Why Addison

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It's All Right Here at Your Fingertips!

Addison is a bustling town alive with entrepreneurial spirit where small start-ups to major corporations are headquartered including Mary Kay Cosmetics and Hitachi Consulting. Over 2,000 businesses call Addison home.  They have discovered that our community's desired central location makes it easy to find a highly educated workforce, and that the business climate has the right ingredients to be successful.  The community is truly a destination where it all comes together!

Within a compact urban oasis, Addison has a unique combination of quality office buildings, upscale shopping, beautifully landscaped residential communities, award-winning parks, 22 hotels and over 180 restaurants, all within a 5 minute drive from anywhere in town. Addison is located 13 miles north of downtown Dallas, 16 miles northeast of DFW airport, 11 miles north of Love Field airport and about a mile from The Dallas Galleria. The Addison Airport is a convenient way to arrive for charter and private planes. World-class shopping, excellent restaurants, friendly people and beautiful spaces make Addison a fun place to live, work, play and visit.  World-class festivals add to the cultural vibrancy of Addison.

Addison is located in Dallas County's Platinum Corridor along the Dallas North Tollway between the LBJ Freeway (I-635) to the south and the President George Bush Turnpike (Hwy. 190) to the north.