Why Richardson


Richardson, Texas is a vibrant and diversified business community, strategically located in one of the brightest economic regions in the world – the Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex. Whether your company seeks the latest technological breakthrough, provides the highest level of financial service or thrives upon the synergy of a great business and research university, Richardson is where excellence is the expectation.

Advantages of a Richardson location:
  • Highest concentration of technology workers in the greater Dallas area –
    1.9 million total labor force within a 30-minute commute
  • Strategically located between major freeways for easy commuter access
  • Home to the University of Texas at Dallas – the most selective public university in Texas
  • Highly regarded public education districts with over 90% college-bound graduates
  • Four DART light rail stations and public bus service
  • 30+million square feet of office, flex and industrial space
  • Responsive city government and staff who understand business needs and interests
  • Quality of life: extensive housing options from entry level to executive homes, town homes,
    upscale multi-family, and transit-oriented developments
  • 800+ acres of parks and recreational facilities, golf courses, over 40 miles of hike & bike trails
  • Arts & music festivals throughout the year, plus first-class entertainment venues
  • Over 250 dining options, from traditional American to exotic ethnic cuisines
Click here to view the 2016 Richardson State of the City Address presented on February 1, 2017.

For more details about why a Richardson location is the right choice, please contact John Jacobs, Executive VP of Economic Development, 972-792-2802.  


connect with us