Arizona: LOCATE

Arizona offers one of the lowest cost environments for doing business in the United States. Couple it with fewer burdensome government regulations, a highly skilled and available workforce, and an exceptional quality of life, and ours is the best state for your corporate relocation.

Locating your business in Arizona begins with contacting the ACA for an Arizona location project manager. As your single point of contact, we will make it easy to access partners around the state as well as information, incentives, and a host of services including:

  • Confidential site-selection assistance including existing buildings, build-to-suit opportunities and buildings that may not yet be listed
  • Customized research and analysis of tax, real estate, utility, and transportation costs
  • Coordination and transportation for local visits including arranging meetings with officials, economic development professionals, workforce, and educational leaders
  • Employment data, wage information and programs to help with hiring and training
  • Access to regulatory authorities; clarification of governmental regulations
  • Access to Arizona regional and community partner information

Engage with our team today.

Business Climate: Incentives

Additional Depreciation

Additional Depreciation

Accelerates depreciation schedules for prospective acquisitions of commercial personal property.

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Angel Investment

Angel Investment

The Angel Investment tax credit provides credits to investors who make capital investments in small businesses certified by the ACA. 

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Commercial/Industrial Solar

Commercial/Industrial Solar

Commercial/Industrial Solar Energy tax credit provides an Arizona income tax credit for the installation of solar energy devices in Arizona business facilities.

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Arizona Opportunity: Programs

Arizona Innovation Accelerator Fund

Arizona Innovation Accelerator Fund

An $18.2 million loan participation program to stimulate financing to small businesses and manufacturers in collaboration with private finance partners to foster business expansion and job creation in Arizona.

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Arizona Innovation Challenge

Arizona Innovation Challenge

The Arizona Innovation Challenge (AIC) awards the most money in the country for a technology challenge – $3 million — to the world's most promising technology ventures.

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Certified Sites

Certified Sites

To quickly identify the most ready-to-develop and occupy sites and buildings, the Arizona Commerce Authority has created its Certified Sites program.

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Arizona Success Stories

Company Profile: Frito Lay

Company Profile: Instant Bioscan

Company Profile: Pivot Manufacturing