Strategic Advantages

What Burleson Has to Offer
Locating your business in Burleson offers a number of strategic advantages. Site selectors, real estate brokers, and developers are noting that Burleson ensures your business the opportunity for success. Burleson’s location within the Dallas/Fort Worth (DFW) Metroplex is ideally suited to growing industries like logistics, defense, aerospace, healthcare, and more.

The cooperative nature of our government leaders has led many to choose Burleson as their home. The Economic Development team supports the growth and economic development of Burleson with a professional staff to understand your location decision. We have a working knowledge of a variety of development incentive programs.

Fast Growing Area
  • 65% population growth since 2000
  • $1.2 billion in retail sales annually
  • Population of 300,000 within 15-minute drive time
Ideal Location
  • Nine miles of frontage on IH-35W
  • Commuter Rail Station in future
  • State Highway 121T opens in 2011
Aggressive Incentives
  • Local and state economic development programs
  • Progressive government
Qualified Workforce
  • 56% with college experience
  • Corporate training partner at Hill College
Lower Cost of Doing Business
  • Less than 6% of workforce is unionized
  • Lowest cost of living (ACCRA) among any major metropolitan area in the country
  • Tort reform protections
High Quality of Life
  • $300 million in community assets completed in the last 5 years
  • 7 schools rated as exemplary by the Texas Education Agency