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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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Zoom to open R&D centers in Phoenix and Pittsburgh

May 14, 2020

Video communications leader plans to hire hundreds of software engineers San Jose, Calif., May 14, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) – Zoom Video Communications, Inc. (NASDAQ: ZM) today announced that it will open two new research and development centers – one in the Greater Phoenix, Arizona area and one in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Zoom will immediately begin recruiting […]

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What makes Greater Phoenix so great: Jeff Golner

What is your first and last name?  Jeff Golner  How old are you?  49  How long have you lived in Greater Phoenix?  41 years  What city do you currently reside in?  Phoenix  Why did you decide to stay in the region?  Family and opportunities  What college/university did you graduate from and what’s your degree?  University of […]

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What makes Greater Phoenix so great: Michael Zalle

What is your first and last name?  Michael Zalle  How old are you?  44  What city do you currently reside in?  Scottsdale  How long have you lived in Greater Phoenix?  About 18 months  Where are you originally from and why’d you decide to move to Arizona?  I’m from Orange County, California. My wife and family live here. […]

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What makes Greater Phoenix so great: Eric Miller

What is your first and last name?   Eric Miller How old are you?  55 What city do you currently reside in?  Phoenix How long have you lived in Greater Phoenix?  36 years + 5 as a kid Where are you originally from and why’d you decide to move to Arizona?  I grew up all around […]

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Brett Farmiloe, Marketing & Advertising, Scottsdale, AZ

What makes Greater Phoenix so great: Brett Farmiloe

What is your first and last name?   Brett Farmiloe How old are you?  35 What city do you currently reside in?  Scottsdale How long have you lived in Greater Phoenix?  Since 2006 – more than 13 years now! Where are you originally from and why’d you decide to move to Arizona?  Born and raised in […]

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As I think about the 22 cities and the millions of people and families in this region, here is the Greater Phoenix I want to see in 2040.

Our region’s leaders are creating the Greater Phoenix...

By Chris Camacho, GPEC president and CEO Since 1989, the Greater Phoenix Economic Council (GPEC) has helped create one of the strongest regional brands in the country. For the last decade, I have had the privilege of working with our region’s civic and business leaders to position Greater Phoenix as the location of choice for […]

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Why'd you decide to stay in Greater Phoenix? Isaac Arce said he decided to stay for the wealth of opportunity in the state and low cost of living.

What makes Greater Phoenix so great: Isaac Arce

What is your first and last name?   Isaac Arce  How old are you?   24  What current city do you reside in?   Tempe  How long have you lived in Greater Phoenix?   20 years     Why’d you decide to stay?   I decided to stay because of the wealth of opportunity within the state. The relatively low cost of […]

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Meet Shmoop: Silicon Valley EdTech startup that relocated...

As a region, we’re on a relentless pursuit of innovation and technology, and companies here are committed to changing the game. It’s all about people, place and tech in Greater Phoenix. Learn why Shmoop chose this region to build their EdTech company.  What city in Arizona is your company located in?  Scottsdale  Tell us about your company: Shmoop offers hundreds […]

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H.E.R.O.S. Inc., an industry leader in repairing and overhauling helicopter engines, is relocating its headquarters from California to Arizona.

H.E.R.O.S. Inc. relocates its headquarters to Greater...

September 4, 2019

The regions competitive talent pool and opportunities drive H.E.R.O.S.’ decision to leave California CHANDLER, AZ (September 4, 2019) – H.E.R.O.S. Inc., an industry leader in repairing and overhauling helicopter engines, is relocating its headquarters from Santa Clarita, Calif. to Chandler, Ariz. The company will occupy nearly 19,000-square-feet of industrial space at 10 Chandler, located at […]

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