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ZorroSign moving global operations hub and headquarters...

August 18, 2020

Relocation will create more than 300 jobs over the next three years as region continues attracting businesses PHOENIX (August 18, 2020) — ZorroSign, Inc., a global leader in blockchain-based digital signatures and digital transaction management, today announced the relocation of its worldwide headquarters to Phoenix, Arizona. “We’re very excited to establish our global operations hub […]

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Smart traffic lights improve driving experience

August 17, 2020

NoTraffic installs AI-based autonomous traffic management platform at Greater Phoenix intersections to improve traffic flow PHOENIX (August 17, 2020) – Reducing delays through “smart” traffic lights should make for an easier commute for drivers in Phoenix. California-based NoTraffic, the company behind the world’s first autonomous traffic management platform, will install its technology at intersections in […]

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From the outside: How Greater Phoenix is using wearables...

by Ron Starner They say it’s not good to wear your heart on your sleeve, but did you know that you can now learn a lot more about your heart by what you wear on your sleeve? Welcome to the world of wearable technology, or wearables, for short. What you used to find out from […]

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The doctors are in: Greater Phoenix is quickly becoming...

by Savannah King With more than $3 billion in bioscience capital expenditures earmarked for investment in Greater Phoenix over the next two years, the region is a thriving biomedical hub. These investments will create more than 7,000 healthcare and biomedical jobs. Fortunately, Greater Phoenix is home to some of the most innovative and forward-thinking educational […]

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Regional Report: Mayors’ Round Table

A GPEC Virtual Series On Tuesday, the Greater Phoenix Economic Council (GPEC) hosted the latest installment in its virtual series, ‘Regional Report,’ with mayors from across Greater Phoenix discussing the impact and response to COVID-19 at the municipal level. Panelists included Mayor Kate Gallego, Phoenix; Mayor John Giles, Mesa; Mayor Craig McFarland, Case Grande; and […]

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Regional Report: Status of Greater Phoenix

A GPEC Virtual Series The gravity and scale of COVID-19’s impact on the economy isn’t comparable to The Resolution Trust, 9/11 or the Great Recession. It’s unlike anything the world has ever seen. Even with President Trump signing the $484 billion aid package on Friday, delivering a $310 billion infusion to the Paycheck Protection Program […]

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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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Located in the heart of the fifth largest city in the nation, Phoenix's Innovation District, PHX Core, is a community of pioneers, collaborators and disruptors.

Ambassador event: PHXCore walking tour

Located in the heart of the fifth largest city in the nation, Phoenix’s Innovation District, PHX Core, is a community of pioneers, collaborators and disruptors. With over 130 startup and creative companies, 6 million-square-feet of research and academic facilities, and more than 13,000 higher education students, PHX Core is helping the region become a hub […]

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thredup, the world’s largest online marketplace to buy and sell secondhand women’s and kids’ clothing, opened a new distribution center and office in Phoenix, providing up to 500 new jobs.

San Francisco-based online resale marketplace chooses...

May 10, 2019

thredUP brings up to 500 tech and warehouse jobs to the region Jobs: 500 new jobs Facility Type: Southwest distribution center and office Building Rep: Bill Honsaker, JLL   Tenant Rep: Anthony Lydon, JLL   PHOENIX, AZ (May 10, 2019) — The world’s largest online marketplace to buy and sell secondhand women’s and kids’ clothing, thredUP, […]

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Creighton University – a Jesuit, Catholic University located in Omaha, Nebraska – has reached an agreement on the construction of a new, nearly $100 million health sciences campus at Park Central in midtown Phoenix, a significant expansion of the University’s current presence in the state.

Creighton University to build new health sciences campus...

September 18, 2018

Four-year Medical School and additional Health Care-related programs to launch PHOENIX (Sept. 18, 2018) — Phoenix’s health care landscape is about to change dramatically — as is one of Phoenix’s most iconic properties. Creighton University – a Jesuit, Catholic University located in Omaha, Nebraska – has reached an agreement on the construction of a new, nearly $100 […]

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