• Alamo Drafthouse Cinema Expanding to League City

    Alamo Drafthouse Cinema Expanding to League City

    Alamo Drafthouse Cinema is excited expand to a new location in the Greater Houston metroplex, Alamo Drafthouse League City. Expected to open in late 2020, the theater will be located in…

    • Galveston County Leads in 2020 List of Top Houston School Districts

      Galveston County Leads in 2020 List of Top Houston School Districts

      Friendswood ISD ranked #2, and Clear Creek ISD ranked #5 in a list put out but the Houston Business Journal today. Friendswood ISD, with an enrollment of 6,087, serves the…

      • 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…

        • BAHEP Business Development Update – 10/19

          BAHEP Business Development Update – 10/19

          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…

          • Galveston County Bests State Life Expectancy

            Galveston County Bests State Life Expectancy

            At nearly 81 years, Galveston County's life expectancy is among the highest in Houston. Earlier this month, the Episcopal Health Foundation released its newest life expectancy findings based on your…

            • 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…

              • 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…