City of Forest Hill -Business & Development - Why Choose Forest Hill

Why Forest Hill

For developers, real estate brokers and retailers, the City of Forest Hill offers plentiful land at the hub of four major North Texas growth regions: Arlington, Mansfield, Kennedale and south Fort Worth. Additionally, the city offers limitless access to commuters along the primary route from the southwest Metroplex to the Mid-Cities, Fort Worth and Dallas. With over 8,600 employees working at the various businesses surrounding the city, the thousands of students at the Tarrant County College South Campus and the Veterans Administration Outpatient Clinic, Forest Hill is a prime regional location for retail and restaurant development.

For more information about business development opportunities, call our Economic Development office at 817-568-3009.


The City of Forest Hill understands that infrastructure costs as well as other construction costs can prevent business expansion or new development from occurring. The City of Forest Hill is willing to examine financial incentives on a case-by-case basis.

For more information regarding city incentives, call the Economic Development
Department at 817-568-3009.

A Regional Hub

The City of Forest Hill is centrally located in south Tarrant County. The city is ideally situated and ready to take advantage of the current rapid expansion of the region.

Close to Anywhere in North Texas

Forest Hill is located along one of the busiest freeways in North Texas. Interstate 20 runs through the heart of the city and makes access to Highway 287, south Loop 820 and Interstate 35 easy. Just minutes from city limits, these major thoroughfares intersect to form one of the highest traffic count areas in south Tarrant County.  In fact, within just a 10 minute drive of Forest Hill, there
are more than 236,000 consumers ready and available to spend their money, leading to the success of any retail business in the city.

We invite you to contact us and explore how you and your business can partner with the City of Forest Hill and become a driving force in our mission to continue on the path of being truly Community Driven.



2018 City of Forest Hill, Texas – Demographic Report

2018 City of Forest Hill, Texas – Labor Force Report

2018 City of Forest Hill, Texas – Consumer Expenditures Report