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 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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  • 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…

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Congratulations to @uarizona on being ranked #11 Best Online Bachelor's Program by @usnews.

#Tucson #Arizona #education #online
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DYK: #Arizona's tech sector is growing at a rate 40% faster than the U.S.? There are currently over 9,000 tech companies operating in #AZ ... & more than 6,723 tech jobs were created last year. Learn more from the @aztechcouncil's eImpact Report: http://bit.ly/AZTCeImpactReport @szylstra

A new partnership announced between @symboticware and SafeBox leverages their technologies to bring safety solutions to the mining industry....

#miningtechnology #miningsafety #minesafety #mining #miningpartnership #Tucson
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Gov. @dougducey says in the article: “Arizona’s economy is roaring — 350,000 new jobs since 2015. Much of this growth is happening ... right here in Southern Arizona...”

#Tucson #economicdevelopment #economy
http://ow.ly/41xE50xXr17

One of our newest employers in Southern Arizona!

Missed last week's @buckmastershow? Listen to what’s happening with @CoxComm in the Tucson community here ⬇️
... https://youtu.be/KvInqwBw5ng

“…Arizona is becoming home to the largest education technology (edtech) sector in the U.S. with more than 50 companies in this industry ... picking our state for their headquarters.”

Read more about Arizona's tech industry hitting the fast lane ➡️http://ow.ly/DICV50xSKeQ

Read about the TUS Blueprint and "the opportunities that the Tucson International Airport can bring to this community beyond air service" in... the latest 2020 Special Report.

#Tucson #Arizona #aerospace #airport #landuse @TucsonAirport @BizTucson
https://issuu.com/mcserres/docs/btw20suncorridor/8

PVB Fabrications Inc. is moving its headquarters to Marana. ... https://tucson.com/business/tucson-welding-and-construction-company-expands-plans-to-add-jobs/article_1f83a382-652d-5df8-a312-0115f75f75a3.html?utm_medium=social&utm_source=twitter_TucsonStar

PVB Fabrications, Inc. announces plans to expand its headquarters in Marana, Arizona, adding nearly 170 jobs. The total capital investment ... over the next 5 years will be approximately $17 million, resulting in a total economic impact of $48 million.

➡️http://ow.ly/eWrJ50xSmYm

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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