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Maricopa County Competes

A partnership between Maricopa County and the Greater Phoenix Economic Council, Maricopa County Competes serves to provide information about Maricopa County – the nation’s fourth largest county – to businesses looking at locating or expanding their operations. Highlighting information from various county departments, you can delve deeper into learning more about services within various departments such as industrial development, air quality, and planning and development, that will provide ease of operating your business in the region.​

WHAT WE DO

As the Nation’s 4th largest county, we are here to ensure your business expansion to Maricopa County is seamless.  The team of economic development professionals at GPEC will work with you and your team to ensure you have the right data during your decision making process, including in-depth market data and operational cost analysis.

WHAT IS OUR PROCESS

Our team is dedicated to understanding your businesses needs and developing creative products and solutions to ensure your expansion requirements are fulfilled. Our research capabilities and ability to implement partnership strategies for your expansions is what differentiates our region from others.

WHY CHOOSE US

Arizona is continually rated as one of the top states in the US for business expansion. Maricopa County offers numerous services and programs, in addition to aggressive state incentive programs. Contact us today to learn why so many companies are choosing to locate their business in Maricopa County.

COUNTY DEPARTMENTS

BOARD OF SUPERVISORS

DENNY BARNEY

Maricopa County Supervisor, District 1
Denny Barney was elected to the Maricopa County Board of Supervisors in 2012. In his role as Supervisor, Denny is focused on carrying out Maricopa County’s constitutional mandates, including public safety.

STEVE CHUCRI

Maricopa County Supervisor, District 2
Currently the Board of Supervisors Chairman, Steve Chucri was born and raised in Mesa, Arizona. His grandfather, Tony M. Coury, Sr., started his own car business in 1911 in downtown Mesa which has remained in the family ever since.

ANDY KUNASEK

Maricopa County Supervisor, District 3
Andy Kunasek was appointed to the Maricopa County Board of Supervisors in September, 1997. Kunasek was subsequently elected by the constituency of District Three in 1998 and re-elected in 2000, 2004 and again 2008.

CLINT HICKMAN

Maricopa County Supervisor, District 4
Clint Hickman is a fourth generation Arizonan and member of the prominent Arizona Hickman Farms family, where he was VP of sales and marketing. Hickman was selected over 16 other candidates to replace former Supervisor Max Wilson.

STEVE GALLARDO

Maricopa County Supervisor Elect, District 5
Steve was born October 25, 1968, in Phoenix, Arizona. He is a fourth generation Arizona native. In the legislature, Steve has represented Southwest Phoenix, the City of Tolleson, Glendale and Avondale.

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