Relocate to Houston. Greater Houston Lifestyle, Clearly Outstanding!
Ask any resident of Houston what about this city is most appealing and you’ll hear a myriad of answers. Of course all agree that Houston is the most dynamic metropolitan area in the United States. As the fourth largest US city, Houston is clearly an outstanding place to live, work, play and conduct business. Here are a few tidbits of Houston trivia you may not know:
- Houston is home to the world’s largest concentration of healthcare and research institutions.
- Residents of Houston eat out more times per week than in any other city.
- The Port of Houston is a world leader in tonnage (ranked #10) – a U.S. shipping gateway.
- The first ever domed stadium, the Astrodome, was built in Houston.
Watch Your Favorite Astros, Rockets, Dynamo, Texans, Skeeters and even a Bull!
In Houston you can literally take the “bull by the horns” at the world’s largest rodeo, take in numerous annual sporting events like the Grand Prix of Houston or watch the best PGA Golfers tee it up at the Shell Houston Open. If professional sports are your game, Houston is home to the Houston Astros (MLB), the Houston Texans (NFL), the Houston Rockets (NBA) and the Houston Dynamo (MLS) and Skeeters, the Houston area minor league baseball team.
Here in Houston, you can find Texas-sized culture with world-class museums, art galleries and vibrant nightlife located in the downtown area. The city has more than 30 museums, including 18 located near the popular Museum of Natural Science and the Museum of Fine Arts in an area called the Museum District. The downtown Theater District is home to four spacious complexes with seven stages that house nine major theater organizations including the Houston Ballet, Houston Grand Opera, Houston Symphony, Broadway Across American, TUTS and the Alley. Be sure to allow plenty of time for one of the local favorite shopping venues the Galleria Mall which is directly across the street from Keller Williams Metropolitan.
Some Serious Space!
Mention Houston, Texas and one will immediately connect our city to the NASA Space program and the Johnson Space Center. Fondly referred to as “Rocket City”, Houston played a central role in the NASA moon missions and remains an integral part of the U.S. Space Program. Talking about another serious space, the construction and operation of the world-famous Houston Astrodome created an American phenomenon. As the first giant air-conditioned sports stadium, many cities followed suite and built other gigantic sports stadiums, some larger — but Houston was first.
City of Medicine
Home to the world’s largest concentration of healthcare providers, Houston embraces the infirmed from around the globe. Situated southwest of downtown, the Texas Medical Center (TMC) offers world-leading clinical care and facilities for acute and ambulatory patient care, science, and cutting-edge research.
Houston is the Business Hub of the Southwest
Also known as the “Energy Capital of America”, top corporations of the world call the greater Houston area their home. Some of the major players from the energy sector based in Houston include ConocoPhillips, Marathon Oil, Halliburton, Enterprise GP Holdings, Reliant Energy, Plains All American Pipeline and Anadarko Petroleum.