ecosystem Ferres, who became CEO of Coplex in 2012, moved to Phoenix in December of […]

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Greater Phoenix has become a top place to perform research due to the qualified candidates graduating from Arizona's universities, the variety of tax credits and the amount of profit that can be made

Food Manufacturer SK Food Group, Inc. Expanding to...

July 13, 2016

SK Food Group Inc., a Premium Brands company and leader in the manufacturing and wholesale food sales industry, announced today that it will expand its operations into Arizona. The new 212,000-square-foot manufacturing facility will be located in the City of Tolleson and will create 550 projected new Arizona jobs. “SK Food Group joins a robust […]

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Greater Phoenix has become a top place to perform research due to the qualified candidates graduating from Arizona's universities, the variety of tax credits and the amount of profit that can be made

Greater Phoenix Economic Council Delivers Record-Breaking...

July 12, 2016

The Greater Phoenix Economic Council (GPEC) ended Fiscal Year 2016 with another round of record breaking numbers for the region – including the highest number of assisted locates, projected jobs numbers and average high-wage, high-skilled salary. Working together with GPEC’s 23 cities and towns, GPEC assisted in the location of 43 companies during the fiscal […]

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