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What makes Greater Phoenix so great: Brittney Fulop

How old are you?  21 How long have you lived in Greater Phoenix?  13 years  What city do you currently reside in?  Chandler   Did you grow up in Arizona?  Yes   Why did you decide to stay in here?  School, weather, convenience  Where are you originally from and why’d you decide to move to Arizona?  Chicago, […]

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What makes Greater Phoenix so great: Logan Newman

What’s your first and last name? Logan Newman How old are you? 24 How long have you lived in Greater Phoenix? My whole life What city do you currently reside in? Chandler Why did you decide to stay in here? The cost of living is excellent, there are lots of job opportunities in a wide […]

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Amazon to add thousands of jobs to Phoenix metro area

August 19, 2020

New sites supporting operations network to open throughout the Valley by end of 2020; more to come in 2021 SEATTLE August 19, 2020 — Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ: AMZN) today announced 11 new sites across the Phoenix metro area expected to be open by the end of 2020 to support customer fulfillment and delivery operations. The new sites […]

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In this sandbox, nobody’s playing around

by Adam Burns Fintech, welcome to Arizona and welcome to Greater Phoenix. In 2018, Arizona became the first in the nation to pass legislation enabling a regulatory sandbox. The Regulatory Sandbox Program (RSP) allows financial services companies to test innovative products and technology in market for up to 24 months without obtaining a license or […]

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Poised for flight: Greater Phoenix hosts some of the...

 by Gary Daughters Greater Phoenix, with a swelling army of engineers, is an increasingly favored location for aerospace and defense companies. Boeing’s facility in Mesa, which produces Apache Attack Helicopters, is one of the region’s largest employers with 3,600 workers. Honeywell Aerospace, maker of aircraft engines and avionics, has its global headquarters in Phoenix. Able […]

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Where complex businesses check all the location boxes

By Mark Arend Jerre Stead, executive chairman and CEO of Clarivate Analytics, makes the case for the Greater Phoenix region being the best location for advanced business services like his: “We were looking for locations that allow us access to a wide talent pool, coupled with affordable living, flexible language skills and easy travel,” Stead […]

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Tech talent base fuels innovation in the region

Startups in Greater Phoenix enjoy longevity and new opportunities By Savannah King When startups choose Greater Phoenix, the tech talent in the region can can carry them to the next level. According to CompTIA’s 2019 Cyberstates report, nearly 8% of the state’s workforce is employed by technology companies. CompTIA’s 2019 Cyberstates report shows $31.3 billion […]

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What makes Greater Phoenix so great: Ryan Smith

What is your first and last name?  Ryan Smith How old are you?  42 What city do you currently reside in?  Chandler How long have you lived in Greater Phoenix?  20 years Where are you originally from and why’d you decide to move to Arizona?  Originally from Seattle, Washington. Moved for sunshine, university and a […]

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What makes Greater Phoenix so great: Ryan Nouis

What is your first and last name?  Ryan Nouis How old are you?  49 What city do you currently reside in?  Chandler How long have you lived in Greater Phoenix?  23 years Where are you originally from and why’d you decide to move to Arizona?  Minnesota. I was transferred here for a promotion and couldn’t […]

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Root Insurance expands in Chandler, Arizona creating...

March 12, 2020

Chandler, AZ (March 12, 2020) – Root Insurance, the nation’s first car insurance company to incorporate individual driving behavior in every rate, announced plans to expand its operations in Chandler, Arizona in the Phoenix region, creating 480 new jobs. Hiring for claims and customer service positions are underway. “We evaluated multiple markets on the West […]

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