Scottsdale is one of the most livable cities in the country — a place to learn, work, play and raise a family. With its large employment base, Scottsdale maintains a competitive edge in attracting new retailers, company headquarters, and technology and biomedical industry leaders.
Scottsdale has over 12 million square feet of Class A office.
Scottsdale Airport is one of the busiest single-runway facilities in the nation with U.S. Customs on site every day.
Scottsdale is home to world-class golf courses, tennis courts, parks, hiking trails, hotels, restaurants, retail shops and art galleries.
More than 58% of Scottsdale residents have a bachelor's degree or higher.
Out of 105 corporate nerve centers (HQs and regional operations hubs) with 100+ employees in Greater Phoenix, 22 (21%) are located in Scottsdale.
Downtown Scottsdale has a walkability score of 73%.
Several international chambers and centers operate out of Scottsdale, including the Chinese Chamber of Commerce, Global Chamber of Commerce, Trefpunkt, the Arizona Persian Culture Center and the Canada Arizona Business Council. There are also several schools that offer Spanish or Mandarin language immersion programs.
SkySong Innovation Center
SkySong, the ASU Scottsdale Innovation Center, is home to a diverse business community that links technology, research, education and entrepreneurship to position ASU and Greater Phoenix as global leaders in the knowledge economy. There are more than 80 companies and several ASU units located at SkySong.