Living & Working in Richardson


 
What makes Richardson a great place to live and work?
Major businesses and technology companies have been choosing Richardson since the 1950’s. It's strategic location, urban vitality, quality education and workforce opportunities make Richardson the perfect setting for living, working and playing.
 
Richardson's key assets:
  • 30 million square feet of office/flex/showroom/industrial space
  • Close proximity to tree-lined residential neighborhoods with housing options ranging from entry level to executive level (average home price $182,000), as well as a variety of new upscale multi-family and town home options
  • Acclaimed primary, secondary, college and post-graduate educational opportunities
  • Quality, local medical services and facilities
  • First class arts and entertainment venues
  • 30 parks and 850 acres of park land and golf courses
  • Consistent vision and long-term city planning to ensure a quality community

Review the sections to the right for more details:
Arts & Culture
The city of Richardson, with help from sponsors, hosts annual events for residents and visitors. These events attract thousands of people and generally include vendors, talented artists, food, music, culture, art, entertainment and holiday activities. Some events are free to the public.


Climate
Richardson is located in the “Sun Belt” of the U.S.; a temperate climate with mild winters and warm summers.


Cost of Living
According to ACCRA, the DFW Metroplex has a significantly lower cost of living than most major U.S. metropolitan areas and typical high-tech regions.


Healthcare and Seniors Information 
Methodist Richardson Medical Center is the first healthcare facility to ever receive the Texas Award for Performance Excellence. It is one of a number of quality healthcare options available in Richardson. 


Housing
Richardson's Telecom Corridor® area offers a variety of housing options for young professionals, corporate executives and families in both new and well-established residential areas.

Recreation/Entertainment
The sky is the limit on local recreation opportunities and entertainment. Options include parks, sport clubs, events, festivals and nightlife.  

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