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Introduction to Scottsdale
A year-round destination for golf and other recreation, Scottsdale is packed with walkable neighborhoods, outdoor adventures, desert landscapes, and upscale delights.
Sometimes called “The West’s Most Western Town”, Scottsdale is widely known for attracting new businesses and new residents, alike. While officially part of the Phoenix metro area, Scottsdale has grown considerably in recent years itself, and now holds the distinction of being one of the nation’s fastest growing cities.
Why Buy a Home in Scottsdale
That’s easy to see in parts of Scottsdale today, especially in North Scottdale. This part of the city is still growing and is home to some of Scottsdale’s most recognizable companies and some of its most expensive homes. Buyers can also choose from working-class neighborhoods in South Scottsdale, where homes tend to be sold at more affordable prices. The Shea Corridor, or rather Central Scottsdale, is where you’ll find many established homes, as it was generally built-up in the 1970s. Even so, the area remains one of the most desirable places to call home in the entire metro area even today.
Old Town, on the other hand, has seen the addition of some new construction condos in recent years, as it’s packed with art galleries, nightclubs, bars, restaurants, and stores. While attracting new residents at a fast pace, Scottsdale is also attracting new businesses, including some international corporations, which is a great reason why buyers may want to take another look at the city.
What’s the Difference Between Phoenix & Scottsdale
While right next to each other on a map, Phoenix and Scottsdale do both have their own unique traits. Scottsdale tends to be a bit more upscale and is where you’ll find some of the nicest stores and retailers. Apart from walking around Downtown Scottsdale or using the trolley, however, most locals will probably find the need for a car in Scottsdale, while Phoenix has the light rail. As for how far your money will stretch, home prices in Scottsdale to tend to be on the pricier side, when compared to the rest of the metro Phoenix area.
Scottsdale Attractions & Recreational Amenities
While the city is home to well more than 100 galleries and studios, downtown is also home to the Scottsdale Museum of Contemporary Art. The Old Town District is where locals and visitors often go to enjoy the many restaurants, lounges, bars, and nightclubs, while OdySea Aquarium is noted as the largest of its kind in the entire state. Scottsdale Fashion Square, meanwhile, is one of the largest shopping malls in the entire country.
The city hosts spring training facilities for the Colorado Rockies, Arizona Diamondbacks, and the San Francisco Giants. Outdoor recreation is big in Scottsdale too, as many people enjoy rock climbing and hiking, both inside and outside city limits. This includes the nearby McDowell Mountains on the north side and popular Camelback Mountain in eastern Phoenix. Golf is additionally a big part of life in Scottsdale, with hundreds of courses to choose from.