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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 

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.
Carrollton is sponsoring the Metrocrest Chamber’s Women’s Business Forum Luncheon today at Coyote Ridge Golf Club.
The City of Carrollton continued its strategy of building an organization based on talent cultivation by promoting two current employees into new roles to ensure ongoing success.
Interceramic, a top manufacturer and distributor of ceramic tile and natural stone will relocate its headquarters to the Austin Ranch area of Carrollton in 2016.
Numbers don’t lie. Carrollton’s low unemployment, poverty, and crime rates have placed the area at No. 23 on the list of America’s 25 Safest Cities.
Last updated: 5/12/2015 11:13:24 AM