• Galveston County Wins $1B Ammonia Plant

    Galveston County Wins $1B Ammonia Plant

    $1 Billion Investment Brings World-Scale Ammonia Production Facility to Galveston County and Greater Houston On January 8, 2020, in collaborative announcements, Gulf Coast Ammonia LLC (GCA), Air Products and Eastman Chemical… Press Release Texas City

  • BAHEP Business Development Update – 1/20

    BAHEP Business Development Update – 1/20

    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 Infrastructure News and… Blog Bacliff Dickinson Friendswood Galveston Hitchcock Kemah La Marque League City Santa Fe

  • Port of Galveston: 1 Million Passengers in 2019

    Port of Galveston: 1 Million Passengers in 2019

    The Port of Galveston, fourth busiest cruise port in North America, welcomed its 1 millionth cruise passenger of the year on December 4, 2019, setting a new record for the… Regional News Galveston

  • Galveston Cruises Up 13%

    Galveston Cruises Up 13%

    Galveston saw cruise embarkations reach nearly 1 million in 2018, according to a biennial study from Cruise Lines International Association. There were 985,000 embarkations at the Port of Galveston in… Regional News Galveston

  • Galveston County Explores Opportunities in Space

    Galveston County Explores Opportunities in Space

    This week, Galveston County’s Department of Economic Development attended the annual SpaceCom Conference & Exposition. This event brings together America’s commercial space enterprises with governmental departments with a shared goal… Blog

  • Pelican Island Land Available

    Pelican Island Land Available

    One hundred and fifty years ago, Pelican Island was a wind-swept sand dune and shell reef, with only a few feet hundred feet of dry soil. Today, the island is… Blog Galveston