The Rockwall Economic Development Corporation (REDC) is responsible for ensuring that Rockwall is an ideal location for expanding and relocating businesses. The REDC works with local and regional organizations to continually improve infrastructure, workforce, business climate and quality of life in order to attract high-value industries. Competitive, aggressive and custom incentive packages include transportation, workforce training, and luxurious corporate headquarter options.

Companies Making It Their Rockwall

Business owners find that Rockwall offers an incredibly business friendly environment that includes a strong Economic Development Corporation that is committed to customizing incentive packages and tailoring sites at the 400-acre technology park. Rockwall was voted number one in job creation by Money Magazine because it is a solid community with an educated and skilled workforce.

Rockwall’s 400-acre Technology Park offers speed-to-market sites, fast-track permitting and economic assistance, providing exceptional advantages to new businesses and established companies looking to expand.

Rockwall boasts an impressive list of companies that call it home. Businesses and residents alike enjoy a high quality of life thanks to outstanding real estate, an impressively educated workforce, proximity to transportation hubs, award-winning schools, and easy access to recreation and entertainment. Housing world leaders in communications, technology, manufacturing, packaging and medical management, here is a sampling of the companies that call Rockwall home.

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Accessibility

As one of the fastest growing cities in America and centrally located within the Dallas-Fort Worth Metro area, experts have identified Rockwall as one of the nation’s strongest sites for development. With major highways north-south and east-west, the community is well positioned on the path to rapid growth. More than 40 million people reside within a 600-mile radius of the DFW area, making Rockwall accessible to an extremely large consumer and industrial market.  We are conveniently accessed by four major highways and four municipal airports—23miles from Love Field and 33 miles from Dallas Fort Worth International Airport.

Workforce

Rockwall is home to a diverse, educated and qualified workforce that attracts and enriches new businesses. In addition, the Rockwall Economic Development Corporation partners with Collin College, Texas A&M-Commerce, Eastfield College and local business assistance agencies to offer customized training programs that enhance workforce skills in the areas of manufacturing, technology and several other business sectors. REDC partnerships provide workshops, certifications and coursework in every industry, covering a wide array of training initiatives that generate high performance and increased productivity. Whether it is corporate training on a large or small scale, the REDC connects businesses with resources needed to grow business.

In addition to the highly educated residents of Rockwall, new and expanding companies have access to a pool of skilled workers in the surrounding areas, as well. The volume of workforce available within a 55-minute drive of the Rockwall Technology Park exceeds 2.4 million people. Where there is a strong labor force, there is unlimited potential for a company’s economic growth, which is why more businesses are Making It Their Rockwall.

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Incentives

Our customized incentive packages are as unique as the businesses that join us. These features, and many more, provide our residents and business owners a highly competitive quality of life. Among the features and attractions provided by the Rockwall EDC are the following:

Corporate

  • Located just 23 miles east of downtown Dallas
  • 400-acre Rockwall Technology Park
  • Speed to Market Sites
  • Fast-track plan review and permitting
  • Premiere park amenities
  • Triple freeport exemption
  • Daily park maintenance and security
  • Direct land deals with Rockwall EDC
  • Talented pool of educated and skilled workforce
  • CC&Rs that protect your investment (i.e., Conditions, Covenants and Restrictions)
  • Multiple industries in Rockwall, including technology, manufacturing, medical,
    logistics, defense, engineering and construction
  • Access to Ralph M. Hall/Rockwall Municipal Airport
  • Access to major Interstates

City

  • Rockwall ISD, an “Exemplary” TEA-recognized education system
  • Easy and accessible transportation
  • Luxury and affordable housing
  • Abundant shopping from major brands to high-end specialty shops
  • The regionally recognized Harbor at Rockwall, off the shores of pristine Lake Ray Hubbard
  • The Rockwall Hilton Lakefront Hotel and Conference Center
  • Job Recruitment and Training Assistance  provided by Texas A&M Commerce
  • Access to more than 2.4 million people within a 55-minute drive
  • Low tax rates
  • Dynamic infrastructure easily within access of Rockwall Technology Park
  • Easy highway accessibility