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The McDowell Road Corridor is located in southern Scottsdale which is the most densely populated residential area of the City. The area offers convenient access to surrounding communities, freeways, Sky Harbor International Airport, regional parks and shopping. The area is home to SkySong, the ASU Scottsdale Innovation Center a premier research and development campus in the greater Phoenix area. SkySong is the result of a public private partnership between ASU, the City of Scottsdale, ASU Enterprise Partners and the Plaza Companies which developed this 1.2 million-square-foot mixed-use development located on a 42-acre site.

McDowell Road Corridor Fast Facts

  • Since 2009, over $200 million of new investment has been made along McDowell Corridor
  • 3,774 new multifamily and luxury multifamily units were completed and occupied by the end of 2017. By 2019 an additional 1,034 multifamily units are anticipated to be completed
  • There are more than 14,000 employees within the McDowell Road Corridor boundary with average earnings just under $70,000
  • The top industries along the McDowell Road Corridor are professional, scientific and technical services with over 2,500 jobs in 2017
  • Nearly 50 percent of the population in the corridor is 39 years of age or younger
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  • Average Household Income: $58,673
  • Median Age: 30.4
  • Population: 156,002
  • Businesses: 9,436 (167,911 employees)
  • SPI >150: dating services, moving supplies

Source: ESRI BAO June 2017