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EULESS
  Thriving, and much more room to grow
    The FABEuless City of Euless is on the southwest edge of D/FW Inter-national Airport, in the heart of the Metroplex, and enjoying a very strong economy: Sales tax collections, hous-ing starts and values, and commercial permit values all are above 2015 levels, and 600 residential lots and 650 urban loft units are ready for construction.
    Businesses are expanding. Euless offers financial incentives, available land and existing space, and a one-stop process. Over 450 acres of prime land is available, including two areas with master-planned mixed-use develop-ments.
    Glade Parks is located across from the Shops of Vineyard Village on S.H. 121, south of SuperTarget. Village retailers include Lowe's, Marshalls, Ross, LA Fitness and PetSmart. Within Glade Parks, 417 luxury urban lofts are fully leased. K. Hovnanian Homes is developing a 127-lot subdivision, with single-family homes in the low $400s. Belk, Boot Barn, Dave & Busters, Dick's Sporting Goods, HomeGoods, Kirkland's,   Michael's   and   Ulta    are open, and a 12-screen Cinepolis theater
 Glade Parks shopping center includes a new Belk.

open, and a 12-screen Cinepolis theater will open later this year. 
    The Riverwalk Development at Euless is a 200-acre, mixed-use project at S.H. 360 and Airport Freeway. Lennar Homes is developing four subdivisions, with NRP Group having completed a 300-unit urban loft project, and 100 acres of commercial land is available.
    Euless enjoys quality schools, miles of hike-and-bike trails and numerous parks, and would enjoy the privilege of discussing how we could contribute to the success of your business in Euless. Come grow with us.

For more information, please contact Mike Collins, 817-685-1684, or send him an email at mcollins@eulesstx.gov.

HURST
  Leading the way in retails sales per capita
    Nordstrom's, Macy's, Dillard's, Dick's Sporting Goods, Michael Kors, Pandora, Gap, Old Navy, Outback Steakhouse, Best Buy, Sephora, Pei Wei, Chick-fil-A, Starbucks and Rave Theater: These are just a few of the retailers who have chosen Hurst as a home for their business, comprising over 6 million sq. ft. of retail space.
    And why wouldn't they? Hurst enjoys a centralized location between Dallas and Fort Worth, where nearly 200,000 cars pass daily on S.H. 121/183, and Precinct Line Road is the busiest north-south roadway in Hurst and the Mid-Cities.
    The recently completed expansion of S.H. 121/183 increased car capacity 40 percent, bolstering the number of potential shoppers. In the last three years, Hurst has added over 860,000 sq. ft. of new businesses, putting retail occupancy levels well over regional and national averages.
 The Hurst retail community is highlighted by Simon Property Group's North East Mall, voted the best shopping destination  in Tarrant  County eight con-secutive years.  Its  six  department stores,
Bar Louie is one of the many new establishments at North East Mall.

high-volume movie theater, fine eateries and 1.7 million sq. ft. of stores generate annual traffic counts upwards of 15 million.
    Hurst continues to rank as one of the state's top 50 cities for retail sales per capita. New arrivals include White House Black Market, Bar Louie's, Sprouts, Fresh Market, Pollo Tropical, Dairy Queen, James Avery Jewelry, Walmart Neighborhood Market, Pet Supplies Plus and Think Geek.

There are still many opportunities to join our community. At ICSC, please contact Steve Bowden at 817-470-8260, or in Hurst, call him at 817-788-7025, or send an email to sbowden@hursttx.gov.
BEDFORD
Health care hub enjoying renewed growth
    With roughly 250,000 vehicles coursing through Bedford every day and nearly 5,000 people per square mile, it is no wonder that so many national retailers are thriving in the city.
    Located in the heart of the Metroplex, Bedford's buying power is not limited to the residential community and high traffic counts; Bedford also is a major health care hub, employing thousands of skilled workers from Bedford and neighboring cities. Texas Health HEB Hospital opened a $6 million, 38,000-sq. ft. cancer center this year, and construction is underway on a $25 million, 50,000-sq. ft. expansion of their intensive care unit.
    Bedford's entertainment and retail base has seen a significant boost as well. In February, The Movie Tavern opened their flagship location in the Shops at Central Park, located along the North Tarrant Express (S.H. 183).
    The 70,000-sq. ft., multi-million-dollar Texas Harley-Davidson was recently completed. It is the largest Harley dealership in Texas and one  of the largest
The new Harley-Davidson dealership draws shoppers from around the region.
  
in the nation.  In the year since completion of the North Tarrant Express, businesses and developers are showing enhanced interest in Bedford.
    Many of the businesses along the newly expanded highway are restaurants, and all are enjoying substantial increases in sales, welcoming not only Bedford residents but shoppers coming from greater distances.
 
With room to grow and opportunities available, Bedford is proud to offer an efficient "one-stop shop" to discuss your perfect site. At ICSC, please call Bill Syblon, 817-726-6117. Afterward, call 817-952-2175, or email Bill.Syblon@bedfordtx.gov.
HEB ISD
Top-rated district continues to develop challenging and innovative programs
    Hurst-Euless-Bedford Independent School District is a growing district nestled in the heart of the DFW Metroplex. The mission is to continue its proud tradition of excellence as a diverse, high-performing organization, committed to ensuring each student is empowered today to excel tomorrow.
    This is just one way the HEB ISD is Different By Design. Through its Schools of Choice initiative, HEB ISD offers many programs that set students on the path to academic success. The district is launching an elementary-age STEM (Science, Technology, Engineer-ing, & Math) Schools of Choice Pro-gram for the 2016-2017 school year, and will offer several STEM camps this summer.
    HEB ISD also offers Spanish immersion and the International Baccalaureate Program, a rigorous pre-university course. Other options include Suzuki Strings and language instruction in Arabic, Hindi and Mandarin Chinese, beginning as early as the first grade.
    Through a partnership with the HEB Chamber  of   Commerce,   the    Young En- Entre-
Viridian Elementary students learning Mandarin Chinese.

Entrepreneurs Academy, or YEA!, guides students through the process of starting and running a legitimate business or social movement.
    Whether it's through innovative approaches to learning or award-winning athletics programs, students at HEB ISD are empowered to achieve their goals. The results speak for themselves: HEB ISD has been rated the number one school district by the Educational Resource Group eight of the last nine years.
    As HEB ISD continues to grow, it recognizes that students today face a uniquely challenging future. Through its five-year strategic plan, HEB ISD and its board members are prepared to meet these challenges, continuing to ensure that every single student is empowered today to excel tomorrow.

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HEB Chief Economic Indicators

 


The Hurst Euless Bedford Economic Development Foundation is a partnership of the three cities of Hurst, the HEB Chamber of Commerce and the HEB Independent School District.
The Foundation markets the three cities primarily though trade shows, professional associations and meetings with commercial real estate developers.
Another focus is retaining area businesses.
In addition to the partners, funding comes from area businesses. Major supporters:

 
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Allstate Insurance-Steve Ward Agency
Atmos Energy
Benenati Law Firm, P.C.   
Frost Bank
Republic Services 

 
      
 
Hurst Euless Bedford Economic Development Foundation
P.O. Box 969  Bedford, TX   76095