Since being founded by Dr. A.J. Chandler in 1912, Chandler has been a forward-thinking community built on entrepreneurial spirit, innovation and hometown traditions. A long-held commitment to thoughtful, constructive
and consistent planning has transformed Chandler into the Innovation and Technology Hub of the Southwest. It has become one of the strongest economic centers in Arizona and the southwestern region of the United States, an
ideal place for business professionals and their companies as well as talented residents and their families. Chandler is known for its high-tech industries, safe and inviting neighborhoods, superior schools, abundant recreation and one-of-a-kind entertainment, dining and shopping experiences.
Decades of strong leadership and responsible spending have earned Chandler the reputation as one of the most financially stable cities in the United States, as indicated by the City’s AAA bond ratings from all three major bond rating agencies.