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Data Science is fueling the future of economic development

GPEC and cities partner with ASU Cloud Innovation Center to develop tech solutions to increase economic activity; meet needs of Greater Phoenix The Greater Phoenix Economic Council (GPEC) prides itself on being a data-driven organization, and those efforts have been amplified through the integration of cutting-edge technologies and sciences. The insights gleaned using data science […]

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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 […]

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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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What makes Greater Phoenix so great: Joe Bingochea

What’s your first and last name?  Joe Bingochea  How old are you?  40  What city do you currently reside in?  Gilbert  How long have you lived in Greater Phoenix?  22 years If you went to college, where did you attend and what was your degree?  I attended Rio Salado Community College and completed a Certificate Program […]

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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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This quarter we’re excited to highlight Greater Phoenix's nature scenes and diverse architecture in an exhibition themed “Arizona Inhabitants.”

New GPEC art exhibition showcases Arizona’s inhabitants

Every quarter we partner with artists to curate unique, stunning pieces of art to display and have available for purchase at our office. This quarter we’re excited to highlight Greater Phoenix’s inhabitants of our beautiful state – in an exhibition themed “Arizona Inhabitants.” So let’s get to know the artists and find out everything from […]

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5G technology has continued to spark national interest. Find out how this technology will help advance Greater Phoenix as an economically thriving, tech hub.

Deploying 5G in Greater Phoenix 

How scaling this technology will benefit the regional economy  Verizon recently announced that Phoenix is one of 20 cities to run 5G by the end of year, just a year after Sprint announced that they will bring 5G to Phoenix and eight other United States cities. Since Arizona Governor Doug Ducey signed AZ House Bill 2365 in 2017 to streamline the deployment of […]

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FThis quarter we’re excited to highlight Greater Phoenix's nature scenes and diverse architecture in an exhibition themed “Arizona Landmarks & Architecture.”

New GPEC art exhibition showcases Arizona’s landmarks...

Every quarter we partner with artists to curate unique, stunning pieces of art to display and have available for purchase at our office. This quarter we’re excited to highlight Greater Phoenix’s nature scenes and diverse architecture in an exhibition themed “Arizona Landmarks & Architecture.” From mid-century modern architecture, someone’s favorite childhood memory, to unexpected angles, […]

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FThis quarter we’re excited to highlight Greater Phoenix's nature scenes and diverse architecture in an exhibition themed “Arizona Landmarks & Architecture.”

Greater Phoenix through the eyes of local artists

New GPEC art exhibit presents Arizona’s unique traits Every quarter we partner with artists and curate unique and stunning pieces of art to display and have available for purchase at our office. This quarter we’re excited to highlight the beauty and diversity of our incredible region in an exhibition themed “Arizona on Display.” From indigenous […]

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Each panelist had a similar story about what brought their businesses to Greater Phoenix including the low maintenance weather and their attraction to the region’s talented, educated workforce - from Arizona universities to the Maricopa County Community Colleges. After comparing Arizona to other potential locations such as Nevada, South Carolina and Texas, these locates realized that not only does Greater Phoenix currently have plenty to offer, but what the region currently offers is also improving at an exponential rate. 

Companies choose Greater Phoenix to relocate and expand

Prenexus Health, Optima Tax Relief, Central Admixture Pharmacy Services, and Nikola Motor Company share their Greater Phoenix relocation stories  One of Greater Phoenix Economic Council’s (GPEC) main objectives is to increase the number of jobs in Greater Phoenix and help the economy thrive by bringing major businesses to Arizona. Coincidentally on Arizona’s 107th birthday, GPEC celebrated […]

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