A $3.2 Billion/year agribusiness industry forms the foundation of Yuma County. Yuma’s Agribusiness sector is responsible for supplying the United States with 80% of its winter, leafy vegetables while also being the largest producer of crops in Arizona.

Yuma is home to two of the largest military installations in the country. The U.S. Army Yuma Proving Ground is the nation’s premier ground and weapons testing facility. Marine Corps Airstation- Yuma is the country’s foremost Marine Air Base.

Home to Fortune 500 companies such as Johnson Controls, Shaw Carpets, Associated Materials, and International Paper, Yuma, Arizona has become a strategic location for prominent manufacturing operations on the west coast.

Located on the border of four states and two countries, Yuma is a natural transportation hub with over 52 million consumers within a one day truck haul east/west via Interstate 8 or north/south via US Highway 95.

The Quality Jobs through Renewable Industries program is designed to stimulate new investments in manufacturing and of renewable energy companies, including solar, wind, biofuel, geothermal and other renewable technologies.

Yuma, Arizona boasts a seamless border region with our partners to the south in San Luis Rio Colorado, Mexico. The communities on both sides of the border share workforce and resources to make for strong industrial and logistics sectors.

Building & Land Sites

GYEDC Yuma County Available Buildings are now located here:
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All News Happening In Yuma

  • San Luis sowing the seeds for a bigger future

      By Kevin G. Andrade Yuma Sun Staff Writer | Posted: Saturday, June 6, 2015 9:03 pm Mayor Jerry Sanchez Mayor Jerry Sanchez of San Luis, Ariz., opens a conference on economic development with a few words on where the city … read more

  • Local farmer supplies Subway’s flour

      By Darin Fenger Features Editor | Posted: Saturday, May 2, 2015 4:55 pm Tim Dunn had better prepare himself for some possible applause the next time he walks into a Subway sandwich shop. Some Yumans may already know that … read more

  • San Luis unveils its business incubator

    By Cesar Neyoy, Bajo El Sol | Posted: Friday, April 17, 2015 7:00 pm Business incubator The city of San Luis hopes by offering rental space in the city-owned business incubator (seen here), it can help start-up businesses get established, … read more

International Trade in Yuma

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