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Learn more about The Pivot Playbook, the region's new recovery plan with
specific strategies and actions in five focus areas to ensure that Southern Arizona
is poised for a strong recovery.
covid-19 update

Sun Corridor Inc. offices are now open daily Monday – Friday. 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.


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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 $30.6 billion.

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Economic Impact

Updated through 3/24/21

Targeted Industries

Commercial Aviation

Quick Highlights

Tucson & Southern Arizona meet all needs for commercial aviation with access to a premier workforce through Pima Community College’s Aviation Center of Excellence and shovel ready properties.

Companies operating here include
Bombardier, Ascent, Honeywell, Meggitt, Sargent and Universal Avionics.

E- Commerce and Distribution

Quick Highlights

Looking to improve your current e-commerce and distribution operations? Tucson & Southern Arizona have 100-acre real estate parcels, the Port of Tucson and Southeast Employment & Logistics Center. Our workforce is prepared and expertly trained to support your business with the University of Arizona’s Operations Management major.

Notable companies operating here include, HomeGoods, Home Depot and Amazon.

Mining Technology

Quick Highlights

Southern Arizona supplies 60% of the nation’s copper (US Geological Survey USGS, 2015) and is a hub for tech talent, providing the workforce your business needs to succeed. This standing is nationally recognized as Tucson was ranked #1 of up-and-coming tech talent market (CBRE, 2019).

Notable businesses in the region include Caterpillar, Hexagon Mining, Modular Mining (a Komatsu Company) and Freeport-McMoRan.


Pima Community College's first-ever autonomous driving certificate program, in partnership with @TuSimpleAI, was highlighted in @smartcitiesdive for teaching students to operate self-driving trucks while building other essential skills.

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Looking to relocate? Consider Tucson, AZ.

Tucson is one of five recently spotlighted by @livability for its creative incentive program, Remote Tucson-- participants receive a package of benefits and perks, including cash and services.

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Today CIS Global announces plans to expand its headquarters in Tucson, Arizona. The new headquarters will include an expansion of 100 jobs, and will create an economic impact of $139.3 million over five years.
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“The fact that we can re-skill somebody or re-career somebody fairly quickly puts our region in position to ensure that companies that want to come here will have the workforce they need over the long term. We’ve been listening.”

Lee Lambert
Chancellor & CEO, Pima Community College

“Tucson’s appeal is growing for people who are willing to exchange large-city amenities for safety, well-being, mental health and a sense of community that supports individual and family efforts to stay healthy.”

Alex Horvath
Senior Vice President & Chief Human Resources Officer, TMC HealthCare

“We had a great foundation of success built prior to the pandemic. Now, the many rankings that suggest Tucson will be in a strong economic position post-COVID are really playing out on the ground.  Interest is strong.  The future is very bright.”

Joe Snell
President & CEO, Sun Corridor Inc.
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