Forney offers its residents big-city perks and career opportunities with a kinder, gentler lifestyle: stellar public schools, abundant recreation, cultural and entertainment venues, suburban shopping, and great healthcare—all just minutes from Downtown Dallas. And what does it offer businesses? A wealth of development options, an educated blue- and white-collar workforce, competitive real estate prices, and the support of a city willing to do all it can to smooth the way and make things happen.
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Fast Five Forney Facts
Five Reasons to Choose Forney for Business
Conveniently located just 21 miles from Downtown Dallas
Forney offers quick and easy access to America’s ninth largest city and is closer to Dallas than many other major Dallas-Fort Worth suburbs.
Coast-to-Coast Transportation Network
Forney sits along U.S. Highway 80, a major four-lane divided highway and is just 5 miles north of Interstate 20, offering companies a coast-to-coast connection. The Union Pacific Railroad runs through the heart of Forney and provides businesses with access to the line’s vast network. Our close proximity to other interstates, highways, loops and international airports provides easy connection to other major cities, states and countries.
Room to Grow
Forney is one of the few remaining cities in the Dallas-Fort Worth area with land to build and grow your business. This includes over 800+ acres of light industrial/commercial business land and dozens of available retail spaces. Whatever your development interest may be – Forney has the available acreage and sites to deliver.
BIG Amenities Without all the Hustle and Bustle
Whether it’s our 170 acre community park, free headliner concerts at the Spellman Amphitheater, family events throughout the year, specialty antiquing or our excellent schools and access to quality health care – Forney offers people the perfect place to work, live and play.
Preserving our Historic Past – Embracing our Promising Future
Forney’s historic downtown showcases our pioneer spirit featuring a variety of local industry, restaurants and unique shops. Our aggressive growth to an area population of over 40,000 provides businesses and residents access to quality services and endless opportunities – A City Without Limits.