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The City of Carrollton is located in the heart of the Dallas-Fort Worth area and is a vibrant corporate and residential community. Carrollton's location and business cost advantages attract and support a diverse local economy.
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Top 5 Reasons to Locate to Carrollton
  • Carrollton is bound by a sense of community. It is a big city that feels like a small town, a place where neighbors know and care about each other, where family, community and church still come first and where people continue to look out for each other.
  • The key to Carrollton’s success and our triple-A bond rating is our businesslike approach to development. We guarantee 10-day or less turnaround on building permits and quick planning and zoning approvals.
  • Carrollton, an “inner-ring” suburb, is conveniently located 20-minutes from everything, including shipping, restaurants, nightlife, and by rail to downtown Dallas’ Arts and Entertainment districts. In addition, it is convenient and easy to do business with the city, especially from a developer or resident’s perspective.
  • Carrollton is at the geographical and demographic center of the DFW Metroplex. Over the next two decades the City will also become a rail transit hub with rail travel possible in 6 directions. In addition, every location in Carrollton is just minutes away from a major arterial highway and close to DFW International Airport.
  • Carrollton is connected not only via rail transit and highways, but also connected in that family and friends are rooted here. The City is connected to its past; it is connected to the DFW Metroplex though its location and rail ties; and it is connected to a global community, both through its proximity to DFW Airport and its diverse community.