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Guide to Dallas, Texas

Dallas is one of the fastest growing cities in America and home to nearly thirty Fortune 500 Companies. Here's our quick guide to the Big D. 

POPULATION about 1,3000,092

AREA 385.8 sp mi

THE STORY The largest city in North Texas, and the ninth largest nationwide, Dallas compliments its thriving cooperate environment with a vibrant art and cultural scene that is anchored by the largest arts district in the nation.

Also known as the Metroplex A portmanteau of metropolis and complex, the term metroplex was credited back in 1971 by Harve Chapman, an executive vice president with Dallas-based Tracy-Locke which was one of three advertising agencies that worked with the North Texas Commission (NTC) on strategies to market the region.

WHAT SETS US APART  Dallas is always looking to do better and make improvements. This city never stops trying to make great things happen.

HOMETOWN HERO’S Our Police force, especially after the July 7th ambush in Dallas.

MAJOR COMPANIES  ATnT, Tenet Healthcare, Texas Instruments.

RECENT SUCCESS In October 2016, Fortune 500 ranked Jacob’s Engineering Group announced it was to move its global HQ from California to Dallas. And of course, the Dallas Cowboys! 

CAN'T MISS  known locally as ‘The Ball’, the 561ft Reunion Tower is one of the city’s most recognizable landmarks and offers views across the Motorplex. 

FAMOUS PEOPLE Owen Wilson, Angie Harmon, Jordan Spieth, Mark Cuban.

CHARITIES North Texas Food Bank, Bryan’s House, Dallas DogRRR.

FUN FACT The frozen margarita machine was invented in Dallas, in 1971.

HOUSE PRICES The average home value in Dallas is $159,200. Dallas home values have gone up 18.5% over the past year and Zillow predicts they will rise 7.7% within the next year. The average price of homes currently listed in Dallas is $369,500.

RENT PRICES The average rent price in Dallas is $1,495, which is lower than the Dallas-Fort Worth Metro average of $1,595.




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