With a population of nearly 500,000, Mesa, Arizona is the 38th largest city in the United States and second largest in the Phoenix-Mesa metro area and is larger than Miami, Minneapolis, Atlanta and St. Louis, as well as European cities Zurich, Switzerland; Liverpool, England; and Antwerp, Belgium. Mesa encompasses 133 square miles (344 square kilometers) inside a 21-city region that has a population of 4.3 million people, and is projected to grow to 6 million by 2030.
- A diverse and sustainable economy that features a balance of base industries that create high quality jobs.
- An educated workforce.
- A partnership of government and industry that considers next generation technologies and products as economic opportunities.
- Business people who see Mesa as their home and the world as their marketplace.
The Office of Economic Development works closely with your business throughout all phases of the development process to provide solutions and ensure your transition to starting, running, expanding or relocating your business in Mesa is smooth and successful.