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Picture Your Business in
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Clearly the P lace to be.
Collin County has made a name for itself as a great place to live and
to work. With some of the nation’s most sought after public schools
and neighborhoods, a highly educated workforce, and a booming
economy, Collin County continues to exceed national trends. It’s
easy to see why so many high profile, global companies, including
JCPenney, EDS, an HP Company, SANYO Energy (U.S.A.), T-Mobile
USA, Sage Telecommunications and Torchmark, call us home. You
can be a part of the picture too, in the most desirable cities in the
Dallas/Fort Worth Metroplex: Allen, Frisco, McKinney and Plano.
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A Smart image.
Award-winning public and private schools, nationally recognized
colleges and universities, and post-graduate programs that are
creating the leaders of tomorrow, make Collin County a haven for
world-class educational opportunities. Collin County schools have
been ranked #2 in the nation in Forbes “Top 10 Best School Districts
for the Buck” list. Students in Collin County boast an average SAT
score of 1,103 and a graduation rate of 93 percent. Add the
proximity to major universities including University of Texas-Dallas,
Collin College, University of Dallas, SMU, University of North Texas
and Dallas Baptist University and it’s easy to see why Collin County
is the smart choice for families and businesses alike.
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Collin County has immediate access to a highly educated work
force, with 12 campuses of higher education located within the
county and 27 additional campuses in neighboring areas. In all,
18 four year public and private colleges and universities are
within a 60 mile radius of Collin County.
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Developing a Health y Community
The rapid growth rate of Collin County has sparked an explosive
expansion of state-of-the-art, award-winning hospitals and specialty
medical services. In turn, world renowned physicians and medical
specialists established practices here due to a breadth of
cutting-edge medical resources in science, technology, research
and development available throughout the Methroplex. Children’s
Methodist, HCA, Texas Health Resources, Centennial, Baylor, and
many other healthcare giants serve the health needs for a
multitude of patients in Collin County.
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A healthy lifestyle depends on a proper mix of work and
play and Collin County offers a wide range of active and
leisure activities. From professional sporting events to
star-studded concert performances, Collin County
residents are never at a loss for something to do.
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A High ly Focused Work force
Businesses seeking a diverse, well-educated workforce will find an
exceptional pool of talent in Collin County. Over half of the more than
730,000 residents have bachelor’s degrees. And with access to more
than 3 million skilled workers in the Dallas/Fort Worth Metroplex,
Collin County is a smart destination for corporate headquarters,
satellite offices, research centers, production facilities and virtually
any other business endeavor.
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D Magazine named 10 Collin County Cities to its list of the best
Suburbs in Dallas/Fort Worth. Allen, Frisco, McKinney, Murphy,
Parker, Plano, Prosper, Richardson, Sachse and Wylie were all
recognized by the publication, which based its rankings on safety,
education, housing values, and ambiance.
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Higher Standard of Living.
Picturesque neighborhoods and urban mixed-use centers throughout
Allen, Frisco, McKinney, and Plano offer more home for the money
and a lifestyle for everyone, from the CEO’s family to the recent
college graduate. While Collin is among the more affluent counties
in the nation, it retains a low cost of living, so residents enjoy a
substantially higher quality of life while companies enjoy a lower
cost of doing business.
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Long before Green became trendy, Collin County was at the
forefront of the conservation movement. One of the state’s
first land conservancies, Connemara, protects thousands
of acres of Open space from its base in Collin County.
The internationally recognized Heard Museum offers residents
a celebration of nature. Collin County is also home of the first
privately developed LEED Platinum office building, the first
LEED certified Automotive Dealership as well as conservation
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High er Living Standards
development that is part of the LEED pilot program for
communities and includes a LEED shopping center.
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Capture the Fun.
Whether you’re entertaining clients or simply relaxing with your
family, you’ll find much to choose from. Collin County is home to
23 museums, 56 galleries, 22 theatrical centers, four orchestral
organizations, four ballet groups, two opera associations, dozens of
championship golf courses, a major soccer team, and the Rough
Riders minor league baseball team. World-class dining, shopping,
and nightlife abound throughout Collin County, as do resort and
full-service luxury hotels, and millions of square feet of meeting
and convention space designed to captivate your audiences.
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In Collin County you will live and work among champions.
That’s because Collin County is home to Olympic champions,
professional golfers, Indy and NASCAR drivers, as well as NFL,
NBA, NHL and major league baseball and soccer stars. The last
two Olympic All-Around gold medalists in gymnastics – Carly
Patterson and Nastia Liukin – hail from Collin County. And the
county is home to the Celina High School Bobcats who hold the
Texas state record for the most consecutive wins and most state
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championships in high school football.
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A Well-Framed L ocation.
Centrally located just north of the Dallas/Fort Worth Metroplex,
Collin County offers easy access to major transportation hubs.
Dallas/Fort Worth Airport, Dallas Love Field and the Collin County
Regional Airport are less than an hour away. Major Interstate and
regional highway systems connect Collin County cities to the world
and to each other.
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Picture Yourself in Good Company.
With a business-friendly environment, easy access to transportation,
a well-educated workforce and a family-oriented community, it makes
sense for businesses, both large and small, to relocate or expand to
Collin County. Visit us at CollinTxBiz.com and let’s talk more about
how your best shot at the future is right here in Collin County.
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