Local Business Report

The City strives to support local businesses as they open and continue to grow. Our free program, the Local Business Report, is an opportunity for businesses to attend a City Council meeting and provide information about their business. To see the latest reports, please click on the Local Business Report tab located to the right. Once complete, the business can use the share feature to place their report on social media, their websites.

Featured Local Business Report:  Smashburger


Smashburger - Your Local Burger 

Founded in June 2007 in Denver, Colorado with the vision and funding of Rick Schaden and Innovative food philosophy of Tom Ryan. In 2007 we opened the first Smashburger with one simple notion in mind: despite the overwhelming number of restaurants serving burgers, Americans were starving for something better. And we could deliver. Our vision is to connect with America’s passion for its favorite food on a local level and in a space where “Smashed Fresh, Served Delicious” means dedication to crafting the best-tasting burger around. Our smashed burgers are always made-to-order, never frozen, smashed and seared to perfection on our grill. Our menu is also kid-friendly, vegetarian-approved and topped off with frosty milkshakes.

 Our mission is to put burgers back into people‘s lives. We want to change the way people think about burgers and the way they feel when they have a burger. We want Smashburger to be an every occasion burger restaurant that people can call their own.

Address: 2175 E. Southlake Boulevard  
Phone: 817-873-8003

Website: www.Smashburger.com

What is the LBR?

The intent of the program is to raise the awareness of the business and encourage citizens to visit the business. The program has the following characteristics: 

  • One PowerPoint slide is used (prepared by City staff, pictures provided by you, approved by business). Generally it will have the business name, location, phone, website, and either a logo or picture of the business.
  • The business representative is introduced at the podium by the staff of Economic Development & Tourism and is given 2-3 minutes (maximum) to give Council an overview of what their business sells or what their restaurant provides.
  • Optional: Business related handouts can be provided to Council / staff (approx. 10). E.g. chocolate bites for a Chocolate business, popcorn for a Popcorn business
  • Optional: Pamphlets or menus may be provided to Council (10) and/or set out on the tables at the entry to the chambers (50 +/-)
  • The presentation is taped as a part of the Council meeting and is played on the City’s cable channel for two weeks. All meetings are also available via the City’s website for review if desired and also placed on the main page of Economic Development & Tourism's website.
  • The presentations are generally between 5:30 and 6:00 p.m. at regular City Council meetings on the first Tuesday of the month at Town Hall, 1400 Main Street.
If you are interested, please contact Denise Artho in the Department of Economic Development & Tourism at the following at (817) 748-8039 or dartho@ci.southlake.tx.us