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Houston Area Submarkets

As one of the largest geographic business regions in the country, Houston has multiple districts and submarket areas. Many of these tend to focus on a handful of key industries or job types. Some are attractive because of their proximity to large populations of talent while others are in close proximity to major industry catalysts such as the port or NASA. Discover which submarkets might be right for your company. 

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Fort Bend County

Sugar Land

Workforce within 5 miles
364,300
Class A vacant office space (sq. ft.)
349,100
Vacant industrial space (sq. ft)
709,700
Median area home value
$374,300
Median household income
$64,400

Sugar Land is a city in Fort Bend County, located in the southwestern part of Houston approximately 19 miles southwest of Downtown Houston. Sugar Land has grown rapidly alongside other edge cities around Houston, with large-scale development of master-planned communities contributing to population swells since the 1980s.

Sugar Land offers a strong economy through diversification and corporate vitality that is continually rrecognized on a national level for its business climate, excellent schools, rich amenities, and quality of life. As a regional employment center, with nearly 26 million square feet of commercial space, the City is home to high-profile corporations. There is a large energy industry presence, as well as a large number of international energy, software, engineering, and product firms.

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