City of Surprise

Jeanine Jerkovic

Economic Development Director

16000 North Civic Center Plaza
Surprise, Arizona 85374
Phone : 623-222-3300
Toll-free : N/A
Fax : 623-222-3301
Email :
Website :

Targeted Industries

•   Back Office/Call Centers/Data Centers
•   Bio & Pharmaceuticals
•   Manufacturing
•   Retail
•   Technology/R&D

About City of Surprise

Surprise is a city on the rise. Over the last fifteen years, the city’s population has increased by 390 percent, and it has emerged as a sustainable community working towards global connectivity. Located in Greater Phoenix’s Northwest Valley, Surprise is a vibrant, business-friendly community that’s home to both growing, innovative companies and established, international headquarters.


Light Manufacturing Provides a Heavy Lift for Economic Development

Article | August 22, 2019

Light manufacturing’s impact throughout the U.S. is anything but featherweight. To attract and retain businesses in light manufacturing,... more >>

AZ: SeaCa Packaging Breaks Ground on $17M Mfg Facility, Hiring 65 Initially

Development News | October 29, 2018

Co. specializing in packaging to locate in Greater Phoenix with mfg plant in Surprise, AZ, a $17M investment and an initial hiring of 65. more >>

AZ: IRIS USA Inks Deal of 10s of Millions Dollars and 150 Jobs in Surprise

Development News | August 3, 2015

Japanese consumer products mfgr opening new Western U.S. Regional HQ and warehouse on 59 acres at Skyway Business Park. more >>

AZ: Governor Jan Brewer Announces Solar Component Manufacturing Firm to Locate U.S. Headquarters in Surprise

Development News | February 23, 2011

Governor Jan Brewer recently announced that Gestamp Solar Steel USA will base its United States headquarters in Surprise. Plans are underway to begin... more >>

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