Tempe, Arizona is a medium-sized city, located approximately 10 miles east of Phoenix. Condominium offerings range from small complexes containing one or two bedroom units to resort-style complexes with spacious townhouses outfitted with modern kitchens, balconies and outdoor fireplaces. Developments with access to swimming pools and onsite fitness centers are also available.
Tempe has a well-educated population. Its mix of higher education, research and business make it an ideal place for students, professionals and families to call this vibrant city home. The Kyrene and Dusk File districts, in the southwest part of the city, are Tempe’s more exclusive neighborhoods. There you will find high end townhouses with high end amenities. The nearby Raintree Luxury Homes development is another attractive option for the established professional who is looking for an upscale home. On the moderate end, The Landings neighborhood in the east offers more affordable single family homes and condos. This area has a mix of established neighborhoods and newer developments. For professionals and retirees who enjoy golf, Tempe has a number of private gated communities such as Pepperwood, The Golf Club at Eldorado Lakes and Tempe Rolling Hills Golf Club. Tempe is a family-friendly city that offers an abundance of entertainment. There are festivals, outdoor activities and a vibrant downtown with an array of dining and shopping options. Tempe is also the home of Arizona State University.
Tempe hosts a number of core industries, which is why it attracts a highly-educated population. Finance, high technology, insurance and real estate companies have a presence in the area. Top employers include Insight Computers, Arizona State University, Wells Fargo, Edward Jones, First Solar, Level 3 Communication, Chase, Medtronic and State Farm. Non-professional jobs can be found in the tourism, hospitality, personal care, business support and retail trade. Companies in Tempe who have the most jobs in these market segments include Petsmart, Dish and McDonald’s. Residents who are looking for opportunities outside of Tempe are within commuting distance of Phoenix, Scottsdale and Mesa.