Frisco Economic Development Corporation

Business Climate

Frisco, Texas is located in Denton and Collin Counties, approximately 25 minutes north of Dallas and the Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport. Frisco is known for business with new corporations calling Frisco home each day.

One of the fastest growing communities in Texas, Frisco’s population has grown more than 300 percent since the 2000 U.S. Census. Currently the U.S. Census Bureau shows Frisco is the 2nd fastest growing city in America from July 2012 - July 2013.  Supported by strong infrastructure, exceptional leadership and quality commercial developments, Frisco has been recognized by Money Magazine as one of the top 100 places to live in the United States. This infrastructure supports an exceptional community and an extraordinary quality of life. Offering a strong economy through diversification, corporate vitality and quality of life, Frisco is proud to be known as a city with progress in motion. 


FEDC Recruitment, Retention & Expansion Projects

Year # of Projects Potential Sq Ft Potential Capital Investment Potential Jobs Created/Retained
2013 19 1,191,290 $174,093,000 2,301
2012 27 1,973,620 $1,013,151,000 3,500
2011 27 839,761 $ 152,655,500 2,030
2010 33 1,442,014 $ 264,991,000 3,465
2009 20 938,375 $ 179,171,000 1,272
Total 126 6,385,060 $1,748,061,500 12,568


The City of Frisco continues to experience incredible growth and success. As always, the Frisco Economic Development Corporation (FEDC) Board and staff remain dedicated to bring new business and opportunity to Frisco. At the cornerstone of our efforts are our partnerships. This single commitment to work with our partners and to share in their (and our) success is critical in today’s challenging marketplace.

  • The City of Frisco's mayor, city council and staff work together to promote quality growth and development in the city.
  • Frisco Chamber of Commerce The Frisco Chamber of Commerce unites and engages the business community and provide dynamic business and civic leadership for their members.
  • The North Texas Enterprise Center (NTEC) is a 501(c)(3) Not-for- Profit corporation that assists entrepreneurs with starting and growing new medical technology ventures. The Center provides a broad base of support to entrepreneurs both internally and through its extensive resource network.
  • Frisco Convention and Visitors Bureau. The CVB promotes tourism and visitors to Frisco. The CVB is aims to be keep Frisco a premier tourism and meetings destination. Frisco brings its own unique blend of accommodations, attractions, dining, shopping, sporting and recreational opportunities that few other cities of its size can match. As one of the fastest growing cities in the nation for more than a decade, Frisco is truly Texas’ Rising Star.
  • TexasOne Program. The FEDC is proud to be a member of the Governor's TexasOne Program. TexasOne is the major source of economic development marketing funds for the State of Texas.
  • Dallas Regional Chamber. The FEDC works with our regional chamber of commerce to attract relocating companies to Frisco. By sharing resources we aim to keep the region’s business climate strong.
  • Collin County Regional Partnership EDC The cities of Allen, McKinney, Plano and Frisco formed an alliance to work together to market Collin County as a business location.

Working together, we are creating new business opportunities and addressing the needs of our fast growing community. Through our diverse economy and talented citizen workforce, the quality of our commercial developments, our master planned communities, our exceptional sports facilities and top rated public school system, Frisco has attracted several new corporations that now call our city home.

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The $5 Billion Mile

One mile, $5B in investment... 

DBJ's Corridors of Opportunity:
The $5 Billion Mile

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[ VIDEO: What is the $5B Mile ]

Media Coverage
Why developers are going 'pure spec' in Frisco's $5B Mile
Dallas Business Journal

How the '$5-billion-mile' will transform Frisco
Dallas Business Journal 01/30/15

Frisco, Texas, is known for exemplary schools, pristine parks and destination dining, retail, sports and entertainment. The city is also a magnet for a skilled workforce who are contributing to Frisco's rapid annual residential growth-rate of more than five percent.
[ VIDEO:  Frisco's thriving business climate and quality of life ]

The next chapter in Frisco's success story is the $5 Billion Mile. Frisco now claims one of the most dynamic development concentrations in America with $5.4 billion in investment, either announced or under construction, within a one-mile stretch of road along the Dallas North Tollway from Warren Parkway north to Lebanon Road.

Four developments make up the $5 Billion Mile:

The Star in Frisco
(Dallas Cowboys World Corporate Headquarters)
$1 Billion
Frisco Station $1.7 Billion
The Gate $700 Million
Wade Park $2 Billion
[ Download $5B Mile Map and information]  [ Download the $5B Mile presentation ]

 The Developments

 91- acre, mixed-use 
- 66 acres retail, 
privately developed 
-  5-acre headquarters, privately developed
- 20 acre multi-use event center, publicly developed 

Potential development impact:
- 1,708,000 SF   

- Two hotels with 480 rooms

- Potential 4,500 new jobs at full development

- Multi-use indoor stadium / 12,000 seats

The Ford Center at The Star:
HQ and MUEC opening late summer 2016

Dallas Cowboys World Corporate Headquarters and
Multi-use Event Center

Public-private partnership with the Dallas Cowboys, Frisco Independent School District and the City of Frisco... read more.

[VIDEO: April 2015 private retail development animation from O'Brien Architects ]

[ VIDEO: Multi-use event center and plaza from O'Brien Architects

Dallas Cowboys and Omni Hotels & Resorts partner to build hotel
at Frisco, TX Headquarters

Dallas Cowboys team with Frisco ISD, City of Frisco to build
multi-use, special events and sports facility

 • Developers: 
   Rudman Partnership, Hillwood Properties,
VanTrust Real Estate
•  242 acres
• Mixed-use development
  • Office: 6M SF
  • Medical office: 
    990K SF
  • Retail: 200K SF
  • Restaurants: 75K SF
  • Hotel: 200 rooms
  • Residential:
    2,400 MF units


Frisco Station website

[ View Frisco Station Development Package ]

The Rudman Partnership to launch Frisco Station with Hillwood Properties and VanTrust Real Estate

• Developer:  
Invest Group Overseas   (IGO)

• Office space:
   4 Million SF
• Hotel rooms:   250
• Multi-family units:           2,400
• Single family units: 73
• Retail space:             
  122,000 SF
• Restaurants:               75,000 SF

• Medical offices:     
  415,000 SF 


[ VIDEO: The Gate development from IGO ]

[ VIDEO: Why IGO CEO chose Frisco ]

How a Dubai-based investor will develop a $700M project
in Frisco, TX

Dallas Business Journal - January 29, 2015

Dubai-based Invest Group Overseas announces plans for
The Gate in Frisco, TX


•  Developer: 
   Thomas Land &  

• 175 acre, mixed-use 

• Retail:   600,000 SF
• Office:  6,000,000 SF
• Hotels:   500 + rooms
• Residential: 1,300 units
• Whole Foods, iPic Theatre,  Pinstripes. Hotel Za Za. Lagham Hotels & Resorts, The Rustic

 August 6, 2014


Wade Park website   Wade Park images

 [ VIDEO: Wade Park's ties to a founding Frisco family ]

Wade Park groundbreaking marks start of major Frisco mixed-use center by Thomas Land Development

The Rustic and Arhaus among many high-end tenants announced for Wade Park in Frisco

Wade Park in Frisco signs iPic Theaters and
Pinstripes Bowling, Bocce, Bistro

Hotel ZaZa plans second DFW location for Wade Park in Frisco