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Top Reasons Why Tempe, AZ is One of the Best Places to Live

November 19, 2021

If you’re a fan of warm weather and an active, casual lifestyle, Tempe, AZ could be the best place for you to live. Boasting 330 days of sunshine every year, Tempe is a small city with a population of about 187,000 people, and since it’s so close to the larger city of Phoenix, it shares all of its conveniences.

Located in the shadow of Camelback Mountain, which is visible from anywhere in the city, and 20 minutes east of the Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport (PHX), Tempe claims an average year-round temperature of 85 degrees, and is a valid escape from the harsh winters found in the northern states. No matter what your interests may be, Tempe offers a wide variety of activities to suit anyone’s interests – the quality of living is high, jobs are plentiful and culinary choices are diverse and abundant.

Here are a few more reasons why you should consider making Tempe your next home in Arizona:

Booming Economic Development and Job Prospects

Tempe has one of the most thriving economic environments in the country. According to Best Places, Tempe has an unemployment rate of 5.4%, which is lower than the U.S. average. Over the last year, Tempe has seen the job market increase by 3.3%, and future job growth over the next ten years is speculated to be at 49.9%, which is higher than the U.S. average of 33.5%. Major industries in the area include healthcare, biotechnology, technology, advanced manufacturing, business services and tourism. Some of the largest employers include Arizona State University, State Farm Insurance, Salt River Project and Wells Fargo.

Contemporary Lifestyle

Tempe continues to be a city of growth and expansion. As such, casinos, retails shops and restaurants are also expanding to fit the needs of the population. Art and culture thrive in this city, and cultural events are celebrated often. Tempe includes 64 neighborhoods, and no matter where you are, you’ll find welcoming neighbors, a thriving college scene, great food, top-ranked schools and flourishing art installations and exhibits.

Tempe also has a variety of outdoor activities and cultural events, including renting a kayak on the Tempe Town Lake, taking a bike ride in Papago Park or any of the 175 bike trails and paths, seeing a historic performance at the arts theater designed by Frank Lloyd Wright or seeing a show at ASU’s Gammage. The Mill Avenue District in downtown Tempe holds an abundance of shops, restaurants and galleries. There’s no shortage of things to do in Tempe!

Live in the Heart of the Action

Decron’s 1221 Broadway features studio, 1-, 2- and 3-bedroom apartments close to all of the amenities that Tempe has to offer. A garden-style community, the units feature modern kitchens with stainless steel appliances, granite counter tops and custom cabinetry under high ceilings. Each unit also has wood-style vinyl flooring, a full-size washer and dryer and walk-in closets. Residents also enjoy resort-style pool and deck with an outdoor kitchen and grilling area, an indoor entertainment area with oversized flatscreen televisions in the community clubhouse, and a state-of-the-art athletic center.

Are you ready to make Tempe, AZ your next home? 1221 Broadway is the place for you. Call our friendly office staff today at (520) 666-9750 to schedule a tour of your new home!


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