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Economic Development

The Town of Oro Valley is where scientific collaboration, technological innovation and business opportunity are surrounded by the stunning Arizona landscape. We are already home to global bioscience and hi-tech companies. Make Oro Valley the nucleus of your business.

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Oro Valley enjoys a business environment based on a diverse economic base and a well-qualified workforce. Due to our proximity to high-quality institutions like the University of Arizona, we have professionals in practically every field as part of our talented, diverse workforce.

Business-friendly taxes

  • In 2011, commercial construction permit valuation totaled more than $24 million
  • No local property tax
  • Commercial property assessed at 25% of fair market value
  • Residential property assessed at 10% of market value

Bioscience & Hi-Tech Employers (Job Links)

  • Honeywell International (diversified technology and manufacturing)
  • Icagen (pharmaceuticals)
  • Securaplane Technologies Inc. (avionics products for commercial, military and business aircraft)
  • Sigma Technologies International, Inc. (polymer capacitor technologies)
  • Ventana Medical Systems, Inc., a member of the Roche Group (automated diagnostic systems for anatomical pathology)