Rowlett Economic Development

On the Water. On the Move.

The City of Rowlett Economic Development Department was formed to help our existing companies grow, recruit new business and diversify the tax base. The Economic Development Department works with site selectors, brokers, developers and business owners to create jobs and broaden the commercial tax base.

Whether you are an existing business, retail establishment, manufacturer or corporate office, we are here to make Rowlett your home. If you want to be in a community with a major turnpike, light rail system and a beautiful lake, Rowlett is the place to be. Rowlett, Texas is On the Water and On the Move.

Rowlett State of the Market 2017

Rowlett - The Eastern Gateway to the DFW Metroplex

Why Rowlett?

  • 25 minutes from Downtown Dallas
  • 1 Dallas Area Rapid Transit Station ( Blue Line) - Downtown Rowlett
  • 4 Hours to Port of Houston
  • Interstate 30 and President George Bush Turnpike run through Rowlett
  • Located within 40 minutes of both DFW International Airport and Dallas Love Field
  • Located within 20 minutes of the Telecom Corridor and Plano/Frisco