Economic Development

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The purpose of the Economic Development Department is to enhance the quality of life for residents and the sustainability of city businesses through the retention and revitalization of existing businesses and neighborhoods and the promotion, recruitment, and coordination of new commercial and residential development in the City. 

We are focused on comprehensive economic development throughout the City. These efforts are assisted through the City's partnership with the Hurst-Euless-Bedford (HEB) Chamber of Commerce.

About Bedford

The City of Bedford is located in northeast Tarrant County in the region of North Central Texas. Bedford is centrally located in the Metroplex, approximately 14 miles from downtown Fort Worth (to its west) and 22 miles from downtown Dallas (to its east) along SH-121. Bedford is also central to area airports: only five miles west of DFW International Airport, 22 miles west of Dallas Love Field, and 22 miles southeast of Alliance Airport. The City has a total land area of approximately 10 square miles, or 6,393 acres.

The City has established itself as an important suburb to the Dallas-Fort Worth region with its solid base of medical providers, small businesses, national retailers, and restaurants. With an ongoing commitment to providing high-quality, economical, responsive services to the local community, Bedford is well-positioned for commercial, office, and industrial development and redevelopment.

Bedford Connection and Business Coupons

The Bedford Connection is a monthly newsletter mailed to Bedford households and provides residents with updates and highlights regarding City news and events. The newsletter also features coupons to encourage shopping local and supporting Bedford businesses. Learn more and submit a coupon for your Bedford business.