[Source: Chad Graham, The Arizona Republic] – Phoenix and Tucson’s regional economic-development groups launched a $100,000, six-month pilot program on Thursday to try to attract companies looking to leave California.
The campaign, called “Arizona Sun Corridor: Open for Business,” will focus on the aerospace-defense, health care/bioscience, transportation/logistics, renewable energy and information communications technology sectors.
The Greater Phoenix Economic Council and Tucson Regional Economic Opportunities Inc. will hire an on-the-ground contractor in California to find specific companies that could be expanding or relocating.
The groups are pitching Arizona as a low-cost alternative with a favorable tax climate.
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