OPPORTUNITY RISING: TUS BLUEPRINT

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.

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POSITIONED FOR PROGRESS

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.

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WHERE TALENT CONVERGES

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.

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DATA THAT DRIVES DECISIONS

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.

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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: 168

Jobs Supported: 49,139

Economic Impact: $24.8 billion

Updated through 6/30/19

SUN CORRIDOR NEWS

  • 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 media@mmsi.com Laura Shaw Sr. Vice President Sun Corridor Inc. (520) 609-5972 or laura.shaw@suncorridorinc.com 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 […]

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  • 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 shawnr@pvbfabs.com Laura Shaw, Sr. Vice President Sun Corridor Inc. (520) 609-5972 cell or laura.shaw@suncorridorinc.com 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 […]

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  • 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…

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  • 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…

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REMINDER: Don't forget to tune in at 12:30PM today to hear from Ernie Jones, Senior Director of Tucson National Center of Excellence at ... @comcast on the @buckmastershow #tucson

Check out the @buckmastershow today at 12:30PM to hear from Ernie Jones, Senior Director of Tucson National Center of Excellence at ... @comcast.

𝗚𝗼 … It’s official! @Allegiant Air is adding low-cost nonstop flights from #Tucson to #LasVegas @LASairport on Fridays and ... Sundays, starting June 5. Book now: https://www.allegiantair.com/ #FlyTucson

“Tucson is not the only place on the short list for mining companies but it’s understood that it is an emerging mining tech hub in the ... United States.” -- Greg Lanz, North America general manager of @ModularMining
#mining #mininghub #Tucson #AZ
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.@ASU receives $30 million gift from @StateFarm to fund new programs and scholarships for learners of all ages to succeed.

#Arizona ... #education #highered #ASU #StateFarm
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Don't miss the @buckmastershow this Thursday 2/13 at 12:30PM to hear from Ernie Jones, Senior Director of Tucson National Center of ... Excellence at @comcast.

An inside look at Bayer's greenhouse facility and their approach to automation and data analysis featuring Megan Dickens, Protective Culture... Production Lead describing the potting process.
#AI #agriculture #Tucson #Arizona
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The proposal would allocate $3 million annually over five years to boost science and technology education across the state.
#STEM #Tucson ... #Arizona
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"Without a doubt, Tucson and Southern Arizona enter the new decade on a roll." -- Gov. @dougducey

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@ModularMining Opens Customer Experience Center in Tucson, Arizona ... https://www.areadevelopment.com/newsItems/1-31-2020/modular-mining-tucson-arizona.shtml #econdev @azcommerce @SunCorridorInc

STATS / DATA / INFOGRAPHICS

Our Sites & Data section contains comprehensive information on the demographics and vital statistics of Southern Arizona but our team can also collect site specific information tailored to your needs.

Patents Per 10,000 Workers (2018)

Housing Affordability Index (2018)

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