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GMFTZ Projected for $795 million in FTZ-based Investment for West Valley

June 24, 2019 | 0 Comments

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…

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West Valley and Luke Air Force Base

May 30, 2019 | 0 Comments

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.

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WESTMARC’s Hoffman Receives 2019 Heroes of Education Honor and Recognition for securing EMCC with $31 million for capital improvements

April 19, 2019 | 0 Comments

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.

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West Valley Hosts a Hive of Ready-Made Finance and Insurance Talent

April 18, 2019 | 0 Comments

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.

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West Valley: In Peak Buying Power Position

March 19, 2019 | 0 Comments

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.

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Innovation Drives West Valley’s Healthcare Boom

February 13, 2019 | 0 Comments

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.

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WESTMARC Reports, West Valley Rising

January 22, 2019 | 0 Comments

West Valley’s recent economic development victories will feed explosive growth.

Shooting stars can travel as rapidly as 291,000 miles per hour. While the West Valley isn’t technically a shooting star, its growth is certainly meteoric.

Simply put by Founder and President of Arizona Strategies, Karrin Taylor Robson, “The next decade belongs to the West Valley.”

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