Scottsdale is a city in the eastern part of Maricopa County, Arizona, adjacent to theGreater Phoenix Area. City is known as "a desert version of Miami's South Beach". The city is home to corporate retail outlets, as well as independent boutiques. There are many shopping areas within the city of Scottsdale, ranging from small districts to large centers. The most notable regional centers include the Kierland Commons in North Scottsdale, and the Scottsdale Fashion Square in Downtown Scottsdale, a major destination for high-end retailers. At nearly 2 million square feet, the Scottsdale Fashion Square is routinely ranked as one of the most profitable shopping malls per square foot in the Southwest United States.