Cedar Hill: Where Opportunities Grow Naturally

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Penn Farm at Cedar Hill State Park

Cedar Hill was founded in 1846 by settlers from Peters Colony seeking a place to build their homes, socialize, worship, and conduct business. What they discovered was an area rich in natural beauty and opportunity. Since that time Cedar Hill has become a thriving city thanks to the hard work, ingenuity, foresight and determination of our forefathers. It is a city steeped in family values, tradition and rich in history. Historic Downtown has a character all its own and personalized service is a hallmark of doing business here. There is a wide range of shops, services and one-of-a-kind dining experiences. From antiques and jewelry to cupcakes and quilts, you’re sure to find what you’re looking for in Historic Downtown Cedar Hill.

“The Hill Country of the Metroplex,” Cedar Hill has commitment and passion for the environment. Travel along mature tree-lined roadways and view impressive residential developments at affordable prices. Add to this a city commitment of 20 percent open space, Cedar Hill offers 32 neighborhood and community parks, a system of greenbelts within approximately 2,500 acres, plus 40 miles of multi-purpose trails, providing places for people to relax, play and explore.

Opportunities grow naturally in Cedar Hill with easy connections in the North Texas region. Located 20 minutes from downtown Dallas and 40 minutes from downtown Fort Worth, with multiple connections to the rest of the DFW Metroplex. A 30-minute drive will take you to DFW International Airport or Dallas Love Field. For executive air travel, Dallas Executive Airport is only 15 minutes away.

The Cedar Hill Business Park is located just a 1/4 mile from Highway 67 in the Cedar Hill Industrial District. BNSF rail serves the Cedar Hill Business Park as well as other available sites in the City. It Includes competitive and negotiable land prices, rail-served sites and non-rail-served sites, and is easily accessible to Interstate 20 and the future Loop 9.

With the prime location for retail, recreational, residential, commercial and industrial opportunities, locating and growing a business in Cedar Hill is easy. Educational opportunities abound with a TEA-accredited school district, Cedar Valley College, which is a Dallas County Community College District satellite campus, co-located with the Best Southwest Small Business Development Center, and Strayer University. Businesses naturally thrive here, as a result of an active business community, a ready workforce, and a City that seeks growth.

Trademark Property Co. has begun its multi-million dollar renovation of Hillside Village shopping center, formerly known as Uptown Village at Cedar Hill. The first phase of renovations will include updated signage, a new children’s play area, a new promenade section with a bocce ball court, a covered stage area, enhanced landscaping and lighting and additional shaded seating around the village green. Completion of the first phase is scheduled for this fall. Hillside Village is currently home to 350,000 sf of retail and restaurants, including H&M, Barnes & Noble, Dillard’s, Dick’s Sporting Goods, Charlotte Russe, Charming Charlie, Buckle, Papaya and Victoria’s Secret.

In addition to the prosperous business climate, Cedar Hill boasts natural beauty. Cedar Hill State Park is nearly 2,000 acres, located on the 7,500 acre Joe Pool Lake. The scenic beauty of the area combined with over 100 miles of shoreline make this one of the most visited state parks in Texas. Dogwood Canyon Audubon Center is situated on 205 acres of Dogwood Canyon. This center contains the widest variety of rare species in North Texas — plants and animals from east, west and central Texas converge here. Add this to an extensive city park system, and recreational opportunities abound.

Cedar Hill offers all the amenities of a modern city, but retains a small town feel and relaxed charm that harkens to a bygone era. Experience our warm Texas hospitality and discover the opportunities our forefathers uncovered here over a century ago.

For more information about Cedar Hill, go to www.cedarhilledc.com or call the Cedar Hill Economic Development team at 972.291.5132.
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