63 North Texas towns ranked. Which came out on top? Which sank to the bottom? And where does your community fall on the list?
The city's pitch: "Garland is where things are made. Products, careers, and opportunities are made here. Friendships that last a lifetime are made here, and generations of families have made this part of Texas their home ... Garland enjoys a rich history that has shaped it into the thriving metropolitan-area city that offers its residents and businesses a high quality of life, excellent educational and workforce development opportunities, and is enhanced by community leadership and partners. Garland is proud of its affordable and business-friendly climate."