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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COVID-19 Update

Tucson/Southern Arizona business groups are working together to provide COVID-19 resources and recovery assistance to our industry partners, members and investors. A centralized resource page can be found here: https://tucsonchamber.org/covid19/

Learn about The University of Arizona making Coronavirus test kits for local use: Here

Amid ongoing concern about Coronavirus (COVID-19), Sun Corridor Inc. is closely monitoring reports from the Centers for Disease Control (CDC). As a precautionary measure and for the health and well-being of our employees, we have made the decision to have our employees work from home beginning Monday, March 16th.  We are committed to responding to clients, partners & investors by conducting business as usual during this time. To reach our staff, click here.

We will continue to reevaluate this situation as developments occur and will provide updates online here.

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 $29.5 billion.

Company Locates & Expansions: 173

Jobs Supported: 50,989

Economic Impact: $29.5 billion

Updated through 12/5/19

SUN CORRIDOR NEWS

  • February 19, 2020 SNHU Officially Unveils New Southwest Operations Center in Tucson, AZ

      Contact: Lauren Keane Southern New Hampshire University 203-695-2264 l.keane@snhu.edu       SNHU Officially Unveils New Southwest Operations Center in Tucson, AZ SNHU officials using huge scissors to cut a blue ribbon at the university’s new southwest operations center in Tucson, Arizona. Tucson, AZ (Feb. 19, 2020) – Southern New Hampshire University (SNHU) celebrated […]

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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 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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REMINDER: Don't forget to tune in at 12:30PM today to hear from Jim Tofel, Managing Member of Development at @TofelDent on the Buckmaster ... Show #tucson

Check out the Buckmaster Show today at 12:30PM to hear from Jim Tofel, Managing Member of Development at @TofelDent.

Don't miss the Buckmaster Show tomorrow, 3/26 at 12:30PM to hear from Jim Tofel, Managing Member of Development at @TofelDent.

1,600 test kits for #coronavirus have been made by @uarizona researchers over the weekend. More test kits will be developed with researchers... having enough supplies to make about 20,000 kits.

Learn more: http://ow.ly/4LaV50yUnwY

Sun Corridor Inc. proud to partner with local business groups to provide COVID-19 resources and recovery assistance to our industry ... partners, members and investors.

A centralized resource page can be found here: https://tucsonchamber.org/covid19/

Welcome to our Board, @InvoltaLLC and @WorldViewSpace! They will be a great asset and a champion of Southern Arizona with our clients.

We encourage you to continue to support local restaurants by having your food delivered or pick it up to enjoy in your home. Please read to ... get all of the details. Stay well! Please click the link to read the details. https://conta.cc/2U07MgB

REMINDER: Don't forget to tune in at 12:30PM today to hear from @szylstra, President & CEO of @aztechcouncil on the Buckmaster Show ... #tucson

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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