2,000 Acre Master-Planned, Mixed-Use Development In Forney, Texas

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Welcome to Gateway

Imagine enjoying the charm and simplicity of small-town life with all the draws of a big city nearby. Gateway offers the best of both worlds as a mixed-use, master-planned community in Forney, Texas. Dubbed the “gateway to Dallas,” this vibrant, fast-growing suburban city is located just 20 minutes east of downtown on US 80. The award-winning school system is among the best in Texas. The people are down-to-earth. The appeal is undeniable.

Gateway is ideally centered around the future hub of Forney. Designed with planned retail, residential, office, entertainment and light industrial within its 2,000 acres, this progressive development offers an endless array of amenities within close proximity to the Metroplex.

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New Homes

Gateway Parks will include approximately 1,850 single-family homes, constructed by David Weekley Homes, Gehan Homes and Highland Homes. Residents will be close to neighborhood parks and nearby amenities with easy access to the greater Dallas area via Highway 80.

Luxury Apartment Homes - Part of the Gateway Forney Development

Luxury Multi-Family

Gateway Cedars consisting of 334 units and the Gateway Oaks consisting of 313 units are two of the area’s most popular luxury multi-family communities. Development on the third phase, the Gateway Pines is completed and currently leasing.

Retail and Entertainment Options at Gateway Forney

Retail & Entertainment

With thousands of new homes being built, Forney’s growth is spurring new retail development along the US 80 corridor. These alluring shops and restaurants will serve both area residents and surrounding communities via the new Gateway Bridge.





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Of new home sales in Kaufman County are in Forney


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Celebrate Independence Day in Forney

Forney, Texas, offers the best of both worlds: ready access to all that’s great about Dallas-Fort Worth, but with the quiet suburban charms of a warm and welcoming community. This Independence Day, share your patriotic spirit with your neighbors at one of these great community events.

Volunteer Work

Not everyone loves fireworks, and some people like to show their commitment to their country and their community by giving back. Try one of these great options:

  • Volunteer at the Forney Food Pantry to ensure everyone eats a great meal this 45th of July.
  • Comfort animals afraid of fireworks at Forney County Animal Control. Or better yet, consider bringing home a new pet, and giving an abandoned animal a second chance at a great life.
  • Check out one of the many volunteer opportunities in Forney on Volunteer Match. There's something for everyone, including children and family groups.

Forney Independence Day Celebration

Join your neighbors for a City of Forney-sponsored July 4th event at Forney Community Park. The festivities are on June 29, so you can still enjoy July 4th celebrations with your family or at other community events. Enjoy sliders, kid-friendly games and activities, food vendors, a giant slide, and more. Fireworks start at 9:30pm.

Fair Park Fourth

Enjoy a State Fair Midway 4th of July at Fair Park. The Park opens at noon for games and rides, and will offer concessions and music. Fireworks begin at 9:30pm.

Red, White, and Boom on the Bridge

For a larger than life Independence Day, head down to Ronald Kirk Pedestrian Bridge on July 3rd. There will be food and other vendors, music, and an impressive fireworks display that gets started around 9:30pm.

Frisco Freedom Fest

Join a patriotic festival in the plaza. Freedom Fest features exceptional music, the Dallas Cowboys Cheerleaders, a Children’s Expo, concessions, and more. The fireworks get started around 10pm. Gateway Parks in Forney, Texas, is proud to serve as your launching pad for Independence Day celebrations. In our gorgeous community, you don’t even have to leave home to enjoy this special day. Head down to the Amenity Center to swim or sunbathe. Go for a walk with your neighbors. Roast marshmallows in your back yard. Or plan a family movie night in your beautiful Gateway home. If you’re looking to make a change, Gateway is a great place to call home, so consider spending the 4th of July with us for a preview of the excellent life you can expect in Forney.