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

51 out of 2,000 Globally top ranked companies are located in Texas icon

51 out of 2,000 Globally top ranked companies are located in Texas

7th LARGEST TECH JOB  CONCENTRATION IN THE U.S. icon

7th LARGEST TECH JOB CONCENTRATION IN THE U.S.

Major Corporate headquarters Located here

American Airlines
Toyota Headquarters
Toyota Headquarters
Downtown Dallas
Downtown Dallas

Education

51 schools in DFW were featured in U.S. News & World Report’s 2018 America’s Best High Schools list.

In 2018, 139 area districts and K-12 schools received all distinctions available from the Texas Education Agency, and six area schools 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.

St. Mark's
St. Mark's
Booker T. Washington High School
Booker T. Washington High School

Growth

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

DFW International Airport is the highest capacity commercial airport in the world.

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.

90

AVERAGE WALK SCORE

100+

Live MUSIC Venues

40

Parks AND Plazas

131,767

New residents
between 2017-2018

10,676,844

New residents
by 2040

69,112,607

Domestic and international Daily passengers at DFW

Perot Museum
Perot Museum
Dallas-Fort Worth INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT
Dallas-Fort Worth INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT

Dallas Arts District

The Dallas Arts District (DAD) is the largest contiguous urban arts district in the country and welcomes more than 4 million visitors and 500,000 students each year. Encompassing 68 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.

KLYDE WARREN PARK
KLYDE WARREN PARK
Dallas arts district
Dallas arts district

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.

Uber air taxi Rendering
Uber air taxi Rendering
UBER'S DALLAS HEADQUARTERS
UBER'S DALLAS HEADQUARTERS