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Located half way between Houston and Galveston, Friendswood is a progressive suburban city that maintains a superior quality of life with a small town atmosphere. With its luscious natural green environment and extraordinary demographics, Friendswood is home to affluent, highly educated professionals. It is estimated that more than 48 percent of residents are employed in executive, professional and managerial positions.

 


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Life in Friendswood


Life in Friendswood is comfortable and relaxing.

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Friendswood Independent School District was awarded by the Texas Education Agency an "exemplary" rating from 1996-2003 and "recognized" rating in 2004

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Economic DevelopmentEconomic Development

  • Site Selection Assistance
  • Data Assistance
  • Permitting Assistance
  • The revitalization plan includes a pedestrian-oriented, mixed-use Town Center

Economic DevelopmentIndustry Clusters

  • Aerospace & Defense
  • Electronics
  • Communication Equipment & Services
  • Computers & Software
  • Life Sciences

Economic DevelopmentEconomic Incentives

  • Tax Abatement
  • Tax Increment Financing
  • Municipal Incentives
  • Municipal Grant Program. The city's municipal grant incentive program provides qualifying businesses anywhere from $5,000 and can exceed $120,000, based on the value of the project.

Economic DevelopmentMajor Employers

  • Village on the Park
  • HEB Grocery
  • Friendship Haven Nursing
  • U.S. Postal Service
  • Friendswood Health Care Center
  • Park Place Assisted Living
  • City of Friendswood
  • Friendswood ISD
  • Clear Creek ISD
  • Kroger Grocery

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City of Friendswood Economic Development Coordinator Karen Capps
910 S. Friendswood Drive Friendswood, Texas 77546-4856
(281) 996-3250 kcapps@ci.friendswood.tx.us

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