By Tom Scanlon | East Valley Tribune (Image by Amarjit Singh)
With a population of around 16,000, if Eastmark was a city, it would be in Arizona’s top 50, between Payson (population 16,093) and New River (15,910).
Eastmark, of course, is part of Mesa – though at times it seems like a separate entity.
Indeed, taxes paid by Eastmark homeowners are fueling the explosive growth of the area, funding the building of roads and parks.
Those Eastmark homeowners are footing the bill for more roads and a final phase of the multi-million dollar Great Park, one of the gems of southeast Mesa.
“We are excited about the expansion of the park,” said Monica Miller, an Eastmark resident. “The Great Park is one of Eastmark’s greatest assets. It truly serves as the hub of the community.”