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Amazon to add thousands of jobs to Phoenix metro area

August 19, 2020

New sites supporting operations network to open throughout the Valley by end of 2020; more to come in 2021 SEATTLE August 19, 2020 — Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ: AMZN) today announced 11 new sites across the Phoenix metro area expected to be open by the end of 2020 to support customer fulfillment and delivery operations. The new sites […]

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Bright Health Plan to open new contact center in Tempe,...

July 30, 2020

Expansion will create up to 75 jobs for Greater Phoenix residents in the first year TEMPE (July 30, 2020) – Today, Bright Health Plan (BHP), with the support of the Greater Phoenix Economic Council (GPEC), Arizona Commerce Authority and City of Tempe, announced its decision to open a new contact center in Tempe, Ariz., to […]

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What makes Greater Phoenix so great: Chase MacDonald

What is your first and last name?  Chase MacDonald How old are you?  20 What city do you currently reside in?  Tempe How long have you lived in Greater Phoenix?  12 years What college/university did you graduate from and what’s your degree?  I am studying Finance with minors in Real Estate and Construction Management at […]

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What makes Greater Phoenix so great: Jihan Reksodiputro

What is your first and last name?  Jihan Reksodiputro How old are you?  20  How long have you lived in Greater Phoenix?  14 years  What city do you currently reside in?  Tempe  Why did you decide to stay here?  I decided to move back to Arizona because I loved the weather and Arizona State University […]

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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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What makes Greater Phoenix so great: Pooja Sangha

What is your first and last name?   Pooja Sangha How old are you?  22 What city do you currently reside in?  Tempe How long have you lived in Greater Phoenix?  4.5 years Did you grow up in Arizona? Yes, I grew up in Flagstaff. Why’d you decide to stay? The diversity, natural beauty and food! […]

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Jodi James, Economic Development, Tempe, AZ

What makes Greater Phoenix so great: Jodi James

What is your first and last name?   Jodi James How old are you?  50 What city do you currently reside in?  Tempe How long have you lived in Greater Phoenix?  Two years Where are you originally from and why’d you decide to move to Arizona?  I lived in Arizona as a baby girl while my […]

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Silicon Valley Bank today announced its expansion in Arizona. The bank has secured an additional 60,000 square feet of office space in Tempe to grow its presence by more than 300 employees in the next three years.

Silicon Valley Bank expands in Arizona

November 12, 2019

TEMPE, AZ (November 12, 2019)—Silicon Valley Bank (SVB), the bank of the world’s most innovative companies and their investors, today announced its expansion in Arizona. The bank has secured an additional 60,000 square feet of office space in Tempe that it will move into in Q1 2020 and aims to grow its presence by more […]

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Joey Figueroa says he loves living in Greater Phoenix because there is always something fun to do. From trying a new restaurant to watching a Phoenix Suns game, Greater Phoenix is always busy.

What makes Greater Phoenix so great: Joseph Figueroa

What is your first and last name?   Joseph Figueroa How old are you?   23 What current city do you reside in?   Tempe Did you grow up in Arizona? Yes Why’d you decide to stay?   I couldn’t find another state that served decent Mexican food. What college/university did you graduate from and what’s your degree?   […]

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Why'd you decide to stay in Greater Phoenix? Isaac Arce said he decided to stay for the wealth of opportunity in the state and low cost of living.

What makes Greater Phoenix so great: Isaac Arce

What is your first and last name?   Isaac Arce  How old are you?   24  What current city do you reside in?   Tempe  How long have you lived in Greater Phoenix?   20 years     Why’d you decide to stay?   I decided to stay because of the wealth of opportunity within the state. The relatively low cost of […]

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