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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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.
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
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.
April 10, 2019
Southern New Hampshire University Announces New Operations Center in Tucson
Southern New Hampshire University's new Tucson, Arizona Operations Center will help better serve students in western time zones, bringing 350 jobs to the area.


  • September 13, 2019 - RT @IanRRoark: Thank you @SunCorridorInc for our partnership! Thank you Joe Snell of @SunCorridorInc and Wes Kremer of @Raytheon for highli… read on Twitter
  • September 13, 2019 - RT @AZPMnews: .@SunCorridorInc has big plans for the @TucsonAirport — and they don’t include passenger service. https://t.co/bC2qnweLAz read on Twitter
  • September 12, 2019 - Learn more at suncorridorinc .com/TUSBlueprint https://t.co/G68K40z0Ro read on Twitter
  • September 12, 2019 - Great recap of today's Annual luncheon. Airports can be so much more than places to catch a plane. @TucsonAirport… https://t.co/BJAFoB5dR9 read on Twitter
  • September 12, 2019 - RT @babscoffee: Wes Kremer @Raytheon thanks Key partners in economic development for helping them grow and expand @cityoftucson @SunCorrido… read on Twitter
  • September 12, 2019 - RT @UATechParksAz: Today we celebrated community champions, heard from our region’s leadership and gained insight about economic developmen… read on Twitter
  • September 04, 2019 - @amazon's new fulfillment center in Tucson is hiring 1,500 people with wages starting at $15/hr. To receive a link… https://t.co/dmOaJvWduG read on Twitter
  • September 04, 2019 - RT @UACInnovation: We’ve officially broken ground in Oro Valley - a new outpost where the next generation of life science companies will co… read on Twitter
  • September 04, 2019 - RT @TucsonAirport: It’s official! Fly nonstop to @INDairport on @Allegiant beginning November 14. Learn all the details here ➡️ https://t.c… read on Twitter
  • August 22, 2019 - RT @uarizona: We're going green! By partnering with Tucson Electric Power for the purchase of solar and wind power, the UA will offset all… read on Twitter

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