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The greater Phoenix area's sunny climate, vibrant lifestyle and prospering business community attract thousands of visitors, new residents and entrepreneurs annually. The nation’s fifth-largest city, Phoenix continues to grow and remains a desirable destination for travelers and dreamers alike.

If you're looking to relocate, establish a business here or just interested in finding out more about the Valley of the Sun, you'll find helpful information in this section.

When living in or visiting the Greater Phoenix region, residents and visitors alike have the luxury of great weather all year long, but need only a short trip to experience the four seasons. Enjoy Thanksgiving dinner on the patio or even a New Year's hike up South Mountain. Experience the cities throughout the Valley, offering a variety of living, manageable mortgages, mountain views, culinary hotspots, an assortment of sports venues, and cultural delights.

Whether one pursues a career in the bioscience or technology fields, or desires to own and operate their own business, the Greater Phoenix region is a hotbed for job and business ownership opportunities.  With over 76,000 employers in the Valley of the Sun, several major corporations call the region home.

Housing prices are affordable with the median house price in Greater Phoenix around $135,000. The various corners of the Valley offer distinct vibes and perspectives for their residents. Each city offers something different, from the rising steel and glass of Phoenix to stylish Scottsdale and from active, rapidly-growing Glendale to the East Valley communities of Tempe, Mesa, Gilbert and Queen Creek that offer a great work-life mix. From historic homes to new community developments, and from exciting urban living to active senior neighborhoods, the Greater Phoenix area truly has something for every lifestyle and taste.

On a daily basis, residents and visitors have an abundance of activities from which to choose. Cultural activities, college and professional sports, concerts, and other leisure activities make the Valley of the Sun a playground for all.