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.
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
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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.
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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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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
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April 15, 2019
Senior Living at Dove Mountain to Begin Construction On First Arizona Location
Next-generation facility, with nearly 70 jobs, coming to Marana in 2020.
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  • November 18, 2019 - RT @TucsonAirport: We celebrated #Tucson style for the first arrival and departure on @Allegiant’s nonstop from/to @INDairport! #FlyTucson… read on Twitter
  • November 18, 2019 - RT @BIO5: The deadline has been extended to Dec 1. Apply today! https://t.co/jyAQgq78oq read on Twitter
  • November 18, 2019 - NEW: Distant Focus Corporation relocates headquarters and manufacturing to Tucson, Arizona to take advantage of the… https://t.co/Vi8sRyBd73 read on Twitter
  • November 18, 2019 - Don't miss the @buckmastershow this Thursday 11/21 at 12:30PM to hear from Danette Bewley, interim President & CEO… https://t.co/bPw25OII6i read on Twitter
  • November 16, 2019 - Congrats! https://t.co/dRrug4PumN read on Twitter
  • November 16, 2019 - RT @UATechParksAz: Where's America's next tech heavyweight? According to Governor @dougducey, Tucson! With every new idea that gets its sta… read on Twitter
  • November 15, 2019 - AI in action, right here in Southern AZ. Congrats to the Bayer team for the launch of its hi tech, automated green… https://t.co/WEE2fX3XsZ read on Twitter
  • November 15, 2019 - "Rio Nuevo and its leadership are not only working to increase the tax base for our region to support and fund high… https://t.co/iEwVFQK1FV read on Twitter
  • November 15, 2019 - Tucson has the tech talent companies want. Recently, @CBRE ranked Tucson as the #1 “opportunity market” in its 2019… https://t.co/j0c2Cyo8TW read on Twitter
  • November 14, 2019 - Economic Development is important for every community. Thank you to the 2020 class of @TucsonLeader for your engage… https://t.co/euMhi5Nki0 read on Twitter

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