At the local level, the workforce is just as strong. You’ll never have trouble finding qualified employees. The Greater Phoenix metropolitan
area has a population of 4.8 million and is expected to grow to 5.5 million in the next 9 years. Mesa itself, the nation’s 36th largest city,
boasts a population of 500,000. The workforce also tends to be young. Greater Phoenix has a median age of 36, making it the sixth youngest
metropolitan area in the United States. As a result, employees have the potential for long careers with your business.
But, those aren’t the only reasons to consider Gateway. Greater Phoenix has an extremely competitive workforce as well as one of the lowest
costs for labor in the nation. Additionally, projected employment growth in Greater Phoenix for the next decade is 10 percent, compared to the
national average of 6 percent.