• Examples of Commercial Property Available Across Galveston County

    Examples of Commercial Property Available Across Galveston County

    Galveston County is home to a variety of different communities each with their own unique characteristics. Some examples are below. Bayou VistaBayou Vista's local economy employs roughly 977 people with…

    • Galveston County in Space: Friendswood’s Astronauts

      Galveston County in Space: Friendswood’s Astronauts

      The Galveston County city of Friendswood, not only has an astronaut for a mayor, but now has three of its residents are out of town. They're at the International Space…

      • Friendswood and League City Ranked Top Cities in Texas

        Friendswood and League City Ranked Top Cities in Texas

        Ranked on five factors, Friendswood & League City are top-25 cities in the state of Texas. Two Galveston County cities, Friendswood and League City ranked #19 and #24, respectively. Houston,…

        • Clear Creek ISD Approves Record Pay Raise for Staff

          Clear Creek ISD Approves Record Pay Raise for Staff

          The Clear Creek Independent School District has announced a significant compensation package for its nearly 5,000 employees. The compensation package includes a 4% to 9.49% pay raise for classroom teachers,…

          • Galveston County’s Northern Border From the Air

            Galveston County’s Northern Border From the Air

            It should be obvious that Galveston County's southern border is on the water. After all, Galveston Island is barrier island off the Texas Gulf Coast, about 50 miles southeast of Houston. But what you…

            • Galveston County Sales Tax

              Galveston County Sales Tax

              One hundred twenty-four (124) Texas counties (including three in Greater Houston) impose sales taxes. Galveston County isn't one of them. Galveston County's sales tax rate is 0%. City Sales Tax…

              • 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…

                • City of Friendswood 2019 Q2 Newsletter

                  City of Friendswood 2019 Q2 Newsletter

                  The City of Friendswood's Q2 2019 business newsletter is out. Get it here. Some highlights: Industry Park's Land Plan Approved, Two Lots PurchasedChipotle Mexican Grill's Site Plan ApprovedLive Here, Work…

                  • County Officials Back Grand Parkway Progress

                    County Officials Back Grand Parkway Progress

                    Galveston County officials are calling for the Texas Department of Transportation to look at the traffic and revenue study for Segment B of the Grand Parkway. Segment B would run…