Grand Park South TIF District

Billy E Dade Middle School (OED-Patskin) MEDIUM RES

The Grand Park South (GPS) TIF District is in South Dallas, in an area strategically located north of I-30, west of I-45, and adjacent to historic Fair Park. The Grand Park South TIF District is located approximately 1.25 miles southeast of downtown Dallas. The District was created in 2005 to enhance the real estate market and encourage new investment by providing a source of funding for public amenities and infrastructure improvements in the neighborhood.

The district has many strengths including:

  • Proximity to downtown
  • Adjacency to Fair Park
  • J.B. Jackson Transit Center, which includes DART’s light rail MLK Station (Green Line)
  • South Boulevard – Park Row Historic District
  • The intersection of Malcolm X and Martin Luther King Jr Boulevards – one of the only few such intersections in the country

Grand Park South TIF District Map

District Characteristics
TIF Lifespan


  • Creation Date: October 26, 2005
  • Expiration Date: December 31, 2035 or when the budget of $29.8 million (2006 dollars) has been collected

Size


  • 228 Acres

Participating Jurisdictions


  • City of Dallas 
  • Dallas County 
More information can be found in the annual report, available here.
Projects Within TIF District Utilizing TIF Funding

Units / SF
Approximate
Value
TIF
Investment
Total
N/A N/A  
Projects Within TIF District Not
Utilizing TIF Funding

Units / SF
Approximate
Value
TIF
Investment
Total

Completed:
38 apts; 36 
single-family homes; 
12,288 SF
office;
213,616 SF middle
school; 
Planned: 2 single-
family homes

$13,596,620
School
(non-
taxable): $32,182,840
$0
Total (TIF & Non-TIF)
  $45,779,460 
($32,182,840
non-taxable)
$0