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February 3, 2022

AZ Business Magazine

Here are 45 companies GPEC helped attract in 2021

The Greater Phoenix Economic Council (GPEC) was recently selected by the Economic Development Administration (EDA) as a finalist in the $1B Build Back Better Regional Challenge and awarded a grant of $500,000 in Phase 1, to support the development of the Phase 2 proposal. GPEC was one of 60 finalists selected from 529 applications. As a finalist, GPEC will compete for up to $100 million in American Rescue Plan funding with the goal to develop and scale the New Healthcare Innovation Economy in Greater Phoenix.  

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“We’re honored to be recognized as a driving force of economic innovation by the U.S. Economic Development Administration and the U.S. Department of Commerce,” said Chris Camacho, president and CEO of the Greater Phoenix Economic Council.

Despite the pandemic, GPEC turned in a stellar year in 2021, attracting major employers to Metro Phoenix. Here are 45 of the companies GPEC attracted to the Valley in 2021.

GPEC locates in 2021

Molded Devices, Tempe
62 jobs

Delta Apparel, Phoenix
69 jobs

Five Below, Buckeye
150 jobs

*Project Wrigley, Goodyear
200 jobs

PennyMac Mortgage, Phoenix
374 jobs

Bright Health, Tempe
90 jobs

Amazon, Goodyear
1,000 jobs

Honeywell (Project Storm), Phoenix
340 jobs

Honeywell (headquarters), Chandler
585 jobs

Kuehne + Nagel, Phoenix
35 jobs

Protecht, Phoenix
30 jobs

Langham Logistics, Phoenix
25 jobs

Metal Finishing Solutions, Phoenix
28 jobs

*Project Westward, Phoenix
111 jobs

*Project Millennial, Phoenix
761 jobs

Align Technology, Tempe
150 jobs

Cambridge investment Research, Phoenix
50 jobs

Awake Window and Door Company, Gilbert
20 jobs

ThriftBooks, Phoenix
150 jobs

Green Worldwide Shipping, Phoenix
30 jobs

Mlily USA, Goodyear
424 jobs

Viavi, Chandler
233 jobs

LifeStance Health, Scottsdale
100 jobs

*Project Test, Phoenix
50 jobs

*Project Dino, Glendale
25 jobs

ElectraMeccanica Vehicle Corp., Mesa
300 jobs

Robinhood, Tempe
182 jobs

Mechanical Keyboards, Chandler
15 jobs

APEL Extrusions, Phoenix
184 jobs

100 jobs

Bonelli Doors + Windows, Mesa
35 jobs

*Project Seahawk, Mesa
53 jobs

ClearSky Health, Avondale
75 jobs

TSMC, Phoenix
1,900 jobs

HelloFresh, Phoenix
750 jobs

OnePointOne, Avondale
53 jobs

Thinkzilla Consulting Group, Scottsdale
10 jobs

KOAM, Phoenix
10 jobs

Marketech International Corp., Phoenix
69 jobs

Anuncia, Scottsdale
10 jobs

*Project Corney, Mesa
600 jobs

*Project Jomi, Casa Grande
58 jobs

Georgia Pacific, Phoenix
41 jobs

*Project Flaming Bird, Phoenix
210 jobs

Brooklyn Bedding, Glendale
181 jobs


* Locates listed under project name have completed lease agreements, but have not made formal announcements.