City of Garland - Creativity

Economic Development

Reimagine | Redevelop | Revitalize

Choose Garland

Since our founding as a chiseled pioneer town in 1891, Garland, Texas, has flourished into a large city with Texas-sized opportunity.

Garland’s diverse workforce has specialized skills for the nation’s fastest-growing industries – healthcare, renewable technology, and wireless communications – as well as Garland’s historic foundation in manufacturing and fabrication.

Grow your business

We provide multiple options to help you get your business going and keep it growing. From grants to advice on expansion, Garland Economic Development is your resource. Connect with us to find the right plan for you.


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New permits during 2022:

Multi-Family: 1,596 Units

Single Family: 701,105 Sq ft


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Firewheel Town Center has an average annual attendance of
5.7 million guests


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Travel time to :

DFW International Airport –  20 miles

Dallas Love Field Airport – 19 miles

Accessible access to PGBT, 635, and IH 30

Build in Garland

With a high quality of life, talented workforce, and business-friendly local government – and state government, for that matter – Garland is where more people and businesses are choosing to move in North Texas.

Using our commercial expertise and data-driven techniques, our team will help you find the perfect location for your next project in Garland.

Re-imagine Garland with us.

Texas is made here

More than 10 Fortune 500 and 100 businesses call Garland home

More than 375

Home of Dallas County
Manufacturers’ Association

13th largest city
in Texas

3rd largest city in
Dallas County

More than 375

Home of Dallas County
Manufacturing Association

12th largest city
in Texas

2nd largest city in
Dallas County

Business Support and


We understand that each development is unique, and that’s why we welcome project partners to come sit at the (literal) table. Let’s get to the bottom of your project strengths, challenges, and needs, and work together to find true solutions.

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Make your mark.

Let’s begin building a relationship, and let’s grow it here in Garland. By unleashing the power of entrepreneurs and innovators, and securing the freedom to aspire, we will long remain the best location for businesses large and small.