Accolades

The City of Dallas is the largest local government user of green power in the US.

US Environmental Protection Agency
EPA Green Power Partner Program
October 2015

Dallas is the lowest cost big business hub in the US.

US Council for Community and Economic Research
January 2015

Dallas ranks #1 in the 2014 Regulatory Climate Index.

US Chamber of Commerce Foundation
2014 Regulatory Climate Index
April 2014

Annual Thumbtack.com Small Business Friendliness Survey ranks Dallas #2 city nationwide.

Thumbtack.com
2015 Small Business Friendliness Survey
August 2015

Dallas ranked one of the most innovative economies in the US and one of five cities poised to be the next Silicon Valley tech hub.

Forbes.com
February 2015

CNN rates Dallas #3 best city for millenials to buy a home, with homes 9% cheaper than the rest of the country.

Money.cnn.com
June 2015

Bloomberg says Dallas #9 of cities that will see most economic growth in 2016.

Bloomberg.com
These 18 Cities Will See The Most Economic Growth Next Year
June 2015

Dallas #10 of top 10 cities for recent college graduates.

Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation
Top 10 Best Cities for Recent College Graduates
April 2014

Forbes ranks Dallas #10 on list of “America’s Coolest Cities 2014.”

Forbes.com
America’s Coolest Cities 2014
August 2014

HubSpot says Dallas is one of ten best cities worldwide to start a career.

HubSpot.com
October 2015

Dallas ranks #12 on ‘Innovative Transportation Index.’

US Public Interest Research Group
Innovative Transportation Index
February 2015

Dallas-Fort Worth MSA is a top 20 metropolitan area for startup activity.

Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation
2015 The Kauffman Index Startup Activity
January 2015

Dallas’ Klyde Warren Park receives 2014 Urban Space Award.

Urban Land Institute
2014 Urban Space Award
October 2014

Retail vacancy in Dallas-Fort Worth has fallen to less than 10% for the first time in a decade.

The Weitzman Group
January 2015