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Arizona exports reach record level in 2019

(AZ Big Media – February 11, 2020) – Arizona exports ranked sixth in the nation for percent increase from 2018 to 2019, according to new data from the U.S. Census Bureau, growing to $24.7 billion, a record high for Arizona. Arizona exports increased 9.7 percent and ranked in the top 20 for exports by dollar value.

Accumen opens corporate headquarters in Phoenix

(AZ Big Media – February 7, 2020) – Accumen Inc., the leader in healthcare performance, today announced that it will be celebrating the grand opening of its new corporate headquarters in Phoenix, Arizona on Feb. 7. Activities will include an employee luncheon and an open house.

WeTravel expands to Scottsdale, will add 100 jobs

(AZ Big Media – February 7, 2020) – WeTravel, an online platform for small travel companies to collect payments, manage bookings and pay suppliers, announced today they will create at least 100 jobs in the next three years across their new operating and sales location in Scottsdale, Ariz.

Tempe tourism generated $851.5 million in direct spending

(AZ Big Media – February 2, 2020) – The Tempe Tourism Office just released the findings from a comprehensive research project, conducted by Tourism Economics, that details the economic impact of the tourism industry in Tempe. The results of this research study and 2020 Tempe Tourism award recipients were announced at the organization’s Annual Meeting, held at The Showcase Room at Culinary Dropout in Tempe on January 30, 2020.

Ranking says Phoenix is a top 50 city in the world, top 20 large city in the US

(KTAR News – January 23, 2020) – PHOENIX — It seems there is good reason so many people are flocking to the Valley, according to at least one tourism website.

Cactus League 2020: Everything you need to know about Spring Training in Arizona

(ABC15 Arizona – February 18, 2020) – PHOENIX — Pack the mitts, baseballs, and caps because Spring Training is back in Arizona.

Maricopa County ranks No. 1 in new jobs

(AZ Big Media – February 20, 2020) – Maricopa County added more jobs than any county in the nation from December 2018 to December 2019, according to new data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics Local Area Unemployment Statistics (LAUS) program — which tracks county labor force data. Maricopa County, the fourth-largest county in the nation, gained 89,328 jobs in that time period.

Tucson, Phoenix Among Top Destinations for Last-Minute Travelers

(The Arizona 100 – February 10, 2020) – In a recent study conducted by GoLastMinute, both Tucson (15) and Phoenix (28) were named among the top fastest-growing places to travel last-minute in 2020. The global ranking was determined based on the review of 150,000 last-minute flight searches on the site, with Mexico City; Sarasota, Fla.; Oklahoma City; Key West, Fla. and Myrtle Beach, Fla. among the top five.

Measuring Waste Management Phoenix Open’s Impact

(The Arizona 100 – January 21, 2020) – The Waste Management Phoenix Open presented by the Ak-Chin Indian Community, which has been named the PGA TOUR “Tournament of the Year” (2014, 2015, 2018 and 2019) four times in the past six years, will take place Jan. 27 to Feb. 2 in Scottsdale. And again, hundreds of thousands of people are expected to attend what has come to be known as “The Greatest Show on Grass.” The economic impact of the event is vast. According to the Arizona State University W.P. Carey School of Business, over $389 million is pumped into Arizona’s economy as a result of the event.

Phoenix Investment Sales, 2019 3Q Report

2019 3rd Quarter Report - Phoenix Investment Sales

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