New Business Toolkit

Why Do Business in Grapevine?

  • Existing Commercial – Home to Grapevine Mills Mall, Bass Pro Shops Outdoor World,
    Gaylord Texan, 160 restaurants, 5,000 hotel rooms and 9 winery/tasting rooms.
  • Active Promotion – Fourth largest Convention & Visitors Bureau in Texas with more
    than 50 full time employees.
  • Superior Access – At the intersection of seven major highways and the home of
    Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport, the third busiest airport in the world.
  • Excellent Demographics – High median incomes, population and education levels.
  • Pro-Business Climate – Stable political climate and extensive experience with large
    and complex projects.
  • Main Street Historic District – Seventy-five restored buildings listed on the National
    Register of Historic Places filled with art galleries, gift shops, restaurants, clothing
    boutiques, antique stores and a farmers market.
  • Festivals – Two major festivals and numerous other community events throughout the year.
  • Recreation – Lake Grapevine, 81 holes of golf and numerous movie theaters, parks and trails.
  • Grapevine Opry – Some of the best live Country and Western performances in the area.
  • Grapevine Cottonbelt Railroad Historic District – Home to the Visitor Information Center and the Grapevine Vintage Railroad.

Tarrant County Small Business Development Center (SBDC)
SizeUp – Local Business Intelligence

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Contact the Tarrant County SBDC at (817) 515-2603

New Business Toolkit

The document below provides a checklist of steps that may be necessary to start a new business in Grapevine, Texas. In addition, a list of small business resources located in Dallas, Tarrant and Collin County are listed. Additional information can be obtained from the Economic Development Division of the City of Grapevine at (817) 410-3153. The New Business Checklist is available in both English and Spanish.

Additional Links

Diamond Sponsors

Bank of the West

City of Grapevine

Classic Chevrolet

Gaylord Texan Resort & Convention Center



Sewell Cadillac and Sewell BMW of Grapevine

Southland Holdings

Platinum Sponsors

Baylor Scott & White Medical Center – Grapevine

Coca-Cola Southwest Beverages

Maykus Homes & Neighborhoods

Gold Sponsors

Bob Moore Construction, Inc.


Esparza’s Restaurante Mexicano


Hilton DFW Lakes Executive Conference Center

Oncor Electric Delivery

Phelps Dunbar LLC

Prosperity Bank

Republic Services

Title Partners

Silver Sponsors

Boyle & Lowry, LLP

Community Impact Newspaper

Courtyard/TownePlace Suites by Marriott

Cowboys Golf Club

First Financial Bank, NA

Independent Financial

Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital Southlake

Texas Oncology

Bronze Sponsors

121 Community Church

Aloft DFW Grapevine-Coppell

The Assaad Group

Atmos Energy

Blagg Tire & Service

Caliber Home Loans

Farmers Insurance/ Allen Insurance

First Bank Texas

First Mid Bank & Trust

Five Star Subaru of Grapevine

Foust & Son Funeral Home

Fransen Pittman General Contractors


Grapevine Mills

Grubbs Infiniti

Hop & Sting Brewing Co.

Hotel Vin/ Harvest Hall

Jason Ridley Agency

Junkluggers of Grapevine, Irving and Denton

Lucas Family Funeral Homes

Marinas of Lake Grapevine

Meow Wolf

Merlin Entertainments

Methodist Southlake Medical Center

MiMutual Mortgage

OIG/Office Interiors Group

PNC Bank

Renata Salons

Stacy Furniture & Design

Trinity Metro 

TriVAN Roofing

Wright Construction Co., Inc.

Contact Info: E-mail: Office: 200 Vine Street, Grapevine, Texas 76051 Phone: 817-481-1522