Richardson is a fast growing, highly sought after suburb located right next to Dallas. It is home to the The University of Texas at Dallas and the Telecom Corridor. More than 5,000 businesses have operations within Richardson's 28 square miles , including many of the world's largest telecommunications/networking companies: AT&T, Ericsson, Verizon, Cisco Systems, Samsung, ZTE, MetroPCS, Texas Instruments, Qorvo, and Fujitsu.
Richardson has won many economic awards, including DBJ's 2006 "Best Real Estate Deal of the Year", International Economic Development Council's 2006 "Technology-Based Economic Development Award", and Texas Economic Development Council's 2007 "Texas Economic Excellence Award".
Richardson boasts many excellent shopping and dining options. The newly developed CityLine offers something for everyone. Its restaurant, entertainment and retail space offer the dynamic feel of the city in convenient proximity to the suburbs.
The city of Richardson is also host to top rated and highly anticipated events, such as award-winning fine art festivals, rock concerts, firework shows, and more.