Honoring the West Valley’s best, WESTMARC has selected the finalists for its Annual Best of the West Awards Dinner.Read More
Home to over 25 post-secondary schools, the West Valley maintains one of the most collaborative and unique workforce strategy pipelines in the nation.Read More
A conveniently placed and well-established infrastructure with access to California and Mexico make the West Valley the perfect hub and home.Read More
The Greater Maricopa Foreign Trade Zone (GMFTZ) has come a long way since it’s inception in 2010. Designed to foster economic development and attract new businesses to the West Valley, the GMFTZ offers…Read More
Residents of the West Valley, often hear “the sounds of freedom” emanating from above. The audible and visible signs of F-35 training missions represent the ongoing legacy of Luke Air Force Base. In addition to being home to F-35s, Luke AFB also houses F-16s, 4,300 active military personnel, 1,300 reserves, and 1,300 civilians.Read More
WESTMARC President and CEO Sintra Hoffman was recently recognized by Estrella Mountain Community College as their 2019 Education Hero.
Hoffman’s recognition was the result of her involvement and efforts in the WESTMARC led workforce development strategy “West Valley Pipeline.” This initiative helped EMCC secure $31 million in funds for capital improvements that will create more space for nursing programs and reduce the current wait list.Read More
Honey bees typically travel 1.3 miles to collect the necessary resources to bring back to the bee hive. For the last few decades, the majority of West Valley finance and insurance workers have had to commute significantly farther than the average honey bee.Read More
The West Valley dominates the numbers game.
An astonishing 35 percent of Metro Phoenix healthcare workers reside in the West Valley. The region is also home to a staggering 32 percent of Metro Phoenix’s employees in the financial services and insurance sectors, and 33 percent of workers in manufacturing live in the West Valley.Read More
Maybe at one time, healthcare expansion and innovation in the West Valley was like a mirage. There was a glimmer of something happening, but the full picture was blurry.
Not anymore. Today, 1.6 million West Valley residents have numerous options when it comes to innovative healthcare.Read More