As the heart of the nation’s third fastest growing city and fourth best city for young professionals according to Forbes, Downtown Dallas not only indexes well below other major business centers in taxes and corporate expenses, but also offers a variety of state and local incentive programs for expanding and relocating businesses. Built on a legacy of entrepreneurial spirit, with a robust infrastructure and the largest, most highly educated and skilled workforce in the region, Downtown Dallas combines the affordability, accessibility, and diversity that businesses need to thrive, now and tomorrow.


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Downtown Dallas Market Rate In Comparison to Submarkets

Average Downtown gross asking rent is an average of 18% lower than competing submarkets

Central Expressway
10% higher than Downtown
70% less available SF
Upper Tollway/West Plano
22% higher than Downtown
27% less available SF
Frisco/The Colony
20% higher than Downtown
84% less available SF

*figures represent average gross asking rent per submarket

Business Ecosystem

Downtown is made of a highly diverse business environment with a variety of industry sectors.

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Data Infrastructure


Airport Information

Distance in minutes from Downtown
  • DFW: 25 minutes
  • Love Field: 11 minutes
Number of international destinations
  • DFW: Service to 187 domestic and 62 international destinations
  • No information listed for Love Field
Total Passengers
  • DFW: 69M+
  • Love Field: 16M+

Public Transit and Last Mile

Downtown Dallas has a robust transportation network, one in which personal vehicles, light rail and commuter trains, streetcars, bicycles, scooters, and pedestrians coexist. DART has the longest light rail network in the country, and all rail lines converge in and serve the core of Downtown. Rideshare services, shared bicycles and scooters, and micro-transit have made travel within the city center inexpensive and easy, lessening the need for, and sole dependence upon personal vehicles for short trips throughout Downtown.

Public Incentives

Throughout the past two decades, over $400M direct public incentives have been provided throughout Downtown, generating more than $5.4B in private investment.

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