Scottsdale, Arizona… Quite possibly America’s most livable city. Scottsdale is Located in the magnificent Sonoran Desert, and is bordered by Phoenix to the west and the McDowell Mountains on the east. The beautiful setting of this modern young American city is annually rated among the nation’s most desirable communities to live. The city of Scottsdale is considered a “prime location city” within the Valley. Scottsdale’s proximity to Tempe, Mesa, Phoenix, and freeway access points is one of the city’s major draws.
With a population of over 230,000 and growing, “The West’s Most Western Town” attracts people from all over the world to settle here. The endless opportunities here for growth, have enticed many tech companies, businesses, resorts, restaurants, and other entrepreneurial projects to make Scottsdale home. Scottsdale is popular relocation city with families and professionals alike.
Scottsdale has a few distinct communities or areas within its city limits, with the vibrant downtown area and waterfront being the city’s centerpiece. Downtown Scottsdale (Old Town), is considered the finest urban center in entire state of Arizona. Downtown Scottsdale is home to more than 110 restaurants, 340 retail shops and more than 90 art galleries. If you’re a foodie and looking to make your taste buds dance and find new experiences, you definitely won’t be disappointed with the variety of award winning restaurants, cafes, and bars in the downtown area. If it’s shopping you can’t get enough of, the vast and trendy Scottsdale Fashion Square is the place you want to go. Along with this famous shopping complex, you’ll find plenty of boutiques high-end shops and an endless number of retailers in downtown Scottsdale. If culture is what you want, Scottsdale is also recognized all over the world for its art galleries, museums, and performing arts district. There are also world-class resorts, golf, and diverse opportunities for outdoor activities in downtown and the surrounding areas. Downtown Scottsdale has an “energy” about it that makes you want to live, work and play here.
Scottsdale is also built with activity in mind. Scottsdale was recently named as the best city in the country for living an active lifestyle. The city’s emphasizes on outdoor space and protected wilderness shows the direction of this city to improve quality of life for the residents who live here. If you’re looking For active “desert rejuvenation” Scottsdale residents head to the beautifully designed trails of the McDowell Sonoran Preserve (North Scottsdale), for some great hiking, biking and running. This north area of Scottsdale is a wonderful part of the city to relax and spend time with friends and family in a truly “Scottsdale” way. Scottsdale’s McDowell Sonoran Preserve, is the largest urban wilderness area in the United States and features more than 60 miles of trails through diverse and scenic desert terrain. Here in North Scottsdale, you’ll typically find Luxury, desert-style homes, country clubs and golf courses. There are also a wide selection of high-end condos, patio homes, and single family homes that are a major draw to perspective residents. High-end restaurants and resorts add to this area’s lifestyle.
The South Scottsdale area has had a resurgence. This area of the city combines Scottsdale’s oldest and newest homes, great shopping and restaurants options, and some of the city’s best resort and outdoor venues. New condominiums and patio homes are going up throughout this area, which is drawing more empty nesters and Millennials. The Arizona Canal has been redeveloped into a popular spot for living and playing. Many homes in this area are older, many have been renovated, and typically with desert landscaping. South Scottsdale’s proximity to Tempe and the east valley make it a desirable area for many residents.
In Downtown Scottsdale (Old Town) and Central Scottsdale, you’ll typically find a wide variety of modern high-end condos, more moderately prices condos, townhomes, patio homes, and single family homes. Luxury and hip condo developments such as The Scottsdale Waterfront Residences, The Optima at Camelview Village, also newer infills are being constructed or redeveloped like the newly renovated Scottsdale Shadows.
In Scottsdale, there is a return to an effort to live locally. The support for small locally-owned businesses and restaurants and the increased emphasis on quality of life sets this city apart. Scottsdale has plenty to offer, from its frontier small-town roots to today’s bustling cosmopolitan city, spend some time here and you’ll find out why there is a reason it has been ranked among top cities in the nation in which to live. If you are interested in the Scottsdale lifestyle and are interested in more information on some of the amazing communities that Scottsdale has to offer, please contact Brandon Boldrini at 480-861-4782