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.