Community Initiatives

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Municipalities and regional economic development organizations around the state help identify the building blocks that shape long-term economic stability. We assist them, offering technical and financial assistance to help make the most of their unique community assets, retain successful hometown companies and create more jobs.
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Economic Success Starts with Strategic Planning

Regional development organizations and individual communities can benefit from a plan for the future. We can help you make one. 

Our collaborative process is designed to build consensus around mutually accepted goals, align planning tools and deliver an action plan to help you take the appropriate steps to shape your envisioned economic future both in terms of identifying job creation and building a diverse tax base.

Here are some examples of recent economic development strategic plans:

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Economic Development

More and more advanced business, technology and manufacturing industries are choosing to call Arizona home. 

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Why Arizona and APS?

Innovative solutions ensure a competitive business environment.

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Support for start-ups and entrepreneurs

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Arizona Prospector Can Help Your Business Find a Home
Our Arizona Prospector web site provides up-to-date community and region-specific data on labor force demographics, wages, top industries, business clusters, consumer spending, education levels, transportation and housing. 
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