Mesa’s industries of opportunity
Mesa’s economic development priorities are hinged on the city’s key industries, which offer a broad range of opportunity to its residents and visitors.
So, if your interest is in healthcare, education, aerospace or aviation or defense, Mesa is your home. If you want to venture into or pursue a career in tourism or technology, you are well off in Mesa.
The city is making great strides in its development agenda as its people build on its strengths, quality infrastructure, talented workforce, projected growth and global market trends.
The third city in the State of Arizona has an excellent specialty and general hospitals with nearly 2,000 beds combined. The Banner Simulation Medical Center is the largest simulation training center in the southwest. This has created numerous opportunities will continue to generate much more.
The city is home to over 40,000 students pursuing their higher education in different institutions such as the East Valley Institute of Technology (EVIT), a model for career and technical education.
Your young ones can go to any one of the institutions in the Mesa Public Schools, the largest school district in Arizona. It is has performed well nationally regarding good education programs and student achievements.
PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) ranked the State of Arizona as number one in Aerospace Manufacturing Attractiveness in 2016. Phoenix-Mesa Gateway Airport is among the US’s fastest growing airports, facilitate millions of passengers to travel annually.
You will be close to more than 100 businesses, which are adjacent to the Falcon Field and Phoenix Gateway airports, with their over 10,000 employees in aerospace/ aviation, high-tech, manufacturing and software industry clusters.
For instance, you have a chance of working for Boeing since it manufactures its Apache attack helicopter and Hummingbird Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) in Mesa.
The Mesa Arts Center (MAC), the largest arts center in Arizona, offers you a full range of professional performing arts, visual arts and arts education programming on one state-of-the-art campus. You will join about 360,000 patrons each year.
You will watch Major League Baseball’s Chicago Cubs and the Oakland Athletics during their spring training.
If you are from Canada, you have 176 nonstop/direct flights between Canada and Arizona weekly.
You will have a chance to search for an opportunity in some of the world’s technology firms that have operations in Mesa.
These include Boeing, Bridgestone, FUJIFILM, Mitel, Infineon, Ulthera, Guided Therapy Systems, PCT International, Telonics, LaunchPoint: Mesa’s Technology Accelerator, and the Arizona Center for Algae Technology and Innovation (AzCATI).
The Phoenix-Mesa metro area is ranked number 3 for best cities for information jobs in 2015.
The Elliot Road Technology Corridor boasts power, telecom, water, and gas infrastructure; zoning overlay for quick development processes; nearby commercial and air cargo service at Phoenix-Mesa Gateway Airport; quick interstate freeway access; Foreign Trade Zone access; and thousands of acres of developable land. Mesa is home to Apple’s new $2 billion Global Command Center.
Written by Arizona Roofing Systems.