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thredUP Expands in Scottsdale, AZ

January 23, 2020

Oakland-based online resale marketplace thredUP chooses Scottsdale for corporate office expansion Scottsdale, AZ (January 23, 2020) — thredUP, the world’s largest online resale platform, has now opened its newest corporate office expansion in Scottsdale, Ariz. This 8,000 square foot office space, located at 7272 E. Indian School Rd., will provide up to 50 new jobs […]

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Belgium-based Latexco US signed their lease on an 88,000-square-foot facility in Greater Phoenix.

Latexco US expands from California to Arizona

March 22, 2019

Leading producer of latex, polyurethane foam inks deal in Greater Phoenix bringing 40 new jobs PHOENIX, AZ (March 22, 2019) — Belgium-based Latexco US, a leading manufacturer of latex and foam products for the bedding industry, signed their lease on an 88,000-square-foot facility in Greater Phoenix. Located at 555 S 65th Avenue, Phoenix, Arizona, the […]

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Voya Financial, Inc. announced today that it has secured a 151,359-square-foot facility in Chandler, Arizona, for its new permanent metro Phoenix hub.

Voya Financial selects Chandler, Arizona for new, permanent...

February 15, 2019

Voya creating approximately 1,000 jobs in the area   Jobs: 1,000+ Job Functions: Call center, back-office, customer-support operations and functions for Voya’s Retirement, Employee Benefits and Individual Life businesses, as well as roles within human resources, IT, and business support. Broker: Mark Seale, Avison Young Site Selection/Incentives: Angela Carrier and Dan Breen, JLL   Voya Financial, Inc. (NYSE: […]

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Voya Financial announced today that it will open a new office in the metro Phoenix, Arizona area and bring more than 1,000 jobs to the Phoenix area.

Voya Financial announces Arizona expansion with Phoenix...

November 1, 2018

Jobs: 1,000+ Job Functions: Call center, back-office, customer-support operations and functions for Voya’s Retirement, Employee Benefits and Individual Life businesses, as well as roles within human resources, IT, and business support. Open Date: Voya has secured a temporary site that is scheduled to open in January 2019. The company is identifying a permanent site, with plans […]

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Greater Phoenix has become a top place to perform research due to the qualified candidates graduating from Arizona's universities, the variety of tax credits and the amount of profit that can be made

Oscar expands operations to Tempe

June 1, 2016

Oscar, a New York-based health insurance company, has announced an operational expansion to Tempe, Ariz. After a competitive process, Oscar selected Tempe for its newest location due to the region’s large, skilled workforce, high quality of life, pro-business climate and creative office space options."Oscar is a leading technology company whose innovative approach to health insurance delivery makes them a natural addition to Greater Phoenix’s growing entrepreneurial community,” said Chris Camacho, president & CEO of the Greater Phoenix Economic Council. “Their entrance into the market reinforces what more and more businesses are discovering—that Greater Phoenix is an ideal place to go to scale.”Read the full release here.

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Greater Phoenix has become a top place to perform research due to the qualified candidates graduating from Arizona's universities, the variety of tax credits and the amount of profit that can be made

Galvanize announces plans to expand to Phoenix with...

December 10, 2015

Galvanize, a technology education company that trains students in software development and data science, announced plans today to expand to the Phoenix area in partnership with the city of Phoenix and Allstate Insurance Company. Planned to open next year, Galvanize will train more than 100 software developers in 2016, with Allstate already committing to hiring 100-150 eligible graduates of the program."Greater Phoenix is seeing a lot of interest from the tech industry, which is creating quite the buzz nationally for the market. Having locally grown tech companies such as WebPT elevates the market's notoriety across the U.S. We could not be more excited to see Galvanize expand to the Warehouse District," said Chris Camacho, president and CEO of the Greater Phoenix Economic Council. "Job growth in the software industry in Greater Phoenix is outpacing the national average, and we are going to continue to seeing that growth as more and more companies consider the market for expansion."Read more in the full release. 

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Silicon Valley-based technology company Gainsight has announced an expansion to Greater Phoenix, AZ.

Gainsight expands operations to Phoenix

November 19, 2015

Silicon Valley-based technology company Gainsight has announced an expansion to Phoenix. The company, focused on customer success, will headquarter its corporate marketing at the 111 W. Monroe building in downtown Phoenix. Gainsight was named 48th on this year’s Inc. Magazine’s fastest growing private companies list, recording a 252% year-over-year growth in the past quarter. “This movement of fast-growing tech companies, such as Gainsight, expanding out of California is ultimately tied to the availability of a skilled workforce and strong tech culture in the Greater Phoenix region,” said Chris Camacho, president and CEO of the Greater Phoenix Economic Council. “We are excited to Gainsight continue its growth in this market, further adding to the next generation of tech in Greater Phoenix.” Read the full release. 

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Greater Phoenix has become a top place to perform research due to the qualified candidates graduating from Arizona's universities, the variety of tax credits and the amount of profit that can be made

Booker expands operations to Scottsdale

May 28, 2015

Booker, the leading platform for service commerce, will be expanding to Scottsdale. Booker will be moving into SkySong, the ASU Innovation Center, joining more than 70 other companies affiliated with SkySong. Booker will also be joining the ranks of other major tech companies that have chosen to expand to Greater Phoenix. “We are excited to become a part of the unique ecosystem in Scottsdale’s SkySong ASU Innovation Center,” said Josh McCarter, Booker CEO. "Scottsdale's talent pool, world-class technology presence, and university partnerships make it an ideal place to expand our business and continue our mission of helping small and medium service businesses grow intelligently while serving their customers better."Read the press release.

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Greater Phoenix has become a top place to perform research due to the qualified candidates graduating from Arizona's universities, the variety of tax credits and the amount of profit that can be made

Northern Trust expands in Arizona with new office in...

February 27, 2015

Northern Trust, a renowned national financial services company, announced plans to expand its facilities to Tempe. The center, opening in mid-2015, brings the potential for 1,000 new, full-time jobs over the next three years. Chris Camacho, president and CEO of the Greater Phoenix Economic Council said, “Investment in the region from companies such as Northern Trust further solidifies Greater Phoenix’s position in leading the nation in growth in the financial services industry. Northern Trust is one of the most recognizable institutions, with a long-standing tradition of giving back to its communities. We look forward to welcoming them to Tempe and the Greater Phoenix region."Read more with the press release.

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