Kierland’s location in the Scottsdale Road resort corridor of northeast Phoenix offers dramatic views of the surrounding McDowell Mountains and Pinnacle Peak. The Kierland community was developed on a 730-acre site and features a three-mile hike-and-bike trail links residential, schools, retail and recreation within the development, which is bisected by the six-lane, landscaped Greenway Parkway. The Kierland Golf Club an award winning 27 hole golf development opened in 1996. In 2002 The Westin Kierland Resort & Spa was completed surrounded by the golf course. Development continued with Kierland Commons, the 38-acre, award-winning mixed-use development that includes retail, dining, office and residential components.