Review of Gilbert, Arizona

Small Town feel mixed with Urbanism.
Star Rating - 4/7/2024
Gilbert should be compared to the Midwest in the sense that despite the size of the buildings being 5 stories tall in Mixed Use Areas, it retains the small town feeling, and there seems to be an understanding of how to integrate uses together rather than segmenting them apart from each other. Agritopia is a huge hit and is a highlight of how to do Mixed Use correctly that feels like it's apart of the town's character than to just build out quickly, i hope there is more throughout it because the walkability of this town is definitely up there with Tempe and Phoenix, but keeps it's character while doing so.

It's a safe normal blue collar town that is similar to Chandler, and has some excellent school districts as a whole. I would recommend anyone interested in the things i said to go out and see for themselves and if they like it move here. Like one user said the only downside is that there is not much transit and it could definitely use a Train at the Verde Station and make a stop to Agritopia, even 15 minute bus service. Which Transportation is a sore spot in the valley as a whole.
Kent | Chandler, AZ
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- 11/16/2023
Good Walkability, Mixed Use, Safe. Lacks Transit.
My Dad lives in Gilbert and i live nearby due to proximity of Mesa and visit Gilbert a lot...
Ray | Mesa, AZ | 1 Reply

- 5/27/2019
Thoughts from a Midwest Transplant
The reason I chose to write a review is because, while a few were indeed quite concise & a...
Marcus | Gilbert, AZ | 7 Replies

- 6/29/2018
Lived in Gilbert for 4 years now & love it
Great community for families, couples, retirees and anyone looking for a safe, friendly, c...
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- 4/12/2017
Gilbert AZ a wonderful place to live
A family friendly town with great schools and low crime. The people are friendly, there's...
Lori | Gilbert, AZ | No Replies

- 1/1/2014
Good area for children
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