Avondale is pro-business. Elected officials and city leadership work in partnership with our employers to strengthen our community and create an environment where companies succeed.
Metropolitan Phoenix’s booming West Valley has created a tremendous opportunity for world-class healthcare organizations. The City of Avondale has quickly emerged as a leader in this field touting a highly skilled labor force, strategic location, and affordable cost of doing business. Numerous healthcare organizations have already selected Avondale for their operations capitalizing on the region’s population growth.
ACCESSIBLE HEALTHCARE LABOR POOL
38% of Phoenix Metropolitan’s skilled healthcare workforce lives in the West Valley, yet only 21% of the jobs are located here.
McDowell Road has generated demand for high-tech businesses to meet high efficiency, security and connectivity requirements. Avondale is home to an extensive high-grade infrastructure system including redundant fiber and power networks. Over 11,700 workers in technology and STEM related professions live within a 25-minute commute of Avondale.
The sustainability and growth of our robust labor shed has been reinforced by major investments in STEM education and curriculum by our regional workforce partners, school districts, and post-secondary educational institutions.
Avondale is home to over 2.7 million square-feet of manufacturing & logistics space and currently has 2.2 million square-feet set to be online by 2021.
With a robust talent pipeline of over 61,200 skilled workers, new interstate connectivity, same day access to Southern California ports and 22 million consumers, , it’s no wonder businesses such as The Vitamin Shoppe, Cummins, Hickman’s, Conn’s, Port Authority, Field Lining Systems, King Koil, Copper State Rubber, AZPRO and MAE Fine Foods are thriving in our community.
Avondale is home to multiple regional power centers anchored by brand name retailers such as Costco, Hobby Lobby, Best Buy, Bed Bath & Beyond, Sprouts, Home Depot and many others.
MCDOWELL ROAD’S RESTAURANT ROW
Home to a wide variety of national and regional restaurant destinations including Claim Jumper, Smash Burger, Café Rio, Chick-Fil-A, Blaze Pizza, Panera Bread, and Portillo’s.
FLAGSHIP RECREATION & AMENITIES
Avondale’s investments in family entertainment and sports venues have established it as a premier community for recreation. Main Event features bowling, laser tag, billiards, and many other activities for the entire family. American Sports Center is the largest indoor sports facility in Arizona; the venue features world-class amenities for volleyball, basketball, soccer, and hosts youth and adult sports leagues from all over the world.