Fort Worth Real Estate
Welcome to Fort Worth, Texas
Building on its Frontier Western heritage and a history of strong local arts patronage, Fort Worth promotes itself as the “City of Cowboys and Culture”. In the late 19th century, it became an important trading post for cowboys at the end of the Chisholm Trail. Today, it’s a modern city, with international art institutions like the Kimbell Art Museum. The Fort Worth Stockyards are home to rodeos, and the National Cowgirl Museum and Hall of Fame honors pioneers. Fort Worth has the world’s first and largest indoor rodeo, world class museums, a calendar of festivals and a robust local arts scene.
Fort Worth is conveniently located 17.5 miles from DFW International Airport. With 1,850 flights daily, DFW Airport serves as a gateway for visitors from around the globe, making Fort Worth an easily accessible international and domestic leisure destination.
There are more than 92 attractions in a 10-mile radius of downtown. The city offers the No. 1 downtown in America and is located minutes from AT&T Stadium and DFW International Airport. As one visitor says, “unpretentious, laid-back, and charismatic in all the right ways.” For a weekend, a business meeting, sports or family reunion, Fort Worth offers experiences to last a lifetime.
Several major companies have been headquartered in Fort Worth. These include American Airlines Group (and subsidiaries American Airlines and Envoy Air), the John Peter Smith Hospital, Pier 1 Imports, Cash America International, GM Financial, the BNSF Railway, and Bell Helicopter. Companies with significant presence in the city are Bank of America, Wells Fargo, Lockheed Martin, GE Transportation, and Dallas-based telecommunications company AT&T.
In 2013, Fort Worth-Arlington ranked 15th on Forbes‘ list of the “Best Places for Business and Careers”. In 2018, Fortune named Fort Worth the 18th best city for Hispanic entrepreneurs. In 2018, Dallas-Fort Worth ranked 18th on U.S. News & World Report’s list of “125 Best Places to Live in the USA”.