Why Invest in Peoria

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Peoria Economic Development Services Director Scott Whyte discusses why Peoria is the place to invest.

  • Peoria has a city council that fully supports economic development.
  • Peoria has a professional city staff that works with you to move your project forward.
  • The city has financial resources to invest along with you.

Here are several businesses that, through private-public partnerships with the city, brought their operations to Peoria, Arizona.

Earl Wiggens, Vice President of Ultracapacitor Operations at Maxwell Technologies describes how Peoria became a strong partnership for their international business.

Jon Benoit, Aviage General Manager, describes how Aviage, a historic joint venture between General Electric Company and Aviation Industries Corporation of China partnered with Peoria to locate its software engineering facility.

Jeff Berggren, Vice President of Enrollment Management and Marketing, discusses why Huntington University partnered with Peoria for their satellite campus.

Chris Camacho, President and CEO of the Greater Phoenix Economic Council, explains how Peoria is an important partner in the metropolitan Phoenix market for economic growth.

MaryAnn Guerra, CEO of BioAccel, discusses how the city of Peoria partnered with BioAccel to develop BioInspire, Arizona’s only medical device business incubator.

Glenn Williamson, Honorary Consul of Canada and CEO of the Canadian Arizona Business Council (CABC) explains how Canadian businesses and investors look to Peoria for opportunities.