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The top employers in Mesquite, Texas, are the local school district, Town East Mall, United Parcel Service, and the city. Together, they employ 10,000 people in this fast growing East Dallas suburb. Future economic development is likewise rosy with more than 10 million square feet of manufacturing and logistics space slotted for such companies as Georgia Pacific, Unilever, Benjamin Moore Paints and the A.H. Belo Corporation, owner of The Dallas Morning News.
Educational opportunities abound with the close proximity of Eastfield Community College (part of DCCCD), Mesquite Independent School District, and the Texas A&M Metroplex Center.
The Mesquite Arts Center supports multiple arts disciplines including music, drama, visual arts and literary programming. The world famous Mesquite Championship Rodeo threw open its chutes in 1958. March through October, auto racing enthusiasts can enjoy short-track at Devil's Bowl Speedway, a half-mile dirt track where Indy and NASCAR drivers learn their skills.
Renters make up about one-third of the city's population.
According to the local travel office, The Rows of Texas--Mesquite's dining, shopping and entertainment district located along IH-635--has 100 restaurants and "one of the highest concentrations of retail stores in the Metroplex," not to mention the Mesquite Convention Center & Exhibit Hall and several hotels.
"Established in 1873 as a depot town for the Texas and Pacific Railroad, Mesquite has grown into a modern suburban city with a respect for its historic roots." (vacationfun.com)