Support Provided By

City of Arlington

City of Grand Prairie

Crow Holdings Industrial

E Smith Realty Partners

Sutton, Frost and Cary LLP

Worthington National Bank



Great Southwest Industrial Park Association was formed in 1956 and has been committed to promoting and maintaining the Park since then. GSWIDA, acting in an advisory position, strives to address issues concerning business relocation and retention, expansions, infrastructure, transportation, and workforce development of the Park within the cities of Arlington and Grand Prairie. Through open communication, we are able to promote interest and encourage study and research with the right organizations and agencies to achieve our objectives.

GSW Association is a 501 (c)(6) nonprofit corporation. An executive committee and board of directors provide management and oversight of the organization. Our Board members meet on a regular basis to further our growth and development.


Purpose and Benefits

Our goal is to promote the Park as a premier location for businesses and tenants. Joining the Association provides an excellent opportunity for you to voice your concerns for the Park to a Board of Directors. The larger the database, the more effective our voice can be when dealing with neighbors and governmental agencies.


  • Pursue conflict resolutions for all owners and tenants.

  • Develop and promote beautification programs that will further enhance the Park.

  • Hold quarterly Educational Luncheons covering current industry topics of interest to those in the Park. Our speakers lead their industry with topics such as Human Resource Management, OSHA Standard Updates, Total Quality Management, ISO, and motivational topics.

  • Hold structured monthly Networking Breakfast meetings bringing companies together over breakfast to improve professional development through the exchange of business information and ideas in support of the GSW Industrial Park.

  • Develop proactive, commercial-level Business Crime Watch programs and create partnerships between GSW Industrial business community, law enforcement and other organizations that represent business interests with the philosophy of taking control of what happens in the GSW Industrial Park business community and lessen chances of becoming a victim.

  • Develop Light the Park initiative to Re-light the GSW Industrial Park by adding new exterior building lights and repairing old ones at a reduced cost to members, and getting the Cities involved by audting all city lights in the Industrial Park.


  • Increase property value enhancements.

  • Retain tax dollars in the Park in the form of infrastructure repairs, upgrades and median upkeep.

  • Develop employment base through education and job training.

  • Receive quarterly newsletters keeping members informed.

  • Keep members informed through Website.

© Great Southwest Industrial District Association, 2016 - 501(c)(6) non-profit corporation