World Class Companies Choose Gilbert
With access to an educated and diverse workforce, a pipeline of emerging technologies from statewide universities, ease of market access, and an unbeatable quality of life, it is no wonder world-class companies choose Gilbert. Located in the southeast valley of the Phoenix metropolitan area, Gilbert, Arizona has seen an influx of world-class facilities, talents, innovations, and public private partnerships.
Booming in business and leisure activities, the community has been named:
Most Prosperous City in the Nation
– Economic Innovation Group, 2017
– SmartAsset, 2017
– WalletHub, 2018
Best Place to Live in America
– 24/7 Wall Street, 2017
– Niche.com, 2018
– WalletHub, 2018
What more could you want?
Availability of Skilled Labor
“44 percent of residents hold a bachelor’s degree or higher, compared with 32.5 percent nationally.”
Decreasing Corporate Tax Rates
|January 1, 2014-December 31, 2014||6.5%|
|January 1, 2015- December 31, 2015||6.0%|
|January 1, 2016- December 31, 2016||5.5%|
|January 1, 2017- December 31, 2017||4.9%|
Corporate tax rates have decreased 1.6% since 2014. Visit our Taxes page for more information on Gilbert’s competitive operating environment.
Collaborative Research and Development
- Nationally, STEM occupations in 2016 were over 8.9 million with a projected increase to 10 million by 2026. From 2010 – 2016, Gilbert has seen a 14% growth in STEM workforce, outpacing the national average by 3%.
- Gilbert public school districts have placed a significant focus on building Gilbert’s future STEM workforce by aligning educational curriculum with Gilbert’s industry needs to provide for tomorrow’s workforce. In fact, the school districts currently providing STEM focused curriculum, offer STEM diplomas and partner with businesses like Orbital ATK in Project Lead the Way efforts.
Economic Development Reserve Fund
“The Town customized the development schedule for us and helped us to get into our business and into our location much faster to meet the needs of our customers.”
-Brett Manning, VP of U.S. Operations, Silent-Aire
Unbeatable Quality of Life
Visit Discover Gilbert to check out the wonderful amenities our community offers.
Advantageous Business Climate
Available Land & Buildings
Visit our Available Property & Land page to learn more about the market here in Gilbert or jump over to the Employment Centers page to learn about the investment and notable employers in each district.
Strong Market Access and Close Proximity to Major Markets
Energy Availability and Closing Costs
Proximity to College / Technical Training
“With higher academic partners in the area preparing a highly educated workforce it has really supported our innovation and research efforts.”
-Lamont Yoder, CEO Banner Health