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For media inquiries, please contact Kiley Phillips, Marketing and Communications Administrator, at kiley.phillips@gilbertaz.gov or (480) 243-0335.

Gilbert offers free education to those impacted by COVID-19

Tourism, hospitality, restaurants and many more positions in the service industry are all struggling to rebound amid the coronavirus pandemic. Many people in Arizona have lost jobs because of this or the way the job is done is different. The Town of Gilbert is looking to ensure the community can re-skill themselves or get a new career altogether with a free program called #GilbertTogether Resident Career Training Scholarship.

Round Two of the Gilbert Business Relief Grant Now Open with Expanded Eligibility

The second round of the #GilbertTogether Business Relief Grant is now open!

Beginning Monday, February 1 through March 26, or until funds are exhausted, local businesses can apply for a relief grant through the #GilbertTogether Business Recovery Program. Qualified businesses can receive a grant of up to $35,000 based their demonstrated positive financial impact to the Town of Gilbert.

Expansion of hospitals will affect town, region in 2021 and beyond

Health care may continue to hold significance in 2021, but in Gilbert, it will not just be about the coronavirus.

The town will see a medical industry expansion of nearly half a billion dollars this year. Most notably, the $250 million Women and Children’s Pavilion is anticipated to open this spring on the campus of Mercy Gilbert Medical Center. The pavilion is the product of a partnership between Phoenix Children’s Hospital and Dignity Health, which operates Mercy Gilbert.

Gilbert: Corridors of Opportunity with Phoenix Business Journal

Join the Phoenix Business Journal for the latest in its continuing series of real estate-focused virtual events to be held in 2021 that will highlight key Valley cities and submarkets. The online virtual events bring together real estate sector executives, market experts and city economic development planners to look at present and future plans. This event will focus on the fast-growing East Valley town of Gilbert.

SmartAsset Ranks Gilbert, AZ #8 City Where More Young Residents Are Buying Homes

The homeownership rate in America peaked at a little more than 69% in 2004 before falling to 63.7% in 2016, according to U.S. Census data. Despite the fact that it has rebounded to a little more than 65% in 2019 overall, only 36.4% of Americans younger than 35 own their homes. It may be easier in some places, though, for this young cohort to buy homes. To that end, SmartAsset crunched the numbers to find the cities where people younger than the age of 35 are most likely to own their own home – and to see where this number has gone up in recent years.

Gilbert Ranked #33 Best City to Find a Job in the U.S.

This article was originally posted on WalletHub. With 2020 behind us, it’s time to think about fresh starts, whether that means small changes or a complete life overhaul. For many people, finding a new or better job will be a top resolution. The jobs market took a...

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