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

  • 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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  • October 1, 2020 DoorDash Announces New DashMart On-Demand Convenience Delivery in Tucson, Arizona

    For Immediate Release Media Contacts: Laura Shaw Senior Vice President, Sun Corridor Inc. (520) 609-5972 or laura.shaw@suncorridorinc.com  Mattie Magdovitz Director, Public Relations, DoorDash mattie@doordash.com Tucson, AZ (October 1, 2020) – Today DoorDash, the nation’s leading last-mile logistics platform, announces it will establish DashMart service in Tucson, Arizona. DashMart is a new type of convenience store, […]

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  • 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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COVID-19 sanitation efforts earn @TucsonAirport an accreditation from the Global Biorisk Advisory Council’s Star facility, the cleaning ... industry’s only outbreak prevention, response and recovery accreditation for facilities.
http://ow.ly/FUcp50BYQzw

Congrats to the @uarizona-led OSIRIS-REx mission, which will make its first attempt at retrieving a sample from asteroid Bennu this ... afternoon. Follow along on @NASA TV. Online streaming at https://www.nasa.gov/nasalive starting at 2:00 MST.

WOW Studios, a Seattle-based luxury technical sportswear company, announces today its move to downtown Tucson. The relocation will add 50 ... jobs with an economic impact of $252 million over the next 10 years.

https://www.suncorridorinc.com/media-center/wow-studios-chooses-downtown-tucson-arizona-for-new-headquarters/

Today Tucson Airport Authority breaks ground on the largest project in TUS history. The next phase of the Airfield Safety Enhancement ... Program begins at 10:15AM. Watch from using the livestream link.
Register here: https://lnkd.in/gztidD3

Tucson named the ninth-best large U.S. city to visit by @cntraveller readers.
http://ow.ly/NX7d50BNI8w

Starting today, Thursday, October 8th, @imperfect_foods will start delivering weekly groceries to customers in the Tucson area. Customers ... can order at http://imperfectfoods.com/join.

Learn more: http://ow.ly/pQVx50BNlSC

Watch Tucson Airport Authority break ground on the largest project in TUS history. The next phase of the Airfield Safety Enhancement Program... begins Thursday, October 15th.
Register here: https://lnkd.in/gztidD3

New non-stop flight options are coming to @TucsonAirport with destinations to Houston, Portland and Seattle.
http://ow.ly/MkOL50BJTjT

Accelerate Diagnostic's MS-Fast system and BioCheck SARS-CoV-2 chemiluminescence tests can process human serum samples in 30 minutes to ... detect antibodies that indicate recent or prior COVID-19 infection.
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We’re excited to announce Comcast Business will now offer high-speed internet service with speeds up to 100 Gbps to businesses of all ... sizes in Southern Arizona. Read more about this announcement here: https://comca.st/2SbT8RL

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