Expanding Companies Look To Tempe For Pro-Business

Original Article via GlobeSt.Com | Lisa Brown

The city’s skilled workforce, pro-business climate, robust technology sector, affordable housing, and competitive operating costs will continue to make it a top destination for expansion.

Tempe, AZ – Oscar, a New York-based health insurance company, selected Tempe for an operational expansion after a competitive process that included working with economic development representatives from the Greater Phoenix region, including the Greater Phoenix Economic Council, the city of Tempe and Arizona Commerce Authority. The region’s large, skilled workforce, high quality of life and pro-business climate were attractive draws for the company.

“We continue to see robust activity in the technology sector and do not anticipate it slowing down in the near future,” said Ryan Bartos, managing director, Savills Studley. “Access to outstanding labor, affordable housing and competitive operating costs will continue to make it a top destination for expansion.”

A vibrant urban oasis in Metropolitan Phoenix, Tempe exudes its own personality. Tempe hosts family-friendly festivals, welcomes outdoor activities and is the proud home of Arizona State University. Tempe cares about community, promotes an active lifestyle and emphasizes a laid-back atmosphere.

“Over the past four years, nearly 17,000 new jobs have been announced in Tempe,” said Tempe mayor Mark Mitchell. “We are a city where businesses know they can start, grow and thrive. I am excited to welcome Oscar to our community, as a great addition to our growing tech and insurance industry clusters.”

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