City of Chandler Information
Chandler at a Glance
The City of Chandler ranks as the 4th highest in population of all Arizona cities, following Phoenix, Tucson and Mesa. The population of the East Valley is expected to reach over 1.6 million residents by 2020.
Chandler is home to some of the most notable names in manufacturing, technology and business services including Intel, GM, Orbital ATK, PayPal, Microchip and Garmin are just a few of the companies that positions Chandler as the innovation and technology hub of the Southwest is more solid than ever.
City of Chandler Accolades
Chandler’s crown jewel of economic development is the Price Corridor. Its location, infrastructure and access to high-skilled workers make it an ideal site for leading-edge companies focused on advanced business services, aerospace, life sciences, sustainable and high-technology research and manufacturing.
Downtown Chandler also represents a sense of pride to the community. Downtown Chandler is now bustling with redevelopment and new development. Just as the high-tech Price Corridor reflects the image of the new Chandler, the historic downtown area gives the community a look to its past as inspiration for new businesses and new opportunities
The goal of Downtown Chandler is to create an urban environment that is pedestrian friendly with architectural and character that unique. This strategy includes the creation of strategically placed parking structures, covered pedestrian walkways, striking historically inspired architecture, historic preservation and uses that will complement the community and marketplace.
Sources: Cushman & Wakefield research; City of Chandler; U.S. Census; Sperling’s Best Places, phxeastvalley.org