Texas is the #1 relocation destination in the U.S. for five straight years.
Top Relocation Destinations
Dallas ranked 2nd for Highest Job Growth for the Last 5 Years.
Bureau of Labor Statistics
Highest Job Growth for the Last 5 Years
Dallas ranks 3rd on the list of Best Cities for New College Grads.
Best Cities for New College Grads
Dallas-Fort Worth ranks #3 for New and Expanded Corporate Facilities in 2009.
Site Selection Magazine
New & Expanded Corporate Facilities
Texas has the 3rd lowest Overall Tax Burden.
Overall Tax Burden
The Dallas-Fort Worth economy ranked 6th largest in U.S., at $379.9 Billion.
U.S Bureau of Economic Analysis
In Forbes Magazine Article “World Capitals of the Future,” Joel Kotkin writes “North America boasts at least three genuine emerging world-class cities: Calgary, Houston and Dallas.”
Emerging World-Class Cities, Joel Kotkin
Texas ranks #1 in number of Fortune 500 and 1000 companies.
Fortune 500 and 1000
Texas is the #1 exporting U.S. state for eight straight years.
Top Exporting States
Dallas-Fort Worth named #1 Major Market of the Decade for Success in Landing Major New Employers and Investment.
Southern Business and Development Magazine
Major Market of the Decade for Success in Landing Major New Employers and Investment
For the sixth year in a row, Texas is the #1 place to do business.
Chief Executive Magazine
Best Place to Do Business
Dallas ISD Talented and Gifted High School ranked #1 and the Magnet High School for Science and Engineering ranked #2 in the nation.
Top US High Schools
The Dallas-Fort Worth metro area ranks 10th among America’s Most Entertaining Cities.
America’s Most Entertaining Cities
Texas ranks #3 in tech exports to China in 2009.
TechAmerica Foundation Report, Tech Exports
Dallas-Fort Worth ranks 10th in a Global Competitiveness Study by the Greater Dallas Regional Chamber Economist Consortium Report.
Greater Dallas Regional Chamber, Economist Consortium Report
Dallas makes Newsweek’s Top 10 Places in America Poised for Recovery and NewGeography.com’s 10 Places to Watch Coming Out of the Recession.
Top 10 Places in America Poised for Recovery
Dallas ranks 6th Best City for Young Professionals.
Best City for Young Professionals
Dallas is one of the Top 20 Best-Performing Cities of 2010.
Best-Performing Cities of 2010
Texas ranks 2nd among America’s Top States for Business.
America’s Top States for Business
Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington ranks 8th for the Best Cities for Jobs This Fall.
The Best Cities for Jobs This Fall
Dallas ranks 14th of the Top 100 Tech Centers.
Top Tech Centers
Texas took 3rd in the annual 2010 Top State Business Climate Ranking.
Site Selection Magazine
Top State Business Climate