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Chandler offers a supportive business environment driven by access to major freeways, high-capacity utilities, leading educational institutions and a large, skilled workforce. Regarded as a world-class innovation and technology hub, Chandler is a location of choice for top talent, cutting-edge startups and global industry leaders.

A Place for Innovation

Chandler is a growing technology and financial hub, home to industry leaders such as Intel, General Motors and PayPal.

Innovation Center

The city of Chandler features three incubators, including Chandler Innovations, TechShop Innovation Center and Gangplank.

Population Boom

Chandler is the third-largest city in Maricopa County with a population of more than 260,000 residents.

Source: Census Quick Facts 2019


By the Numbers


Home to the best charter school in the nation: BASIS Chandler

U.S. News & World Report


largest city in Maricopa County


54.5% of residents hold an Associate’s degree or higher.

ACS 1-Year, 2019

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Cultural Events & Community

Chandler hosts events throughout the year to celebrate DEI, including the Contigo Festival, Juneteenth Freedom Week and the Multicultural Festival. The city also houses many international stores and restaurants including Daiso, Lee Lee International Supermarkets and Patel Brothers.

University programs make Greater Phoenix one of the most competitive tech cities

Local Innovation

Chandler Innovations is an entrepreneur incubation development program sponsored by the City of Chandler and powered by Moonshot at NACET. In addition to the community events open to all entrepreneurs, the program offers signature cohort style incubator curriculum for new and growing tech-based businesses.