Described as a little town with a big heart, Gilbert, AZ is nestled into the Valley of the Sun and neighbors Phoenix. The area’s farmland, progressive art community and flourishing heritage area mix the old with the new and keep its Western culture alive. Located in Maricopa County, Gilbert was once known as the “Hay Shipping Capital of the World.” It is the fifth largest city in Arizona and covers an area of nearly 69 miles. Over the years, Gilbert has rapidly transformed from an agriculture-based community to one that is an economically diverse suburban center, and is the largest incorporated town in the United States.
Whether you seek a vibrant dining scene, eclectic mix of retail shops, community venues, parks or family entertainment centers, Gilbert offers a little something for everyone living in the area. Additional reasons you’ll love this apartment community include:
Economic Job Growth
In the last year alone, Gilbert has seen the job market increase by 3.3%. In 2020, Economic Innovation Group named the municipality Most Prosperous Large City in the U.S., which was based on an evaluation of poverty, education, housing vacancy, work, incomes, job growth and business openings.
Boasting nearly 250,000 residents, Gilbert has access to a workforce of one million people within a 30-minute commute. Some of the largest industries in the area include health care and social service, retail trade, educational services, utilities, manufacturing, mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction. Some of the largest employers in the area include Morgan Stanley, Deloitte, Merrill, Go Daddy and Isagenix.
Gilbert is one of the fastest growing communities in the country and the 85th largest city in the United States. It has also been named the number one safest city in Arizona, as well as the third most livable city in the U.S.
Living a modern lifestyle in Gilbert, AZ is easy – the city has something to offer everyone! Downtown Gilbert offers patrons numerous dining establishments, including many family-friendly spots. Patios abound and locally-sourced ingredients deliver a unique Arizona flavor. The Heritage District also claims several bars and craft breweries to explore, and the walkability of the area is perfect for an evening stroll on a hot Arizona night.
The Hale Theatre, a renovated historic theater, offers year-round entertainment where theater buffs can enjoy musical, classical and other workshop productions. A historic museum, community venues, parks and family entertainment centers also have fun for all ages to enjoy their free time throughout the city. A diverse mix of retail stores and shops offer wares of all kinds – you can even meet the local makers and support their crafts. Mural-clad brick walls, waterways art and a color-changing historic water tower are just a few creations you’ll find in the Heritage District.
Live in the Heart of the West
When you reside at The Wyatt, you’re surrounded by luxury amenities, as well as exciting daily activities. Come home every day to a place you’ll love to live. The community’s one-, two- and three-bedroom apartments feature air conditioning, modern kitchens with stainless steel appliances, and a balcony or patio overlooking the ground.
Residents also access top-notch community amenities, including a resort-style swimming pool, state-of-the-art fitness center and even a dog park! Entertain guests on the sundeck under a cabana or in the on-site sport lounge. Or, cruise into downtown Gilbert to dine in the Heritage District, or rent a bike and explore the farm, food and craftmanship of the Agritopia community. Just outside the Phoenix metro area, you’re just steps away from access to all you’ll need as a local resident, and we can’t wait to show you around. Contact us today to learn more about contemporary apartment living at The Wyatt in Gilbert, AZ!