TUCSON RANKED TOP 10 U.S. CITY TO BEST RECOVER FROM COVID-19

“The most dynamic recoveries may well bypass traditional powerhouses and take place instead in areas that either were or were poised to lead the way in 2020 before everything changed.”

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TUCSON RELOCATIONS INCREASE AMONG TECHNICAL PROFESSIONALS

Tucson is positioned to succeed post COVID-19 with "more computer programmers moving from the San Francisco Bay Area to more affordable inland cities such as Nashville or Tucson, Ariz."

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TUCSON RANKED #1 CITY FOR LARGEST SPIKE IN GOOGLE HOME SEARCHES

Tucson ranked #1 city for home searches with the largest spike in Google searches for "Homes for Sale" since COVID-19 outbreak.

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COVID-19 Update

While our offices are currently not open to visitors, Sun Corridor Inc. is committed to conducting business as usual with clients, investors and community partners on a remote basis. To reach our staff, click here.


Sun Corridor Inc. is closely monitoring reports from the Centers for Disease Control (CDC). We will continue to reevaluate this situation as developments occur and will provide updates online here.


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 resources in Pima County here.
Learn about resources from the Arizona Commerce Authority 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 $29.6 billion.

Company Locates & Expansions: 175

Jobs Supported: 51,208

Economic Impact: $29.6 billion

Updated through 6/30/20

SUN CORRIDOR NEWS

  • September 22, 2020 Sandvik Materials Technology Expands to Tucson, Arizona

    Second U.S. Location to Manufacture Fine Medical Wire and Components For Immediate Release Media Contacts: Gary Davies, Head of Business Unit Medical Sandvik Materials Technology (386) 447-5019 or gary.davies@sandvik.com Laura Shaw, Sr. Vice President Sun Corridor Inc. (520) 609-5972 cell or laura.shaw@suncorridorinc.com Tucson, AZ (September 22, 2020)— Sandvik Materials Technology, a world-leading developer and manufacturer […]

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  • August 31, 2020 Autonomous Technology Thriving in Arizona

    Arizona is rapidly becoming the top proving ground for autonomous technology innovation. There are a number of key factors that make Arizona a favorable market and continue drawing companies that are looking for a great ecosystem supporting the autonomous technology industry. Business Environment Governor Ducey’s has established the ADOT Self-Driving Vehicle Oversight Committee, allowing for […]

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  • Verifone Opens Customer Service and Tech Support Operation in Tucson, AZ

    August 28, 2020 – Tucson welcomes Verifone to the community with the announcement of a new customer service and tech support operation bringing 168 jobs and a total economic impact of $174 million over the next five years. The company has opened operations at 5151 E Broadway Blvd. Verifone provides a unified platform to perform […]

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  • August 27, 2020 Nanomoneo Establishes Biotech Operation in Tucson, Arizona

    For Immediate Release Media Contacts: Tech Parks Arizona – Jessa Turner, (520) 405-8262 or jbturner@uatechpark.org Nanomoneo – Juliann Talkington, (520) 216-7525 or jtalkington@nanomoneo.com   Tucson, AZ (August 27, 2020) – After a competitive, multi-state process, Nanomoneo, a biotechnology instrument company, announces today that it has selected the University of Arizona Center for Innovation in Tucson, […]

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Sandvik Materials Technology announces today plans to expand its operations of precision medical wire and wire-based components to Tucson, ... Arizona.
@SandvikGroup
https://www.suncorridorinc.com/media-center/sandvik-materials-technology-expands-to-tucson-arizona/

“We’re a tech company - it’s as much a computer on wheels as it is a car. The tech really differentiates this company, and all of the ... tech is done in-house.” - @LucidMotors CEO Peter Rawlinson 👏👏 #LucidAir #futureofmobility #sustainability https://twitter.com/LucidMotors/status/1303841642126831616

The Thomas R. Brown Family Foundation is giving $2.5 million to Pima Community College Foundation to advance the College's growing presence ... as the center of economic recovery and growth in the region.
http://ow.ly/vrhZ50BmvDU

Do you know what's happening with higher ed during COVID-19? Listen to ASU President, Michael Crow, talk about precautions and procedures ... for re-opening the university on the Tipping Point.
http://ow.ly/P1lg50Bmqbe

Do you know about autonomous technology innovation and companies thriving in Arizona?

Learn more about the companies and community assets ... driving autonomous technology here: http://ow.ly/l0WN50Bio9V

TUSD school, Davis Bilingual Elementary Magnet School, has been named to the Magnet Schools of America’s Top 20 National Magnet School of ... Excellence.
@MagnetSchlsMSA #Tucson #education
http://ow.ly/fKKJ50Bil2D

Listen to @aztechcouncil's podcast and learn why Tucson was recently named as one of the top 10 U.S. cities best positioned to recover from ... COIVD, as well as the programs, strategies & initiatives guiding and impacting Tucson’s long-term regional economy!

https://youtu.be/q-4BLtxgZZA?t=36

Helpful updates from @TucsonAirport on changes made throughout the terminal to keep employees and travelers safe during the COVID-19 ... pandemic. https://youtu.be/zrK78G7jCjU

After a competitive, multi-state process, @nanomoneo a biotechnology instrument company, announces today that it has selected the ... @UAZInnovation in Tucson, Arizona for its new applied research operation.

Learn more: http://ow.ly/uhMs50BaK9x

Join @aztechcouncil Aug 28 for a LIVE podcast with #EconomicDevelopment leaders from @SunCorridorInc & @CityofTucson as they share ... insight on key strategies helping #Tucson to grow into a major #TechHub. Sponsored by @azcommerce + #jdhinsights. https://businessradiox.com/phoenixbusinessradio #AZTechCast

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