• Summer 2019 Buildings & Sites

    Summer 2019 Buildings & Sites

    The Galveston County Buildings & Sites handout has been updated. Download it here. As always, the live list is here. Blog

  • Galveston County’s Opportunity Zones, Explained

    Galveston County’s Opportunity Zones, Explained

    Throughout the United States, large regions have continued to lag behind the economic and industrial growth seen their neighboring communities. Even within these successful communities, a number of tracts remain… Learning Center

  • Water Service in Galveston County Cities

    Water Service in Galveston County Cities

    Water and sewer service in Galveston County is provided either by cities, or by water districts (municipal utility districts, water control and improvement districts, or special utility districts.) Rates and information… Blog Clear Lake Shores Dickinson Friendswood Galveston Hitchcock Jamaica Beach Kemah La Marque League City Santa Fe Texas City

  • Hitchcock Highlights Newsletter: Summer 2019

    Hitchcock Highlights Newsletter: Summer 2019

    Hitchcock Highlights is the the joint newsletter of the Hitchcock Economic Development Development Corporation and Hitchcock Chamber of Commerce. The summer edition Hitchcock Highlights is out. Read it here. Regional News Hitchcock

  • Port of Galveston Reports Record Revenues

    Port of Galveston Reports Record Revenues

    Independent auditor reports clean audit. The Port of Galveston’s 2018 Comprehensive Annual Financial Report (CAFR), released in June and confirmed by an independent audit, shows record operating revenues for fiscal… Company Announcement Galveston

  • What is “Truth-In-Taxation”?

    What is “Truth-In-Taxation”?

    The Truth-in-Taxation process was designed to better communicate how local taxing units assign tax rates to its taxpayers. This information is published in hopes that taxpayers can better understand what,… Learning Center

  • League City Housing Continues Upswing

    League City Housing Continues Upswing

    Multiple subdivisions under construction as build-out reaches halfway point. League City, Galveston County’s largest municipality, has had explosive population growth over the last few decades, and the new-housing market is… Regional News League City

  • Texas Muscles in on Oyster Farming

    Texas Muscles in on Oyster Farming

    Texas has a new industry: oyster farming will be legal in Texas as of September 1. The new law incorporates Texas in a growing industry that state law historically prohibited.… Regional News

  • Non-Stop Flights to Galveston County

    Non-Stop Flights to Galveston County

    Fly in and out of the world's 9th best medium-sized airport[1] directly (almost) to Galveston County. Houston's William P. Hobby International Airport (HOU) is located just 15 miles north of… Blog