Excellence Made Here

It’s often said that Garland is the best kept secret in north Texas and that the City should do more to tell this community’s story. That’s why this web page will shine a spotlight on what Garland does best - the innovations and the accolades that demonstrate that Garland is a place of excellence!

  1. Garland A Longtime Home Like No Other in North Texas

    Posted on February 19, 2024

    Garland rated as the No. 4 city in the nation, and by far the tops in North Texas, in "Cities Where Homeowners Stick." Read on...
  2. Garland a Top City for Black Women to Flourish

    Posted on February 8, 2024

    Income, the cost of crime per capita, homeownership and poverty levels were used as criteria for the ranking. Read on...
  3. Kim Nurmi Distinguished Leader Award 360x250

    Heritage Crossing Manager Earns Distinguished Leader Award

    Posted on February 1, 2024

    Kim Nurmi received the Garland Chamber of Commerce’s Distinguished Leader Award at the Chamber’s 92nd Annual Meeting in January. Read on...
  4. Downtown Garland 360x250

    Garland Among Top Locations for Foodies and Young Homebuyers

    Posted on January 24, 2024

    Overall affordability is a central factor to Garland's favorable rating in two January 2024 national studies. Read on...
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    Garland Fire Trains Swift Water Rescue Technicians

    Posted on December 12, 2023

    Fire departments from around the state met in New Braunfels this fall to take Garland’s annual water rescue class, and more than 20 students were newly certified as Swift Water Rescue Technicians. Read on...
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