Greater Phoenix’s large talent base and competitive labor costs make it the place for businesses to go to scale


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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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Higher education in Greater Phoenix is looking toward...

By Savannah King Greater Phoenix has a wealth of resources at its institutions of higher education. More than 40 higher education institutions are located across the region including Arizona State University (ASU), University of Phoenix (UOPX), Maricopa Community Colleges (MCCCD), Grand Canyon University (GCU), University of Arizona (UArizona) and more. As one of the largest […]

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Where complex businesses check all the location boxes

By Mark Arend Jerre Stead, executive chairman and CEO of Clarivate Analytics, makes the case for the Greater Phoenix region being the best location for advanced business services like his: “We were looking for locations that allow us access to a wide talent pool, coupled with affordable living, flexible language skills and easy travel,” Stead […]

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Regional Report: Investment Perspectives

A GPEC Virtual Series The Greater Phoenix Economic Council (GPEC) hosted the latest installment of its virtual series, ‘Regional Report,’ and assembled an esteemed panel of leading investors to provide perspective about how the pandemic has impacted their investment decisions. The hour-long discussion was moderated by Eric Sperling, managing director of The Social Television Network, […]

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What makes Greater Phoenix so great: Aly Halbakken

What is your first and last name?  Aly Halbakken How old are you?  22 What city do you currently reside in?  Tempe How long have you lived in Greater Phoenix?  4 years Where are you originally from and why’d you decide to move to Arizona?  I am originally from Minneapolis, Minnesota. I decided to move […]

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"Arizona is such a unique state and Phoenix itself is a happening city," says Angela Bratt, social media coordinator of ON Semiconductor.

What makes Greater Phoenix so great: Angela Bratt

What is your first and last name?   Angela Bratt How old are you?  21 What city do you currently reside in?  Phoenix How long have you lived in Greater Phoenix?  About four years Where are you originally from and why’d you decide to move to Arizona?  Michigan. I moved out to Arizona to attend college […]

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Greater Phoenix is a top market in the nation to locate, relocate or expand your finance and insurance business operations.

Invest in success: 3 reasons why financial services...

Greater Phoenix is home to a dynamic and growing finance and insurance cluster. In fact, it is the sixth largest in the nation. Many of the leading financial services and insurance firms employ hundreds to thousands of individuals in our region including American Express, Charles Schwab, State Farm Insurance, Aetna, and more.   Here are the top three reasons why financial services and insurance companies, like the ones […]

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Greater Phoenix offers the right resources, is surrounded by other top markets and has a talented workforce to grow businesses in the U.S.

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 […]

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The Innovation Lab at Grand Canyon University

Top 3 takeaways from GPEC’s ambassador asset tour:...

From the Innovation Lab, Engineering Shop to the Learning Lounge, more than 40 GPEC Ambassadors embarked on a campus tour at Grand Canyon University (GCU) in Phoenix, AZ. GCU President, Brian Mueller, gave a warm welcome to the Ambassadors and provided a brief overview of the university’s economic impact to the Greater Phoenix region and […]

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