Dallas-Fort Worth Region Facts
Anything you need to know about why the Dallas Region is a great place for all people to live, work, and do business, we’ve got the facts. Compiled by our in-house research team, you can explore the individual pages from the DRC’s Economic Development Guide, the premier resource to help you and your company make economic decisions, and other resources for info about the region.
Dallas Region Fact Sheets
The DRC’s Economic Development Guide is a compilation of Dallas Region macro and micro economic trends to help you and your company make the most informed economic decisions when planning your next company move. Review the DRC’s Economic Development Guide broken out into individual topics.
Business & Economy
Information on businesses and the Dallas economy including a list of major companies and headquarters, top employers, small businesses by industry, foreign direct investment by industry, and the Dallas Region’s top trading partners.
Information on Dallas Region’s location, access and world-class transportation infrastructure including airports, flight times, public transit, cycling and pedestrian trails, future mobility, and digital infrastructure.
Costs & Incentives
Information on cost of doing businesses from wages and salaries to real estate and utilities. Learn about taxes, available incentives, and regulatory structure.
Dallas-Fort Worth Region
Dallas Regional Chamber
IndustryThe Dallas Region excels in many important industry sectors. Explore establishments and employment information in advanced services, aviation and aerospace, financial activities, food, health care, high tech, hospitality, life sciences, logistics, and manufacturing.
Living & Lifestyle
Everything employees need to know about living in the Dallas Region including cost of living, market tapestry, housing costs, schools, arts, culture, entertainment, recreation options, and modern developments.
Sample of catalyst economic development ventures in the queue or underway in the Dallas Region. From residential diversity to retail opportunity, cultural enrichment to scientific exploration, and place-making to global connectivity, Dallas-Fort Worth is investing across our community.
Information about the Dallas Region’s workforce including population and demographics, migration, labor supply, commuting patterns, drive times, worker place of residents, regional skills development, and higher education institutions.
Converging in DFW
Converging in DFW
Through a new economic development campaign, the DRC is recruiting more companies and jobs in the life science and biotech industry to Dallas-Fort Worth to capitalize on the region’s existing competitive advantages in the tech sector.
SOUTHERN DALLAS COUNTY
ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT GUIDE
ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT GUIDE
The Southern Dallas County Economic Development Guide is a resource highlighting communities, real estate, employers, and talent to encourage economic development and bring jobs to Southern Dallas County.
The DRC research team compiles proprietary publications each year on the Dallas Region covering overarching topics in-depth. These publications come in a printed version and are available for free to you or your business. Contact us to order.
Regional Economic Development Guide
Newcomer & Relocation Guide
Higher Education Review
Dallas-Fort Worth is the #1 region in Texas for higher education. Explore the region where higher education and business uniquely combine to compete globally in this publication, presented by Thomson Reuters.
Dallas Innovates produces an annual print magazine covering the region’s innovators and tech entrepreneurs who are shaping the future today. Visit DallasInnovates.com for more information.
Special Reports and Target Industries take a deep dive into issues specific to the Dallas Region. Explore these interactive reports to learn all about the topics listed below.
The Dallas Regional Chamber’s “Economy in Brief: Indicators for the Dallas Region” offers easily digestible insights into our economic landscape. The data points and analysis tools that support this report offer our business community an assessment of current economic conditions to make informed decisions based on trends and projections. View the latest report.
The convergence of life science and tech is happening now in DFW, making us a hub for research and progress and a destination for companies looking to launch, grow, or reposition their life science business. Learn how Dallas-Fort Worth is poised to supercharge the life science industry.
More than 150 corporate HQs have moved to Dallas-Fort Worth since 2010. The ease of doing business in the Dallas Region has drawn five Fortune 500 companies (Charles Schwab, CBRE, Jacobs, Core-Mark, and McKesson) to DFW over the last five years. Learn how business growth begins with one move to Dallas-Fort Worth.
Hundreds of people move to Dallas-Fort Worth every day. Their reasons are diverse, as are their options for planting new roots. Learn why Dallas-Fort Worth gained more people over the past decade than any other U.S. metro.
Dallas-Fort Worth’s innovation economy is booming, attracting corporate innovation centers, high-growth startups, and high-tech operations of all kinds. Learn how innovation takes root in Dallas-Fort Worth.
The Dallas Region knows the business of food. The area’s food industry, which generates $27 billion in economic output for our region, employs more than 420,000 workers and will add 40,000 additional jobs through 2025. Learn about the companies, resources, and assets that make DFW’s food industry one of the most robust & competitive in North America.
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