With a family focus and welcoming feel, Gilbert has a high quality of community life fueled by a strong economy. Thriving in business and leisure activities, the community has become a Best Place to Live in the United States as ranked by CNN/Money Magazine. Gilbert has also been ranked the 2nd Safest City in the United States. Gilbert offers public education that a recent national survey reported as being good to excellent by a majority of residents, and the community is seen as a good place to raise a family by 95 percent of survey respondents.
Gilbert, Arizona offers 9.8 million square feet of retail use and more than 700 acres of designated open space for recreation and entertainment, providing a quality of life that translates to a thriving and diverse community. Gilbert's shopping experience ranges from well-known brand names like Coach to artisan shops and markets located within in the Heritage District which offers a variety of merchants who provide quality goods for thrifty-minded families. Additionally, the community has countless unique dining experiences like Liberty Market and Postino Wine Café. To top it off, the community has activities for people of all age including the Hale Theatre, the Riparian Preserve and community events hosted year-round. Below is a brief list of some of the amenities that Gilbert, Arizona residents enjoy:
Entertainment & Gathering Spaces:
- Top Dining Spots
- Hale Theatre
- Riparian Preserve at Water Ranch
- Golf Courses
- Cosmo Dog Park
- Concerts in the Park at Freestone Park Amphitheater
- Gilbert Art Walk
- Gilbert Historical Museum
- Higley Center for the Performing Arts
- Neighborhood Parks
Festivals and Marathons:
- Gilbert Days Parade
- Global Village Festival
- Gilbert "Off the Street" Art + Music Festival
- Gilbert Farmer's Market
- KA-POW Superhero Adventure Run
To learn more about Gilbert’s many dining, retail and entertainment options, visit www.discovergilbert.com.
Finest Housing and Neighborhoods
As a community of excellence, Gilbert homes have retained their value within the Greater Phoenix area. With the highest percentages of "family households" in the state, Gilbert has an array of homes from urban condos, apartments to large lots and starter homes to executive housing with large lots, some for equine enthusiasts.
While Gilbert does not directly provide rental or housing information, you can obtain information from the Association of Realtors at 480-833-7510 or by visiting www.aaronline.com.
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