Forney, Texas, is rapidly becoming Dallas-Fort Worth’s hottest suburb. With affordable housing still available, plenty of jobs, and a comparatively low cost of living, there’s no better time to consider a move to Forney. A number of new businesses have helped turn Forney from the Antiques Capital of Texas to something much more expansive and sophisticated. Check out these great new places.
Crossroads at Terrell
The Crossroads at Terrell, located just outside of Forney, will be Forney’s one-stop-shopping destination, with a wide range of dining, shopping, and entertainment options. The Terrell Economic Development Corporation recently announced a slate of new retailers added to this giant shopping center, including:
- Five Below
- Hobby Lobby
- Rack Room Shoes
- La Quinta
- Tru by Hilton
- Burke’s Outlet
One of the most anticipated new restaurants in North Texas, Raising Cane’s is now open in Forney and is slated to open in Terrell in August. The company hopes to hire at least 70 crewmembers and anticipates rapidly becoming a favorite dining spot in Terrell.
Forney Medical Plaza
Forney Medical Plaza is not new, but it is expanding. This state-of-the-art medical plaza features numerous doctors’ offices, a free-standing emergency room, full imaging and diagnostic services, and easy patient access. You don’t have to leave Forney to get 21st century care. Don’t fight Dallas traffic. Find a great physician at Forney Medical Plaza instead.
A Vibrant Culture
In addition to these new and expanding options, Forney offers some terrific ways to spend time, grab a bite, and keep the kids occupied. Here are our picks for the best things to do in Forney:
- Become a post-apocalyptic hero on a Zombie Safari.
- Visit the Spellman Museum of Forney History.
- Take the kids to the Gentle Zoo, or to Aim High Indoor Bounce.
- Head to Broken Bow Ranch for some Old Texas-inspired fun.
- Get an adrenaline rush at the Devil’s Bowl Speedway.
- Take in a meal at one of Forney’s amazing restaurants: Doe Bell’s Catfish Cafe, Cristina’s, Oscar Delta Texas Kitchen, Mama’s Daughter’s Diner, or Tokyo Harbor.
Numerous developers see Forney as the next great city in Texas and are breaking ground on new projects. Drive through the area and you’re bound to see dozens of new businesses opening their doors or expanding their buildings.
Forney is the place to move to right now, especially if you’re looking for affordable properties that will inevitably soar in value. Gateway of Forney, Texas offers premium homes, a welcoming and walkable community, an ever-expanding list of amenities, and a community that would love to have you as a member. Invest now in the Dallas-Fort Worth metroplex’s hottest up-and-coming city!