Economic Development

The Economic Development Office strives to maintain a high quality of life in Richland Hills by promoting the efficient and orderly development of private properties and encouraging the growth of business and enhancement of property values within the community. City staff is available to work with the business community on projects of all sizes to promote those goals. Staff strives to work on expansion, retention and attraction of businesses through various programs.

Businesses and residents alike benefit from one of the lowest municipal ad valorem tax rates than our surrounding communities.


Richland Hills offers visitors a convenient location with premier access to all of DFW's major attractions:

  • 8 miles from Downtown Fort Worth
  • 16 miles from DFW International Airport
  • 18 miles from Alliance Airport
  • 26 miles from Dallas Love Field Airport

Richland Hills is served by the Trinity Railway Express (TRE) commuter rail line connecting Downtown Dallas to Downtown Fort Worth. The Richland Hills station is just one stop away from Downtown Fort Worth.