The Texas Medical Center, Hermann Park, Houston Zoo, downtown Houston, Museum District, Sports District and Galleria are less than 20 miles from Pearland. East of state highway Texas 288 is Hobby Airport , Ellington Field and Port of Houston. Looking West, Texas 288 is a short distance from Sugar Land and the bustling Energy Corridor. Anglers, sun lovers and nature enthusiasts will find the Texas Gulf Coast area in south Brazoria County a fun-filled and bountiful destination.
Texas 288 South focuses on parts of Central Houston, Pearland, Manvel, Alvin, and Friendswood. Plus, Angleton, Lake Jackson, Freeport and Surfside in the historic Brazosport area - Where Texas Began. Port Freeport TX, Dow Chemical and BASF are located in the Brazosport area.
Texas 288 is south of downtown Houston and the Texas Medical Center, the largest employment centers in the city. Moving to Pearland means The Texas Medical Center is less than 15 miles away. Institutions include Memorial Hermann Hospital, Methodist Hospital, CHI St. Luke's Health, Texas Children's Hospital, M. D. Anderson Cancer Center, Baylor College of Medicine, HCA Hospital System, Rice University, Texas Heart Institute, Texas A&M Health Science Center, and The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston. Click here to order a free Texas 288 South Newcomer Guide.
A move to the Texas 288 area means more than 3,000 employment opportunities are close at hand, including Shell Oil, Exxon Mobil, CenterPoint, Chevron, El Paso Corporation, Halliburton, University of Houston. The Texas Medical Center employs more than 100,000, an estimated 7,000 workers live in Pearland, Manvel and Alvin. The eight school districts in the Texas 288 corridor employ more than 40,000 and recruit hundreds of teachers each year.
The Texas 288 South Newcomer Magazine covers a range of interests. Grand neighborhoods and new master-planned communities boast homes by leading builders, apartment homes, build-on-your-lot communities, ranches, and beach homes are some of the lifestyle options. Medical providers, banks, Realtors, schools, restaurants and entertainment venues give residents the opportunity to live, work and play close to home. Pearland Town Center, anchored by Macy’s, Dillard’s, and Barnes & Noble, has more than 75 shops and restaurants.
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