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Many employers in Greater Phoenix are starting to ask how they can not only provide jobs for the workforce but how to ensure that their employees feel valued and are prepared for jobs that don’t exist yet.

Employment, education experts explore the future of...

How Greater Phoenix can better prepare students, job seekers for careers Greater Phoenix is a top region to build a business and find employment because of its pro-business climate, talented pipeline, and accessibility to multiple consumer bases. As the region grows and adopts new technology, many employers are starting to ask how they can not […]

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thredup, the world’s largest online marketplace to buy and sell secondhand women’s and kids’ clothing, opened a new distribution center and office in Phoenix, providing up to 500 new jobs.

San Francisco-based online resale marketplace chooses...

May 10, 2019

thredUP brings up to 500 tech and warehouse jobs to the region Jobs: 500 new jobs Facility Type: Southwest distribution center and office Building Rep: Bill Honsaker, JLL   Tenant Rep: Anthony Lydon, JLL   PHOENIX, AZ (May 10, 2019) — The world’s largest online marketplace to buy and sell secondhand women’s and kids’ clothing, thredUP, […]

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Economic development helps build our economy, works to improve well-being, and enhance quality of life for communities across the nation.

Economic development and its impact on Greater Phoenix

It’s Economic Development Week and we are excited to team up with local community leaders to celebrate how far we have come as an organization and a state recognizing the positive impact that economic development has on Greater Phoenix.  Economic development helps build our economy, works to improve well-being and enhances quality of life for […]

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GPEC has had the honor of being named a top economic development group by Site Selection Magazine for three years in a row.

GPEC named top economic development organization for...

Site Selection announces 2019 Mac Conway Awards The Greater Phoenix Economic Council (GPEC) has been named a recipient of the 2019 Mac Conway Awards for Excellence in Economic Development by Site Selection magazine, a national publication geared toward site selectors and those in the decision-making process for expansions and relocations. The Mac Conway Awards, named […]

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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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Gorbel, a leading manufacturer of overhead material handling cranes and fall protection products, today announced their expansion to Greater Phoenix with the addition of a manufacturing facility opening up in Goodyear, Arizona.

Gorbel opens manufacturing facility in Goodyear, Arizona

July 24, 2018

PHOENIX (July 24, 2018) – Gorbel, a leading manufacturer of overhead material handling cranes and fall protection products, today announced their expansion to Greater Phoenix with the addition of a manufacturing facility opening up in Goodyear, Arizona. The facility will add more than 20 projected jobs during the first phase in addition to a sizable […]

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Economic development helps to build our economy and works to improve well-being and enhance quality of life for communities across the nation

Economic development explained: what it means and why...

It’s National Economic Development Week and Greater Phoenix Economic Council (GPEC) is excited to team up with local community leaders to celebrate this profession and the positive impact that economic development has on the Greater Phoenix region. Today, economic development helps to build our economy and works to improve well-being and enhance quality of life […]

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USAA chooses to grow its technology capabilities in Greater Phoenix

USAA to hire up to 1,000 tech professionals in Phoenix

November 8, 2017

PHOENIX – USAA announced today plans to hire up to 1,000 technology professionals between now and year-end 2020 at its Phoenix campus. For more information on how to apply or to see available roles, visit www.usaajobs.com. This growth emphasizes the organization’s longstanding focus on superior member services by bringing innovative products and experiences to market, […]

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