Workforce, available properties and sites, cost of doing business. These are all critical components of any relocation or expansion decision. Sun Corridor Inc. is home to this information and is ready to assist you to find the data you need.
The 2019 TUS Blueprint is a new vision for commercial development of both Tucson airports (Tucson International and Ryan Airfield), incorporating major stakeholder input for asset mapping, gap analysis and new growth strategies/tactics.
The Southern Arizona/Sonoran region, with a total population of 4.25 million, is a binational, world-class center in integrated research, manufacturing and supply chain strength.
As one of the fastest growing megaregions in the U.S., the continuing in-migration of talent at all levels positively impacts the regional economy and translates into increased workforce availability. Combined with being ranked as a top five entrepreneurial city, Tucson and Southern Arizona is well equipped to meet your workforce and talent needs.
southern arizona’s economic engine
Sun Corridor Inc. is a transformative economic development organization representing one of the most dynamic and growing major business centers in North America.  Located in Southern Arizona and encompassing four counties (Pinal, Pima, Santa Cruz and Cochise), Sun Corridor Inc. is a CEO-driven regional alliance whose members aggressively champion mega-regional issues that impact economic competitiveness and quality of life.  

The organization has helped to drive significant business investment into the Tucson and Southern Arizona region through primary job creation, resulting in an economic impact of $24.8 billion.

Company Locates & Expansions: 173          Jobs Supported: 50,989         Economic Impact: $29.5 billion

Updated through 12/05/19
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January 9, 2020
PVB Expands Headquarters, Adding Nearly 170 Jobs in Marana, AZ
PVB expands headquarters in Marana, Arizona including land purchase and new facility to accommodate growth of nearly 170 jobs.
December 3, 2019
Arizona's Biggest Economic Development Wins of 2019
Highlights of 2019 economic development wins in Phoenix, Mesa, Goodyear, Tucson, Flagstaff and Yuma.
October 2, 2019
Raytheon’s Economic Impact to Arizona Now Tops $2.6 Billion
Raytheon makes a $2.6 billion annual economic impact to Arizona, according to a new study conducted by Arizona State University’s Seidman Institute. The latest study shows Raytheon’s annual impact across Arizona has grown by more than $500 million in the last three years. Increased sales, new hiring and additional infrastructure have helped to fuel the increase.
September 4, 2019
Southern New Hampshire University Seeks Candidates for 150 Open Positions at New Tucson Operations Center
SNHU will hire approximately 150 staff members initially, with plans to hire 300 total staff members in Tucson by 2021.


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