Glendale Real Estate Information

Glendale is about nine miles northwest of downtown Phoenix and boasts a population of about 250,000 people. Home to an interesting sports culture, Glendale is home to two major league baseball spring training programs as well as a host of other collegiate athletic facilities. Known as “Arizona’s Antique Capital,” Glendale is a popular place for Arizonans to work and play year-round. The quite popular Arrowhead Towne Center is the center of social activity and commerce thanks to the dozens of shops and multiple entertainment options at the property.

The University of Phoenix Stadium is a multipurpose football stadium located in the heart of Glendale and home to the National Football League’s Arizona Cardinals. The new facility also hosts the annual Fiesta Bowl game as part of the NCAA football week of bowl games. The innovative venue is the first to have a fully retractable natural grass playing surface and is also used for several non-football events including rock music concerts, graduation ceremonies, and other large crowd events. The Arena is located adjacent to the stadium and is home to the NHL Phoenix Coyotes ice hockey team.

Midwestern University’s Glendale campus is located northwest of Phoenix proper and is the sister school of the original campus in Downers Grove, Illinois. A number of degree programs are offered at the school, including Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine, Master of Medical Sciences, Doctor of Pharmacy, Doctor of Dental Medicine, and Master of Occupational Therapy. The Thunderbird School of Global Management, a leading educational institution for global managers, also has a campus in Glendale. Recently, it was ranked as a top school according to corporate recruiters in an article by the Wall Street Journal.

For Glendale’s younger generation, there is an extensive schooling program for youth in grades kindergarten through grade twelve. Deer Valley, Dysart, and Peoria Unified School Districts are joined by Glendale Union, Phoenix Union, and Tolleson Union High School Districts as well as four other elementary school districts to provide a competitive education package.