Why'd you decide to stay in Greater Phoenix? Isaac Arce said he decided to stay for the wealth of opportunity in the state and low cost of living.

What makes Greater Phoenix so great: Isaac Arce

Published: 10/17/2019
Updated: 01/25/2020

What is your first and last name?  

Isaac Arce 

How old are you?  


What current city do you reside in?  


How long have you lived in Greater Phoenix?  

20 years    

Why’d you decide to stay?  

I decided to stay because of the wealth of opportunity within the state. The relatively low cost of living is another factor. 

What college/university did you graduate from and what’s your degree?  

I am an Arizona State University student studying economics and geographic information sciences.  

Where do you currently work and what is your title?  

I am currently a research and strategy intern with the Greater Phoenix Economic Council.  

What do you like to do in Greater Phoenix on the weekends? 

I like to explore the metro area’s nightlife with friends. Preferably, I’d be enjoying some drinks and bowling at one of the many alleys we have here in Greater Phoenix.  

What’s your go-to staycation spot and why? 

Downtown Phoenix is my go-to staycation spot. I love the city life. Downtown has tons of historic hotels and delicious restaurants.  

What’s your favorite restaurant and why?  

Hot N Juicy Crawfish is my favorite restaurant. I love seafood and the experience is unique. You get a bib, gloves and a bucket of seafood to enjoy.  

What do you like about our winters and why? 

I like the winters because it doesn’t get too cold. The weather Is great. It brings everyone outside.  

What do you love most about living in Greater Phoenix?  

I love the cost of living most about the metro area. It is much cheaper than staying in a state like California.  



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