DFW Economic
Development Guide



expansions and relocations

Why Dallas-Fort Worth

Dallas-Fort Worth is a magnet for major companies and talent. The convergence of life science and tech is happening now in DFW, making us a hub for research and progress and a destination for companies looking to launch, grow, or reposition their life science business.

Texas Is Chosen for One of Three ARPA-H Hubs, with Dallas Snagging a Key Prize

The new federal Advanced Research Projects Agency for Health has selected a Texas consortium for one of three regional hubs in its $2.5 billion health innovation network initiative. The Customer Experience hub is physically located at Dallas' Pegasus Park.    Visit ARPA-H Web Site    -   Read Announcement

your guide to choosing

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Use these resources to help you and your company make your relocation or expansion decision.


With two major airports, a central location, and one of two IATA CEIV Pharma Community airports in the country, life science companies will find easier connections in DFW. MORE


For leaders and innovators looking to launch, grow, or reposition their life science businesses, DFW offers a dynamic economy and welcoming business community. MORE


Texas' low-tax and business-friendly state environment encourage business growth, and state and local incentives are often available to make it even easier. MORE


A growing life science cluster converging with a deep base of existing talent in computer science and engineering makes DFW a premier location for life science companies. MORE

Real Estate

With attractive rent, an abundance of choice, and new developments built specifically for life science companies, DFW offers cost-effective options for companies to locate. MORE


Our lower costs set us apart from other metros and make DFW one of the best places to live in the country. With hundreds of communities, it's easy to find your place to call home. MORE


Already a leader in AI/ML, Big Data, IoT, Software, and Gaming, Dallas-Fort Worth is poised to supercharge the life science industry. We call this convergence — where emerging tech collides with life sciences.  MORE



New facilities, including wet labs, university research collaborations, and new office campuses, are being developed across the region to support the life science community.

The 23-acre biotech campus
Partnership between UT Southwestern and UT Dallas
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The Dallas Regional Chamber's economic development team works directly with companies, location consultants, and local and state allies to market the region and attract new and expanding corporations. We serve as a single point of contact for companies, site selection consultants, and corporate real estate executives examining the region.

Kelly Cloud

Vice President – Life Sciences
Dallas Regional Chamber




BioNTX is the bioscience and healthcare innovation trade organization in North Texas, an affiliate of the Biotechnology Innovation Organization in Washington, DC. They are the bridge between businesses and job opportunities, providing direct cost savings services, networking events, and educational programming to the bioscience and healthcare innovation community in North Texas.