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the city of Tempe

The city of Tempe is home to Arizona State University Campus. A college town with a personality all its own. Tempe town lake and Mill Ave are a great hub for those looking to unwind and enjoy music , food and drinks. With many more places to explore like trails and the Botanical Garden (just a few miles north of Tempe), there is plenty of opportunity to embrace the city life. Large employers in this city include State Farm, Salt River Project, Safeway, Wells Fargo Services, Freescale. Makes for a competitive and growing healthy economic landscape.

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Location of Tempe

Arizona State University ground is the Hub of Tempe. The most Northern part is  along Thomas Rd., just West of the 101 freeway . To the south, the edge of Tempe is along Ray Rd. and East of the I-10, where the 202 runs along the Salt river.

Why You'll LOVE it:

Why You'll HATE it:

Reason 1

One of the main attractions in Tempe is the ASU campus. It’s a vibrant hub of activity with beautiful architecture, museums, and galleries. Visitors can explore the ASU Art Museum, the ASU Gammage Auditorium, and enjoy various events and performances held on the campus.

Reason 1

Traffic and congestion along this area during peak hours.

Reason 2

Tempe Festival of the Arts This biannual event attracts thousands of visitors to Downtown Tempe. It showcases a wide range of art, including paintings, sculptures, ceramics, jewelry, and more. The festival also features live music, food vendors, and fun activities, making it a great all ages event.

Reason 2

The cost of living in Tempe can be relatively high compared to some other cities in Arizona. Housing prices and rental costs can be a challenge for residents, particularly for students attending Arizona State University.

Reason 3

Tempe Town Lake this man-made reservoir offers recreational activities such as kayaking, paddleboarding, and sailing. The lake’s scenic views provide a great place for walking, jogging, or picnicking. There are also events and festivals hosted along the lake’s shores throughout the year.

Reason 3

While there is a public transportation system in place, including buses and light rail, some residents may feel that the coverage and frequency of public transit options could be improved to reduce dependency on cars and alleviate traffic congestion.

Reason 4

Mill Avenue District is a popular entertainment district, lined with unique shops, restaurants, bars, and live music venues. It’s a bustling area, especially in the evenings, and it’s a favorite spot for locals and visitors alike to hang out and experience the city’s vibrant nightlife.

Reason 4

The city of Tempe has faced challenges related to homelessness and its evident along the highways and roads. Some residents may feel that more efforts should be made to address this issue and provide support.

Reason 5

Technology enabled city Tempe is a Hub for beta testing programs. Due to our proximity to the Phoenix Airport and large pool of talent from ASU we are home to Go Daddy, Insight Enterprises, Amazon, Medtronic

Reason 5

If technology scares you Tempe might not be the city for you. Not unusual to see self driving cars like ways or a vending machine of cars (carvana) and many scooters that can be rented with your phone

Home Styles In Tempe

To serve the many residents and eclectic population of Tempe, the style of homes just alike have to be wide ranging. 



Modern architecture often emphasizes clean lines, large windows, and open spaces. Contemporary homes may incorporate innovative designs and materials, but for the most part, these types of homes try not to stand out too much. They are common and traditional with a little modern feel.


Mid-Century Modern

As in many cities, Tempe has its share of mid-century modern homes characterized by clean lines, large windows, and a focus on functionality and simplicity. These homes became popular in the post-World War II era and are still cherished for their modern aesthetic.



These 3 story living homes typically offer luxury within a small footprint. The freedom of owning your own home– minus the maintenance. Another plus is providing residents with stunning views of the surrounding cityscape, which includes Tempe Town Lake and the Arizona State University campus.


As the hub for one of our biggest colleges in the state. You can imagine that Tempe is proud of their ‘A’ rated schools

This iconic school has shaped the city. It is the most important school in town, ASU

Rio Salado College , Brookline College  as well as a few more colleges are available in Tempe that focus on trades or nursing programs

Places of Interest

Living in Tempe provides a vibrant and dynamic lifestyle with easy access to a variety of restaurants, cultural events, and recreational activities. It’s an attractive option for those seeking a cosmopolitan living experience and a lively social scene.

Beautiful Architecture, Museums, and galleries. Visitors can explore the ASU Gammage Auditorium, and enjoy various events and performances held on the campu

There are many nature hikes and places to hike even in the city, Temp town lake, the Desert Botanical Garden and some natural hikes can be found all through the city

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