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January 30, 2020

Modular Mining Expands Corporate Headquarters in Tucson, AZ with New Customer Experience Center (CEC)

  For Immediate Release Media Contacts: Patricia Browne Manager, Marketing Modular Mining (520) 806-3274 or Laura Shaw Sr. Vice President Sun Corridor Inc. (520) 609-5972 or Modular Mining Expands Corporate Headquarters in Tucson, AZ with New Customer Experience Center (CEC)   Tucson, Arizona – January 30, 2020 Modular Mining, the global leader in […]

January 9, 2020

PVB Expands Headquarters, Adding Nearly 170 Jobs in Marana, AZ

For Immediate Release Media Contacts: Shawn Reeder, Director of Risk Management & Special Projects PVB (520) 623-3529 or Laura Shaw, Sr. Vice President Sun Corridor Inc. (520) 609-5972 cell or PVB Expands Headquarters, Adding Nearly 170 Jobs in Marana, AZ Marana, AZ (January 9, 2020)— PVB Fabrications, Inc. (PVB), primarily a multi-disciplined general contractor and […]

November 8, 2019

Distant Focus Corporation Relocates Headquarters to Tucson

Distant Focus, an R&D manufacturing and engineering firm that specializes in optical and sensing technologies, has relocated their headquarters and manufacturing to Tucson. Distant Focus will hire 15 optical engineers, highly skilled technicians and machinists, as well as general production w…

November 8, 2019

Silao Tortilleria, Inc. Moves Manufacturing Headquarters From California to Tucson

Silao Tortilleria, Inc., a tortilla and tostada manufacturing company, plans to move manufacturing headquarters from City of Industry, Calfornia to Tucson, AZ. Over $82 million will be added to the regional economy, including 29 new jobs, over the next five years.  The manufacturing facility…

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. Increas…

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.

July 23, 2019

Recent Project Successes and Announcements FY18/19

List of Sun Corridor Inc. Business Attraction & Expansion Successes: July 1, 2018 – June 30, 2019

April 15, 2019

Senior Living at Dove Mountain to Begin Construction On First Arizona Location

Update: The senior living facility has been renamed from “Dove Mountain Senior Living” to “La Sonora at Dove Mountain”. The name was chosen as La Sonora is a Spanish name that is derived from The Sonoran Desert and reflects the tie to the community where the senior living community resides. See below for images of […]

April 10, 2019

Southern New Hampshire University Announces New Operations Center in Tucson

Southern New Hampshire University’s new Tucson, Arizona Operations Center will help better serve students in western time zones, bringing 350 jobs to the area.

March 11, 2019

Symboticware Announces New US/Mexico Headquarters in Tucson, AZ

Symboticware announces a new US/Mexico Headquarters in Tucson, AZ. The new Tucson office was chosen in order to be closer to their customers and key mining markets in the US and Mexico. This office will include an estimated 20 high-tech jobs.

January 13, 2019

Amazon expands Tucson presence with major project on city’s west side

Amazon is expanding its presence in Tucson with a major development under construction on the city’s west side

January 7, 2019

Northwest Healthcare Announces Eastside Expansion in Tucson, AZ With Nearly 600 Jobs

Northwest Healthcare announces a new 70-bed hospital and expanded medical services near Houghton Road and Old Spanish Trail.

January 7, 2019

Tucson mining-tech firm Modular plans to add 35 high-paying jobs

Longtime Tucson mining-technology firm Modular Mining is planning to add 35 high-paying jobs in a $6.4 million expansion at its south-side facility, according to documents filed with the city.

November 29, 2018

Harsch Investment Properties Breaks Ground on 157,500 SF Spec Building in Tucson, Arizona

Harsch Investment Properties hosts the groundbreaking event today on a 157,500 square foot speculative building at the Tucson Airport Distribution Center Building B

November 9, 2018

Imperfect Selects Tucson, Arizona for New Customer Care Center

San Francisco-based produce delivery company to bring 350 jobs to region

November 2, 2018

Sun Corridor Inc. Wins Two AAED Golden Prospector Awards For Economic Development

Sun Corridor Inc. has won two Golden Prospector Awards from the Arizona Association for Economic Development (AAED), recognizing excellence, innovation and creativity in economic development.

September 12, 2018

Self-driving Truck Company TuSimple Announces Expansion in Tucson, Arizona

TuSimple, a global self-driving truck solutions company, today announced plans for further expansion in Tucson, Arizona.

August 24, 2018

AXISCADES Selects Tucson, Arizona for New Engineering Center

Arizona Governor Doug Ducey and Mritunjay Singh, CEO and Executive Director of AXISCADES, one of India’s leading technology solutions providers, today announced the company’s expansion into Tucson, Arizona, where it will create hundreds of jobs primarily in mechanical and electrical e…

August 16, 2018

Texas Instruments to build $29M facility in Tucson, add 35 high-paying jobs

Texas Instruments is planning to build a new office building on the last vacant parcel in the Williams Centre.

July 19, 2018

Arizona Commerce Authority Launches New Interactive Map That Showcases Arizona’s Assets

Just launched: a new user-friendly tool great for highlighting AZ’s statewide resources! @azcommerce’s Arizona Assets Map identifies infrastructure, land ownership, educational resources, community profiles & much more