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Pearland named one of the fastest-growing economies in the U.S.

Pearland has one of the fastest-growing economies in the U.S. over the past seven years, according to a report released Oct. 1.


Pearland is a natural partner for Houston biotech, industry leaders say

Houston finds a natural partner in Pearland for growing life science industry


ACC, university partner in Pearland

 A partnership between Alvin Community College and the University of Houston-Clear Lake will offer classes for freshmen and sophomores including algebra, English composition, psychology and history at UH-CL's Pearland campus


Four Small Texas Cities Rated Among the Nation’s Most Family-Friendly

Texans treasure family, so it’s no surprise that two Texas cities have been rated the nation’s most family-friendly, and two others are in the top 10.


Brazoria County breaks ground on Hwy. 288 toll lanes

Brazoria County began the construction process in late July on the Brazoria County Expressway, also known as the Hwy. 288 toll lanes project.


UHCL anticipates growth for Pearland campus in master plan

Nursing program seen as critical to success


UHCL to break ground on Pearland health sciences center this month

UHCL Pearland will break ground on its second campus building on April 28


Pearland sees millions in real estate developments

The Pearland Economic Development Corporation has attracted major employers and developers that are spending millions to expand their footprint in Pearland.


Pearland to invest in, reshape Highway 35 Corridor

In an effort to boost recruitment and Pearland’s aesthetic appeal, the PEDC unveiled its strategy in June to redevelop the Hwy. 35 corridor from Beltway 8 to FM 518.


Pearland noted among fast-growing cities

The city of Pearland has made the WalletHub ranking of fastest-growing cities in 2016.


HBJ’s 2016 Deals of the Year: Economic Development

HBJ's 2016 Deals of the Year highlight the most impactful deals that closed this year and the dealmakers behind them.


Health care boom extends into Pearland economy

Despite downturn, medical industry thrives with new facilities, education opportunities


Pearland ISD gets top nod for school successes

Houston Chronicle - Nonprofit grades district as No. 1 based on successes across the board


PEDC lays blueprint for Hwy 35 development

Community Impact - Strategic plan lays out goals for business, entertainment


UHCL-Pearland to add new building on donated land

Community Impact - The University of Houston-Clear Lake Pearland campus will break ground on a second building in 2017 after Pearland City Council approved the donation of land to the school system June 18.


Lower Kirby District continues to expand, attract employers

Community Impact - Approximately 10 years after Kirby Drive was extended south into Pearland, the area surrounding the thoroughfare has become a growing hub for a range of development.


Economic development leaders still talking growth

Houston Chronicle - Pearland wants growth, but with quality


Officials: Commercial Development to continue in 2016

Pearland, Friendswood experience year of strong economic growth, increased sales tax revenue in 2015.


Pearland had a peach of a year in new homes

Houston Chronicle - Suburb reports 52 percent spike in single-family permits for 2015


Pearland sees surge in industrial growth

Houston Chronicle - City officials began talks two years ago with FloWorks, which is consolidating

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