Contact the Economic Development Coordinator

bhooper@pvaz.net

Doing Business Here

The Town’s Office of Economic Development acts as the first point of contact for retailers, other commercial businesses and their representatives and seeks to support and assist with their new business or development. The Town’s Economic Development Coordinator can provide a myriad of data points necessary to help companies during their site location and/or due diligence processes. If the data needed is not listed on this website, interested parties are encouraged to e-mail or call the Economic Development Coordinator directly with their request. Additionally, the Economic Development Coordinator can provide direction and support to new retail/commercial businesses by helping to guide and explain Town development processes and by helping a potential new business and/or their representatives connect with necessary stakeholders both locally, regionally and throughout the State of Arizona in both the public and private sectors. Lastly, it is the goal of the Economic Development Coordinator as well as the entire Town Staff of Prescott Valley to provide superior customer service to residents, business owners/operators, and their representatives. While the primary support functions mentioned above encompass frequent responsibilities of the Economic Development Coordinator as it relates to supporting external stakeholders, it is not intended to be a full description of assistance activities. If you have any questions or concerns that you feel the Economic Development Coordinator may be able to address, please do not hesitate to reach out with your request and everything feasible will be done to help fulfill your request.

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Town Data (CY 2018)

 
New Single-Family Housing Starts: 497
 
New Approved Multi-Family Units: 508
 
Retail Sales: $1.04 BB
 

Top Employers/Workforce

PRESCOTT VALLEY’S TOP 15 EMPLOYERS – as of 7/1/2018

1. Humboldt Unified School District 789
2. Yavapai Regional Medical Center- East Campus 706
3. MI Windows and Doors 332
4. Walmart 320
5. Town of Prescott Valley 306
6. Ace Hardware Retail Support Distribution Center 250
7. Mountain Valley Regional Rehabilitation Hospital 245
8. Fry’s Food Store 230
9. Home Depot 138
10. Printpack 132
11. Safeway 127
12. Superior Industries 126
13. Leidos Civil (formerly Lockheed Martin) 115
14. Yavapai College Prescott Valley Campus 112
15. Yampa Precision 95

As retail is one of the largest employment sectors in the region, it is no surprise that Prescott Valley has a large and well-trained retail workforce. Additionally, Yavapai College offers a Retail Management Certificate endorsed by the Western Association of Food Chains and Food Marketing Institute that area retailers can tap into as a recruitment and/or retention strategy. Click here for more information on Yavapai College’s Retail Management Certificate. Please reach out to the Prescott Valley Economic Development Coordinator today with any additional questions/concerns you may have regarding the area’s workforce.

Incentives

The Town of Prescott Valley does not believe in a one-size-fits-all approach to economic incentives but rather tailors incentive packages to fit the specific project. The use of incentives is tied to the number of jobs a project will create, the size of the capital investment in the community and the anticipated sales tax revenue that will be generated by your project. Please contact the Economic Development Coordinator today with any questions you may have regarding incentives.