Sherman-Denison Area

Close Proximity to Major Cities with Plenty of Space to Expand

Located just 40 miles north of the Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex, Sherman-Denison offers wide open spaces with access to big city amenities.

The Sherman-Denison area has room for companies to grow and the resources available to support them. An abundant water supply, a new clean power generating plant and excellent transportation links make doing business here a smart choice for all industries. High quality rail service, industrial parks with infrastructure in place, a low city tax rate and award-winning schools are all reasons to conduct business in this region. In Sherman, two large business parks have plenty of space to start or expand your business: the 3,300-acre master planned Progress Park, and the 300-acre Midway Industrial Park.

Rankings

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#1 Best Place to Live in Grayson County, TX (Denison)

Niche 2020
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#30 Top 30 Best-Performing Small Cities (Sherman-Denison)

Milken Institute 2020

Sherman-Denison Economic Strengths

Learn more about the economic strengths and business advantages that this metro area offers.

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  • Business Climate
  • Talent
  • Infrastructure
Business Climate
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A Healthy Business Climate Built on Manufacturing

Sherman-Denison’s economy is built on a strong history of manufacturing, but continues to diversify with new company investments.

Major business clusters in Sherman-Denison include information technology and manufacturing. Major employers include Cigna, Ruiz Food Products and Tyson Foods.

Talent
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A Growing Talent Pipeline

Sherman-Denison offers a strong talent pool from surrounding rural regions to support your business.

Grayson College is a two-year community college in Denison that offers an excellent academic curriculum designed to prepare students for the workforce. Austin College is a private liberal arts college in Sherman with an experiential learning environment and outstanding academics.

Infrastructure
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Statewide Roadway Connectivity

Sherman-Denison offers travel by road, air, or rail, making it an ideal location for logistics and distribution operations.

I-35 extends connectivity from North Texas throughout the rest of the state. North Texas Regional Airport offers convenient air travel, and Major Class I railroad operators provide reliable transportation via rail.

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