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.
Today, the job market is largely influenced by the technology industry that helps to fuel countless other sectors of the economy. For this and many other reasons, cities throughout the nation are eagerly vying for the attention of new and thriving technology companies. Aiming to be the next Silicon Valley, cities Read More
It’s still chilly in Dallas, but in a matter of no time spring will be upon us and running season will be in full swing. The city of Dallas and its surrounding communities are home to a number of beautiful paths and trails where you can gear up for springtime Read More
The city of Dallas is not only thriving in terms of its economic development but also in its community strength. The “I Stand for Parkland” campaign reached its financial goal of a whopping $150 million, according to a surprise announcement February 12. The Parkland Foundation’s fundraising goal is enough for Read More
There are many ways for Dallas residents to lead a green lifestyle in the comforts of their own homes. Home owners can reduce their home’s environmental footprint by doing simple things such as recycling or composting waste or even going a little more drastic by switching to solar power. With Read More
With gas prices down throughout the nation and in the Dallas-Fort Worth region, you may be thinking that you’re saving a ton of money each time you visit the gas station. Although prices are substantially lower at the pump, representatives for Dallas-based 7-Eleven say that convenience store purchases have increased Read More
Even in October, November and December, Dallas-Fort Worth homes continued to bring the heat. According to the latest home price survey conducted by the National Association of REALTORS®, homes appreciated at 9 percent in the fourth quarter of 2014, outpacing the rest of the nation and cementing the region’s reputation Read More
With the traditional real estate market still languishing amid the aftereffects of the Great Recession of just a few years ago, luxury home owners prove that there is still something to be said for owning a fabulous home… or three. The annual Global Luxury Residential Real Estate Report released by Read More
Valentine’s Day is a holiday that comes one time a year in hopes of bringing couples closer together and giving them an opportunity to share their true feelings. But when February 14 rolls around, it tends to be an evening of long waits at restaurants, poor service, an expensive bill Read More
Sure in the doldrums of February spring may seem like a long way off, but if you’re a home owner planning on putting your home on the market, that time will fly by in the blink of an eye. So that you’re not scrambling at the last minute to get Read More
The Dallas-Fort Worth region posted great gains throughout 2014, to be specific home values rose about 12 percent from 2013 levels in most areas of Dallas County. According to The Dallas Morning News, some regions of the county saw upticks of more than 20 percent year-over-year marking an incredible 2014 Read More