Living In the Greater Prescott Region
The Greater Prescott Region is truly the “right place, space, and pace” for your business. When it comes to location, there is no better place in Arizona in which to live, work, or do business. The region exemplifies the idea of location, location, location! It is close to all major cities without the cost or added logistics of being in those cities. The local municipal officials have created a pro-business climate by having ample and affordable fully serviced space available for prospective businesses looking to expand or locate to the region. The pace of the region accommodates everyone’s lifestyles and interests. People are attracted to the region not only because of its breathtaking beauty, but also its abundance of outdoor activities, festivals, and events. Come experience Greater Prescott… stay for a day or a lifetime! Call us today for more information.
The Greater Prescott Regional Economic Partnership (GPREP) encompasses the Quad Cities of the City of Prescott, Town of Prescott Valley, Town of Chino Valley, and the Town of Dewey-Humboldt in Yavapai County. These municipalities, private businesses, institutions of higher education, local organizations, as well as several state and federal departments are working cooperatively to project a unified regional identity in order to build a vibrant and self-sustaining regional economy. Our mission is to attract quality businesses, capital investment, and quality jobs to the four cites within the region.
Your Connection to the Quad Cities
As you consider a business expansion or relocation in our Greater Prescott Region, the GPREP team is here to connect you with the vital resources to help facilitate the growth of your company. GPREP staff provides the following services for a timely and less expensive relocation or expansion to the area:
- Workforce data and demographics
- Site and building specifications
- GIS property listings
- State economic development data
- Greater Prescott Region area maps
- Any other information that is necessary during the site-selection process
Let GPREP staff help you find the best location within one of our communities!
The unique mix of institutions of higher education is a true asset to the communities and the businesses located in the region. World-renowned Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University is located in Prescott, as is Prescott College and Yavapai College. Northern Arizona University maintains a campus in Prescott Valley. Residents do not have far to travel in order to fulfill their educational goals, which may be a certificate in welding or a Ph.D. in Sustainability Education. The Region’s business community works in partnership with the local school districts and higher education to ensure their workforce has the skills and education necessary to compete in the global marketplace.
Leading Industry Sectors
- Educational Services
- Retail/Wholesale Trade
- Health and Medical Services
- Financial Services
The Quad Cities Region boasts a total population of 95,057 with just over 43%, or 41,101 individuals, in the labor force. Nearly 36% of those working for area employers have obtained a post-secondary degree. The growth of the region’s business community is due in large part to the increasing number of individuals who have received their advanced degrees and certificates from one of the local colleges or universities. The Region’s diverse local economy is supported by six core industry sectors noted above that have thrived based on the educational system, history, location, and environment of the Region. Source: GIS Planning, Inc.