Hello Grant Thornton Dallas New Hires welcome to Dallas! If you are going to be moving to Dallas soon for a new career with Grant Thornton Dallas , read on! We are about to tell you about great areas to live nearby your office in the article below. We will also tell you about some of the best apartments in those areas as well!
GOOD NEWS: There are some superb areas within walking distance (or quick driving distance) to the Grant Thornton Dallas office that are very popular with young professionals! You have some great choices to consider with a lot of distinctive areas that each have their own personality and attractions. Each area comes also with some fantastic apartments to consider as well.
It can take a lot of time to research the areas here and even schedule visits to come see in person! But that may not be an option for you due to time constraints or other obligations.
So I have created CITY VIDEO TOURS for you of these Dallas areas, attractions and even apartments – all on high quality video segments! You can use these videos to get a great neighborhood feel and check out apartments in detail. There’s plenty of great things included here and in a lot of detail so you can get a GREAT feel! Read on below and make sure to click the videos! 🙂 The videos are hosted on my YouTube channel (I invite you to subscribe!) but also on our sister website at uptown101.com.
SO let’s start finding out more about the areas you could live here!
Grant Thornton | Dallas Office | Areas Nearby to Live
The Grant Thornton Dallas Office is located in the Main Street District of Downtown Dallas. This is a vibrant and fun area of Downtown. And it’s also near a lot of great attractions like the Dallas Museum of Art, the Dallas Symphony and more.
Close to the GT office is their recently built AT&T Discovery District! This is a very fun area of unique restaurants and shops in 2 buildings, with a large and very enjoyable courtyard to eat and enjoy the area.
Downtown Dallas is very walkable and you will find a lot of things to enjoy. It’s also an area to consider for your apartment. However, there are other greats area nearby to consider (see our other areas section below!) for checking out and possibly making it your home. One that you should put at the top of your list is UPTOWN DALLAS! 🙂 It is a very popular area directly connected to Downtown. This area is VERY popular with new hires and young professionals.
Uptown Dallas has several distinct “pocket neighborhoods.” They are in walking or quick driving distance from the office. And good news – they can be quickly accessed by the free Uptown Dallas Trolley. If you live near that Trolley, you can use it to get dropped of within walking distance of the Grant Thornton Dallas Office on the days you go into the office. These areas all terrific but different! Watch the video LINKS in each name to get a better feel of each area. And you might also subscribe to my Uptown101 channel to see many more videos like these below!
Grant Thornton Dallas Office – This is the what the outside of YOUR new office looks like and the nearby neighborhoods. I loved walking around and capturing this on film for you – I think you will like what you see!
Dallas Arts District – This is an area of downtown that is just a bit north of the Grant Thornton office. It has a LOT of attractions for the art lovers among us! Like the Dallas Symphony, Dallas Museum of Art and many more.
Uptown Dallas Pearl Area – Uptown Dallas is the most popular area of town for young professionals (but with Victory Park now surging to take its place!!). You can walk to the Pearl area from the Grant Thornton office location. Check out this beautiful area and the several videos I have for this section! Also check out the West Village videos! (subscribe to my channel to see them better.)
Victory Park – This is an absolutely fantastic area nearby the office that has a LOT of all new restaurants, apartments and attractions. This is where the Dallas Mavericks and Dallas stars play. There’s always something going on here! There are actually several videos of this area…watch them all! And watch Victory Park 2!
Uptown Dallas West Village – This is area of Uptown Dallas that has the most restaurants and shops in quick walking distance. You can get to this for free by using the Uptown Dallas Trolley! There are actually several videos of this area…watch them all! And watch Part 2 and Part 3 !
Turtle Creek – This is actually an area directly west of Uptown Dallas but it has an Uptown feel. It’s very green and quieter, but with great access to Uptown Dallas. And it has easy access to the very popular Katy Trail!
Popular Apartments Near Grant Thornton to Consider
Finding an apartment in Dallas can be a challenge. There is an incredible demand for apartments here! And it makes it even tougher when your start date may be up to 12 months in advance!
I’ve been working with new hires moving to Dallas for over 8 years to find that perfect apartment here! To help start the process, I’ve put a handful of apartment choices below that might be perfect for you based on the feedback of past clients.
But this is just a small portion of the available options for you. And availability is often very limited, so it’s smart to have multiple choices ready to apply for in case your first choice is not available. So, I encourage you to sign up for my 100% Free locating service to find the perfect apartment for you.
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Now, let’s explore some potential apartments below together using our videos! NOTE: Each apartment has MULTIPLE Videos – watch them all to get a great feel of each apartment! You can see all videos for each apartment on my Uptown101 channel.
2660 Cityplace – Fantastic, fun residence with a lot of walkability! Kroger (groceries) are next door. And it’s walking distance to the free Uptown Trolley, which goes all throughout Uptown and also drops off not far from the Grant Thornton Downtown office! About 8 minutes away
THE VILLAGE – This is not only an area to consider, but it also has about 18 different apartment complexes to choose from! Our video shows their common amenities, so no matter where you live in The Village, you would have free access to the gym, pool, golf, etc! About 15 minutes away.
AMLI Quadrangle – This is a very fun “inner Uptown” residence with great walkability to restaurants and night spots. It’s been a super popular choice for years. And with their recent renovation, you would have an absolutely gorgeous kitchen and apartment! About 6 minutes away.
Arpeggio Apartments – this is a pretty mid rise in the very popular Victory Park area. It would give you amazing walking access to so many restaurants, night spots and more. It’s also a very moderately priced choice for the Victory Park area. About 6 minutes away.
Victory Place – this is a very fun high rise in Victory Park! And the American Airlines Center is steps away – so you can attend Dallas Mavericks and Dallas Stars games without needing to pay for additional parking. GREAT area for young professionals. And this is a place that has moderate pricing for a high rise. About 8 minutes away.
Skye of Turtle Creek – This is a very popular high rise with a direct gate to the Katy Trail. It’s typically much cheaper than other high rise apartments. About 10 minutes away.
Prices change all of the time for these and these may not be the best for your situation. We have literally hundreds of apartments to help find your best place! So make sure to sign up for our 100% Free Apartment Locating Service. We will make things ridiculously easy for you!
Popular Attractions Near the Grant Thornton Office!
We also filmed some of the best attractions nearby your office! We’ve got a few of these listed below!
Klyde Warren Park – This is a VERY fun park that is in between Downtown and Uptown Dallas. It was built on top of a freeway! Great place to relax and even try out a great food truck or two. Watch part 2 also!
Katy Trail in Uptown Dallas ! – this is an incredible running trail that starts in Victory Park and goes throughout Uptown and even north of it. It’s a great way to get a workout and a fun social scene too. Watch part 2 and part 3 too!
Katy Trail Ice House – this is a very popular eating place and night spot that is right off the Katy Trail.
McKinney Avenue – this is the main street that goes through Uptown Dallas. Lots of restaurants and night life here.
Whole Foods in Uptown Dallas – hey, Whole Foods is a big deal around here! Here’s the one on McKinney Avenue in Uptown Dallas
Tom Thumb in Victory Park – And they are a big deal here too! This is the one in Victory Park!
Additional Areas to Live Nearby the Grant Thornton Dallas office
There are also other areas nearby the office that are popular. While they are not as close to the office to walk to, they are also worth considering:
Downtown Dallas – Downtown is also always an option to consider. There tend to be more older buildings here (lofts) and also some newer options as well.
The Village – this is a SUPER POPULAR AREA! It’s about 12-15 minutes from work. It’s like a self contained small city, with a super cool coffee bar, 2 story fitness center, amazing pool and more. Great place to work from home when you aren’t in the office – they have quiet areas.
Trinity Groves – This is a revitalized and diverse area that is west of downtown that has a lot of newer apartments. And a lot of walkability and fun night life. It’s super popular!
Lower Greenville – This is a large area that is basically northeast of the office (east of 75). It has some great pockets to enjoy and has good restaurants and night life along Greenville Avenue.
Design District/Oak Lawn – these are areas that are north west of Downtown Dallas. They do have some recently built apartments as well.
Apartment Search Tips!
Finding an apartment in Dallas lately is quite challenging! I’ve put some tips below to help make that process easier for you!
- Start your search as early as possible – even 6-9 months in advance!
- Extend your search area focus to be wider than normal, to include multiple areas.
- Be ready to apply early to lock in better rent values for your move in date.
- Consider having a roommate to reduce costs. The cost per bedroom is cheaper for 2 bedrooms vs. a one bedroom.
- Use an apartment search service to save time and remove stress.
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