Everyone has long known that Scottsdale, Arizona, is a place full of golf courses and where snowbirds from the north come to live during the cold winter months. But did you know there’s a lot more to this great and vibrant city that’s a part of the greater Phoenix Area?
According to Livability a recent survey ranked Scottsdale 40th out of 600 cities across the US, but did you know there are a variety of fortune companies that are based right here in Scottsdale? Tourism supports 39% of the Scottsdale workforce, however, the largest single business employers are in healthcare, technology, education and government:
- Scottsdale Healthcare
- Mayo Clinic
- General Dynamics
- Scottsdale Unified School District
- City of Scottsdale
- CVS Caremark
- Go Daddy
- The Vanguard Group
- Troon Golf
- Scottsdale Insurance Company
There are more than 200 golf courses, which offers a variety of real estate and homes nestled on some of the most scenic fairways and mountain backdrops. The sunsets and sunrises in and around Phoenix are some of the most gorgeous you’ll likely ever see.
Scottsdale has some of the hottest nightclubs and some world-class spas and resorts if you want to get away from it all. 5 quick points to consider if you’re going to purchase or sell a home in Scottsdale:
- The luxury market was sluggish in 2016
- Luxury-home prices are up this year
- South Scottsdale is heating up
- Scottsdale’s 85255 zip code ranks first in all sales
- The highest price home in Scottsdale is $32 million
So regardless if you’re purchasing, selling or even renting, Scottsdale Arizona is one of the best cities in the US to live in and there’s a good reason why.