In July 2008, Money magazine listed Peoria in its “Top 100 Places to Live”. Some of the more popular master planned communities within Peoria’s City limits such as – Arrowhead Shores, Casa Del Rey, Deer Valley Estates, Desert Star, Dove Valley Ranch, Fletcher Heights, Pleasant Valley, Sonoran Mountain Ranch, Terramar, Trilogy at Vistancia, Ventanna Lakes, Vistancia, Westbrook Village and Westwing Mountain. These popular master planned communities offer a wide range of home options and plenty of community amenities.
Peoria Arizona is the sixth largest city in the state. According to the 2010 census the population is 154,065 and growing. It is the spring training home of the San Diego Padres and Seattle Mariners who share the Peoria Sports Complex. In 1999, the City of Peoria annexed most of the land up to and around Lake Pleasant Regional Park. The lake is the 2nd largest lake in Arizona – about a 15-20 minute drive for Peoria residents.
Peoria gained a world-class educational status by landing the Challenger Space Center of Arizona. In 2007, the city added to its cultural diversity by completing the Peoria Center for the Performing Arts. You will find a variety of shopping opportunities, great restaurants, entertainment and night life all located in and around the popular Arrowhead Towne Center Mall.