Busy DFW Connector attracts car dealerships to Grapevine

10 May 2021


Accessibility: good for travelers, good for business. You can get just about anywhere you need to be from Grapevine.

Since the first car dealership opened along SH 121 in 1995, the system of highways connecting the metro area’s four most populous counties has become home to 18 dealers, with a 19th one expected to open in 2022.

The city of Grapevine does not offer any incentives to lure them to this stretch of highways known as the DFW Connector. What does attract dealerships is the 150,000-200,000 daily vehicles passing by, per the latest state estimates.

The household income of nearby cities, higher than state and national averages, is also key.

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