Mesa, AZ… residents love this city!
“Great People, Quality Service” this is Mesa’s motto. Founded more than 120 years ago by Mormon missionaries, Mesa, Arizona is one of the largest cities in Arizona. It is 12 miles southeast of downtown Phoenix and covers 122 square miles. Although Mesa has a reputation of being a Mormon and retirement town, it is much more than that. The town is a recreational and cultural center with 20 golf courses, 52 city parks, the Mesa Amphitheater, the Mesa Symphony and Hohokam Park for the Chicago Cubs spring training facility… there is so much to do in the City of Mesa. If you are considering buying or selling property, planning to relocate, looking for Mesa homes for sale, or looking for Mesa Real Estate information, you have come to the right place. This Mesa real estate page offers everything you will need: access to updated property listings with photographs and virtual tours, home sales data and even Mesa homes for sale by price range, community and zip code specific searches.
Mesa, AZ…very well connected
This city has numerous highway connections available making Mesa a very well connected city in the Valley of the Sun. The Superstition Freeway (or Interstate 60) runs the entire length of Mesa’s southern edge. The Red Mountain Freeway (or Loop 202) follows the northern most boundary of Mesa. One of the newer highway connections is the Loop 101 (sometimes referred to as the Pima Freeway or Price Freeway). This freeway is continuing to grow and expand southward through the Valley. Currently, it follows the western boundary of Mesa, separating it from the city of Tempe.
Did you know the name “Mesa” means tabletop in Spanish? The city of Mesa sits on a plateau along the Salt River. Mesa is bordered by the City of Tempe is to the west, both the city of Chandler and the town of Gilbert to the south, the Salt River Indian Community to the north, and the city of Apache Junction to the northeast.
Mesa boasts a strong economy with top manufacturers and diverse businesses from the service industry to medical. Mesa continues to grow from an agricultural community to a high-tech town. Mesa has many top manufacturers, including those in electronics, automotive testing, and aerospace industries. This has encouraged people to make this city their new home and has boosted Mesa’s economic growth.
Mesa Community College is the largest school within the Maricopa County Maricopa County College District. There is a wide choice of programs available to students wanting to attend Mesa Community College. The city of Mesa provides its residents with many higher educational opportunities. A respected and solid school system is an important part of Mesa.
Retail shopping is spread throughout the city. Superstition Springs Center, Fiesta Mall, and the Factory Stores of America make it easy for residents to shop. Restaurants ranging from rustic western grills to gourmet dining are also found in the community.
Cultural events and museums are located in Mesa. One of the largest additions to the city of Mesa is its Mesa Arts Center. This center includes over 210,000 square feet with three buildings, situated on seven acres. Located at 1 East Main Street, the Mesa Arts Center is a distinctive state of the art campus. Reaching out to others through art and enhancing the quality of life in Mesa is the facilities goal.
A unique feature of Mesa is Falcon Field Airport. Today, Falcon Field is new home to more than 900 aircraft and business/commercial developments. This facility is designated for aerospace, education, and industrial expansion. It is a cost saving spaces for many local companies. This in turn makes the city of Mesa a strong candidate for future business opportunities.
Mesa is a friendly town where pride and a progressive spirit are difficult to match. Residents love this city for its strong education base, accessibility to other parts of the Valley, and it cultural events/facilities. The city is hard at work bringing greater prosperity and a better life to all its residents. Mesa has a welcome mat out that has become well worn throughout the years.
Interested in Residential Real Estate for Sale in Mesa, AZ?
Home buyers will find many types and styles of homes to choose from, as well as master planned communities and local amenities unique to the Mesa Area. Golf course properties, active adult/retirement communities, custom new homes, estates on expansive lots, condominiums, patio new homes, and single family new homes are available. Be sure to check out the New to the Market Mesa Listings, Popular “One Click” Mesa Homes Searches which include Community and Zip Searches. Want more information? Contact the local market experts at Arizona Team Realty – Tony & Cassie Sherman at 623-826-1597!