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Candid Camera: Joe Snell captures the big picture of Tucson

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Usually when people are trying to get inspired, they look up. That may not be the case concerning Tucson and its surrounding areas in the near future. Joe Snell, president and CEO of Tucson Regional Economic Opportunities, says Southern Arizona is celebrating its best year since 2007. With news of HomeGoods, Comcast and LCMS moving… Read More →

Comcast will add 1,125 jobs in Tucson


Comcast along with Gov. Doug Ducey today announced plans to open a new customer support center in the fall of 2015 in Tucson. The state-of-the-art 100,000 square-foot facility will be staffed by 1,125 customer service representatives and managers. Comcast will begin filling positions this year. With the addition of the call center, Comcast will have… Read More →

TREO widens focus, changes its name to Sun Corridor Inc.


Tucson Regional Economic Opportunities, Inc. (TREO) today announces that the organization will expand its footprint across Southern Arizona, changing its name to Sun Corridor Inc. TREO has been providing economic development support for the entire Southern Arizona megaregion for several years, assisting in key expansions of several employers, advocating for military installations, including Ft. Huachuca;… Read More →

Santé will build state-of-the-art facility in Tucson

Reviving the Construction Industry

Santé announced its plans to build a state-of-the-art transitional rehabilitation facility in Tucson. The groundbreaking will take place in June 2015, and the center is scheduled to open in April 2016. The Santé of Tucson transitional rehabilitation center will be a two-story, 68,000-square-foot building with 87 patient units and 89 beds, with the potential to accommodate an… Read More →

APAC Customer Services’ expansion to create 1,100 jobs

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APAC Customer Services, Inc., a leader in global customer care outsourcing solutions, in partnership with the Arizona Commerce Authority (ACA) and Tucson Regional Economic Opportunities, Inc. (TREO), announced Monday an expansion in Phoenix and Tucson that is expected to bring more than 1,100 jobs to Arizona’s Sun Corridor over the next three years. Jack Jones,… Read More →

Revising Tucson’s Economic Blueprint

Joe Snell, president and CEO of Tucson Regional Economic Opportunities (TREO), provided insight on the latest growth initiatives in Tucson and what the city needs to do to continue its upward trajectory. What are Tucson’s strongest assets coming into the recovery? ❚ The University of Arizona is a Top 20 research university with amazing strengths… Read More →

Quik Tek Assembly Expands into Tucson


Quik Tek Assembly, a minority-owned provider of contract manufacturing services, announced that it has expanded operations to the Tucson region. Quik Assembly Solutions, a division of Quik Tek Assembly, has leased an 8,000 square-foot building at 3450 S. Broadmont, Suite 120, and plans a $700,000 capital investment. The new facility will be open by April… Read More →

Tucson Market Update: Q&A with Joe Snell


Q&A with Tucson Regional Economic Opportunities President & CEO Joe Snell Q: TREO recently launched a new economic development strategy focused on strengths of diagnostics in Southern Arizona. How important are biomedical sciences to economic development? A: Our bioscience assets, particularly in the field of diagnostics, are world class. It’s no secret that the size… Read More →

TREO Board Of Directors Votes In New Officers

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The TREO Board of Directors today announces the election of its officers for the Fiscal Year 2012-13. Terms are July 1, 2012 to June 30, 2013. The officers are: Steve Eggen, CFO, Raytheon Missile Systems – Presiding Chairman of the Board Lisa Lovallo, VP and Systems Manager, Cox Communications Southern Arizona – Secretary/Treasurer The TREO… Read More →