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Neighborhood Spotlight – Sugar Land

Neighborhood Spotlight – Sugar Land

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Head twenty miles southwest of Downtown Houston and you will find yourself in Eastern Fort Bend County.

In 1896 the Imperial Sugar Company bought an existing sugar refinery. They developed the town, then built homes for their employees and their families in the area that encompasses 2,265 acres. The population grew from 2,000 people in the beginning, to 88,156 people today. Sugar Land is the 49th largest city in Texas.

CAREER OPPORTUNITIES

Several large corporations call Sugar Land “home.” Just to name a few Fluor Corporation, Schlumberger, Noble Drilling, Aetna, even Minute Maid! The city’s rapidly growing economic development program even offers incentives including an airport.

WORK HARD, PLAY HARD

Sugar Land Skeeters Mascot
Sugar Land Skeeters Mascot

Play Ball!

The Sugar Land Skeeters, the minor league baseball team call Constellation field “home.” The Constellation field is not just a professional ball park. They can accommodate other sports events as well. Including football, soccer, lacrosse, cheerleading, even band competitions.

If you aren’t interested in sports, not a problem. The park can double as a concert venue, and can hold up to almost 10,000 people. There is dining, picnic areas, even a swimming pool.

Assistants, if you are running out of ideas for meeting spaces don’t rule this place out. They offer rooms year round where you can hold your meeting.

Houston Museum of Natural Science at Sugar Land

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Both kids and adults can learn from the interesting science exhibits at the museum. Explore the dinosaurs, space, crystals, even frogs, the possibilities are endless.

If you are running out of birthday party ideas, consider booking your party here. Or, if you are looking for a unique camp idea consider this museum as well.

Further more, teachers consider taking your students on a class trip. They go into detail on topics to enhance their visit such as fossils, fuels, rock cycles, land forms, you name it.

Smart Financial Centre

Ranking #1 “Houston’s Hottest Music Venues in 2017” by the Houston Press, visitors can enjoy a variety of performers indoors. Including noteworthy comedy artists, family shows, Broadway productions, even performing arts shows.

Fort Bend Children’s Discovery Center kid

Dedicating their efforts to reach youth, the Children’s Museum of Houston extended their outreach program to Fort Bend County. Children ranging in age from infants to 12 year olds can learn the answer to the age old question “How does it work?” through each exhibit throughout their facility.

THE GREAT OUTDOORS

Sugar Land Memorial Park

Near the Brazos River nestled in between Highway 59 and University Boulevard stands Sugar Land Memorial Park. Visitors can hit two and a half miles of trails for biking, walking, and jogging. There are picnic areas, playground, dog park, even a lake.

Cullinan Park

One of the largest nature parks in the Houston area is located in Sugar Land. Visitors can watch the birds, insects, have a picnic or even fish. Cullinan park offers a diverse landscape for nature buffs and novices alike to enjoy.

Justin P. Brindley Bike Trail

Mountain Bikers rejoice. There is a moderately difficult trail off University Boulevard. Not only is the park nice for biking, your beloved pooch can enjoy the dog park as well.

 SCHOOLS

Sugar Land offers top-notch education. According to Niche, their public high schools receive 4 stars. Specifically Clements, George Ranch, Stephen F. Austin, and Dulles High School to name a few.

Lastly, if you’re looking for an area to settle down with tons of amenities look no further than Sugar Land. Your home is waiting for you call us at 713.308.4185.

 

 

This blog is for informational purposes only, please contact the establishment, business, or professional of the field of study directly for your research to confirm accuracy.

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