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Why Invest in DFW

Why Invest in DFW

 

Economy, Residents, and Jobs

  • Dallas Fort-Worth is home to over 23 Fortune 500 companies including Exxon Mobil, JCPenney, AT&T, Texas Instruments, and others.
  • Unemployment rate in DFW is 3.2% as of 1/2019 (Source: DallasChamber.org)
  • NO State income or corporate tax rate  (Source: DallasChamber.org)
  • In Dallas, prices are up more than 29% in the last 3 years, and in Fort Worth, up 23%. (Forbes Article Why Invest In Dallas May 2017)
  • Half of Dallas County households are renters, 40% of Tarrant County. (Forbes Article Why Invest In Dallas May 2017)

The Dallas-Fort Worth Metropolitan Statistical Area ranks…

Texas ranks…

The Importance Of Highway Infastructure Thorough Coverage

  • Thousands of miles of highways
  • Second largest number of freeway miles per capita in the US behind only Kansas City. (Source: Wikipedia)
  • Easy to navigate Bus and light rail system
  • High speed limits, HOV lanes and toll roads
  • All creates ability to travel a longer distance for work in less time opening more areas to population growth and development

The Importance of Area Employment, Especially In The Suburbs

  • Job centers and large employers are not only in the city
  • Able to buy in newer and less developed areas off expanding highways to allow return on area growth in addition to initial equity and rent proceeds
  • Newer houses often mean fewer repairs
  • Of the 23 Fortune 500 Companies in DFW, about half are located in the suburbs (Source: Wikipedia)
  • Metroplex home to over 10,000 corporate headquarters (Source: Wikipedia)
  • DFW and its suburbs are the largest corporate headquarter concentration in the US (Source: Wikipedia)
  • 5 employers alone in DFW employ almost 120,000 people (Walmart, American Airlines, Texas Health Resources, Dallas Independent School District, and Baylor Health Care System) (Source: Wikipedia)

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