Arizona

This section includes articles related to area economic development, corporate relocation, company expansion and site selection news throughout Arizona.

Arizona State Focus: Heading To The Desert

Arizona is one of the most popular destinations for new businesses for many key reasons.
Logistics Hubs

Top Logistics Hubs: On The Move

Cities and counties are leveraging their locations, skilled workforce, and intermodal services to keep goods moving.
USGBC LEED for Cities

15 Cities, Counties Join Green Buildings Leadership Program

In partnership with Bank of America, USGBC LEED for Cities certification has provided over $2 million to accelerate action on climate change, resilience, and social equity.
JX USA Arizona

JX Nippon Mining & Metals Invests $29M In Arizona

The 65-acre Mesa, AZ greenfield site will serve as the new base of operations for JX’s North American and European semiconductor materials business.
March / April 2022 Issue

March / April 2022 Issue (Volume 55, Number 2)

Business Facilities' March / April 2022 issue focuses on the global supply chain, logistics, foreign direct investment, industrial parks, manufacturing, life sciences, and more.
Fujifilm expansion Delaware

Fujifilm To Build $28M Delaware Facility, Completes $88M Arizona Expansion

The New Castle, DE facility will double inkjet dispersion production; Mesa, AZ plant will supply the semiconductor industry.
Williams-Sonoma, Glendale, Arizona

Williams-Sonoma Will Create 2,400 Jobs In Arizona

The home furnishings retailer plans to open a new 1.25-million-square-foot fulfillment and distribution center in The Cubes at Glendale.
EMD Electronics Chandler Arizona

EMD Electronics Investing $28M In Arizona Expansion

The new semiconductor and display material manufacturing facility will create more than 100 jobs in Chandler, AZ.
2021 Economic Development Deal of the Year

2021 Economic Development Deal Of The Year: Bronze Award

KORE Power chose the growing city of Buckeye, AZ for its next lithium-ion battery storage manufacturing facility. The deal will create about 3,000 new advanced manufacturing jobs in the Phoenix suburb.
Utilities Economic Development

Top Utilities: More Power To You

From municipally-owned power providers to expansive regional entities, these top utilities of 2021 did much more than provide energy.
2021 Deals of the Year

Ford, Samsung Electronics, KORE Power Named 2021 Deals Of The Year

The three winners were selected from a record-setting number of entries submitted for Business Facilities’ 2021 Deals of the Year awards.
2021 LiveXchange

LiveXchange Goes Live Once Again In 2021

Corporate executives, economic developers hailed the return of an in-person Business Facilities LiveXchange event, while participating in more than 265 one-on-one meetings.
Tourism Industry

The Tourism Industry: Headed For Recovery

U.S. domestic travel has almost returned to its pre-COVID levels, but business and international travel segments are seeing an uneven recovery.
Flagstaff, Arizona

Flagstaff, AZ: Changing Seasons And Continued Growth

Find out for yourself why more and more businesses and individuals are choosing Flagstaff, AZ as their new home.
2021 LiveXchange

Business Leaders Hail The Return Of In-Person BF LiveXchange

With more than 260 one-on-one meetings, Business Facilities’ 2021 LiveXchange event came roaring back to life last week in Tucson, AZ.
domestic extremists, keynote

FBI, DOJ Must Root Out White Supremacist, Law Enforcement Links

In his LiveXChange Keynote presentation, former FBI special agent Mike German called for a national strategy to root out law enforcement with links to white supremacist groups.
domestic extremists, keynote

Whistleblower To Detail Domestic Threats To Democracy At LiveXchange

October 27 at LiveXchange, ­former FBI special agent and whistleblower Michael German will discuss steps law enforcement must take to combat home-grown extremists.
September / October 2021 Issue (Volume 54, Number 5)

September / October 2021 Issue (Volume 54, Number 5)

The September / October 2021 issue looks at startup ecosystems, innovation centers and Opportunity Zones. Plus, an exclusive interview with North Carolina Gov. Roy Cooper.
Amazon logistics

Amazon Plans To Hire 125,000 Employees Across America

Amazon will add the new fulfillment and transportation positions to the 40,000 corporate and technology jobs announced earlier this month.
Health Care

Real-Time Data Drives Post-Pandemic Health Care

Building a resilient post-COVID health care workforce will require data-driven solutions to meet evolving employee needs, according to Deloitte’s 2021 Global Health Care report.

Rankings & Awards

March / April 2022 Issue

March / April 2022 Issue (Volume 55, Number 2)

Business Facilities' March / April 2022 issue focuses on the global supply chain, logistics, foreign direct investment, industrial parks, manufacturing, life sciences, and more.
Virginia Business Climate Award

Virginia’s El Koubi Accepts 2021 State of the Year—Best Overall Business Climate Award

Business Facilities magazine recognized the Commonwealth of Virginia for its commitment to building a strong business environment in 2021.

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