(PHOENIX, Sept. 20, 2016) Sun Corridor Inc. has earned a Golden Prospector Award from the Arizona Association for Economic Development (AAED) for “Deal of the Year.”
The Golden Prospector awards recognize excellence, innovation and creativity in economic development.
Sun Corridor Inc. was honored for its work on the relocation to Tucson of the Caterpillar Surface Mining & Technology Division’s regional headquarters.
With 635 jobs, an average salary of $92,000 and a projected $45 million capital expenditure, the Tucson region will experience a five-year economic impact of $652 million.
Overall, 11 Golden Prospector Awards and seven awards of merit were presented at AAED’s fall forum in Flagstaff.
AAED, founded in 1974, has a mission to serve as Arizona’s unified voice advocating for responsible economic development through an effective program of professional education, public policy, and collaboration.
For more information on AAED, visit www.aaed.com or call (602) 240-2233.