“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.”



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."



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



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.


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


  • November 10, 2020 Vector Launch Inc. To Restart, Remain in Tucson, Arizona

    For Immediate Release Media Contacts: Laura Shaw Senior Vice President, Sun Corridor Inc. (520) 609-5972 or laura.shaw@suncorridorinc.com Rob Spalding Co-CEO, Q Networks (660) 864-0653 or rspalding@qnetworks.io Tucson, AZ (November 10, 2020) – Vector Launch Inc., a micro-satellite launch company founded in Tucson, Arizona in 2016, announces today that it will restart operations and remain in […]

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  • October 29, 2020 Bioscience Is Booming in Tucson and Southern Arizona

    Southern Arizona continues to climb in prominence for bioscience, diagnostics and medical device companies. Anchored by its strengths of an educated workforce, access to funding and a cutting-edge research university, Southern Arizona is poised to meet the needs of companies looking to relocate or expand in the region. Industry Growth Arizona added 9,696 bioscience industry […]

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  • October 19, 2020 WOW Studios Chooses Downtown Tucson, Arizona for New Headquarters

    Renowned Designer Joey Rodolfo To Establish Design and Innovation Center, Focus on Health/Wellness and Wearable Tech   For Immediate Release Media Contacts: Joey Rodolfo WOW Studios joey@wow-studios.com www.wow-studios.com Laura Shaw, Sr. Vice President Sun Corridor Inc. (520) 609-5972 cell or laura.shaw@suncorridorinc.com   Tucson, AZ (October 19, 2020) – WOW Studios, a Seattle-based luxury technical sportswear […]

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  • October 8, 2020 Imperfect Foods Starts Delivery in Tucson, Arizona

    Imperfect Foods is an online grocer committed to eliminating food waste and building a better food system for everyone. The company sources surplus food and imperfect produce directly from farmers, growers and food purveyors and delivers these goods directly to customers’ doors through a customizable subscription service that’s less than grocery store prices. Imperfect Foods offers […]

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We're proud to announce today our partnership with @pchd & Paradigm Labs to offer FREE COVID-19 testing at Tucson International Airport.... We want anyone who has to travel to feel safe, because TUS Cares. Details: https://bit.ly/TUStest

Bioscience research & development at top Arizona universities grew 25% in the past 4 years, more than twice the national average, paving... the way for a surge in health sciences innovation.
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In preparation for anticipated global growth and new technology announcements, @symboticware has appointed a new CEO, Ash Agarwal.

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Driven by the vision of Arizona’s Bioscience Roadmap, Tucson’s bioscience leadership is committed to collaboration, results and economic... growth.
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TMC HealthCare announces an expansion to its Rincon campus with a new 60-bed hospital. The $80 million 150,000 SF facility will further ... integrate primary and specialty care with service lines including cardiology, general surgery, neurology and more.


“When we’re improving our facilities, our infrastructure, and our operation, it really has a multiplier effect for the entire region. ... More jobs are created and more businesses may want to locate or expand here.”

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Vector Launch Inc., a micro-satellite launch company founded in Tucson, Arizona in 2016, announces today that it will restart operations and... remain in Tucson after a competitive, multi-state process.


“We’re seeing inquires out of state never seen before, both the coasts are looking at Arizona, because of the (lower) cost of doing ... business here and the lack of natural disasters,” said Carol Stewart, UA associate vice president for Tech Parks Arizona.



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