About This Community

Nestled in the foothills of McDowell Mountains on the eastern side of Greater Phoenix, Fountain Hills is a small city of 23,000 and shares a border with Scottsdale’s 220,000 residents.

Fountain Hills’ location provides easy access to three State Routes that connect with Interstate 10, and is well suited to service Greater Phoenix and the entire Southwestern United States. Just 28 miles to Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport, it offers an easy connection worldwide to virtually any major hub.

With an average one-way commute time of less than half an hour in Greater Phoenix, the Fountain Hills area provides access to a labor force of about 124,000 highly skilled and educated workers. The city’s education level exceeds that of both Maricopa County and the state with about 78 percent of the 124,000 workers having a “white collar” occupation classification.

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First-class, upscale image
Availability of favorable and desirable office space
“Reverse commute” pattern for workforce
124,000 highly skilled and educated workers
Pro-business attitude
Streamlined permitting process
Award winning recreational facilities and Community Theater
Awarded “Playful City USA” designation in 2010 and 2011
Named “Best Place to Live” in the list of the top Phoenix area communities by Phoenix Magazine
Fiscally sound financial practices
Received “Distinguished Budget Presentation” award for 10 consecutive years
Received “Financial Reporting Achievement” award for 15 consecutive years