An inside look at economic development in 2020
A GPEC Ambassador event On Tuesday, the Greater Phoenix Economic Council (GPEC) provided more than 300 webinar attendees with an inside look at how we advance the market. GPEC’s senior leadership presented the organization’s FY21 strategic direction, business recruitment tactics and laid out the vision for the region’s brand as we advance Greater Phoenix Together. […]View Post »
Glendale: Where businesses touch down
by Savannah King The country’s newest sports mecca is in the City of Glendale. Glendale is home to a plethora of professional sports organizations and events including football, hockey, Major League Baseball Spring Training, auto racing, NCAA Regionals, the annual PlayStation Fiesta Bowl, and the 2008, 2015 and 2023 Super Bowls. Beyond the city’s stadiums, […]View Post »
Gilbert: Town full of talent
Community Spotlight by Savannah King Don’t make the mistake of calling Gilbert a “city.” This community is a town. “We like what a town denotes, which is that there’s a connected way here,” said Gilbert Mayor Jenn Daniels. Daniels moved to Arizona in 2002 and to Gilbert in 2005. By 2009, she was serving as […]View Post »
3 Reasons why international companies thrive in Greater...
How do international companies scale and access a new customer base? A great strategy many companies have found success with is expanding their operations abroad. Companies like Kudelski Security and Acronis are two examples of businesses that have expanded to Greater Phoenix, United States and found success. This region presents incredible opportunities for international companies looking […]View Post »
Greater Phoenix: A growth market with cyclical patterns
A GPEC 101 Ambassador Event Recap Greater Phoenix is a young region with a rich history. Can you guess what the population was in 1950 in Greater Phoenix? 216,038 people. You read that right. Over the years, our region has grown tremendously from 216,038 to 4,737,270 in the last six decades. There are many pivotal […]View Post »
Greater Phoenix Economic snapshot: Office & industrial...
Although companies continue to operate—and in some cases, expand in established markets such as the Bay Area, New York, Washington, D.C. and Seattle—rising costs and intense competition for talent continue to motivate business leaders to look at Greater Phoenix as a place to scale and cost optimize. To provide insight on the current office and […]View Post »