The Woodlands: 36% of employers are energy-relatedThe Woodlands: 36% of employers are energy-relatedhttps://www.recenter.tamu.edu/news/newstalk-texas/?Item=23822014-11-22T18:24:00Z2014-11-22T00:00:00Z

THE WOODLANDS - The Woodlands has become a sought-after area for energy companies, especially since Exxon Mobil Corp. announced in 2011 it would build its corporate campus just south of The Woodlands.

The campus, which is 20 percent complete, will eventually house at least 10,000 employees. In addition, Exxon leased 478,000 sf at Hughes Landing and expects to move in during the first half of 2016.

The are 8,210 businesses that call The Woodlands area home. Houston Business Journal's List of the 25 Largest Employers in The Woodlands shows that 36 percent are energy-related.

The Woodlands largest employers list breakdown by sector:

•  Energy: 36%
•  Government: 20%
•  Hospitality and retail: 16%
•  Health care: 12%
•  Banking and finance: 12%
•  Media: 4%

Source: HBJ research

Read more at the Houston Business Journal.

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