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Home Advantage

Carrollton is a vibrant corporate and residential community that has the 'home advantage' because of its prime location. Businesses and neighborhoods flourish throughout the City's approximate 37 square miles, and the surrounding major highways, rail freight lines and Foreign Trade Zone designation ensure continued success.

A business-friendly City, Carrollton ranks in the top cities in the region in creating the highest number of new jobs, the total new development square footage, and the number of businesses moving to Carrollton, including the expansion of current businesses. The momentum in commercial/industrial development continues, and the economic cornerstone is the well-balanced residential and business tax base.

This quality of life community is home to 122,000 citizens, over 5,000 businesses and a daytime workforce of over 71,000 In 2008, the City was ranked 15th by Money magazine as the nation's "Best Small Cities" to live in. In addition, Forbes Magazine recently ranked Carrollton #12 for "America's 25 Best Places to Move."

Numerous assets such as excellent schools, parks and greenbelts, and convenient services are available to every neighborhood. The wide variety of housing, community partnerships and civic opportunities enhance Carrollton's diversity, and residents enjoy the award-winning sports complexes, libraries, natural areas, golf courses, lifestyle amenities and community events.

Carrollton is positioned for a prosperous future. Visitors, business partners and families are invited to share the 'home advantage.'

Carrollton is growing, changing, and facing many new challenges. The City wants to have a partnership with community groups and citizens in setting goals for the community's future. City government is a leading force in achieving these goals.

To ensure that Carrollton remains a balanced and dynamic community, all citizens are encouraged to stay informed about city issues, become active by volunteering to serve on committees, and participate in special events and community organizations.

Department Staff
Tom Latchem
Director of Economic Development, 972-466-3299

Andrea Roy
Economic Development Manager, 972-466-5741 

News
Carrollton partnered with the Office of the Governor to facilitate state, regional, and local support for the expansion.
Carrollton joined Addison, Coppell, and Farmers Branch in public safety dispatch and operations on March 30 at NTECC.
The course will re-open to the public on Thursday, April 14, weather permitting.
WinCo Foods, one of the country’s most successful regional grocers, has announced plans to develop a new anchor store at Carrollton’s landmark Trinity Valley Shopping Center.
Murata Americas has expanded operations to Carrollton. The strengthening of various internal divisions in the region necessitated the decision to bring employees together in a new location.
Last updated: 5/12/2015 11:13:24 AM