Welcome to Allen, Texas

Allen, Texas is the third fastest growing city in one of the fastest growing urban areas in the country.

Located 12 miles north of Dallas, Allen offers easy access to all major highways placing Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport, Downtown Dallas, and Dallas Love Field just 30 minutes away.

Allen combines all the benefits of metropolitan living with suburban amenities for companies and residents alike, with access to:

It's easy to see why Allen offers a vibrant way of living and a great place to do business!

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Reasons To Locate In Allen

Allen Texas – A Vibrant Way of Living within a Short Drive!

You are just getting into singing your favorite song on the radio when you see your exit to Allen, TX. You are captured by both the corporate and retail environment that make-up the friendly city at 26.29 square miles.

Welcome to Allen TX!

Allen, a growing city, with a population of 92,020, is located approximately 10 minutes (12 miles) north of Dallas, in North Central Texas at the intersection of SH 121 and US 75. Allen is strategically located to provide companies and residents all the benefits of a metropolitan area with access to high-tech infrastructure, quality business parks, and excellent schools and universities. The city provides easy access to other major interstate highway systems for travel within DFW or for out of town travel.

Allen is the third fastest growing city in the Metroplex and many employers are keen to such growth. Cisco, AT&T and Experian have all chosen to locate data centers in Allen because of the city's prime location and abundant power supply. Companies that locate to Allen have the advantage of an excellent roadway infrastructure. Plus, Allen has implemented every type of utility enhancement possible. Allen is also home to the regional and corporate headquarters of PFSweb, , Jack Henry & Associates, KONE Elevators, Watchguard Video, CVE Technology Group and MonkeySports (to name a few). In recent years, Allen has moved to a new level in its development with the addition of new office tenants, first- class dining and shopping venues.

In addition to having great companies in the city, Allen's residents are within minutes of major shopping, cultural functions and pro-sporting events. It's easy to find what you are in need of in Allen with direct access to over 3,000,000-square feet of newly constructed retail and dining amenities, including Waters Creek, the Village at Allen and the Allen Premium Outlet Mall. Working and playing in Allen is something that our population enjoys and feels is advantageous to being part of such a great city. It’s a vibrant way of living!

WELCOME TO ALLEN

City of Allen

  • Distance - 12 miles north of Dallas (I-635)
  • Land Area - 27.1059 square miles total
  • Elevation - 670 feet (at City Hall)
  • Longitude - 96.7 degrees
  • Latitude - 33.1 degrees

Demographics

Proximity of Allen to the Dallas/Ft. Worth Metroplex

Allen's strategic location just 10 minutes north of Dallas, Texas in Collin County provides companies and residents all the benefits of a metropolitan area with access to excellent schools and universities, high-tech infrastructure, quality business parks and the interstate highway system. Easy access to telecommunications and technology-related companies further enhance Allen's position as a leading location for high-tech industry. Allen's residents are within minutes of major shopping, cultural functions and pro-sporting events.

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City of Allen

  • Distance - 12 miles north of Dallas (I-635)
  • Land Area - 27.1059 square miles total
  • Elevation - 670 feet (at City Hall)
  • Longitude - 96.7 degrees
  • Latitude - 33.1 degrees

Recent News

  • 06/12/2015

    TAPS Launches Airport Shuttle Service in Allen

    TAPS Public Transit, which operates bus service in Allen, will add a shuttle service to Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport and Dallas Love Field starting June 15th. Shuttle riders will also enjoy free overnight parking at the Allen Event Center's south parking garage. More information can be found at the TAPS website.

  • 06/10/2015

    Dallas Business Journal Features Allen's $31 Million Office Develpoment

    The Dallas Business Journal published an article on Allen's new six-story office development along the 121 Corridor. "'There's currently about 1,000 acres of corn on the south side of the Sam Rayburn Tollway and North Central Expressway, which is some of the best developable property in the city,' Brad McJunkin, TIG's director of acquisitions and development told the Dallas Business Journal in an exclusive interview. 'We feel it's ready to catch fire and we've been looking for a spot to get involved in the office and mixed-use activity'"

  • 05/13/2015

    Commercial Real Estate Presentation Added To Media Library

    The new media library now features the companion presentation to the Commercial Real Estate Update brochure. Given at the annual broker luncheon, this presentation explains Allen's competitive advantages, economic development incentives, new developments, and relocations and expansions.

  • 05/08/2015

    New Media Library Adds Aerial Maps and Commercial Real Estate Update

    Allen Economic Development has launched its new media library with the latest maps and brochures. The aerial maps show Allen's office parks, commercial development tracts, major employers, and amenities. In addition, the newest Commercial Real Estate Brochure highlights the latest office developments, relocations and expansions, and the economic development incentives available for new projects.

  • 05/04/2015

    WATCH: Mayor Stephen Terrell Discusses New Convention Center and Hotel

    Mayor Terrell discusses The Convention Center at Watters Creek on Allen City TV's Take 5.

Featured Properties

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Watters Creek Office Park

Watters Creek Office Park
  • 24 acre master planned development of office, retail and flagship convention center hotel
  • Up to 800,000 sf of office space
  • 5 proposed office buildings ranging from 150,000 - 200,000 sf
  • Signage available for larger tenants
  • Plentiful mixed use garage parking
  • 300 key full service hotel with 64,000 sf convention/conference space
  • Planned above ground pedestrian walkway connecting Allen Central Park to the retail at Watters Creek

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