Employment outlook Arizona 2016
The Employment outlook Arizona 2016 shows Arizona should Net around 80,900 new jobs and have a Job Growth Rate of 3.1%. As the US economy continues to slowly recover from the Great Recession, experts believe the Arizona has become a landing spot for expanding business. Arizona has a skilled workforce, availability of real estate for investment and a diversified economy. According to Lee McPheters, a professor of economics at Arizona State University’s W.P. Carey School of Business says “it has never been difficult getting people to relocate to Arizona”. Many who relocate look at Arizona as an attractive place to live, with unique diversity and close proximity to national parks, entertainment, sporting events and outdoor activities. Companies look at the demographic location and feel it is a fantastic location for distribution, manufacturing, health care services, energy and tourism. Kingman is within 5 hours or less of 4 major metropolitan areas and can draw people to move from the Midwest or from California. Another reason Arizona has become a popular option for companies looking for presence in the West is the outreach and involvement from local civic groups like the Greater Phoenix Economic Council and Kingman Chamber of Commerce. Mohave County is also part of that expansion and has reached out to numerous companies to relocate or open new operations. Companies such as Dot, Walmart, or Tyson foods are also considering Mohave County as part of their future development. Top employers in the area include Nucor Steel, Sterilite Corporation, McKee Foods and American Woodmark. Our low taxes and cost of living are also other factors which attract business. All in All Employment outlook Arizona 2016 is quite promising but as with any predictions relative to future growth things are always subject to change.