Chandler, Arizona has built a reputation as a Community of Innovation. Life in Chandler goes beyond a thriving and dynamic business community with progressive entrepreneurship. Known for its rich diversity, the City offers an outstanding quality of life for all generations with great schools and recreational opportunities. Chandler has grown to become the state's fourth largest City with a population of more than 280,600.
Chandler has been named one of the nation's Best Places to Find a Job and Best Cities for Women in Tech. The City also is one of the safest communities in the nation and boasts AAA bond ratings from all three national rating agencies, one of only 40 communities to achieve this distinction.
VIAVI Expands U.S. Manufacturing Capacity and Boosts Arizona Economy With Opening of New Optical Production Facility
Viavi Solutions Inc. (VIAVI) (NASDAQ: VIAV) today announced it has opened its new production facility in Chandler, Arizona. The company has added to U.S. manufacturing capacity as it has grown its presence in the state, including the move of its global headquarters.
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Brightside accelerates plans to help employers provide financial care to employees with $33M in Series B funding
The leading financial care platform for employers, today announced it has raised $33 million in Series B funding, plans to hire 100 employees in Chandler in 2023.
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SelectBlinds announces grand opening of new Chandler headquarters
Locally grown SelectBlinds, a custom online window covering retailer, is announcing the grand opening of its new headquarters in Chandler, Ariz. The new space is part of the San Tan Tech Center, located at 145 S. 79th St. The 29,526-square-foot office will accommodate the company's future growth plans over the next five years.
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Semiconductor innovator Yield Engineering Systems signs 123,000 square foot lease on Chandler’s Price Corridor
YES develops and manufactures thermal, deposition, and wet process equipment that is used in semiconductor, life sciences, and display manufacturing.
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BioProcure announces office expansion to Chandler
BioProcure will be located within Workpliciti, which is a flexible office space on the Price Corridor and expects to hire approximately 35 employees in the first year and 150 employees within three years.
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Edwards invests in new Arizona facility to support North America semiconductor growth
Edwards, the leading supplier of vacuum and abatement services and solutions to the global semiconductor industry, has announced its investment in a new state-of-the-art manufacturing facility in Chandler.
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VIAVI signs office lease in Chandler for global headquarters
Viavi Solutions Inc. (NASDAQ: VIAV) (“VIAVI”), a global leader in network testing and optical technologies, has leased 15,000 square feet of office space in Chandler’s Price Corridor.
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GM to grow workforce at IT Innovation Center in Chandler, Arizona, with hundreds of new tech jobs
General Motors is hiring several hundred employees for software-based positions at its Arizona Information Technology Innovation Center in 2022. More than 1,000 GM employees are based out of the 170,000 square-foot facility.
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Woman-owned Skin Script moving Headquarters to Chandler
Since 2007, Skin Script has been changing the quality skin care experience with more than 35 corrective skin care products manufactured in the USA.
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Get to know a few of the manufacturing companies with a presence in Chandler
As we continue to celebrate National Manufacturing Month, here are a few manufacturing/semiconductor companies that have recently announced new or expanding business operations within the City of Chandler>> Read More
Blog: West Chandler – Where Opportunities Meet
For businesses, a West Chandler location offers several advantages, including freeway access, tremendous visibility, and a strong labor force.
This has attracted a diverse employment mix with aerospace, construction, consumer services, distribution, and high-tech manufacturing making up a large portion of the job base.>> Read More
Blog: Get Back to Work in State-of-the-Art Chandler Office Space
For new businesses and businesses with expiring leases, selecting the right space to meet their needs will be a critical decision.
With more than 12.2 million square feet of existing office space and more on the way, Chandler offers great options for any business.>> Read More
The City hosts a variety of business development workshops to help entrepreneurs start or grow their business throughout the year. Stay tuned for upcoming workshops/webinars to attend.
For additional business resources, explore Chandler's Small Business Guide.
Annual Chandler Innovation Fair
Showcases the businesses, artists, students and innovators in the community as Chandler participates in the statewide Arizona SciTech Festival.
Mark your calendar for the next Chandler Innovation Fair event scheduled for Saturday, Feb. 25, 2023.
Choose Chandler / Shop Small
Small Business Saturday is celebrated the Saturday after Thanksgiving and encourages holiday shoppers to support local merchants and #SHOPSMALL. This year we want to remind you of the importance and impact that shopping local, choosing Chandler and supporting our small businesses year-round can have on our local economy.
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Nov. 2 University of Arizona hosts ribbon cutting event to celebrate opening of new Chandler location, Get to know the Visit Chandler tourism office and check out the 2022 Chandler Visitor's Guide, VIAVI project in Chandler receives merit award from the Arizona Association for Economic Development
Sep. 28 ICYMI: SelectBlinds relocates headquarters to Chandler, Seeking science-oriented organizations to participate in the Chandler Innovation Fair, Chandler ranks among top cities where Hispanic and Latino Americans fare best economically, MFG Day: promoting the importance of manufacturing throughout the month of October
Aug. 31 A reminder about the City's Water Allocation Policy, ICYMI: Chips and Science Act signed into law by the federal government to strengthen U.S. semiconductor industry, ICYMI: NASA awards next-generation spaceflight computing processor contract to Microchip Technology
Aug. 3 ICYMI: Insight cuts ribbon on new headquarters in Chandler, ICYMI: Fast-growing Chandler tech company acquired, New restaurant roundup, Arizona Department of Transportation to host Small and Disadvantaged Business Transportation Expo
July 6 Chandler recognized as one of the best cities for women in tech, City hosts "Offerpad: A Startup's Journey" event for Voices of Chandler live podcast series, Watch our West Chandler video
June 1 Semiconductor innovator Yield Engineering Systems signs 123,000 square foot lease on Chandler's Price Corridor, You're invited: Offerpad - A Startup's Journey, NewQuest Properties reports that revitalized Chandler Ranch is nearly fully leased, Go on an immersive tour of Chandler at VisitChandler.com
April 27 The Aloha reimagined: from outdated motel to chic roadside stay for the modern traveler, Fast fact: strong performance by Chandler's hotel market, Cruise expands self-driving delivery service to Uptown Chandler, BioProcure announces office expansion to Chandler, Save the date: Offerpad - a startup's journey, ICYMI: Pickleball Kingdom announces grand opening date
March 31 Chandler retail vacancy at lowest level in more than 10 years, ICYMI: Edwards invests in new Arizona facility to support North America semiconductor growth, West Chandler place branding project completed, Maricopa County leads the nation in population growth
March 2 VIAVI signs office lease in Chandler for global headquarters, Chandler Innovations Incubator starts its 2022 Jr. Track in March, ICYMI: Chandler employers are now hiring, ICYMI: 2022 Chandler Innovation Fair recap
Jan. 26 Celebrate science at the annual Chandler Innovation Fair, Woman-owned Skin Script moving headquarters to Chandler, Chandler recognized as one of the best places to find a job, West Chandler signs named 2021 Monument Sign Design winner
Feb. 3 Rinchem announces 50,000 square foot, $10M expansion of Chandler facility, LASER COMPONENTS Detector Group opens advanced manufacturing and R&D facility in Uptown Chandler, Business update with ARCH Global Precision-Chandler, Economic development in 2020: a year in review
Feb. 11 VIAVI relocates headquarters and plans manufacturing capacity expansion in Arizona
March 31 Northrop Grumman-led team selected by the Missile Defense Agency for Next Generation Interceptor program, Waymo's fully driverless service featured on Today Show, What's coming: new development projects in Chandler, Get reimbursed for your PPE purchases through the Choose Chandler PPE Grant Program
April 28 Mechanical Keyboards announces first major expansion with new facility in Chandler, Industrial project breaks ground in West Chandler, Focus on Chandler: University of Arizona PMBA Program, Volunteer Week: Companies making a big impact close to home
June 9 The University of Arizona at Chandler invites public to explore educational offerings, CVS Health announces job opportunities in new Chandler office, Arizona's first 99 Ranch Market opens in Chandler, ICYMI: Arizona's first SCHEELS to open Fall 2023 in Chandler
Aug. 25 Register today for The Startup Connection 2021!, Array Technologies signs lease at The Offices at Chandler Viridian, State of Arizona launches Back to Work Small Business Hiring and Retention Program with grants up to $10,000, ICYMI: 810 Billiards & Bowling makes Arizona debut in Chandler, Volunteers/sponsors needed for Chandler's Make a Difference Day on Saturday, Oct. 23
Sep. 29 Intel breaks ground on $17B semiconductor factory, Cranial Technologies leases industrial space at Lotus Project in West Chandler, VirTra scales manufacturing capabilities with purchase of industrial building in Uptown Chandler, Cirrus Aircraft continues expansion with Innovation Center in Price Corridor
Nov. 4 City installs new signage as part of West Chandler branding effort, New artwork decorates intersections in Uptown Chandler, Shane Co. celebrates opening of new store in Chandler, Largest indoor pickleball facility in the country opening in Chandler
Dec. 1 "We Are Airstream" purchases former Sam's Club in Chandler for a sales and servicing facility, Port Plastics Chandler location doubles in square footage, Seeking science-oriented organizations to participate in the Chandler Innovation Fair, Choose Chandler this holiday shopping season
Jan. 8: ICYMI: ArmorWorks Signs 70,000 SF Lease to Expand and Relocate Headquarters in Chandler, Join Us in Chandler for PHX East Valley Innovates Week, Celebrate Science at the Annual Chandler Science Spectacular Festival, Public Art Project Livens up Intersections in Uptown Chandler
Jan. 29: Your Feedback Is Needed: City of Chandler Higher Education Demand Survey, Go on a Virtual Tour of the Uptown Chandler Art Project, Chandler Hosts Free Workshop on Building Intentional Culture for PHX East Valley Innovates Entrepreneur Week, Celebrate Science at the Annual Chandler Science Spectacular Festival on Saturday, Feb. 8, ICYMI: Expanding Global Opportunities Webinar
Feb. 26: ICYMI: City of Chandler and Clarivate Analytics Announce New Center of Excellence, Morsch Machine Expands with New Manufacturing Facility, ICYMI: Chandler Mayor and City Council Host State of the City, A Thank You to the Chandler Companies and Organizations That Participated in Chandler Science Spectacular
March 12: Root Insurance expands in Chandler, Arizona creating 480 jobs to serve growing West Coast customer base
April 29: Chandler Businesses Offer Community Support in Times of Crisis, Celebrate Your #ChandlerAZ Pride with Your Own Chandler Video and Conference Call Background, City Video Series Offers Expert Advice on Navigating COVID-19, Greater Phoenix Economic Council and Arizona Commerce Authority Help Businesses Understand Financial Resources
June 3: Chandler Launches Campaign to Support Business Community, Chandler Hosts Summer Virtual Hiring Event, ICYMI: Chandler Celebrates National Autonomous Vehicle Day
July 1: University of Arizona Eller College of Management launches new Professional MBA program in Chandler, CVS Health announces 500 new Chandler jobs on Price Corridor, City partners with Chandler IDA to distribute "Choose Chandler" reimbursement grants to small businesses for personal protective equipment, Chandler Hosts Summer Virtual Hiring Event
July 30: Douglas Allred Company breaks ground on 300,000 square feet of speculative office space in Chandler, Learn how small businesses can get reimbursed for PPE purchases through the "Choose Chandler" grant program, Further your education at the Chandler-based UA Eller College of Management Professional MBA Program, City of Chandler thanks shoppers for choosing to support Chandler businesses on #FeelGoodFriday
Oct. 28: VB Cosmetics, Inc. announces new headquarters in Chandler, See if your business qualifies for a free I Choose Chandler PPE Kit, Manufacturing Month: Learn what Everspin Technologies, Inc. does from its headquarters here in Chandler, Submit your application for the I Choose Chandler Business Hiring & Retention Program before 4 p.m. on Monday, Nov. 2!
Dec. 15: Comtech EF Data and Local Motors sign new long-term leases in Chandler, University of Arizona College of Law launches Master of Legal Studies Program at their Chandler Campus, and we continue to encourage you to #ChooseChandler for your shopping needs and include a locally-made gift guide featuring Chandler-based restaurants and stores
Jan. 30: Celebrate Science at the Annual Chandler Science Spectacular, Learn How to Start Exporting or Grow Your Export Sales by Participating in Global Dreams, Boots to Business Reboot Offers Veterans and Spouses an Introduction to Entrepreneurship
Feb. 15: Voya Financial selects Chandler, Arizona, for new, permanent metro Phoenix location
April 24: Zovio Announces HQ Relocation to Chandler, Chandler Ranked 2019's Best Place to Become Wealthy, City Economic Development Staff Presents on Autonomous Vehicle Activity in Chandler
June 5: Fresenius Medical Care North America Moves Business Center to Chandler, Ariz., Forbes Reporter Visits Chandler to Check Out Waymo One Self-Driving Taxi Service, Offerpad's Welcome Home Party Marks Grand Opening of New Headquarters, Crayola Experience Opens to Fanfare, Crowds
Aug. 7: University of Arizona Forms Innovative Partnership to Provide Cybersecurity Education in Chandler, You're Invited: Second Annual "The Startup Connection" Hosted by Chandler Innovations, City Issues Call for Artists for Public Art Project in Uptown Chandler, DoubleTree by Hilton Arrives to Innovation and Technology Hub of the Southwest, AZSBDC to Offer Free Workshop on Raising Capital at the ASU Chandler Innovation Center
Sep. 4: H.E.R.O.S. Inc. Relocates Its Headquarters to Chandler, ICYMI: Basha High School Training Arizona's Next Generation of Cybersecurity Techs, Isola Announces New Headquarters in Chandler with 118,000 Square Foot Lease, You're Invited: Second Annual "The Startup Connection" Hosted by Chandler Innovations, ICYMI: Inside the City Where Waymo Tests Self-Driving Vehicles, Register Now: Free Workshop on Raising Capital for Small Businesses
Oct. 2: Charles Schwab Plans New Location at Chandler Viridian, Marriott Phoenix Chandler to Open This Month on the Price Corridor, Seeking Science-Oriented Organizations to Participate in Chandler Science Spectacular, Chandler's Employment Corridors: Things to Know About the Price Corridor
Oct. 30: You're Invited: Global Entrepreneurship Week Panel Discussion, Manufacturing Month 2019: A Timeline of Tech Production in Chandler, Chandler Recognized as One of the Best Cities for Startups, Chandler's Employment Corridors: Things to Know About West Chandler, U.S. Small Business Administration to Host Veteran Resource Seminar
Dec. 4: ICYMI: Insight Affirms Commitment to Phoenix Area with New, Expanded Headquarters; ICYMI: Allred, Willmeng Launch Northrop Grumman's New Chandler Campus; Look for New Public Art on Your Next Drive in Uptown Chandler; ICYMI: MTD Products Signs 10-Year Lease at Chandler Corporate Industrial Center; Why I Ride with Waymo: Economic Development Director Micah Miranda; Chandler's Employment Corridors: Things to Know About the Airpark Area
Jan. 2: Chandler is 2018's Best Place to Find a Job
Jan. 31: Class A Office Building Breaks Ground at Chandler Freeway Crossing Business Park, Ribbon Cutting Held for Cambria Hotel & Suites
March 28: Orbital ATK Announces a New Campus for Launch Vehicle Operations in Chandler, Westech Business Center Breaks Ground
April 25: Opportunity Zone Designation Offers New Benefits for Investing in Chandler
May 2: New Orbital ATK Campus Breaks Ground, EXIM Annual Conference Highlights Impact of Trade Financing on Global Competitiveness
May 31: Peixoto Coffee Roasters Signs Industrial Lease in Uptown Chandler to Meet Growing Demand
July 18: Financial Health Company Brightside Expanding in Chandler
July 25: University of Arizona to Offer Undergraduate Courses in Chandler Starting This Fall
Aug. 29: Bridgepoint Education Has Leased 130,000 SF at Ascend at Chandler Airport Center, Optima Tax Relief Expands Operations in Chandler Due to Strong Growth
Sept. 27: Rogers Corporation Expands Manufacturing Presence in Chandler, Chandler Recognized as One of the Nation's Best Cities for Homebuyers and Renters
Oct. 30: Crayola Experience to Open Summer 2019 in Chandler, Arizona
Oct. 31: Groundbreaking Ceremony Held for Mixed-Use Development Project in Downtown Chandler, Opportunity Zones Program Offers Tax Benefits to Encourage Long-term Private Investment
Dec. 5: Seeking Science-Oriented Organizations to Participate in Chandler Science Spectacular, Follow Us on Social Media for the Latest Chandler Economic Development Updates
Jan. 4: Mayor's State of the City Address to Highlight Emergence of Car Technology in Chandler, Chandler is 2017's 7th Best City for Jobs
Feb. 1: Uptown Chandler Branding Initiative Launched to Promote Key Employment Area
March 1: Turbo Resources Moves Forward with Plans to Relocate to Uptown Chandler, Overstreet: New Retail & Dining Destination to Redefine Downtown Chandler Intersection
March 29: New UA Coding Boot Camp in Chandler Aims to Foster Growth in Tech Sector's Talent Pipeline, Watch: Travel Savvy Video Encourages Viewers to Experience the Good Life in Chandler
May 3: Aero-Zone Moves Forward with Expansion Plans in Chandler Airpark Area, Watch: Travel Savvy Video Highlights Some of the Best Things to Do in Chandler
May 31: DeMichele Group Purchases New Building and Announces Move to Chandler Airpark Area, Watch: Travel Savvy Video Highlights Chandler's Excellent Work-Life Balance
July 12: Business Location Team: A Valuable Resource for New and Expanding Businesses, Uptown Chandler Brand Makes Its Mark
Aug. 2: Walgreens to Open Pharmacy Operations Support Center on the Price Road Corridor, Infill Incentive Plan: Helping to Bring New Life to Underperforming Commercial Properties
Aug. 30: City of Chandler Partners on PHX East Valley Angel Investor Initiative and Workshop Series, New Office Project Coming to Chandler Viridian
Oct. 5: Spec Office Building Breaks Ground in Chandler Airpark Area, Hotel Market Continues to Heat Up in Chandler
Oct. 16: VanTrust Real Estate Breaks Ground on 115,000 SF Chandler Corporate Center
Nov. 1: Chandler Innovations Program Accelerates Client Companies to Next Level of Growth
Dec. 6: Optima Tax Relief Opens Office in Chandler and Plans Strong Growth, SHE Power Half Marathon Promotes Female Empowerment and Tourism in Chandler
Dec. 20: University of Arizona Announces Data Analytics Classes in Chandler, Groundbreaking Ceremony Held for Chandler Corporate Industrial Center
Jan. 27: Adaptive Reuse Overlay District Offers New Opportunities for Redevelopment, Cardinal Financial Signs Lease at Chandler 202
March 3: ARM Signs Lease for Arizona Operations, RideNow Powersports Opens New Location in Chandler 202 Auto Mall
April 6: AAA General Obligation Bond Ratings Place Chandler in Elite Company, Air Ambulance Firm Moving to the Airpark
May 4: Chandler Startup Selected for Flinn Foundation Entrepreneurship Program, Chandler Municipal Airport a Catalyst for Economic Development
June 29: SEVRAR Announces Plans for New Office Headquarters at Chandler Airport Center
Aug. 10: Rogers Corporation Selects Chandler for New Global Headquarters, Adaptive Reuse Video Highlights Opportunities for Creative Redevelopment
Aug. 31: PayPal Seeking Hackers and Non-Profits
Oct. 14: Republic Services Hosts Ribbon Cutting for New Customer Resource Center; Now Hiring, Fry's Announces Grand Opening Celebration for New Marketplace Store in Chandler
Dec. 1: Orbital ATK Announces Expansion of Launch Vehicles Operations in Chandler
Dec. 7: Groundbreaking Ceremony Held for Cambria Hotel & Suites at Chandler Viridian, First Element Hotel in Arizona to Open at the Chandler Fashion Center This December