Doing Business in North Texas

North Texas which includes Dallas, Fort Worth and the surrounding cities of Arlington, Frisco, Irving, McKinney, Plano, and others is an economic engine.  The region weathered the 2008 recession better than most parts of the country and is in the top 10 fastest growing regions in the country. To read more about the economic strengths of the region, visit the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas.

As of 2015, 21 Fortune 500 companies called Dallas-Fort Worth home with Texas being home to more than 10% of all Fortune 500 companies according the Dallas Business Journal.  Since 2015 many American and Indian companies have moved their corporate headquarters to Texas including Toyota North America, Jamba Juice, Wipro or opened large campuses and innovation centers in the region.  

The region is a logistics super hub.  Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport is the 4th largest airport in the world providing transit to over 229 destinations around the world including India.  DFW International Airport is also home to the largest airline in the world American Airlines creating connections to every major city as well as important regional destinations across the United States.  The airport also serves as a foreign trade zone. (For more information about DFW Airport’s FTZ, contact the Chamber.   

As a central point between the eastern and western US, the region also serves as a connecting point for the movement of goods via ground transportation through its vast highway system,  railcars thanks to BNSF Railway’s presence and the investments in railway lines as well as additional air options through Alliance Airport for cargo and corporate aviation.  Love Field (home of award-winning airline Southwest Airlines) also provides additional flight options for ease of travel.

For more information about relocating your business to Dallas-Fort Worth or for more information on how your company can connect to their fast-growing region to take advantage of the economic opportunities present here, email our Chamber at