Monday, December 18, 2006

Buckeye - Boomtown

Here is another in a long line of articles I've read recently about all the growth that's going to occur in the Valley of the Sun - it's almost like de ja vu from 2004! Basically, the developers and planners are ignoring the slumping housing market and making their plans based on the long-term picture. And if they're right, than our housing market is going to be in good shape once again before too long.

I remember reading a Maricopa County report in 2000 or 2001 which forecasted Buckeye and Surprise to be the 3rd and 4th largest cities in Arizona within 30 years. This article confirms that forecast, highlighting some of the major changes we'll see in Buckeye.

Read the article here.
Read a PDF version of the article here.