Life in Mesa
Besides the incredible educational opportunities, people who live and work in Mesa find that the city offers many attractions and cultural and recreation amenities, combined with a thriving economic climate and great transportation. The city is extremely business-friendly, and supports both small companies that are just getting started as well as major corporations like The Boeing Companies, Banner Health Systems, MD Helicopters, Apple and others. Living in Mesa also gives access to world-class healthcare at Mountain Vista Medical Center, Adelante Community Health Center and the many Banner Health facilities, including Banner Baywood and Banner Desert Medical Centers, and Cardon Children’s Medical Center.
The city’s commitment to business translates into many companies and organizations that offer fun and enjoyable activities for all ages. For example, those who enjoy professional performing arts performances, visual arts and arts education programming may head to the Mesa Arts Center, which draws nearly 300,000 visitors each year to its state-of-the-art campus in downtown Mesa.
Mesa is also the spring training home of the Major League Baseball Chicago Cubs. Every year, thousands of people head to the ballpark to take in the most popular games in the Cactus League. Year round, both residents and visitors to Mesa partake in world class golf at dozens of beautifully manicured and challenging courses, enjoy fantastic shopping at a wide variety of indoor and outdoor malls, and relax over delicious meals at the area’s many restaurants.
While Mesa is the 38th largest city in the country, it maintains a comfortable, small-town demeanor with big-city amenities that equate to world-class quality of life.