Pearland businesses pop as population booms Pearland businesses pop as population booms https://www.recenter.tamu.edu/news/newstalk-texas/?Item=20582015-01-07T10:43:00Z2015-01-07T07:29:00Z

PEARLAND - Pearland's business picture is shining bright, as evidenced by the phenomenal growth in retail and office space as the city's population rises.

There are 106,500 residents in the city limits and another 26,900 in the city's extraterritorial jurisdiction, according to city figures updated in January 2014.

Matt Buchanan, who heads the Pearland Economic Development Corp., said Pearland has become an "emerging market" in the realm of retail and office space availability.

Construction is underway at the Memorial Hermann Medical Office, which will boast 110,000 sf of office space at Texas 288 and Memorial Hermann Dr., according to the Pearland EDC.

Retail and office space that is completed and occupied, according to the Pearland EDC, include

  • Kelsey Seybold headquarters (170,000 sf) at 11511 Shadow Creek Pkwy.,
  • Kelsey Seybold Medical Office (52,000 sf) at 2515 Business Center Dr.,
  • Ref-Chem (39,000 sf) at 3014 S. Sam Houston Parkway East, and
  • Shadow Creek Business Center-Phase 1 (80,000 sf) at 11233 Shadow Creek Pkwy.

Source: Houston Chronicle

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