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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 $22.5 billion.

Company Locates & Expansions: 149          Jobs Supported: 39,550          Economic Impact: $22.5 billion

 
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May 15, 2018
Amazon Announces New Tucson Fulfillment Center
Amazon currently employs more than 7,000 in Arizona; new Tucson facility will employ more than 1,500
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April 24, 2018
Tucson Airports Partner With Economic Development Agency Sun Corridor Inc.
New partnership will maximize commercial and industrial development and investment of the region’s airports.

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January 9, 2018
National Insurer GEICO Plans to Move; Expand to a New Facility at The Bridges

Bourn Companies announced plans to develop and build a new 200,000 sf multi-level office building with indoor/outdoor amenities at The Bridges in Tucson, AZ. GEICO plans to expand workforce by 700.

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November 16, 2017
First Quarter of FY2018 Sees Continuous Economic Growth
Over 300 new jobs announced; Over $210 million in Economic Impact
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  • May 18, 2018 - RT @TIDRoundup: #Amazon to Hire 1,500 for New #Tucson #Arizona #FulfillmentCenter https://t.co/XH1n6Elvvf @azcommerce @TucsonChamber @cityo… read on Twitter
  • May 18, 2018 - RT @JuanCiscomani: .@IBM celebrating 40 years in Tucson at @UofA Tech Park. My friend Calline Sanchez doing an AMAZING job leading! https:/… read on Twitter
  • May 18, 2018 - RT @rionuevotucson1: Caterpillar is well on its way! #Caterpillar #downtown https://t.co/dVUsFGNGPE read on Twitter
  • May 18, 2018 - RT @JuanCiscomani: Getting it done! @THispanicChmbr @TucsonChamber @SunCorridorInc @AzMxCom @pimacountyaz @azcommerce @SALCLeaders. #AzAwes… read on Twitter
  • May 17, 2018 - @ComcastTucson launched a program to protect individuals from internet scams as well as a program called @Teeniors… https://t.co/IPb7PdoNRS read on Twitter
  • May 17, 2018 - RT @BrandonMejia_AZ: #Amazon has chosen #SouthernArizona for its high-tech Fulfillment Center adding 1,500 #jobs with a projected #economic… read on Twitter
  • May 16, 2018 - Amazon announces a new fulfillment center to be located at the Port of Tucson bringing 1,500 new jobs to the region… https://t.co/mhXGec2zag read on Twitter
  • May 16, 2018 - Catalina Foothills School District ranked #1 in Arizona by Niche. Student-teacher ratio is 18:1 and proficiency in… https://t.co/3Gb8Y2hhEp read on Twitter

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