At the center of the largest metropolitan area in the state ranked best for business, home to three professional sports teams, the largest business park in North Texas, and one of the fastest growing research institutions in the United States, there are many big reasons businesses should be in Arlington.

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Why Arlington?

Its prime location at the center of the DFW Metroplex, pro-business environment, and extensive track record of handling large-scale developments makes Arlington an ideal place for business. The staff of the Office of Economic Development would like to thank you for visiting our website and look forward to discussing what we can do to make Arlington the right choice for your business.

A little bit of what Arlington has to offer…

Major Airport Access

Arlington is only 8 miles from DFW International Airport, providing access to non-stop flights to over 200 destinations. Arlington is also home to the Arlington Municipal Airport, one of DFW’s major reliever airports. Learn More >>

Economic Incentives

Arlington stands out among other cities in its readiness to offer generous incentive packages to attract businesses that bring jobs and revenue to the community. Learn More About Economic Development Incentives >>

World-Class Entertainment

Home of the Dallas Cowboys, the Texas Rangers, Six Flags Over Texas Theme Park, and a host of other attractions, Arlington is known as the premier entertainment hub of the region. In recent years, Arlington has hosted the Super Bowl, NBA Final Four, College Football National Championship, and The Country Music Awards.

Intermodal Transportation

Positioned along Union Pacific Railroad’s main transcontinental route, intersected by two major interstates, and within close proximity to multiple major air cargo facilities, logistically, Arlington is an obvious choice for national and international businesses.

Educational Assets

The University of Texas – Arlington, with over 34k students, is a growing research powerhouse, conducting cutting edge research in aerospace, manufacturing, medical sciences, and general engineering. Learn More About Education in Arlington >>

Regional Access

Dallas/Fort Worth is a thriving metropolis of over 6.5 million people that spans in every direction and Arlington is in the center of the action. Located between Dallas and Fort Worth, Arlington businesses enjoy convenient access to both cities – and everything in between.

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Thinking About Arlington? Let’s Chat:

Office of Economic Development
101 West Abram Street
PO Box 90231 MS 01-0300
Arlington, Texas 76004-3231Phone: (817) 459-6155