The capital of Arizona, Phoenix is known for year-round sunshine, warm temperatures and outdoor adventures. The anchor of the expansive, multicity metropolis known as the Valley of the Sun, Phoenix is also home to high-end resort spas, Jack Nicklaus-designed golf courses, active nightlife, beautiful botanical gardens and desert oasis.
Recreation and relaxation abound in this city center. Ready to hit up a ballgame at Chase Field? The Valley Metro public light rail system pulls up right outside. Just a few blocks away, you can catch and NBA or WNBA game at Footprint Center after pre-gaming at one of the many sports bars and eateries of the area. If getting out into nature is more your style, the South Mountain Park Reserve is the nation’s largest municipal park and a retreat for outdoor enthusiasts of all kinds. Hike, bike or horseback more than 50 miles of trails through three mountain ranges and enjoy the natural beauty of the area.
Phoenix is also home to some of the country’s most innovative restauranteurs who perfect their crafts daily to offer mouth-watering culinary creations to their patrons. The city’s craft brew and cocktail culture is also notable in the area, and seekers of the perfect libation will find their favorites in abundance.
One thing is for sure, Phoenix offers something for everyone, and Ascent at Papago Park is the perfect place to call home to enjoy the spoils of the city. Additional reasons you’ll love this Phoenix apartment community include:
Impressive Economic Growth
A new report comparing state economies by the American Legislative Exchange denotes Arizona to be the top state in the country for economic performance over the past decade. Similarly, Phoenix has seen the local job market increase of 3.3% over the last year. Home to more than one million residents, the Phoenix metro area boasts many Fortune 500 companies like Honeywell, Avnet, Intel and American Express. Other notable companies in the area include the headquarters of U-Haul, Best Western and American Airlines. The U.S. military also maintains a large presence in Phoenix, with Luke Air Force Base settled in the western suburbs. The city was heavily affected by the sub-prime mortgage crash, but has recovered 83% of the jobs lost due to the recession.
Culture-Filled City Living
Phoenix prides itself on the many cultural experiences one can have in the city. From symphony performances at the Phoenix Symphony Hall, operas at the Arizona Opera, ballet at Orpheum Theater and concerts and theater at the Herberger Theater center, visitors and residents have their fill of all that is performance art. The city also has dozens of museums to visit, including the Phoenix Art Museum, which contains more than 17,000 works of contemporary and modern art, Scottsdale Museum of Contemporary Art and the Children’s Museum of Art. The downtown Phoenix art scene has bloomed over the past decade, and the Artlink organization and the galleries downtown have launched a First Friday cross-Phoenix gallery opening and Art Detour, both of which have become central to the city’s cultural identity.
Live in the Valley of the Sun
When you call Ascent at Papago Park home, you’re surrounded by the magic of the Phoenix metro area, as well as luxury amenities right outside your door. When you’re not at home enjoying the fully-equipped kitchen, air conditioning or in-home washer and dryer, explore world-class attractions, including the Phoenix Zoo, the Desert Botanical Garden and Arizona State University, as well as the best shopping, dining and entertainment venues in the area. One-, two-and three-bedroom floor plans offer space and style to stretch out and relax, and residents access a community resort-style pool and BBQ pavilion and picnic area, as well as a state-of-the-art fitness center and putting green. Not to mention, the property is located between the Red Mountain Freeway, Hohokam Expressway and East Sky Harbor Boulevard, so the pet-friendly community offers residents the close proximity to both downtown Phoenix and downtown Tempe. It’s time to live life the way it’s meant to be lived, and we can’t wait to show you around! Contact us today to schedule a tour of your next home, Ascent at Papago Park!