Chandler-Logo

Community Close-up

Chandler

Home to some of the most remarkable names in manufacturing, technology and business services, Chandler is the innovation and technology hub of the Southwest. Chandler offers distinct employment corridors, superior infrastructure and innovative leadership. Chandler is strategically located in one of the fastest growing urban centers in the nation, the PHX East Valley, with connections to major markets and labor sources by three major freeways and regional transit services. One of the many reasons why successful companies choose to prosper in Chandler is due to its incredibly talented workforce, which is well educated and skilled with a huge focus on technology. Chandler is not only a great place to do business, but has enviable quality of life because of its neighborhoods, recreational amenities and diverse population. From the open spaces, to the vibrant downtown, Chandler’s extraordinary retail, dining and overall entertainment won’t disappoint!

Recent Economic Development Highlights

  • Intel announced plans to invest $7 billion to complete its Fab 42 facility, making it the most advanced semiconductor factory in the world. The project will add 3,000 employees to Intel’s 11,000 employees currently in Chandler.
  • Wells Fargo completed a 410,000 SF expansion to their campus, which will house 2,500 new employees. This expansion will bring their total to 5,100 employees and make them the second largest employer in Chandler.
  • Waymo, formerly the Google self-driving car project, selected Chandler as one of its test sites and leased 39,000 SF in West Chandler. Its test fleet includes prototype vehicles designed from the ground up to be fully self-driving.
  • Orbital ATK is expanding its Chandler operations. The company leased 46,000 SF in a new building on the Price Corridor and plans to add 500 employees to its more than 1,200 employees currently in Chandler.
  • Rogers Corporation, an engineered materials solutions firm, announced that it is relocating its global headquarters to Chandler. Rogers employs nearly 400 people in Chandler and will add approximately 190 additional positions.
  • NXP Semiconductors is in the process of relocating 800 employees to its manufacturing and R&D campus in Chandler, which will bring its total employment to approximately 1,700 employees.
  • PayPal continues to grow into its 180,000 SF customer care facility. The company recently added 150 employees, bringing their total to nearly 2,000 employees.

Click Here for a Full List of Recent Development Highlights

chandler-economic-profile 2017
Demographic Break down

POPULATION

257,235

MEDIAN AGE

34.9

EDUCATION

40.7%

Bachelor’s Degree or higher

KEY industries

Key Businesses in Chandler

Connectivity

[FROM PHX EAST VALLEY]

ground
air
chandler-accolades
  • 7th Best City in America to find a job – WalletHub
  • #1 City in Arizona for Millennial job seekers – NerdWallet
  • 22nd Hardest Working City in America – WalletHub
  • 10th Safest City in America with population over 200k – Law Street Media (FBI Violent Crimes statistics)
  • 2nd Best Place in the Nation to Raise a Family – Livability
  • 54th Best City for Hispanic Entrepreneurs – WalletHub
  • 6th Best City in America for Families – Livability.com
  • #2 Best Phoenix Suburb for Millennials – Movato
  • 10th Best City in America for Hispanic Entrepreneurs – WalletHub
  • 3rd Best City in America for Working Parents – Forbes and NerdWallet
  • 4th Best Place in America to Raise a Family – PRWeb.com
  • 8th consecutive year named – Most Playful Cities in America- KaBoom! (national non-profit)
  • 3 STAR Community Rating for leadership in sustainability – STAR Communities
  • Top 50 Meeting Destinations in America – Cvent
  • 4th Happiest Place in Arizona – Movato

LOOKING TO RELOCATE OR START YOUR THRIVING BUSINESS?

 

Chandler’s progressive, responsive, pro-business charter allows this city to be recognized as one where you can both live a great life and do successful business in!

Here’s what executives who currently live and work in Chandler have to say:

READ MORE PHX EAST VALLEY SUCCESS STORIES

Testimonials

Cactus Semiconductor,Inc.

@CactusSemi

When we first started the company as a pure design service company, many of our customers were located in the East Valley, with a majority of our employees coming from the area’s rich talent pool. Within close proximity to Arizona State University, the PHX East Valley was the best place to locate our thriving business as we continue to grow, recruit top talent and enjoy the lifestyle found throughout our region.James McDonald,President
James McDonald,President Chandler

DMB Associates

@DMBassociates

  The transformation and maturation of the PHX East Valley for me is both personally and professionally, exciting. The people that reside in this region are extraordinary and I am honored to be a small part of the on-going development in places like downtown Chandler and Mesa. We are building great places for families and visitors here in the PHX East Valley.Karrin Kunasek Taylor, Executive VP
Karrin Kunasek Taylor, Executive VPPHX East Valley

Tanga.com

@tanga

In 2014, Tanga.com was named to the Inc. 5000 list, honored as one of the fastest-growing private companies in America. The secret to our success is balancing work life and family life. Here in the PHX East Valley, our business-friendly environment is positioned to do so. Businesses thrive because of the world-class talent produced from the numerous education institutions and amenities. And being family-oriented, with so many activities to enjoy daily makes for a great balance. The PHX East Valley is a win/win when it comes to living, working and playing.Jeremy Young, CEO/ Founder
Jeremy Young, CEO/ FounderChandler

Infusionsoft

@Infusionsoft

At Infusionsoft, we're dedicated to a single purpose — helping small businesses succeed. We believe in the passion and dreams of entrepreneurs. We believe they are job creators, problem solvers, innovators and the backbone of the economy. In 2001 when Infusionsoft was founded we spent a great amount of time looking for the ideal home for what has become an eight-time Inc. 500/5000 company. We ultimately selected Chandler’s Price Corridor in the PHX East Valley because it represents a budding center for tech companies and talent. I grew up in Arizona and know this is a great place to start and grow a technology company. With the state’s incubators, accelerators and co-working spaces, as well as groups like the Arizona Technology Council and Arizona Commerce Authority, there’s a lot of great support.  Clate Mask, CEO/ Co-Founder
Clate Mask, CEO/ Co-FounderChandler
happening

Companies on the move, move to the PHX East Valley.

Interested in young, educated and vibrant culture found in Chandler? Give us a call at 480.834.8335 or send us an email.

STAY CONNECTED: SIGN UP FOR OUR QUARTERLY NEWSLETTER