Why northwest Harris County Works for you!

Cultural Arts

Health and Wellness


The anchors of our community are the healthy, diverse business enterprises in northwest Houston. Houston’s healthy economy and the proximity of air, rail and port facilities make our area ideal for business. The northwest community shares in Houston’s recent #1 rankings according to Kiplinger’s Personal Finance Magazine in job growth and affordable standard of living.

Our other strengths include –

  • Large selection of industrial,  office and retail spaces, as well  as undeveloped tracts;
  • Among the lowest rental rates  relative to the real estate quality  and area traffic;
  • Natural industrial corridors along  Highway 249, the Sam Houston Tollway, and Cutten Road;
  • Diverse quality neighborhoods  and schools located close  to job opportunities – from  utive housing to apartments  and senior communities;
  • Existing and developing higher  education resources to fuel a  substantial workforce; and
  • A forecasted population growth rate of eight percent per year.

Residential and Commercial Real Estate

Commercial activity is widely distributed geographically; however, FM 1960 and FM 2920 are major focuses of commercial activity. These state roads are crisscrossed by major thoroughfares, some under development, to provide adequate ingress and egress for commercial mobility.

No other area can boast such a wide range of residential living options. Our community builds starter homes to mansions and everything in between. This housing diversity sets our community apart as a great place to live through all the stages of life. For a complete list of commercial and residential real estate professionals, visit www.houstonnwchamber.org, click on Membership Directory, and enter the appropriate keywords.

Retail Activity

The area is anchored by major retail centers such as –

  •  Willowbrook Mall
  •  The Vintage
  •  FM 1960 Corridor

Throughout the area are retail shopping areas, restaurants and entertainment venues such as –

  •   AMC’s 24-screen movie theater
  •   Glowzone
  •   IT’z
  •   Santiko’s IMAX/Movie Theaters with 19 screens
  •   Movie Taverns
  •   Splashtown
  •   Old Town Spring

For a more complete list of shopping, entertainment venues and restaurants, visit www.houstonnwchamber.org, click on Membership Directory and enter the appropriate keywords.

Business Resources

In addition to the many business support services provided by the Chamber, numerous community resources exist to support business.

Small Business Development Center

(832) 813-6674
5000 Research Forest Dr.
The Woodlands, TX 77381


SCORE – Senior Corp of Retired Executives

(713) 773-6565


Department of Commerce International Trade Services

(281) 449-9417


For information on corporate training services through the Lone Star College System, visit www.lonestar.edu and click on Business and Corporate Training, or call the college in closest proximity –


Lone Star College – University Park

(281) 290-2600

Lone Star College – North Harris

(281) 260-3130

Lone Star College – Kingwood

(281) 359-1624

Lone Star College – Tomball

(281) 357-3737

Lone Star College – Montgomery

(936) 273-7000

Lone Star College – Cy-Fair

(281) 290-3955