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Commercial developers are investing in Forney, Texas, because of its wealth of development options and competitive real estate rates. Moreover, the city is known for going out of its way to welcome your company and make the process as smooth as possible. That’s why it’s called the City Without Limits.

In fact, the Texas Economic Development Council has recognized the Forney Economic Development Council for its exceptional efforts and professionalism in the economic development industry. The awards program allows Texas EDC to recognize organizations like Forney EDC for their outstanding commitment to excellence in communities.

Here are more reasons investors seek commercial property in this gentle town that offers big amenities without the commotion of a big city.

Appeals to Residents

Located 21 miles from Dallas, the town has a population of almost 58,000 as of 2018 with a projected population of 86k by 2023.  Its median household income is $89k and the median new home price is $255k. The town has grown 62 percent from 2010 to 2018. This is the time to invest in a commercial property in Forney.

Forney is a hotbed for people who want big-city perks in the package of a quieter lifestyle. It puts its residents close enough to Dallas-Fort Worth to take advantage of all their great resources while living in a charming small town with its own resources.

They dream of a place that looks like those small towns you see on The Andy Griffith Show, Gilmore Girls, and other TV shows. Forney, Texas — named “Antique Capital of Texas” by Texas legislature — fits the bill.

Forney draws in residents with its stellar Forney Independent School District, its surprising plethora of recreation and entertainment options, diversity of shopping options, and top-notch healthcare services.

Existing Businesses Thrive in Forney

Businesses know they can tap into a big pool of Forney’s educated workforce of people who work in blue- and white-collar jobs. That’s why the town is home to many large employers including Forney ISD, Walmart, Smurfit Kappa, Intex, Kroger, Steve Silver Company, Lowe’s Home Improvement, Ridgecrest Healthcare, City of Forney, and ABOX packaging. Your business could join this elite list of Forney businesses.

People who live in Forney are only 28 minutes from Downtown Dallas and fewer than 40 minutes from Richardson Telecom corridor. But they’d trade it for jobs in their backyard. Your company could provide those jobs while gaining access to highly qualified professionals.

Forney has more than 800 acres of light industrial and business land and retail spaces available to meet your land and infrastructure needs. As a “Type B” Economic Development Corporation, Forney offers many incentives to businesses that opt to open for business there.

The population will increase by a whopping 300 percent in 2030. This is the best time to invest in commercial property in Forney and take your business to a new level.