Leading the way, the Greater Phoenix Metro area ranks among the nation’s top 3 fastest growing major cities, offering residents and business countless opportunities to expand. Manufacturing as well as advanced industries such as the technology and biomedical sector are a big draw, not to mention the market’s opportunity zones, pro-business climate and overall affordability.
Phoenix’s East Valley cities are poised as some of the area’s most promising, expanding with new businesses, new development and a high demand for its quality schools and affordable housing. Highly ranked Mesa has continuously experienced explosive growth, ranking as the state’s 3rd largest city with nearly a half million residents. It was recently recognized as “The Best Big City to Live In” by WalletHub, based on 6 key categories: affordability, economy, education, health, safety and quality of life.
And inside Mesa, rests The Heart & Hub of the East Valley, Eastmark – in one of the fastest growing ZIP code in the state.
As Arizona’s best-selling master-planned community 5 years running, Eastmark continues to be a sweet spot in the marketplace for new development and growth.
Apple Inc. has selected Eastmark as the destination for its new manufacturing facility.
Major freeways and streets connect to every part of Metro Phoenix.
The Eastmark Great Park™ is planned to stretch more than 1.5 miles through the center of the community and will serve as the community’s social hub.
The Thriving Elliott Road Technology Corridor runs along Eastmark’s northern border, providing convenient access to power sources, highway systems, and a regional airport. Here, Apple’s Global Operations Center serves as a beacon attracting interest from large global employees.
Only 6 miles away from Eastmark, the booming Phoenix-Mesa Gateway Airport connects business travelers and tourists to over 45 destinations around the country annually.
Mesa boasts a talented workforce as well as a growing transportation network, continuously attracting local and global businesses. It covers 133 square miles inside the Phoenix-Mesa metro area with access to a workforce population of 1.4 million within a 30-minute drive. It continues to be one of the fastest-growing Cities in the Greater Phoenix Metro Area which is expected to reach six million residents by 2030.
Economic Development priorities are guided by Mesa’s targeted industries of opportunity
Healthcare, Education, Aerospace/Aviation, Technology and Tourism. Based on Mesa’s strengths, quality infrastructure, talented workforce, projected growth and global market trends, the City of Mesa is already realizing significant benefit in each industry space.
Mesa intersects with an abundance of freeways, highways and state routes strategically located along commerce corridors and population centers. The 101 runs along Mesa's west border and the Loop 202 circles the City’s interior. State routes conveniently link Mesa to other Arizona markets, California and Mexico.
Mesa, Gilbert, Chandler, and Tempe consistently earn top national honors as great places to live, work, play and learn.
Best Big City in the Southwest (Money.com, '16)
Most Prosperous City in the U.S. (Economic Innovation Group '17)
7th Best City for Jobs (WalletHub, '17)
7th Most Affordable Top Tech Town (Realtor.com, '17)