Greater Phoenix News

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 Colleen Schwab, Senior Vice President, Marketing & Communications at or 602.359.1176.


Prenexus Health selects Arizona for manufacturing and corporate headquarters

Prenexus Health selects Arizona for organic prebiotic...

May 9, 2018

Gilbert, Ariz. – May 9, 2018 – Prenexus Health has announced Gilbert, Arizona as the location for its prebiotic ingredient manufacturing and corporate headquarters. The facility will occupy 39,000-square-feet at AZ|60 in Gilbert’s Northwest Corridor and is set to be operational by the end of 2018 with 45-50 new jobs created over the next two […]

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Greater Phoenix Economic Council named top economic development organization for the second year in a row

GPEC named top economic development organization for...

May 2, 2018

Site Selection announces 2018 Mac Conway Awards The Greater Phoenix Economic Council (GPEC) has been named a recipient of the 2018 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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Edgecore groundbreaking ceremony - companies choose Greater Phoenix

Groundbreaking for state-of-the-art data center in...

March 7, 2018

Mesa, AZ (March 7, 2018) – A groundbreaking ceremony has been held for EdgeCore Internet Real Estate’s Mesa Data Center Campus, 13303 S. Ellsworth Road. The 180-thousand square foot building will help EdgeCore offer cloud-connected data center solutions to the world’s most demanding customers. “We’re thrilled that EdgeCore has selected Mesa, Arizona as the site […]

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King Koil Will Open a New State-of-the-Art Manufacturing Facility In Arizona

King Koil will open a new state-of-the-art manufacturing...

February 28, 2018

Plant Will Make Product to Serve Western Retail Partners PHOENIX, Ariz./WILLOWBROOK, Ill. (February 28, 2018) – Leading mattress manufacturer King Koil has taken the next step in building out its domestic manufacturing platform with the announcement of a new 90,000-square-foot factory located in the Phoenix suburb of Avondale, Ariz. It is expected to start operations […]

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Premier Paints Rollers relocating West Coast operations to Phoenix

Premier relocating west coast operations to Phoenix

February 27, 2018

New facility will provide company greater access to customers PHOENIX (February 27) – New York based Premier – one of the largest manufacturers of paint rollers, paint brushes and related accessories in the U.S. – has expanded their footprint to Phoenix, relocating the operations from Portland. Premier is a family-owned and operated company, going back […]

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Phoenix Startup Week - Companies thrive in Greater Phoenix

Five companies from Mexico to participate in PHX Startup...

February 20, 2018

GPEC and PHX Startup Week will host the firms during the multi-day event Phoenix (February 19, 2018) – As part of the Greater Phoenix Economic Council’s efforts to attract international companies to Greater Phoenix, five companies from Mexico have been invited to attend this year’s PHX Startup Week events and experience firsthand the growing entrepreneurial […]

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Nikola Motor Company to manufacture innovative new technology in Arizona

Nikola Motor Company to manufacture innovative new...

January 30, 2018

Over 2,000 jobs welcomed by Governor Ducey PHOENIX – Arizona Governor Doug Ducey and Nikola Motor Company today announced the company has selected Buckeye, Arizona for its Nikola Motor Company hydrogen-electric semi-truck manufacturing headquarters facility. The new 500 acre, one million square foot facility will be located on the west side of Phoenix and will […]

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Chewy chooses to expand to Arizona due to the depth of talent and geographic position

Pet supply giant Chewy, Inc. brings 700 jobs to Goodyear

December 13, 2017

Online retailer to establish first Arizona facility Goodyear, AZ (December 11, 2017) – Online pet products retailer Chewy, Inc. has committed to bringing 700 new full-time jobs to Goodyear as part of its latest expansion into the southwestern United States. The 49-acre site that the company selected for its 802,671 square foot e-commerce facility is […]

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Tech company Acronis chooses Arizona to expand its business

Acronis commits to opening research and development...

December 13, 2017

Scottsdale Mayor congratulates Acronis on successful office opening at The Quad Scottsdale, AZ and Burlington, MA – December 12, 2017 – Acronis, a global leader in hybrid cloud data protection, officially opened its office in Scottsdale, Arizona with a ribbon cutting ceremony and announcement of a new R&D center in Arizona. Scottsdale Mayor W.J. “Jim” […]

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Startups succeed in Greater Phoenix

Nori wins the energy and environment section of the...

December 4, 2017

SEATTLE, Wash., November 28, 2017 Nori, a new startup building a carbon removal marketplace using blockchain technology, is pleased to announce that they won in the Energy and Environment section of the ConsenSys – sponsored Blockchain for Social Impact Hackathon, also known as the Blockchain for Social Impact Coalition (BSIC) Decentralized Impact Accelerator. BSIC incubates, develops, and […]

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