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Welcoming Companies that Chose Flagstaff  

Last year was a good year to open a new business in Flagstaff. Despite the many challenges that have been highlighted in our local media, in 2018, more than 30 new companies made Flagstaff their home and created over 425 new jobs with everything from restaurants, boutiques, start-ups and new healthcare facilities.     Retail options will […]

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Flagstaff Preparing for Continued Growth

Northern Arizona University (NAU) students are back and conference season is in full force. Weekend soccer tournaments and leaf peepers are part of the weekend scene. Tourists, students and residents are all growing in numbers in Flagstaff. We have seen an 8.9 percent increase in population in the last five years. Flagstaff has also seen […]

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Launching Visit.Discover.Grow. in Flagstaff

The City of Flagstaff and its partner ECONA (Economic Collaborative of Northern Arizona) recently attended the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas, Nevada. CES is the world’s largest meeting place for global innovators. This year, more than 900 startups from over 40 countries exhibited in the Eureka Park marketplace. This is where the most […]

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Economic Growth on the Rise

It is an exciting time for economic growth and business in Arizona. The national media is taking notice of Arizona’s business competitiveness. Site Selection magazine recently ranked Arizona as the most competitive state in the mountain region. Area Development magazine recognized Arizona for being the top state in economic development in the population category of 5 million to […]

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What is Economic Development?

Most people think of new buildings or businesses when they think of economic development. This is somewhat true, but not entirely. IEDC (International Economic Development Council) defines economic development as a program, group of policies or set of activities that seek to improve the economic well-being and quality of life for a community by creating […]

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