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Anna is an up-and-coming city with a booming population, no shortage of developable sites, multiple north-south-east-west transportation corridors, and the growing infrastructure to support it.

When you consider these pluses combined with Anna’s educated workforce, established and growing neighborhoods, fast-coming amenities, and stellar new schools — these qualities make Anna well worth your consideration for investment.

You’d be hard-pressed to find more bang for buck or a more aggressively pro-growth attitude in any other city. Come and see why you will find your advantage in Anna!

Location & Access

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10 Minutes from McKinney Int'l Airport

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Bisected by US 75, SH 121, & SH 5

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50 Minutes from DFW Airport

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50 Minutes from Downtown Dallas

Anna, Texas

Current Projects

Anna Business Park

85 acres

CAREY COX | A REAL ESTATE COMPANY

David Cox, Principal

(214) 545-6904
dcox@careycoxcompany.com

Standridge Property

50 acres

STANDRIDGE COMPANIES
Stacy O. Standridge, CEO

(214) 363-1998
sos@standridge-co.com

ELR COMMERCIAL

Terrin Bertholf

(903) 267-1573
terrin@elrcommercial.com

Anna Town Center

115 acres

A WALMART-ANCHORED DEVELOPMENT
EDGE REALTY PARTNERS

David Copeland, Principal
(214) 545-6904
dcopeland@edge-re.com

Doing Business

With Anna you’ll find a city that starts with a yes. City of Anna’s high priority on economic development is clear in its most recent strategic plan. We know speed to market is everything, so we are committed to helping you expedite your project. Each week, the City holds Development Review Committee (DRC) Meetings where you can meet with key staff members to understand the process and get the help you need.

Demographics & Downloads

Ranked sixth fastest growing city in North Texas by Dallas Business Journal, Anna has grown by 1,125% since 2000. Over 6,500 housing starts projected by Residential Strategies Inc. over the next five years .

ESRI’s Tapestry Segmentation—combining psychographic and demographic information to paint a picture of exactly who lives in the Trade Area—tells us that Anna’s top three segments comprise: 1. Up and Coming Families (32.3%), 2. Middleburg (19.4%), and 3. Green Acres (14.4%). Note—link pdf to each category.

ESRI Tapestry™ Segmentation Data

Anna Anna Primary Trade Area Collin County
Land Area 61.2 square miles 774 square miles 841.2 square miles
Population 16,721 109,426 1,092,478
Population Growth since 2010 101.7% 44% 39.6%
Median Age 32 37 36.5
Average Household Income $92,641 $90,887 $99,061
Bachelor Degree or Higher 32.4% 25.1% 53.5%

Labor Force

With Collin County’s 550,000-strong labor force, 100,000 in Anna’s primary trade area, and over 1.5 million people living within a 45-minute commute, finding the right people to suit your labor needs is a moot point.

Primary Trade Area Employment by Industry

  • Agriculture/Mining 1.9% 1.9%
  • Construction 10.5% 10.5%
  • Manufacturing 10.6% 10.6%
  • Wholesale Trade 2.0% 2.0%
  • Retail Trade 11.9% 11.9%
  • Transportation/Utilities 6.4% 6.4%
  • Information 1.7% 1.7%
  • Finance/Insurance/Real Estate 8.0% 8.0%
  • Services 42.6% 42.6%
  • Public Administration 4.3% 4.3%

Training

The Anna Independent School District offers multiple programs in Career & Technical Education (CTE), providing its students with innovative, engaging instruction and practical hands-on experience relevant to real-world success.

With over 40,000 students enrolled in for-credit courses, Collin College is North Texas’ largest community college. The school’s Center for Workforce & Economic Development offers training programs specialized to meet companies’ in-demand needs and offers workforce development grants which can reduce companies’ costs of training employees.

Colleges & Universities

DFW is a major hub of higher and technical education with nationally- and globally-ranked programs. Among the universities on the cutting edge of research and innovation in science and engineering are Tier I-ranked research universities: UT Dallas, UNT, and UT Arlington and, Tier-2 Ranked Southern Methodist University and Texas Christian University.

UT DALLAS
COLLIN COLLEGE MCKINNEY

Nearby Two-Year Schools

The area is home to Collin College with over 40,000 students enrolled. The school’s Center for Workforce & Economic Development offers training programs designed to meet the specific needs of businesses. To that end, Workforce Development Grants—such as the Skills Development Fund—are offered to Anna companies to help reduce training costs. 

Materials

Download The City of Anna EDC Brochure to discover the many exciting things happening here.

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Anna is on fire, exploding with growth and opportunity. Come and explore what we have to offer—you will find a can-do attitude and desire to make your project a success.

- Mayor Nate Pike

Mayor of the City of Anna

Contact Us

312 N. Powell Pkwy
P.O. Box 776
Anna, TX 75409-0776

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