Why Dallas

Welcome to one of the most dynamic and fastest growing cities in the country. One of the top states for business, Dallas leads the nation for corporate relocations and a high quality of life. DFW is one the state’s leading cities for education and is a major transportation hub. The Dallas Arts District is an iconic neighborhood for cultural activities and the arts, with more buildings designed by Pritzker-award winning architects than any location in the world.

Business

NUMBER 1 STATE To Start a business icon

NUMBER 1 STATE To Start a business

No State Income Tax icon

No State Income Tax

NUMBER 1 STATE for female entrepreneurs  icon

NUMBER 1 STATE for female entrepreneurs

Located in the middle of the U.S., Texas Offers competitive advantages to businesses icon

Located in the middle of the U.S., Texas Offers competitive advantages to businesses

4 Global Fortune 500 companies are located in Texas icon

4 Global Fortune 500 companies are located in Texas

3rd LARGEST TECH JOB  CONCENTRATION IN THE U.S. icon

3rd LARGEST TECH JOB CONCENTRATION IN THE U.S.

Major Corporate headquarters Located here

American Airlines

Education

In 2022, 26 Texas public schools received all distinctions available from the Texas Education Agency were recognized as Blue Ribbon Schools.

Booker T. Washington has consistently earned national recognition for the arts with over 600 awards in dance, music, theater and visual arts.

St. Mark’s is a top-rated, private, all-boys school where 100% of graduates attend a 4-year college or university. It is ranked as the #1 best private institution in Texas.

Dallas area employers are able to recruit from 150+ universities within Texas and adjacent states.

Growth

DFW is one of the fastest growing U.S. metros in the past decade.

DFW International Airport is the second busiest airport in the world and the nations busiest airports.

DFW is home to American Airlines, the largest global airline and the U.S.’s largest domestic carrier.

Downtown Dallas has the largest workforce in North Texas at 250,000.

Dallas is ranked the 11th high-tech city in the world.

DFW leads all U.S. metropolitan areas as the largest net gainer with 246 people arriving daily.

94

AVERAGE WALK SCORE in Downtown Dallas

100+

Live MUSIC Venues

40

Parks AND Plazas

131,767

New residents
between 2017-2018

10,900,000

New residents
by 2040

62,465,756

Domestic and international Daily passengers at DFW

Dallas Arts District

The Dallas Arts District (DAD) is the largest contiguous urban arts district in the country and welcomes more than 4.1 million visitors and 500,000 students each year. Encompassing 70 acres and 19 city blocks the district is home to our city’s international acclaimed performing arts venues, museums, and parks, as well as a distinguished arts magnet school, historic sites and other celebrated public spaces.

The Dallas Arts District has more buildings designed by Pritzker Prize-winning architects than any other location in the world.

Innovation

Uber Elevate, Uber’s new air taxi service, a revolutionary new mode of transportation is being introduced first in DFW.

Uber will open an office of at least 3,000 employees, with plans to turn Dallas into its largest hub outside of its San Francisco headquarters.