OPPORTUNITY RISING: TUS BLUEPRINT
The 2019 TUS Blueprint is a new vision for commercial development of both Tucson airports (Tucson International and Ryan Airfield), incorporating major stakeholder input for asset mapping, gap analysis and new growth strategies/tactics.
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 $24.8 billion.

Company Locates & Expansions: 168          Jobs Supported: 49,139         Economic Impact: $24.8 billion

Updated through 6/30/19
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October 2, 2019
Raytheon’s Economic Impact to Arizona Now Tops $2.6 Billion
Raytheon makes a $2.6 billion annual economic impact to Arizona, according to a new study conducted by Arizona State University’s Seidman Institute. The latest study shows Raytheon’s annual impact across Arizona has grown by more than $500 million in the last three years. Increased sales, new hiring and additional infrastructure have helped to fuel the increase.
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September 4, 2019
Southern New Hampshire University Seeks Candidates for 150 Open Positions at New Tucson Operations Center
SNHU will hire approximately 150 staff members initially, with plans to hire 300 total staff members in Tucson by 2021.
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July 23, 2019
Recent Project Successes and Announcements FY18/19
List of Sun Corridor Inc. Business Attraction & Expansion Successes: July 1, 2018 - June 30, 2019
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April 15, 2019
Senior Living at Dove Mountain to Begin Construction On First Arizona Location
Next-generation facility, with nearly 70 jobs, coming to Marana in 2020.
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  • November 12, 2019 - Choose Tucson and see how our connected community supports and grows thriving businesses. #Tucson #Arizona… https://t.co/7vN9d6JMks read on Twitter
  • November 08, 2019 - RT @UArizonaPres: We are very proud of the new Honors Village at @uarizona —home for @UAZHonors and its incredible community of scholars. W… read on Twitter
  • November 07, 2019 - REMINDER: Don't forget to tune in at 12:30PM today to hear from @DavidAdameCPLC, President & CEO of @CPLCdotORG on… https://t.co/VY3FlvjEWE read on Twitter
  • November 07, 2019 - Check out the @buckmastershow today at 12:30PM to hear from @DavidAdameCPLC, President & CEO of @CPLCdotORG! https://t.co/aK6wfNG8QA read on Twitter
  • November 05, 2019 - RT @TucsonAirport: Breaking news: Frontier Airlines is returning to TUS a week earlier than originally planned. Passengers are snapping up… read on Twitter
  • November 05, 2019 - Well deserved @uarizona! Collaboration and support makes Tucson's businesses thrive. #businesscommunity #tucson… https://t.co/4hB7TpuZzw read on Twitter
  • October 28, 2019 - Downtown Tucson news! @HexagonMining is expanding its footprint at City Park. #Tucson #downtowntucson #arizona… https://t.co/k1N07SIdDq read on Twitter
  • October 24, 2019 - Getting the latest scoop on tech trends from John Fortt, co-anchor of CNBC’s Squawk Alley. NYC Sales Mission 2019 https://t.co/JigTw1szEF read on Twitter
  • October 23, 2019 - Proud to lead this strong group of ambassadors for Southern AZ! 2019 NYC Sales Mission. https://t.co/7ph9Uqogsr read on Twitter
  • October 16, 2019 - Great news and congratulations to @UArizonaEller! #tucson #arizona #education #workforce https://t.co/O7sSWYolfb read on Twitter

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