Burleson is a great place to establish your logistics or distribution business. The industry is booming with a greater growth rate than the U.S. average over the last ten years.
Burleson’s strategic positioning along the NAFTA corridor, Interstate 35W, makes it a prime location for logistics and distribution businesses, providing access to the Dallas/Fort Worth Metroplex and other major cross-country interstates and Texas highways. The superhighway is also a direct link to Mexico via Laredo and connects with I-29, which continues north to Canada, allowing for the distribution of goods across the U.S. and North America.
Burleson’s location also provides access to intermodal transportation, with several major rail shipping hubs within a half-hour to an hour-and-a-half drive time. Access to air is also available through the local Spinks Airport and two major airports in the Dallas/Fort Worth Metroplex, including international travel.
Available land is abundant in Burleson, with over 17,000 acres available for development. Highpoint Business Park also offers considerable business opportunities, with over 125 acres of develop-able sites. The park sits adjacent to I-35W and is equipped with full utilities.
With more than 64,000 workers within a 45-minute drive time, Burleson draws from a large, experienced labor pool. When compared with the U.S., Burleson has a significantly higher percentage of employees in the logistics and transportation industry, making it a great city to establish, expand or relocate your business.
The largest occupational group in the industry is in the area of transportation and material moving. There is also a sizable number of office and administrative support and installation, maintenance and repair employees.