Staff Directory

Rankings and Accolades

A Lot To Brag About

  • Texas gets A+ for U.S. Small Business Friendliness -- Thumbtack.com, June 2016
  • Fort Worth: Best Places in Texas to Hire Veterans -  Southern Business & Development, Winter 2016
  • Fort Worth: Best Data Center Locations in Texas -  Southern Business & Development, Winter 2016
  • Texas #1 State for Business Governor’s Cup - Site Selection, March 2016
  • Dallas-Fort Worth #3 Metro Area in the U.S. – Site Selection  March 2016
  • Dallas-Fort Worth #3 Hottest Housing Market for 2016 – Zillow Inc., Jan. 2016
  • Fort Worth #2 "Best Cities for Job Seekers" - Forbes, 2015
  • Fort Worth #3 in large cities with fastest-growing economy - WalletHub, 2015
  • Texas #1 for Foreign Direct Investment Jobs - IBM’s 2015 Global Location Trends
  • Dallas-Fort Worth #1 commercial real estate market to watch based on investment, development and homebuilding prospects - PricewaterhouseCoopers and the Urban Land Institute, October 2015
  • Dallas-Fort Worth # 1 U.S. metro area for small business jobs for the 11th straight month -- Paychex/IHS Small Business Jobs Index, August 2015
  • Dallas–Fort Worth is America’s most business-friendly metro area, MarketWatch.com, May 2015
  • Fort Worth-Arlington 3rd in Texas Shares of Total Texas Jobs -- Texas Workforce Commission, July 2015
  • North Texas is the country's No. 2 hub of aviation-aerospace companies --North Central Texas Council of Governments, May 2015
  • Texas Christian University Executive MBA program ranked number 12 according to The Economist, 2015
  • Dallas-Fort Worth ranked in "Top Five Commercial Real Estate Markets" in 2015 according to Emerging Trends in Real Estate (PWC and Urban Land Institute)
  • Downtown Fort Worth is No. 1 on Top 10 Best Downtowns according to Livability.com (2014)
  • "Fort Worth is No. 1 City in the Nation for Finding Jobs", according to WalletHubs, 2014
  • Fort Worth ranked No. 12 for Generation Y'ers to live according to Vocativ Media, 2014
  • Fort Worth has the Highest Population Growth in the U.S according to the U.S Burea of Labor Statistics, 2014
  • Forbes Magazine ranked Fort Worth No. 3 on its list of "Best Cities for Job Seekers." (2013)
  • Fort Worth ranks No. 6 on the list of "Fastest Growing Cities Since the Recession" by Forbes Magazine (2013)
  • Forbes Magazine ranked Fort Worth No. 4 on its list of "Best Big Cities for Jobs." (2013)
  • Texas named "Best State for Business" for the 9th year in a row by Chief Executive Magazine. (2013)
  • Fort Worth is No. 9 on the Forbes list of Big Cities Leading the U.S. Manufacturing Revival.  (2013)
  • Fort Worth is the top Texas city for job growth, and No. 4 in the U.S., according to NewGeography.com.  (2013)
  • Fort Worth is the No. 1 Big City for Home Ownership among the 25 most populous cities in the U.S., according to nerdwallet.com. (2013)
  • Texas named "2012 Most Competitive State" by Site Selection. (2013)
  • Dallas-Fort Worth the second most popular moving destination according to Penske Truck Rental. (2013)
  • Texas named 2012 "State of the Year" by Business Facilities. (2013)
  • Site Selection named Texas the winner of 2012 "Governor's Cup." (2013)
  • On the Milken Institute's "Best-Performing Cities 2012" list, Fort Worth ranked No. 10. (2012)
  • Dallas-Fort Worth ranks in the top 10 of commercial property markets for 2013.  (2012)
  • Texas ranked #1 state for doing business by Area Development magazine.  (2012)
  • Texas was identified as the top state for growth and business development by CEO magazine. (2012)
  • Fort Worth was ranked as No. 4 on the list of “Best Large Cities in U.S. for Jobs” by NewGeography.com. (2012)
  • The Fort Worth Chamber was named a Top 20 Economic Development organization in the U.S. by Site Selection magazine. (2012)
  • Fort Worth is the fastest-growing city in North Texas according to the North Central Texas Council of Governments. (2012)
  • The Dallas-Fort Worth area was named America’s fourth-best market for corporate relocation and expansion by Site Selection magazine. (2012)
  • Texas ranks 2nd among top states for corporate relocation and expansion by Site Selection magazine. (2012)
  • The Dallas-Fort Worth area ranked 3rd in the nation for adding private sector jobs, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. (2011)
  • Fort Worth ranked No. 24 on the list of “2011 Best-Performing Cities” by the Milken Institute. (2011)
  • Fort Worth ranked No. 7 on the list of “Top U.S. Downtowns” by Livability.com. (2011)
  • CNBC ranked Texas 2nd among the best states in the nation for business. (2011)
  • Fort Worth is the fastest-growing major metropolitan area in the U.S. according to the U.S. Census Bureau. (2011)