Discover Mattamy in a unique, master-planned community.
Eastmark offers distinctive
architectural designs exclusive to Mattamy Homes.
Eastmark is close to three Freeways and the Phoenix-Mesa Gateway Airport, yet it is a world of scenic pleasures and serenity.
At completion, there will be a 100 acre park at the center of Eastmark that will be the nexus of community life. Biking, strolling and pedestrian pathways will wind through the Eastmark Great Park. Families can enjoy playing games, picnicking or just revel in the day.
The Visitor and Community Center will provide a hub for activities and information while your kids will have access to the best school districts in Arizona; Queen Creek Unified School District and Gilbert Public School District.
While the overall history of the City of Mesa dates back two thousand years to the Hohokam Indians — and includes nods to Mormon migrations, Spanish immigration, missionaries and explorers — today, with a population of nearly 500,000, this bustling suburban city is a hub of economic growth. Featuring a family- and business-friendly lifestyle, residents of the City of Mesa enjoy excellent educational opportunities, well-paying job opportunities and first-class healthcare options, a number of which are located in South Mesa. In addition, residents of South Mesa enjoy easy access to multiple connecting freeways, expanding light rail and two busy commercial-aviation airports, Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport and Phoenix-Mesa Gateway Airport.
The City of Mesa prides itself on offering an outstanding lifestyle for its residents from young children to active seniors -- and South Mesa is no exception to that goal, including providing residents with access to numerous arts and education opportunities, a variety of transportation choices and much more. One of the tenets of the City of Mesa's mission and vision is to provide a high-quality lifestyle for all citizens that features plenty of open space, well-appointed libraries, superb recreational amenities, and most importantly, safe and clean neighborhoods, something that South Mesa residents enjoy.
Public school students in Queen Creek are served by the Queen Creek Unified School District. Within the district are five elementary schools, one junior high, one middle school and one high school. The district serves more than 5,000 students annually and consistently receives high marks from the state, with all but one campus rated "A". In addition to public schools, Queen Creek is also home to several highly rated charter and private schools, including Benjamin Franklin Charter School and Patriot Academy.
Located in West Mesa just a short drive from South Mesa -- near Loop 202 and Dobson Road -- Mesa's largest retail offering is Mesa Riverview which sports more than 1.3 million square-feet of retail space featuring a mix of well-known stores -- including Bass Pro Shops, OfficeMax, Petco, WalMart, Bed Bath and Beyond, and Home Depot -- plus restaurants, independent retailers and specialty shops. Not far away, Village Square at Dana Park -- featuring palm tree-lined driveways, wide pedestrian walkways and outdoor dining patios -- is home to high-end retailers and unique boutiques. Meanwhile, East Mesa's Superstition Springs Center -- located near U.S. Highway 60 and Power Road -- is where you'll find more than 150 stores and eateries including such well-known names as JC Penney, Dillards, Macy's, Sears and many more.
Close to a trio of freeways, residents of the City of Mesa, including South Mesa, enjoy plenty of easy car-commuting options. From an aviation perspective, Phoenix's Sky Harbor International Airport is just a freeway's drive away, while South Mesa's Phoenix-Mesa Gateway Airport -- a busy regional hub -- and East Mesa's Falcon Field -- known as one of the busiest general-aviation airports in the country -- both offer additional aviation options to residents of South Mesa. Additional transit services across Mesa include LINK bus rapid transit (BRT), local and express bus service, a neighborhood circulator and paratransit.
In 2012, the estimated median household income in the City of Mesa was slightly more than $47,000, which is just about equal to the Arizona median. Mesa's estimated median house or condo value in 2012 was $129,400; in Arizona, it was $151,500. While the Arizona median age is 36, the City of Mesa has a median resident age of 35.3. In 2013, the overall population of Mesa was nearly 460,000, which reflects a 15.4 percent increase in population since the year 2000.
More than 100 companies are adjacent to Phoenix-Mesa Gateway Airport (a bustling commercial-aviation airport in South Mesa) and Falcon Field (a busy general-aviation airport in East Mesa), employing thousands of individuals in manufacturing, software and aerospace/aviation high-tech clusters.
Examples of some of the City of Mesa's major employers are Boeing (where the top-rated Apache attack helicopter is manufactured) and Banner Health, which has a number of major hospitals and medical centers in and around Mesa. Another major employer in the city is Empire Southwest, LLC, a third-generation family-owned Caterpillar(r) dealership. A sampling of additional employers with operations in various parts of Mesa include Bridgestone, Telonics, Ulthera, FUJIFILM, Mitel, International Rectifier, Guided Therapy Systems, PCT International, LaunchPoint: Mesa's Technology Accelerator, and the Arizona Center for Algae Technology and Innovation (AzCATI).
Located in Downtown Mesa and drawing approximately 400,000 patrons a year, the Mesa Arts Center (MAC) is Arizona's largest arts center with four theaters, five art galleries and 14 art studios. The MAC features a comprehensive calendar of professional performing arts shows and concerts as well as visual arts and arts education programming. The City of Mesa is also home to a plethora of parks and museums including the Arizona Museum of Natural History, the i.d.e.a. Museum (formerly the Arizona Museum for Youth), Mesa Historical Museum and Commemorative Air Force Aircraft Museum. In addition, the City of Mesa is home to Major League Baseball Spring Training parks for the Oakland Athletics and the Chicago Cubs, one of the biggest draws in the Cactus League.
As a result of huge investments made by medical providers, hospitals and medical centers in recent years, the entire Southeast Valley is a hub of world-class healthcare. Indeed, Banner Desert Medical Center, Banner Baywood Medical Center and Banner Heart Hospital are all in Mesa. Banner MD Anderson Cancer Center and Banner Gateway Medical Center are both in neighboring Gilbert, while Ironwood Cancer & Research Centers and Dignity Health Chandler Regional Medical Center are both in next-door Chandler.