The Dallas-Fort Worth (DFW) area is seeing a boom in local, brick-and-mortar retail. This success of local retailers in the 10th largest metropolis in the U.S. shows a glaring contrast to the desperation of retail in other communities.
For the second year in a row, Texas ranked as the top state for startup businesses. The ranking results came from WalletHub, a finance website, which carefully compiled a report that evaluated 50 states against various criteria on being startup-friendly, including population education, labor costs, and office space pricing.
As of July 2019, the Dallas/Fort Worth (DFW) Area ranked as the fifth-largest tech labor pool in North America, with almost 170,000 tech workers in the area. This number was up by 15% since 2013.
Over the past few years, Dallas, Texas, has slowly evolved into a tech hub, attracting unique, innovative companies from across the nation. The tech industry in Dallas has started to boom as companies, big and small, flock in with the hopes of experiencing tremendous growth.