Coming Spring 2015: Employment Opportunities in Gilbert Arizona

New Developments Coming Spring 2015: 

Will Skyrocket Employment Opportunities in Gilbert Arizona

No doubt about it, Gilbert has become is becoming a business epicenter and a valley hot spot. With great economic and overall ratings, both local and nationwide, entrepreneurs and business owners-large and small-from across the valley and the nation have been making their way to the city of Gilbert. We are listing the companies and developments, set to open in spring 2015, that will completely skyrocket employment opportunities in Gilbert Arizona.

New shops and restaurants are springing up all over what used to be just a small rural town. Subsequently, there are a ton of positions to be filled.  In an interview with AZ 3TV News, Kathy Tilque, Gilbert Chamber of Commerce president and CEO spoke of the restaurant boom, saying:

“Since the beginning of the year, we’ve had five restaurants opening, and some will be within the next month or so, bringing about 200 or 300 jobs downtown” – Tilque

Here is Lux’s List of new businesses set to open in Gilbert, AZ Fall 2015:

Joe’s Real BBQ Hiring Fair

August 10 @ 4:00 pm6:00 pm


Get the chance to work for a fun company that takes care of its employees. That offers competitive wages and full and Part Time Benefits including:


  • Insurance Short term and long term disability
  • Free employee meal 25% off at Joe’s Real BBQ and Joe’s Farm Grill
  • Paid birthday and paid time off

To save time, print application from and bring it completed to the hiring fair

Here is Lux’s List of new businesses set to open in Gilbert, AZ SPRING 2015:


Saint Xavier University

Saint Xavier University Gilbert, Arizona

Saint Xavier University Gilbert, Arizona

Gilbert’s first university is nearing its completion. The four-story, 90,000 square-foot university will be a centerpiece to the growing historical downtown Heritage Park in Gilbert. Saint Xavier University is offering several master’s and bachelor’s degree programs and completion courses in nursing, business and liberal arts. The university will accept up to 70 transfer credits, and is working closely with Maricopa County Community Colleges to ensure credits transfer smoothly.

Opening: Enrollment now OPEN!
Where: Gilbert’s Heritage District
Hiring: Approx. 75 to 100 employee

Enrollment is open now. Students interested in attending can find out more at the university’s enrollment center at 119 N. Gilbert Road, Suite 102.

For additional information about Saint Xavier’s recruitment center and the school’s programs, contact the office of admissions at (844) 468-6798 or email


Barrio Queen

Recognized by Esquire magazine in 2012 as one of the “Best New Restaurants in America” the successful Scottsdale Tequileria is opening its second location in Gilbert. Barrio Queen Gilbert will join Sam Fox’s Zinburger and Lo-Lo’s Chicken & Waffles making it the third restaurant at the Heritage Marketplace.

Opening: By April 2015
Where: Downtown Gilbert’s Heritage Marketplace @ 388 N. Gilbert Road
Hiring: Apply at location

“This is an area that people come to. Even in the middle of the day, on a holiday, the whole area is hopping,”- Steve Ayala, Director of Operations at Barrio Culinary Concepts

Joe’s Pizza and Ice Cream

A favorite in Iowa, Happy Joe’s Pizza & Ice Cream plans to open its first Arizona location in Gilbert. Arizona will be the 7th state Happy Joe’s has spread into since it’s inception in the early 70’s. It will take place of the former Pita Di Vida.

Opening: Late Spring, 2015
Where: 263 E. Warner Road #105
Hiring: Approx. 25-30


Pomo Pizzeria Napoletana

With popular locations already in Scottsdale and Phoenix, Pomo Pizzeria Napoletana will open their 3,400 square foot location in Gilbert. Featuring food created by Master Chef Matteo Schiavone, it’s sure to be a real treat for Gilbert locals.

Opening: April/May
Where: 366 N. Gilbert Road


Gilbert Heritage Marketplace

Gilbert Heritage Marketplace

Peterson’s Old-fashioned Ice Cream

A Chicago cornerstone since 1919, Petersen’s Ice Cream is sure to win over Gilbert when it opens its second valley location. The company recently expanded into Arizona when it opened its first valley location in Scottsdale. They are known for their delicious ice cream recipe style.

Opening: Late April/May Heritage Marketplace
Where: Heritage Marketplace
Hiring: 25 (Job fair coming soon, check back for updates)




Fat Cats!

Amazing Jakes is going to have major competition when the popular Utah based family fun center opens in Gilbert. The facility will include a theater, bowling alley, game arcade, and restaurant.

Opening: Late Spring, 2015
Where: 4321 E. Baseline Road


 Momenti Local Pizzeria

This pizzeria makes quick serve pizza and salad is made before your very eyes.

Opening: Late Spring, 2015
Where: 1633 S. Higley Road #102


Zoyo Neighborhood Yogurt

With 10 locations spread across the valley, Zoyo brings their contemporary and colorful yogurt shop to Gilbert. Enjoy their delicious yogurt along with a variety of fresh toppings.

Opening: Late Spring, 2015
Where: 1633 S. Higley Road #101



Rivulon Gilbert 4 story spec rendering

Rivulon Gilbert 4 story spec rendering

The $750 million valley “employment hub” is doubling Gilbert’s office space, attracting high-quality companies in targeted sectors, including biomedical, aerospace, technology and health care.

“These high-tech companies, high-end hotel rooms and high-quality office space will be home to the entrepreneurs and job creators of tomorrow,” Mayor of Gilbert

 “This site has the capacity to house upwards of fifteen-thousand jobs here,” said Nationwide Realty Investors President Brian Ellis

Accommodating opportunities for incredible offices, residential and retail, companies looking to locate to the 250-acre site will have an abundance of options to meet their needs. Rivulon will include approx. 3 million square feet of Class A office space, 500,000 square feet of retail, 250 hotel rooms, and the potential for 500 residential units.

Opening: There are many phases of this development, the construction of the building is expected to be completed in Fall 2015. The LA Ftness is Now Open!
Where: Loop 202 and Gilbert Road
Hiring: Rivulon is expected to create 6,500 high-wage jobs

For Leasing Information at the Rivulon, Click Here

“Our transformation has been remarkable: As one of the fastest-growing communities in the United States, we’ve gone from an agricultural-based town to a thriving residential community and an economically diverse hot spot that is a haven for high-wage jobs,” said Mayor John Lewis about the new boost in employment opportunities in Gilbert Arizona , Rivulon

About luxpropertygroup

Lux Home Group consists of FULL TIME real estate professionals in the Phoenix area. Real Estate is not only our job, it is our passion. So, if you are interested in buying, selling, or renting a home in the greater Phoenix Metropolitan Area, or you would like to get involved in the fabulous world of real estate sales or investing, give us a call at 480.442.1442 or email us at If you just want to hang out with some super fabulous can call us for that, too.

Comments are closed.