Rowlett News and Media

Rowlett ranks in Top 100 Cities in U.S. to Start a Business, 2017

The City of Rowlett was ranked 19th in the Top 100 Cities in the U.S. (population of 50,000 and over) to Start a Business for 2017 by Some of the metrics used to come up with the Top 100 include cost of living, state business climate, unemployment rate, the Kauffman Index, and number of the universities nearby.

Bayside Groundbreaking

Bayside officially broke ground on April 26, 2016. To learn more about this exciting new development, please click here, or visit

The Village of Rowlett Groundbreaking

A $34 million mixed-use development meant to reshape Rowlett's city center is expected to get underway Wednesday by a joint venture between The Integral Group of Atlanta and Catalyst Urban Development of Dallas. The development, called the...

DHI Mortgage and DHI Title Ribbon Cutting

One of Rowlett's largest employers, DR Horton, continues to invest in Rowlett as DHI Mortgage and DHI Title expand their offices. DHI Mortgage and DHI Title held the ribbon cutting and open house for their new building on Tuesday, October 13, 2015....

City Mayor's Development Presentation

The Mayor recently gave a presentation on development in Rowlett. To view a copy of his presentation, please click here.

City Breaks Ground on Terra Lago Lakefront Development

The City of Rowlett hosted a ground breaking ceremony for the Terra Lago lakefront development, near Scenic Drive and SH 66 (Lakeview Parkway), on Tuesday, September 8 at 10:30 A.M. The developer for Terra Lago is Portfolio Development, LLC.

Sprouts Farmers Market is Coming to Rowlett

On Tuesday, November 4, the Rowlett City Council approved an Economic Development Agreement with Briarwood Armstrong, LLC, for a new retail development located at 2801 Lakeview Parkway. The development will be anchored by Sprouts Farmers Market.

Dallas-Fort Worth 3rd Quarter Housing Market Update

Metrostudy, a leading provider of market information to the housing industry, presented at the 2014 Economic Summit hosted by the Dallas Regional Chamber. To see how the DFW housing market is doing and how Rowlett stacks up, click here.

DFW Airport Station Connects DART to the World

Dallas Area Rapid Transit (DART) and Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport are celebrating the opening of the last Orange Line segment to the new DFW Airport Station. The Aug. 18 opening means the country's longest light rail system links to the world's third-busiest airport.