About Dallas/Fort Worth

As the fourth largest metropolitan area in the United States, Dallas/Fort Worth is one of the most dynamic regions in the country. DFW has it all – an abundant and talented workforce, diversified economy, low operational expenses, a pro-business attitude and a great quality of life.

More and more companies are choosing to locate or expand in the Metroplex. They tout the regions’ centrality, transportation network and ease of doing business with the rest of the world as key factors in their decision.


The Dallas/Fort Worth region is centrally located in the United States and equidistant to North America’s five major business centers – New York, Chicago, Los Angeles, Toronto and Mexico City. Located in the central time zone, businesses based in the DFW metroplex are able to extend the work day to meet the needs of clients on both coasts.

Transportation Network

DFW also offers an extensive transportation network, including several interstate and US highways, two intermodal facilities, and a planned logistics park that will encompass more than 6,000 acres at full build out. Central to the regions’ success is DFW International Airport, the third busiest in the world. DFW Airport offers more than 1,900 daily flights to 134 domestic and 36 international destinations. Business travelers are able to reach either coast within three hours flight time.

Educated Workforce

Known as the college campus of Texas, DFW has the largest number of college and high school educated residents in any metro area in Texas and among the highest in the nation. Currently, there are more than 300,000 students enrolled in the regions’ 23 colleges and universities.

Quality of Life

The area has world class quality of life options, boasting more than 175 museums and art galleries, premier performance halls, numerous parks, lakes, golf courses and seven professional sport franchises.

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