From energy to health care, nanotechnology, aerospace and information technology, the region offers a strong infrastructure to support these growing industries plus a highly trained and skilled workforce.Read More
From energy to health care, nanotechnology, aerospace and information technology, the Houston region offers a strong infrastructure to support these growing industries plus a highly trained and skilled workforce.
Houston has a distinctly favorable business climate. The region benefits from a skilled workforce, world-class infrastructure and transportation system, and a pro-business environment that stimulates rather than stifles business growth. The Greater Houston Partnership promotes trade, commerce, industry and economic growth in the Houston region.
GHP offers an array of services to company start-ups or businesses wishing to expand or relocate in the area. We're here to help you take advantage of all the opportunities the Houston region has to offer.
Whether your business is local, domestic or global, Houston has it all!
No other community offers you the unique breadth of opportunities that Houston does. We deliver operational affordability and business-savvy support networks. A proven track record of nurturing great ideas as they travel from "what if?" to the marketplace. And a labor force that's experienced, professional, diverse and growing. Add a mid-country location, a sophisticated transportation infrastructure that connects you to the nation and the world, and a breadth of resources that make Houston one of the best places to live, work and play. See for yourself why it's no surprise that so many of the world's leading companies have a Houston location.
The Houston region is one of the most important industrial bases in the world and ranks No. 2 in manufacturing GDP among all metros in the country. Houston is also home to the largest medical complex in the world, the Texas Medical Center, comprised of 58 member institutions, including research institutes, universities, and hospitals that have 10 million patient visits a year.
A range of local and state incentives are available to qualifying companies in the Houston area to support new, expanding and relocating companies.
The nine-county Houston metro area has a workforce of 3.0 million skilled and talented individuals. The region has begun to grow again after a period of downturn in '15 and '16, adding nearly 63,000 jobs in '17.
Houston's infrastructure is second to none. We leverage our locational advantage of being geographically centered between the East and West coasts with an exceptional airline system, deep sea port and intracoastal waterway, multiple major railroads and intermodal facilities, and a world-class highway system.
Houston is the nation’s fifth-largest office market, with 213 million square feet of net rentable area. Roughly 2 million square feet of new office space is currently being developed. The region is also the sixth-largest market for industrial space with roughly 510 million-square-feet of supply and another 3.3 million square feet under construction.