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08/19/2017

Brazoria County breaks ground on Hwy. 288 toll lanes

Brazoria County began the construction process in late July on the Brazoria County Expressway, also known as the Hwy. 288 toll lanes project.

04/18/2017

UHCL to break ground on Pearland health sciences center this month

UHCL Pearland will break ground on its second campus building on April 28

01/20/2017

Pearland sees millions in real estate developments

The Pearland Economic Development Corporation has attracted major employers and developers that are spending millions to expand their footprint in Pearland.

01/20/2017

Pearland to invest in, reshape Highway 35 Corridor

In an effort to boost recruitment and Pearland’s aesthetic appeal, the PEDC unveiled its strategy in June to redevelop the Hwy. 35 corridor from Beltway 8 to FM 518.

01/04/2017

Pearland noted among fast-growing cities

The city of Pearland has made the WalletHub ranking of fastest-growing cities in 2016.

12/16/2016

HBJ’s 2016 Deals of the Year: Economic Development

HBJ's 2016 Deals of the Year highlight the most impactful deals that closed this year and the dealmakers behind them.

11/17/2016

Health care boom extends into Pearland economy

Despite downturn, medical industry thrives with new facilities, education opportunities

07/31/2016

Pearland ISD gets top nod for school successes

Houston Chronicle - Nonprofit grades district as No. 1 based on successes across the board

07/20/2016

PEDC lays blueprint for Hwy 35 development

Community Impact - Strategic plan lays out goals for business, entertainment

07/20/2016

UHCL-Pearland to add new building on donated land

Community Impact - The University of Houston-Clear Lake Pearland campus will break ground on a second building in 2017 after Pearland City Council approved the donation of land to the school system June 18.

04/20/2016

Lower Kirby District continues to expand, attract employers

Community Impact - Approximately 10 years after Kirby Drive was extended south into Pearland, the area surrounding the thoroughfare has become a growing hub for a range of development.

02/23/2016

Economic development leaders still talking growth

Houston Chronicle - Pearland wants growth, but with quality

01/20/2016

Officials: Commercial Development to continue in 2016

Pearland, Friendswood experience year of strong economic growth, increased sales tax revenue in 2015.

11/19/2015

Pearland had a peach of a year in new homes

Houston Chronicle - Suburb reports 52 percent spike in single-family permits for 2015

10/20/2015

Pearland sees surge in industrial growth

Houston Chronicle - City officials began talks two years ago with FloWorks, which is consolidating

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