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Headquarters Capital

Houston is home to more than 20 Fortune 500 company headquarters and one of the largest concentrations of U.S. headquarters locations for companies from around the world. Houston’s success as a top global market for headquarters is driven by its business-friendly climate, high-growth population and proximity to diverse professional and corporate services talent.

Business Climate

Houston offers one of the best business climates in the nation. Houston is pro-growth, with low costs and low regulations, and with no corporate or personal income tax at the state level, companies operating in Houston enjoy one of the lowest overall tax burdens in the country.

As a great global city, Houston offers incredible connectivity to destinations across the country and around the world, providing daily non-stop flights to more than 190 destinations. Corporate executives living in the Houston region also enjoy a low cost of living while maintaining a high quality of life with amenities you expect to find in a world-class city.

Fortune 500 Cos.
21
Fortune 1000 Cos.
44
Global 2000 Cos.
23
Class A Space
50M SF
New & Expanded Facilities '17
196

As the 4th largest economy in the U.S. and with the nation's youngest and most diverse talent pool, Houston truly is the top headquarters city of the Americas. 

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Notable Employers
#3

Houston ranks #3 in the U.S. in Fortune 1000 headquarters

44 out of 128

U.S. publicly traded oil and gas companies are located in Houston

#5

Houston ranks #5 among U.S. metros in Forbes Global 2000 headquarters

Need more information about the Headquarters Capital Industry? Your dedicated team member can help:

  • Assist in site selection analysis
  • Assist in evaluating and applying for incentives
  • Aid in the permitting process
  • Provide data on key business facilities
  • Facilitate and foster key introductions
Jordan Robinson
Senior Director
Economic Development
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jrobinson@houston.org
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713-844-3609
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