Why El Mirage for your Business

Fastest Growing Market for Manufacturing/Commerce in Greater Phoenix

El Mirage, Gateway to the Northwest Valley and the surrounding communities are the fastest growing area in Greater Phoenix. Copper Wing Logistics Center in El Mirage is a 1,400 acre industrial/logistics park offering rail served properties and Foreign Trade Zone. New companies coming to El Mirage include: Microsoft, CAVCO, Cives Steel, Consolidated Resources and EPCOR Water.

Affordable Operating Costs

Arizona has no corporate franchise tax, no income tax on dividends from out-of-state subsidiaries, no business inventory tax, no worldwide unitary tax, and no sales tax on manufacturing equipment. In addition, aggressive accelerated depreciation schedules provide a reduction in personal property tax liability equal to 94% of the scheduled value after five years and the ability to carry forward net operating losses for five years.

New and Improved Infrastructure

El Mirage offers speedy truck transportation, direct access to major freeways, road widening and infrastructure improvements along El Mirage Road and Northern Parkway. The City recently completed major road improvements on our primary roads to include road widening, transit style lighting, bike paths and striping.

Generous Supply of Commercial Land

El Mirage has large parcels of land available at Copper Wing Logistics Center. The City has No Development Impact fees or additional Construction Sales Taxes. Copper Wing is in a usage driven Foreign Trade Zone with all taxing authority letters on file.

More Bang for Your Buck

The cost-of-living in El Mirage is significantly lower than most areas. The average home price in El Mirage is $205,000. The City was recognized as Arizona’s Smartest Place to Buy a Home by MSN.

Opportunity Zone

El Mirage has an Opportunity Zone in the same area as New Market Tax Credits. We have land availability for retail, office and multi-family use.

El Mirage Fast Facts

  • Year Founded: 1937
  • Year Founded: 1937
  • Year Incorporated: 1951
  • Elevation: 1,126
  • Planning Area: 7,193 acres
  • Close to Freeways 303,101, and US 60
  • Average Daily Traffic Counts on major corridors between 30,000 to 45,000
  • Population: 31,767 2010 Census
  • Median age: 28.1
  • Median Household Income 2009: $48,641
  • Average daily water production rate: 3.5 to 6 million gallons per day
  • Annual average rainfall: 8.9 inches
  • Annual sunshine days: 310
  • Average temperatures (high/low):
    • January 67/40
    • April 85/53
    • July 106/78
    • October 88/57