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Why Choose Lindale?

Ten Great Reasons to Choose Lindale!

1.  Land Labor Location

• In Central East Texas
• On Interstate 20 approximately half way between Shreveport and Dallas
• At intersection of US 69 and I-20, highest traffic count intersection on I-20 in east Texas
• An easy drive to the Dallas Metroplex, and to Shreveport/Bossier City via I-20
• Only 10 miles outside Tyler, TX
• Within 200-miles of 16-million population (distribution)
• Central to markets in Texas, Louisiana, Arkansas and Oklahoma

2.  Exceptional Quality of Life

• Full range of housing choices at reasonable pricing
• Suburban lifestyle with “Good Country Living”
• Variety of cultural activities locally and in nearby cities and communities
• Outstanding access to multiple lakes for water sports and fishing
• Top rated golf courses

3.  Exceptional Local School System and Access to Higher Education

• School district rated “Exemplary” by the Texas Education Association
• Top 10 school district in the State
• Lindale campus of Tyler Junior College
• Tyler Junior College (Main Campus in Tyler), University of Texas at Tyler, Texas College

4.  Progressive Leadership and Pro-Business Officials

• Proactive Local Economic Development Organization
• City, Chamber, EDC work well together
• Active Regional Economic Development Organizations

5.  Workforce Availability

• Workforce age population within 45 miles is over 460,000
• Smith county workforce is over 103,000
• Unemployment rate usually tracks just under the State average
• Growing Hispanic workforce
• Texas is the number 1 net inbound migration state

6.  Ready to Build (Shovel Ready) Industrial Sites

• Lindale Industrial Park with direct access to I-20
• About 1 mile to amenities (restaurants, shopping, fuel)
• Sites from 2-acres to 40-acres (utilities complete Summer 2011)
• Excellent soil conditions for construction
• Phase 1 and archeological studies are complete with no findings

7.  Excellent Water Supply

• In an area of the state with 43 inches per year average rainfall
• Large aquifers provide plentiful water
• Ample water for municipal, agricultural and business use

8.  Airports (General Aviation, Passenger and Cargo)

• Tyler Pounds Regional Airport on Tyler’s NW side is a 20-minute drive from Lindale when accessed from Loop 49•
• Wood County General Aviation airport. Nearby airport with great facilities for small aircraft
• Less than 2-hour drive to commercial airports in Shreveport, Dallas Love Field and DFW International

9.  Good Business Climate

• Texas is a Pro-Business State
• No state income tax
• Strong local economy

10. Medical Facilities

• Three local medical clinics
• Three major regional hospitals in Tyler, including Level 1 Trauma Center
• All specialties represented in Lindale or Tyler