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Area Information Dallas
From Carrollton to Uptown...


Has been named to America's 2006 Top 100 Places to Live and is a suburb of Dallas.  With a foreign trade zone designation and several major business parks, Carrollton is one of the most vibrant and business-friendly suburbs of Dallas.  Industrial and corporate offices, including ST Microelectronics Semiconductors and Halliburton Energy Services, are located in the city, and commercial and industrial development continues.  Conveniently located, Carrollton provides safe and affordable neighborhoods for its residents and Dallas acclaimed shopping and dining experiences.

Deep Ellum

Is the area got its start in 1884 when Robert S. Munger built his first factory, for the Munger Improved Cotton Machine Company.  Starting in 1920 and crescendoing into the 1930s, Deep Ellum became distinguished as a prime jazz and blues hotspot in the South.  Today it is a conglomerate of unique shops, eclectic restaurants and residential lofts.  Previously deserted historic buildings and warehouses are now thriving with people eating, working, living and playing.

Downtown Dallas

Has repositioned itself in recent years as not just the largest employment center in North Texas, but also as a premier destination to live, dine, shop, and be entertained. New retailers, restaurants and cultural spots are opening at a more aggressive pace than ever, and with the adoption of expanded Downtown boundaries, a new Downtown has emerged.  Downtown Dallas is made up of thirteen districts, each with enough to discover and explore for weeks on end.


Is a city in Collin and Denton Counties in the U.S. state of Texas and a wealthy and rapid growing suburb of Dallas.  Frisco has been and continues to be one of the fastest growing cities in the United States.  Enjoy three professional sports teams: The Frisco RoughRiders baseball, FC Dallas soccer,  and the Dallas Stars home office and official practice facility; also enjoy Texas Tornado amateur hockey. And, don't forget about our exceptional golf courses.  Frisco also offers some of the best shopping in Texas with a regional mall like Stonebriar Centre and IKEA (one of only three in Texas!).    


Is located immediately adjacent to Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport, Irving, Texas boasts more than 75 hotels, 11,000 rooms and hundreds of restaurants. With a close proximity to both Dallas and Fort Worth, it is easy to enjoy the best attractions and entertainment in all three cities while visiting the area.  The unique location next to an international airport and in between Dallas and Fort Worth, two of the United States' largest metropolitan cities, makes Irving, Texas one of the most convenient and accessible cities in the country and an ideal location for business and leisure travel.  Las Colinas is a 12,000-acre master-planned community within the city of Irving, Texas. This area is home to over 2,000 corporations, and is the global headquarters of 5 Fortune 500 companies.  


Offers a small community atmosphere while still providing all of the urban amenities. We offer attractive neighborhoods, abundant recreational, educational and cultural entertainment, great shopping, fine dining, and diverse businesses and industries. Learn more why people love to Live, Work and Play in Lewisville.  Lewisville strikes a dynamic balance between small-town USA and urban metropolis. It's just minutes from the excitement of Dallas Fort Worth Metroplex; yet old-town charm is still next door when you visit the antique shops, specialty stores, and restaurants of Old Town Lewisville.  Factor in world-class shopping, fine dining and attractions, new luxurious hotels, glittering blue lakes, and easy airport access, and it's no wonder word is spreading about Lewisville.


Mesquite is located in north central Texas and is just east of Dallas.  Being centrally located, Mesquite has excellent employment opportunities, great shopping and an exemplary school system.  Mesquite is home to the Mesquite Championship Rodeo and is known as the "Rodeo Capital of Texas."  CNN and Money Magazine just released their list of the Top 100 Places to Live, which includes Garland at number 67.  The city’s comfortable, hometown feel in the midst of a thriving metropolitan area was just one of the outstanding characteristics mentioned in the report.

Oak Lawn

Is one of the wealthier parts of Dallas, with many professionals and urban types living in upscale townhouses, condos, apartments, and duplexes. Along the Uptown portion on McKinney Avenue and along Turtle Creek Boulevard, there are many new high-rise condominiums and apartments. It is also a very diverse neighborhood with well established areas of older, single family homes.


Is a city in northern Texas, located mainly within Collin County. It is a northernsuburb of Dallas. The population was 222,030 at the 2000 census, making it the ninth-largest city in Texas.  The city is home to many corporate headquarters, including Ericsson Inc., Rent-A-Center, Crossmark, Perot Systems, Electronic Data Systems, JCPenney, Frito-Lay, Cinemark Theatres, Dr Pepper and UGS.  Many magazines have noted that Plano is the place to live, and the schools consistently score among the highest in the nation.  Plano is completely locked in by other municipalities and cannot expand in area. There is little undeveloped land remaining within the city limits.


Is an affluent inner suburb of Dallas in the middle of the Telecom Corridor and Silicon Prairie with a high concentration of telecommunications companies. More than 5,000 businesses have operations within Richardson's 28 square miles, including four of the world's largest communications/networking companies:Cisco Systems, Samsung, Fujitsu and Nortel.  The city just north of Dallas is also home to four DART rail stations and lots of new luxury condominium, apartment and town home developments.  Residents enjoy the annual city tradition of the Cottonwood Art Festival, an award-winning exhibit of more than 200 artists and craftsmen from around the country.


The now-upscale Uptown area was originally outside the city limits of Dallas, and was home to those who were not welcome in the city.  Uptown is one-of, if not the most, pedestrian-friendly areas in the city of Dallas. It is largely "new urbanist" in scope, the majority of facilities considered "Uptown institutions" are relatively new and were created during the late 20th and early 21st Centuries' new urbanist urban planning movement.

Area Information Ft. Worth
From Arlington to Southlake...


Is the new home to the Dallas Cowboys and the $1.1 billion dollar Cowboys Stadium!  Centrally located between Dallas and Fort Worth, Arlington has over forty-five years of family fun and entertainment.  Arlington is home to the Texas Rangers' Ballpark in Arlington and the theme parks Six Flags Over Texas, which is the original Six Flags, Hurricane Harbor and is the largest city in the world without a fixed bus route system of mass transit.   Arlington is a popular meeting place for conventions and trade shows and the location for the finest hotels and restaurants in the country, and continues to be the family destination for more than 6 million visitors a year.  And don't forget The University of Texas at Arlington.


Is in the center of the Dallas / Fort Worth region and serves as the hub of any vacation to the area. Nestled between Dallas and Fort Worth, and home of the DFW International Airport, Grapevine's sophisticated charm provides visitors with a chance to get away and experience great shopping, dining, nine winery tasting rooms and much more.  The city is adjacent to Grapevine Lake, a large reservoir impounded by the Corps of Engineers in 1952. Most of Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport, which serves the cities of Dallas and Fort Worth, is located inside the city limits of Grapevine. In 2007 CNN Money.com rated Grapevine as one of "America's Best Places to Live."  Yes, Grapevine does radiate that real American hometown feeling.


Is also part of the Mid Cities and are three small towns adjacent to each other and are collectively known as HEB.  These are quiet suburbs with a slow  pace of life.  Not many major local attractions, but you are only a quick drive to Irving, Arlington and Ft. Worth.  Hurst is more of a small town than a suburb and consists mostly of new home construction and Bell Helicopter is the town's major employer.  Euless boarders the DFW airport on the east side, and part of the airport is within their city limits.  The biggest event in Euless is Arbor Daze, which is the largest Arbor Day celebration in the world.  And because of all the many lush trees, they have earned the moniker Tree City, USA.  Bedford is a quiet residential community next to Euless.  The biggest thing they have is a recreational water park for kids and families to enjoy. 

North Richland Hills/Richland Hills

Are suburban towns southwest of Colleyville.  Richland Hills was one of the first suburbs of Ft. Worth, and is still a small, quiet suburb whose spacious residential lots provide country like settings.  The town has implemented a Trail Systems master plan that will preserve this ambience and improve the residents quality of life.  The plan is a biking and walking trail through several towns which provides an alternate means of commuting to work.  Directly north is North Richland Hills.  This area was all farm land and it's owner developed it into a residential community modeled after Richland Hills.  


Is a suburb in the Dallas/Fort Worth Metroplex and is located near the cities of Grapevine, Colleyville, and Keller.  In December of 2008, Forbes.com named Southlake the most affluent neighborhood in the United States based on average median household income estimates.  Southlake is well known for its Southlake Town Square project, a shopping center located on State Highway 114 and Southlake Boulevard.  A plan was approved in March 2005 that allowed the Town Square's area to be doubled.  Many people are going there to live, and many owners are going there to build their businesses. 

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