High elevation view of crowds of people outside of the University of Phoenix stadium with white and blue tents for Super Bowl XLIX


A dynamic city located in Greater Phoenix’s northwest valley, Glendale has earned a business-friendly reputation by providing expedited, professional staff assistance, making strategic infrastructure investments, and collaborating to leverage public-private partnerships. As Arizona’s fifth-largest city with a population of over 252,000, Glendale is the place for family and business.

Source: ACS 2019 5-Year Estimates

Highly Strategic Location

Glendale is accessible via the Loop 101, U.S. 60, Loop 303 and is three miles from Interstates 10 and 17.

Sports & Entertainment Destination

Glendale has hosted two Super Bowls, three college football championship games, the Fiesta Bowl, the 2017 NCAA Men’s Final Four, and other holiday events such as Glendale Glitters.

Source: Visit Glendale

Aerospace & Defense Hub

Glendale’s Luke Air Force Base is the preferred training site for the F-35 Lightning Fighter Jet.

Source: Luke Air Force Base Facts Sheet


Glendale is accessible to a consumer base of 1.9 million within a 30-minute commute

Source: Glendale Economic Development


Home to six colleges and universities, including ASU West, Glendale Community College and Midwestern University


Glendale has a workforce of nearly 900,000 within 30 minutes of the city.

Source: Lightcast 2021 Q1

Silhouette of rollercoaster at Castles N' Coasters in Glendale, Arizona

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Cultures in the Community

Glendale has a variety of supermarkets specializing in foods from regions of Asian and Africa, the Middle East, and the Caribbean. There are multiple Buddhist centers for worship.