Phoenix Homes on the Market
The most vibrant city in the west.
Aside from all the “touristy” things to do, home needs to be enjoyable even when just relaxing. Watch this video for a better idea of Phoenix home life. If you’re still not convinced that you should make Phoenix home, see why some of the biggest sporting events in America make Phoenix home. In 2015, Phoenix was the site of the NFL’s Super Bowl and Pro Bowl. In 2016, the College Football Playoff National Championship will also call Phoenix home, and in 2017 it will welcome the NCAA Men’s Final Four. Phoenix is the first city to host all four of these mega events in consecutive years. Abandon expectations and embrace each moment. Make Phoenix home. Discover inspiring things to do: See a sunrise from South Mountain with downtown Phoenix as a backdrop, take a walk through a Desert Botanical Garden, explore the Downtown Phoenix Public Market and Café, enjoy a meal at the quirky and unique Welcome Diner, then toast to the sunset on the rooftop bar at LUSTRE or dance the night away to live music at the Crescent Ballroom. This is Phoenix: You wouldn’t have guessed it—but you’ll never forget it. Explore more at visitphoenix.com or watch this video.
Lots of Jobs
Big Companies Always Hiring and Stimulate Local Economy
Attracting top talent from all across the Southwest and West Coast, some of the biggest and best companies to work for call Phoenix home. This according to an article ranking the top companies to work for in AZ. Phoenix has a diverse list of large employers in both the public and private sector – from education, government and healthcare to technology, manufacturing and the military, three of which (Wal-Mart, Wells Fargo and JPMorgan Chase) made Fortune magazine’s 2010 World’s 50 Most Admired Companies list. Five Arizona companies are part of the latest Fortune 500 list, which was released late last week. Of the five, three climbed in the rankings, while the other two dropped a few spots. Four Arizona companies ranked in the 2016 Fortune 500 list. Three of the four saw their rankings climb while one fell further down the list. The highest-ranking Arizona company was Phoenix-based Avnet Inc. (NYSE: AVT), which came in at No. 102. The technology distributor improved its showing from last year, when it landed at No. 108. Next came mining giant Freeport-McMoRan Copper & Gold Inc. (NYSE: FCX). The Phoenix-based company has struggled against falling commodity prices over the past year, and that is reflected in its Fortune 500 ranking, which fell to No. 175 from No. 137. Further down the list is Phoenix-based Republic Services Inc. (NYSE: RSG). The waste management firm climbed 11 spots to No. 312 on the Fortune 500. Tempe-based Insight Enterprises (No. 474) is the fourth and final Arizona firm on this year’s Fortune 500. Phoenix-based PetSmart Inc. was on the list in recent years but did not crack the 500 this year. At the top of the list was Arkansas-based Walmart, which is one of Arizona’s largest employers, followed by Exxon Mobil and tech giant Apple Inc. Visit the Fortune website to read more on the entire Fortune 500 list.
Pro Sports, Top Events, Culture, Dining
Non-stop Action and Fun!
See why some of the biggest sporting events in America call Phoenix home in this video. In 2015, Phoenix was the site of the NFL’s Super Bowl and Pro Bowl. In 2016, Phoenix will play host to the College Football Playoff National Championship, and in 2017 it will welcome the NCAA Men’s Final Four. Phoenix is the first city to host all four of these mega events in consecutive years.
Phoenix consistently wows the fans of America’s biggest sporting events; it can do the same for meeting and convention attendees. A highlight of any visit to Greater Phoenix is the area’s rich arts-and-culture environment. Performances at a multitude of theaters, concert halls and cultural centers are constant attractions, while art and history lovers can flock to a diverse group of fascinating museums. Since it opened in 1959, Phoenix Art Museum has become the largest art museum in the southwestern United States providing access to visual arts and educational programs in Arizona. In the last fifty years millions have visited the museum to view the over four hundred national and international exhibitions it has hosted. These are shown alongside Phoenix Art Museum’s collection that has grown to over seventeen thousand objects of American, Asian, European, Latin American, Western American, modern and contemporary art, photography, and fashion design. The museum hosts photography exhibitions through its landmark partnership with The University of Arizona’s Center for Creative Photography in Tucson. Visitors can also enjoy the interactive PhxArtKids gallery and the lush Dorrance Sculpture Garden.
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