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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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Allison Gilbreath and Darryn Jones

GPEC adds two new powerhouses to the business development...

March 10, 2017

As Vice President of Business Development, Allison Gilbreath provides site-selection assistance and market analyses to companies looking to expand or relocate to the Greater Phoenix region. Prior to joining GPEC, she spent 10 years at the Arizona Commerce Authority (ACA), where she served as Vice President of Business Attraction. During her tenure at ACA, Allison […]

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The Greater Phoenix Economic Council announced the release of the Metro Phoenix Global Investment Plan

Greater Phoenix releases new global trade and investment...

February 15, 2017

PHOENIX (February 15, 2017) – The Greater Phoenix Economic Council announced the release of the Metro Phoenix Global Investment Plan, a comprehensive global trade and investment plan that outlines specific steps local business, civic and government leaders can take to leverage exports and foreign direct investment to grow global engagement. This strategy is an integral […]

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The Greater Phoenix Economic Council, in partnership with the MEMS and Sensors Industry Group, will host an event to unveil the Metro Phoenix Global Investment Plan on February 15

Media Advisory: GPEC to release new global trade and...

February 13, 2017

PHOENIX (February 13, 2017) – The Greater Phoenix Economic Council, in partnership with the MEMS and Sensors Industry Group, will host an event to unveil the Metro Phoenix Global Investment Plan on February 15. The comprehensive global trade and investment plan outlines specific steps local business, civic and government leaders can take to leverage exports […]

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Consultant Connect, a consulting agency designed to bridge the gap between economic developers and site consultants, announces its 2017 list of North America’s Top 50 Economic Developers

North America’s Top 50 Economic Developers are Back...

January 23, 2017

KALAMAZOO, Michigan – Consultant Connect, a consulting agency designed to bridge the gap between economic developers and site consultants, announces its 2017 list of North America’s Top 50 Economic Developers. The economic development professionals selected for this list were nominated by their colleagues in both the economic development industry and the site consultant community for […]

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The Avondale City Council on January 17th approved an Economic Development agreement with the Vitamin Shoppe to locate its new West Coast distribution facility in Avondale greater phoenix

Avondale approves agreement for Vitamin Shoppe distribution...

January 19, 2017

(Avondale, AZ) The Avondale City Council on January 17th approved an Economic Development agreement with the Vitamin Shoppe to locate its new West Coast distribution facility in Avondale in an existing, newly constructed 187,000 square foot building on Van Buren and 123rd Ave. Richard Tannenbaum, Senior Vice President with The Vitamin Shoppe stated, “We are […]

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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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