Galveston County

Where the economic power of Houston, Texas meets the sea.
Come build your business here.

Find out why Galveston
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Home to urban, rural, industrial, and coastal,
Galveston County is far more than just a beach.

Education

Home to the #1 and #5 school districts in Greater Houston

Infrastructure

Multiple deep water ports, railroads, FTZs, and more!

Bioscience

World class medical care, research and education

Expanding

Galveston County is growing by 60+ people per day.

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2018 Developer Profile
2018 Developer Profile

Most recent update on the economic state of the county.

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2018 County Fast Facts
2018 Developer Profile

Most recent update on the economic state of the county in Excel format.

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Galveston County at a Glance
Galveston County at a Glance

A graphic overview of the county, last updated in 2016.

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News

  • Port of Galveston Inks Long-Term Deal with Disney Cruise Line

    Port of Galveston Inks Long-Term Deal with Disney Cruise Line

    The Port of Galveston and Florida-based Disney Cruise Line have inked a deal that's expected to include more sailings. The agreement is for an additional 10 years, starting Nov. 1,…

  • Galveston County Enacts Loan Program for Building Rehabs

    Galveston County Enacts Loan Program for Building Rehabs

    People who own large buildings in Galveston County now have access to a low-cost loan program allowing them to make eco-friendly improvements to their properties. County commissioners on Monday established…

  • Galveston County PACE Program

    Galveston County PACE Program

    PACE, Property Assessed Clean Energy, is an innovative financing program that enables commercial, industrial, large multi-family, and agricultural property owners to obtain low-cost, long-term financing for water conservation, energy- efficiency, and…

  • BAHEP Business Development Update - 12/18

    BAHEP Business Development Update - 12/18

    Four times a year, the¬†Bay Area Houston Economic Partnership produces The Business¬†Development Update newsletter that reports on Commercial / Office / Industrial Development; Retail / Hospitality Development; Residential Development; and…

  • 50-acre Oyster Reef To Be Built in Galveston Bay

    50-acre Oyster Reef To Be Built in Galveston Bay

    Great news for the Galveston County oyster industry. Galveston Bay will soon be home to 110 acres of man-made oyster reefs in the coming years as part of an effort…

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