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:
www.greateryumaprospector.com (link will open in a new window)



Expect More Arizona

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After years of discussion among community leaders, educators and policy makers about how to improve education in Arizona, Expect More Arizona and the Center for the Future of Arizona have launched the Arizona Education Progress Meter to provide a roadmap for success.

The Arizona Education Progress Meter represents key milestones on the path to improving educational opportunities and outcomes for all Arizonans. The progress meter utilizes the most current data available to create a simple, visual way to assess the status of education, both for the state as a whole and for individual counties where available. Each indicator includes additional resources, examples of excellence and ways to take action.

An unprecedented collaboration of government agencies, nonprofits, education and business groups from around the state have endorsed the set of key metrics, which support a shared vision for a world-class education in Arizona.

Use the Arizona Education Progress Meter to track progress in our state and in your community.


All News Happening In Yuma

  • New Border Industrial Park Opens in San Luis, Arizona

    Yesterday was a monumental day as the region christened the opening of the Gary Magrino Industrial Park. The border park is a brand-new 250-acre development situated to the east of the City of San Luis. The project will be constructed … read more

  • Jordan Manufacturing Selects Yuma

    We are proud to announce that Jordan Manufacturing will be opening a facility in our region.  The company plans to bring 70 new jobs and over $6 million in new capital investment to Yuma. Jordan, headquartered in Monticello, IN, manufactures and … read more

  • A Look at the Gold Standard of Border Security

    For years the greater Yuma region has been known amongst Homeland Security agencies for the being one of the safest border ports of entry in the U.S. Take a trip with Border Patrol to find out why Yuma is the … read more

International Trade in Yuma

Enjoy Benefits of a Foreign Trade Zone

A Foreign Trade Zone (FTZ) is a designated geographic area considered to be officially outside of U.S. Customs territory.

What are the benefits?

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