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The westside of Houston has many towns & cities which include Katy, Richmond, Sugar Land, Fulshear, Cypress & The Woodlands. Inside these boundaries is a district known as the Energy Corridor that is located on the west side of the metropolitan area between Beltway 8 and the Grand Parkway, which straddles a 7-mile stretch of Interstate 10. This area is labeled by many oil and gas related companies, residential neighborhoods, master planned communities, businesses, schools, libraries, restaurants and parks. The Energy Corridor contains over 26 million square feet of office space and a capacity of over 105,000 employees.

The cities Katy, Richmond, Sugar Land & Fulshear are relatively close to each other residing in the same general westside areas and each one has its similar, but unique qualities about them that draws you into their comfort zone of warm, friendliness and desire to live there.


is a place that is great to call home, because of its great schools, homes, safe neighborhoods & a lifestyle that is ideal for abundant life, working & playing. It’s home to the Katy Independent School District which has a reputation for academic excellence & a rich sports history.There are many Master Planned Communities inside Katy that is part of the beautiful attraction this area offers. It is also home to Katy Mills mall, several golf courses, a water park & too many parks to count.


is where the Brazos river runs through this beautiful & friendly town. The economic & real estate growth of Richmond has consistently been growing tremendously for the past 20 years. There are many parks, including George Ranch Historical Park, which is home to multiple ball fields, picnic areas, jogging trails, lakes for fishing, & bicycling. The Fort Bend Museum has many exhibits, galleries & walking tours of historic Richmond. New Master Planned housing communities are continuing to be established every year. It’s a great place to live.

Sugar Land

is in the Southwest metropolitan area of Houston and is one of the fastest growing cities in Texas. The Master Planned Communities in Sugar Land include Avalon, First Colony, Greatwood, Imperial Sugar Land, Lake Point Town Center, New Territory, River Park, Sugar Creek, & Telfair. The housing in Sugar Land is very affordable and the property values not only retain their value, but on average have a return of 10% after only 2 years. The community offers excellent schools, libraries, area parks and a great place to work and live.


is rich in history, unique in landscape & only 20 minutes from Houston. It is a marketing center for locally produced rice, cotton, soybeans, corn, poultry, sorghum, horses & cattle. The city was incorporated in 1977 & only had a population of about 400 in 2003. Today the population today is over 6,000 & growing with more schools, development, beautiful neighborhoods, churches, grocery stores, good restaurants & an unparalleled beauty because of the landscape in Fulshear. In 2017, Fulshear was listed as the richest small town in Texas. There is a beauty & uniqueness about Fulshear that you must witness in person to appreciate, so come & visit; you’ll stay forever.


is a northwest suburb of Houston and is basically a city within a city. Cypress Independent School District is one of the largest school districts in Texas. Cypress urban ranks 50th in the top 100 highest-income urban areas in the United States for 2017. The once rural area started to transform in 1980 into large scale residential & commercial developments into one of the largest suburban communities. Cypress is home to many Master Planned Communities, including Bridgeland, Cypress Creek Lakes, Fairfield, Rock Creek, Town Lake & many more. Other amenities are libraries, parks, a community college and many diverse commercial businesses. Cypress is big, but has a small town feel with great places to work, live & play.

The Woodlands

is a 27,000-acre master planned community founded in 1974 located north of Houston. This community has so much to offer. It has great housing, schools, parks, walking & bike trails, a national known concert hall and a commercial business environment that rivals any business community in the nation. There’s so much green space in The Woodlands because an emphasis on the original design and philosophy was to preserve the beauty of the natural environment. There are 160 miles of hike and bike trails reaching across all villages in the Woodlands. Places like The Woodlands Mall & Market Street offer residents one of the best places to shop anywhere. The school district in the Woodlands is rated as one of the best in the Houston metropolitan area.