Find Home in Tempe, Arizona
Tempe is no suburban bedroom community.
Packed inside its 40 square miles is one of the most diverse and highly educated populations in the state, the nation’s second-largest university and a performance venue designed by Frank Lloyd Wright. Already well-established as a fun place to be and a great place to live, Tempe is fast becoming a leader in economic and environmental sustainability as it strives to live up to its motto of being “the smart place to be.” Choosing a home in Tempe is really more about choosing a lifestyle. Those looking for newer, larger custom homes in neighborhoods with corner coffee shops and cul-de-sacs ruled by kids seek out south Tempe.
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An Urban & Traditional Blend
Look beyond the stucco and a little to the north to find upscale lofts and condos like those at Centerpoint or Hayden Ferry Lakeside that offer an urban experience where restaurants, theaters and the light rail are within walking distance. There are more than $2 billion in projects underway in Tempe, many of them high-rise places to live, work and play.
Find an older home tucked into one of Tempe’s more established neighborhoods, where the mature trees promise more shade and the architecture offers an opportunity for personal expression. Or check out the apartment complex north of the lake that caters to its residents’ every whim. No matter where you choose to live, you’ll have no trouble finding something to do in Tempe.
Tempe touts the state’s only Ikea and largest movie screen the Cine Capri located in Tempe Marketplace. Time things right and check out the annual Ironman competition, an Angels spring-training game or the Insight Bowl. The annual Mill Avenue Block Party is consistently one of the top New Year’s events in the nation.
During any day of the week, watch the sunrise while rowing on Tempe Town Lake, hike “A” mountain, try the steaks at the historic Monti’s La Casa Vieja, or hit one of downtown Tempe’s many nightspots. Tempe’s not all fun, though.
From the days when residents donated their own land to start what is now ASU, Tempe has always made education a priority. Now the university has more than 63,000 students and President Michael Crow hopes to make ASU a model for higher education that is more accessible to students while maintaining high standards of academic excellence and increasing its economic impact through research and real-world application.
While Arizona State University is by far its largest employer and US Airways
The city of 165,000 also takes great pride in its business diversity and the fact that it is the only Arizona city with more jobs than residents.
Its focus on knowledge-based business is reflected in that goal of being “the smart place to be.” The city claims more than 300 tech-based firms and more high-tech workers than any other city in Arizona. So whether you’re looking for a unique place to live, a quality school or job or just something fun to do on Saturday night, remember that Tempe is “the smart place to be.”
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Tempe Quick Facts
Population (2016): 182,498
Population Growth Since 2000: +1.7%
Median Home Price: $203,000
Travel & Commute
Phoenix: 20 min
Airport: Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport
Major Highways: I-10, AZ-101, AZ-202, AZ-143
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