Chandler Price Corridor Doubles as Global Hotspot for Employers

Chandler Price Corridor

Infrastructure planning and diverse industries make for vibrant and booming city

Within the PHX East Valley, lies Chandler, a city with a proven plan to create a preferred location for new and expanding businesses.

Since the city’s inception in 1912, Chandler has strategically planned to be a welcoming destination for cutting-edge companies, innovative thinkers and lifestyle versatility, with proven success. Job growth in Chandler has increased by over 150,000 jobs since 1997.

The city’s corporate-friendly environment and diverse, well-educated workforce has drawn industry leaders from a diverse range of industries. While the location holds an international reputation for being home to high-technology companies, other organizations in the area conduct business in the industries of aerospace, life sciences, sustainable technology R&D/manufacturing and advanced business services.

“The Price Corridor is the foremost example in how strategic investment in infrastructure and long-term planning can positively shape a community,” said Micah Miranda, Economic Development Director. “This burgeoning high-technology center along with thriving neighborhoods, excellent schools and a dynamic shopping and dining scene, has made the Price Corridor a powerful magnet for notable cutting-edge industry leaders.”

Throughout 25 years of development, Chandler has equipped the area with well-placed recreational parks, numerous modern residential options and entertainment that only enhances the corridor as an ideal place to start or expand business. Specifically, the Price Corridor is comprised of Class ‘A’ office space, executive suites, light industrial parks, mixed use projects and corporate and technology campus settings.

“We have watched Chandler grow by embracing entrepreneurial spirit in both small and large organizations,” said Roc Arnett president and CEO of East Valley Partnership. “Chandler is a thriving city and key community in the PHX East Valley offering employees an ideal environment to work, live and play.”

Key employers located in the Price Corridor that provide the community with thousands of jobs include Orbital ATK, Bank of America, Wells Fargo, Amkor, Infusionsoft, PayPal, Microchip and many others. Employers that locate to the area have access to nearly two million people within a 30-minute commute.

The city has also seen a dramatic increase in population over the years. Chandler estimates that nearly 245,000 people to live in the city in 2015, reporting an approximate 7,000 population growth over five years.