The ninth-largest city and part of the fourth-largest metropolitan area in the nation, Dallas covers approximately 343 square miles and has a population of 1,299,543. The ultra modern and sophisticated city attracts worldwide travelers, making the area the No. 1 visitor and leisure destination in Texas.
Dallas is centrally located and within a four-hour flight from most North American destinations. Dallas Love Field Airport is conveniently located 10 minutes from downtown. Once here, visitors can ride one of the fastest-growing light rail systems in the nation or the historic, free McKinney Avenue Trolley from the Dallas Arts District throughout the Uptown area with its restaurants, pubs, boutique hotels and shops.
Throughout the city, enjoy the best shopping in the southwest, four-and five-diamond/star hotels and restaurants, the largest urban arts district in the nation, 13 entertainment districts and much more. Blend in moderate weather, year-round sports and true Southern hospitality for a true “taste” of the Dallas difference.
Downtown Dallas developments are sprouting up all over the place and a few large-scale projects have recently received a kickstart in the form of major funding. The Alamo Drafthouse in particular in the Cedars got sign off from the Economic Development Committee for more than $1.8 million to remodel the Read More
As the popularity of North Texas as an economic hub continues to skyrocket, more and more businesses are finding the region to be an ideal home, whether it be for national headquarters or simply a strategically situated location to establish distribution and business operations. Now a San Francisco company is Read More
We’re all well-versed in the numerous benefits that regular exercise can have for your heart and body, but did you know your mental acuity stands to gain something too? According to the American Council on Exercise, students that are active tend to perform better on standardized test and get better Read More
Thanks in large part to the relocation of major companies such as Toyota, State Farm and Liberty Mutual Insurance, the Dallas housing market is hotter than ever and home buyers are rising to the occasion in order to secure their homes. In many areas of the region there are less Read More
Since the launching of the Dallas Art Fair in 2008, April has been considered prime time for arts and culture events in Dallas and this year is shaping up to be one of the most jam-packed, event-filled years yet. In addition to the art fair, which just closed out, there Read More
Seemingly every Texan has been to H-E-B before, the state’s most popular independent grocer, and soon residents will have more opportunities to shop at the store. According to The Dallas Morning News, the San Antonio-based grocer has been snapping up plots of land throughout North Texas, including areas in Dallas, Read More
Spring cleaning may always be on your to-do list this time of the year, or if you’re looking for a new home in Dallas it may just be about downsizing. With enough stuff to fit in an entire Texas-sized home, spring cleaning can sometimes get overwhelming and end up not Read More
Given its recent economy boom, the phrase “out with the old, in with the new” has resonated strongly with Dallas-area developers. Despite the multitude of exciting projects making their way into the North Texas region, many home owners and city officials are beginning to show some concern for the historic buildings Read More
As a city that has seen its own share of historical events, Dallas is a natural backdrop for the enthralling stories we see on the silver screen. Whether it’s filling in as a fictional location or playing itself, one of its most magnificent roles yet, Dallas is a stunning city Read More
While the dry North Texas soil and the spring flowers have likely been delighted with the recent rainy season, housing market watchers have been slightly less impressed with the inclement weather. The rainy weather that has been prevalent this season has all but washed out home construction in the first quarter Read More