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Forney EDC Recognized by the Texas Economic Development Council

June 10, 2016

For Immediate Release


Forney EDC Recognized by the Texas Economic Development Council

Emergicon to Relocate Services Center to Forney

April 27, 2016

For Immediate Release


Emergicon to Relocate Services Center to Forney


North Texas Regional Comprehensive Economic Development Strategy (CEDS) Solicits Your Input

The Forney EDC, in conjunction with the North Central Texas Council of Governments and the Comprehensive Economic Development Committee, invites you to share your comments on the latest draft of the Regional Comprehensive Economic Development Strategy.

FEDC-Owned Land For Sale

Looking to move your business? We have general retail zoned land available right now!

Restaurant Space Available in Historic Downtown Forney

In search of a new restaurant location in North Texas?

HOT Funds (REQUIRED) Workshop to be held May 21st

Required workshop for any interested non-profit organization that draw visitors and tourism to Forney.

Reception for new Executive Director

Mr. Warren Ketteman - March 12, 2015 5:00 p.m.

Need Help Starting Your Business? Look no Further!

We are pleased to announce that the Trinity Valley Small Business Development Center will be offering FREE and confidential counseling in Forney


  •     “The community is real supportive of new business coming in. The city itself has great ideas on what’s coming ahead. I would advise anyone to look at moving into the Forney area.
    - Patrick McCrea
    Owner, Doe Belly’s Catfish Café
  •     Working with the City of Forney has been a pleasure. The City’s proactive response to any problem Steve Silver Company has encountered is refreshing. Glad to call Forney our home.
    - Jud Preskitt
    Vice President, Steve Silver Company
  •     Smurfit Kappa’s Forney Mill has been operating in Forney for over forty years.  Forney is a great place to do business with an excellent, well-educated workforce and a supportive, forward-thinking city government.
    - Dave Nelson
    Vice President of Paper Operations, Smurfit Kappa North America
  •     OGW is a proud member of the Forney business community. The EDC, City Government, and the community as a whole are very open and supportive of growing businesses.
    - Holly Dempsey