Employment Centers

Employment Center 1 – Northwest Corridor

By the Numbers – FY13-FY17

$172M

3.5M

$11.8B

Private Investment

Square-Feet Developed or Planned

Public Investment

As Gilbert’s densest employment center, the Northwest Corridor is primarily composed of light industrial and back office space in the science, technology, aerospace, and manufacturing industries. This corridor is also home to the Heritage District, Gilbert’s downtown core.

Notable employers include:

  • EchoStar Corporation
  • Curtiss Wright
  • GoDaddy
  • Lockheed Martin Corporation
  • Mapfre Insurance
  • Orbital ATK Space Systems Group/Northrop Grumman
  • REV Biofuels
  • Rigid Industries
  • Thrive Co-Working for Women
  • Ticketforce
Employment Center 2 – Banner Employment Corridor

By the Numbers – FY13-FY17

$50M

883,160

$30.5M

Private Investment

Square-Feet Developed or Planned

Public Investment

The Banner Employment Corridor is located near the northeast corner of Gilbert’s municipal borders, just south of the US 60 Superstition Freeway. This employment area primarily consists of healthcare related research and development, services, and treatments.

Notable Employers include:

  • Banner MD Anderson Cancer Center
  • Banner Gateway Medical Center
Employment Center 3 – Gateway Employment Corridor

By the Numbers – FY13-FY17

$87M

1.5M

$504M

Private Investment

Square-Feet Developed or Planned

Public Investment

The Gateway Employment Corridor is located along Gilbert’s eastern municipal border, adjacent to Phoenix-Mesa Gateway Airport (of which Gilbert is a part owner), and divided by the Arizona Loop 202 San Tan Freeway. Also in close proximity to Arizona State University’s Polytechnic Campus, this employment area has nearly 1,000 acres of undeveloped commercial property and consists of large retail developments and aerospace and aviation firms.

Notable Employers include:

  • Allegiant Air
  • ASU Polytechnic
  • Cessna | Citation
  • Embraer Air
  • Gilbert Hospital
  • Gilbert Gateway Towne Center
  • Lockheed Martin Corporation
  • Phoenix-Mesa Gateway Airport
  • Praxis
Employment Center 4 – Central Business District

By the Numbers – FY13-FY17

$419M

5M

$165M

Private Investment

Square-Feet Developed or Planned

Public Investment

Gilbert’s Central Business District offers vast opportunities for investment. The district is located off of the 202 Freeway, in close proximity to Phoenix-Mesa Gateway Airport, Arizona State University Polytechnic Campus, and Chandler-Gilbert Community College. Some of the defining characteristics of this district include fully improved roadways and utility infrastructure, a designated Vertical Height Overlay, and a diverse mix of retail, office, and industrial oriented developments.

Notable Employers include:

  • Celebration Stem Cell Centre
  • Footprint
  • Heliae
  • InData
  • Ironwood Cancer Center
  • Southeast VA Health Care Clinic
  • Isagenix International Headquarters
  • Mercedes Benz of Gilbert
  • Maserati
  • Mercy Gilbert Medical Center
  • Translational Research Institute
  • SanTan Village
  • Silent-Aire U.S. Headquarters