Phoenix is the vibrant center of one of the fastest growing job markets and economies in the United States. The 5th largest city in the country, Phoenix is emerging in the new economy with strengths in high technology, manufacturing, bioscience research and advanced business services.
Phoenix is home to the three largest municipal parks in the nation: McDowell Sonoran Preserve, South Mountain Preserve, and Phoenix Sonoran Preserve.
Phoenix’s Artlink First Fridays is the nation’s largest self-guided art walk with more than 70 galleries.
Phoenix Sky Harbor Airport is the 13th-busiest airport in the country.
With a population over 1.6 million, Phoenix is Arizona’s center of government, commerce and culture
More than $520 million has been invested in the Phoenix Biomedical Campus since 2002
Local art galleries
Center of Business
As the capital of Arizona, Phoenix has several chambers and associations such as the Hispanic and Black chambers and the Arizona-Israel Technology Alliance. It also offers government assistant programs through the U.S. Department of Commerce, U.S. Commercial Service and the Small Business Administration.
Phoenix offers unique education opportunities for students of all ages. Several schools offer International Baccalaureate and Spanish and Mandarin dual language immersion programs. Extracurricular programs include Pathways in Education, Helios Education Foundation and College Success Arizona.