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az competitive environment
​​​As one of the fastest-growing regions in the country with a population that’s expected to nearly double over the next 20 years, Forbes recently named the Phoenix metropolitan area one of the country’s next big boomtowns and CNBC ranks the state second nationwide in availability of skilled workforce.
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targeted industries
​​​Arizona benefits from low business cost, tax credits and incentive programs designed to increase acccess to capital and minimize regulation. The state offers one of the lowest labor costs in the Western U.S. as a right-to-work state with low unionization. In addition, Arizona's business operating costs are approximately 40% lower than California, making it an attractive value proposition for companies across all industry sectors to operate.

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arizona state incentives
​​​Recognized as one of the top 10 states for job growth in 2015, companies locating or expanding in Arizona benefit from low business cost, tax credits and incentive programs designed to increase access to capital and minimize regulation. Arizona also offers one of the lowest labor costs in the Wester U.S. as a right-to-work state and low unionization.

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data center & large scale manufacturing sites
​​​APS works with our community economic development partners to identify data center and large-scale manufacturing sites within the Phoenix metropolitan area that are served by abundant power and fiber capacity. With speed-to-market these sites represent an opportunity for business to quickly scale.

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