Greater Phoenix’s large talent base and competitive labor costs make it the place for businesses to go to scale


Arizona Institute for Digital Progress

Why people and companies are moving to Greater Phoenix

by Savannah King If you want to know what a hot market looks like, look no further than Greater Phoenix. By virtually every metric that matters, 2019 was a record-setting year for this region of 4.8 million people. Whether it’s measured in jobs, capital investment, facility projects or people moving to the region, economic progress […]

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2019 was a year to remember: looking back to look forward

As this year ends, we not only want to look back on the economic development accomplishments that occurred in Greater Phoenix, but also look forward to what we can accomplish together in the new decade.   The past year has been one to remember. There were many regional successes, but here are four that top the list:  In July, we closed […]

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Many employers in Greater Phoenix are starting to ask how they can not only provide jobs for the workforce but how to ensure that their employees feel valued and are prepared for jobs that don’t exist yet.

Employment, education experts explore the future of...

How Greater Phoenix can better prepare students, job seekers for careers Greater Phoenix is a top region to build a business and find employment because of its pro-business climate, talented pipeline, and accessibility to multiple consumer bases. As the region grows and adopts new technology, many employers are starting to ask how they can not […]

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Building a smart region isn’t about creating programs, says Richardson. It’s about making life better for everyone who lives and works in Greater Phoenix.

Get smart: As cities grow more intelligent, so does...

by Ron Starner What is a smart region? To Arizona State University’s Chris Richardson, it is a place where cities communicate with their citizens, the people talk to government, organizations connect with other groups, and cities talk to each other — all in real time. Richardson should know. As the deputy chief information officer of […]

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