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City of Chandler and Clarivate Analytics announce new...

February 21, 2020

Chandler, AZ (February 21, 2020) – The City of Chandler today announced that Clarivate Analytics plc (NYSE: CCC; CCC:WS), a global leader in providing trusted insights and analytics to accelerate the pace of innovation, has signed a 30,000 square foot lease at Chandler Viridian, located in the Price Corridor Employment Center at 3133 W. Frye […]

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WeTravel an online platform for small travel companies to collect payments, manage bookings and pay suppliers announced today they will create at least 100 jobs in the next three years across their new operating and sales location in Scottsdale, Arizona.

Global technology company WeTravel expands to Scottsdale

February 4, 2020

Will create at least 100 jobs in next three years Scottsdale, AZ (February 4, 2020) — WeTravel an online platform for small travel companies to collect payments, manage bookings and pay suppliers announced today they will create at least 100 jobs in the next three years across their new operating and sales location in Scottsdale, […]

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photo of the Flex building in Gilbert

CBRE arranges sale of Gilbert, Arizona flex building

January 8, 2020

Phoenix, AZ (December 27, 2019) – CBRE has arranged the sale of a 55,392-square-foot flex industrial/office building in Gilbert, Arizona to the Martinsburg, Pennsylvania-based Curry Supply Company. Curry Supply acquired the property from Silent-Aire of Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. Rusty Kennedy, Pat Feeney, Dan Calihan and James Cohn of CBRE in Phoenix represented the seller, Silent-Aire, […]

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Two 150-acre properties within the Surprise-based Southwest Railplex Industrial Park, Cactus Commerce Center and Summit Business Park, have earned BNSF Railway Company’s Certified Sites designation, and are now part of a limited inventory of certified rail-served sites across the country. 

BNSF railway certification earned in Surprise, Arizona

The historical significance of rail for Arizona communities has been tremendous. Dating back to the late 1800s, rail helped put Arizona on the map and serve as the most innovative way for goods to be transported. As towns were built along common rail stops, Arizona became a key player in the growth of the national […]

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Front, a Sequoia Capital-backed SF company, expands...

December 4, 2019

Front ranked #1 in Fortune and Great Place to Work’s 2019 Best Small Workplaces list PHOENIX, AZ (December 4th, 2019) — Front, the company replacing corporate email with an inbox built for teamwork, will create up to 50 new jobs in Greater Phoenix in 2020, its inaugural year in the region. With offices in San […]

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As a technology hub, Greater Phoenix is not a marketing strategy. This region is actively creating opportunities for the families and businesses that call this region home.

Read between the data: Greater Phoenix is a fast-growing...

By Chris Camacho, GPEC president and CEO Greater Phoenix has received a significant amount of attention lately for our emergence as a fast-growing technology and innovation hub. Part of that recognition included Inc. hosting its annual conference at J.W. Marriott in Phoenix. The magazine, known for its yearly list of the country’s fastest-growing companies, also recently […]

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Silicon Valley Bank today announced its expansion in Arizona. The bank has secured an additional 60,000 square feet of office space in Tempe to grow its presence by more than 300 employees in the next three years.

Silicon Valley Bank expands in Arizona

November 12, 2019

TEMPE, AZ (November 12, 2019)—Silicon Valley Bank (SVB), the bank of the world’s most innovative companies and their investors, today announced its expansion in Arizona. The bank has secured an additional 60,000 square feet of office space in Tempe that it will move into in Q1 2020 and aims to grow its presence by more […]

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One particular startup in Greater Phoenix that is gaining traction is Truyo. This startup is a secure consumer data privacy portal is created offering consumers real-time information about the data the company has on them.

Meet Truyo: A major data privacy disruptor in Greater...

From 2013 to 2018, technology jobs in Phoenix increased by 37 percent compared to 26 percent nationally. With a strong workforce and innovative spirit, Greater Phoenix has become a hotbed for new and innovative startups with big dreams to transform emerging industries. One particular startup that is gaining traction is Truyo. Truyo is a joint […]

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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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General Assembly launches programming in October at GA’s new Scottsdale campus, focusing on Software Engineering, User Experience Design, and Data Science.

General Assembly, the global leader in skills-based...

September 19, 2019

GA’s programs will provide workers and businesses in Greater Phoenix with today’s most in-demand technical skills across data science, digital marketing, UX, and more SCOTTSDALE, AZ (September 19, 2019) – Today, global education provider General Assembly (GA) announced its regional expansion into Greater Phoenix to provide individuals and organizations with the digital skills needed to succeed […]

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