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



Regional Report: An expansion strategy driving jobs...

A GPEC Virtual Series The recent Regional Report featuring the release of the Greater Phoenix Economic Council’s (GPEC) Market Intelligence Report on ‘Nerve Centers,’ was the sixteenth installment in the virtual series exploring industries in Greater Phoenix impacted by the current COVID-19 pandemic. You can watch the webinar via the video below and read the […]

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What makes Greater Phoenix so great: Ryan Nouis

What is your first and last name?  Ryan Nouis How old are you?  49 What city do you currently reside in?  Chandler How long have you lived in Greater Phoenix?  23 years Where are you originally from and why’d you decide to move to Arizona?  Minnesota. I was transferred here for a promotion and couldn’t […]

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City of Chandler and Clarivate Analytics announce new...

February 21, 2020

Chandler, AZ (February 21, 2020) – The City of Chandler today announced that Clarivate Analytics plc (NYSE: CCC; CCC:WS), a global leader in providing trusted insights and analytics to accelerate the pace of innovation, has signed a 30,000 square foot lease at Chandler Viridian, located in the Price Corridor Employment Center at 3133 W. Frye […]

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Fireside chat: Kicking innovation driving mindsets...

Very few industries today have avoided the challenge that technology disruption often brings: innovate or die. One of the most recent industries to go through this process is the aerospace industry. The development of new innovation, an increase in global demands and the introduction of private companies like SpaceX, have changed the industry forever and […]

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As I think about the 22 cities and the millions of people and families in this region, here is the Greater Phoenix I want to see in 2040.

Our region’s leaders are creating the Greater Phoenix...

By Chris Camacho, GPEC president and CEO Since 1989, the Greater Phoenix Economic Council (GPEC) has helped create one of the strongest regional brands in the country. For the last decade, I have had the privilege of working with our region’s civic and business leaders to position Greater Phoenix as the location of choice for […]

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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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Greater Phoenix is place to learn and grow. With UAT and Perimeter83, this unique university is proactively working to improve the community.

Ambassador tour recap: University of advancing technology...

Can you imagine being in a place where you can work, create, innovate and connect with other tech entrepreneurs? You’re in luck, because this kind of place exists in Greater Phoenix. As part of the Ambassador program, Greater Phoenix Economic Council (GPEC) held an asset tour at University of Advancing Technology (UAT) and Perimeter83. Ambassadors […]

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Arizona is a top tech city and has become the first state in the U.S. to adopt a regulatory fintech sandbox

Things to know about Arizona’s FinTech sandbox

In March 2018, Governor Doug Ducey signed House Bill 2434 into law making Arizona the first state in the nation to enact a groundbreaking regulatory FinTech “sandbox.” Arizona joins countries such as the United Kingdom, Singapore, United Arab Emirates, and Australia in encouraging FinTech investment by instituting sandboxes. In Arizona’s sandbox, startups, entrepreneurs and even […]

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Greater Phoenix is quickly becoming a hub for innovation, these are 5 things made here

5 things made in Greater Phoenix

Greater Phoenix is quickly becoming a hub for innovation. From microcontrollers to analog semiconductors there are plenty of reasons to be proud of Greater Phoenix’s contributions to the nation. Here are five known products and companies that are made in Greater Phoenix. H.E.R.O.S. Inc. is an industry leader in repairing and overhauling helicopter engines based […]

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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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