THE BEST STATE FOR BUSINESS
Arizona is the best place for Israeli businesses to bring new technologies and new business models to market. In addition to its thriving innovation ecosystem, Arizona’s top talent and business-friendly streamlined regulatory environment make it the ideal location to make your mark in the United States.
Arizona grows opportunity. The state is the second most affordable state in the nation with one of the lowest costs of doing business in the nation.
Arizona’s corporate and individual income tax rates are among the nation’s lowest. The state has bucked tax-hiking trends to drive job creation, research & development and energy conservation.
Arizona cuts red tape by repealing overly burdensome regulations, making the state a business-friendly, minimalist regulatory environment.
Arizona’s knowledge-based workforce can support any company’s needs. With one of the fastest growing cities, top-tier universities and innovative workforce programs, the state’s talent pool is young, abundant and rapidly growing.
Arizona is strategically located in the southwest region of the U.S., adjacent to three of the world’s largest economies, all within a day's drive.
From an unsurpassed number of sunny days for hiking to snowy winters for skiing, Arizona’s quality of life is second to none.
Arizona and Israel share many strengths in technology, innovation, R&D, entrepreneurship and more. Both are considered world leaders in water science and resource management.
With sunny, clear skies and a diverse landscape, Arizona is perfect for aircraft testing and space observation, proven by the state’s consistent ranking in the top 10 for aerospace manufacturing attractiveness. Companies in Arizona benefit from an extensive supply chain, and lead in the unmanned aircraft systems, cybersecurity, and maintenance, repair and overhaul sectors.
While Israel and Arizona share expertise in many industries, Israel’s well-developed defense and security industry collaborates with Arizona manufacturers of high-end equipment and components used in security systems.
Advances in high-tech devices, cloud computing and the Internet of Things (IoT) are all created and manufactured in Arizona. The state is a leader in the R&D and engineering of semiconductors and other electronic components. These state-of-the-art technologies power data centers and billions of smart and connected devices across the world. Arizona is in top 5 for net new tech businesses and the top 10 for technology job growth.
Israel has become a powerhouse for automated mobility technology and Arizona is a national leader in the advancement of this technology. As many as 150 Israeli companies are involved in security, communication and vision systems for vehicles.
Arizona’s global leaders shape the future of manufacturing. The state’s thousands of manufacturers of all sizes are expanding the supply chain and play a critical role in job growth and economic prosperity. Arizona is experiencing its strongest manufacturing job growth in 30 years and is in the top five for semiconductor manufacturing employment, thanks to the industry giants that call the state home.
Israel is a beacon for manufacturing high-tech advancements. The nation produces cutting-edge technologies and tools for IoT, automated vehicles and aerospace & defense parts, all of which match Arizona’s strengths.
Arizonans know how to have a thriving economy in an arid desert – with forward-thinking water policies and freshwater science innovations. Arizona’s largest city, Phoenix, has had a 20 percent drop in per person water usage in the last 20 years, despite the population increasing nearly five times. The state’s exports optimize resources with trailblazing climate control systems, water management technologies and renewable energy.
Israel and Arizona have similar climates, which encourages collaboration on research and development of agtech and fresh water science. Israeli startups and companies are innovating in agtech, finding solutions to drought and waste, and increasing water efficiency and crop productivity.
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