• 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…

                • 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…