Average holiday budget for Pearland homes is $2,162

According to the Houston Business Journal, four Houston-area suburbs made the top-10 list for cities with the highest holiday budgets. And, yes, that includes Pearland.

Let me repeat that: Pearland residents have some of the largest holiday budgets in the country. In. the. country.

Other cities that made the list include:

Sugar Land with a budget of $2,422.
The Woodlands with a budget of $2,158.
League City with a budget of $2,112.

Happy Holidays!

Source: Houston-area holiday budgets among the largest in the U.S. – Houston Business Journal


Audio pick: Why Are Industrial Companies Moving To Pearland?

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Buc-ee’s to move part of headquarters to Pearland

Interesting news for Pearland: Buc-ee’s to move part of headquarters to Pearland. I just want more stores to move in …  can I count on that being in the future too?

Buc-ee’s plans to house its legal and HR beavers, or workers, in the new headquarters.

Source: Buc-ee’s to move part of headquarters to Pearland – Houston Business Journal


Pearland came in at No. 6 in top places to live in Texas

A recent NerdWallet article ranked Pearland as No. 6 in top places to live in Texas. NerdWallet ranked the 50 largest cities in Texas on quality-of-life indicators to determine the best places to live. The qualities assessed included crime, housing and demographics, education, and walk score.

A growing community in the southern Houston area, Pearland is a low-crime community that received the list’s highest grade for safety, and 95% of residents in Pearland said in a recent poll that they feel safe in their neighborhood. Pearland’s strengths help spur residential and commercial growth: the city had an unemployment rate of 3.6%, and a homeownership rate of 79.7%. Pearland has earned recognition as a “Tree City USA” for its efforts to “preserve and enhance the urban forest. ”

The cities that ranked above Pearland were:

  1. The Woodlands
  2. Allen
  3. Frisco
  4. Sugar Land
  5. McKinney

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Mitsubishi Heavy Industries officially opens Pearland Works

In case you missed the news: “Mitsubishi Heavy Industries officially opens Pearland Works.”

A ribbon cutting ceremony was held for Phase One of Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Compressor International (MHI) on Saturday (April 25) at its campus location at 14888 Kirby Dr.

Read the story at

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Pearland is one of the “Most Affordable Suburbs in America”

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According to the Houston Press, Pearland made #4 in the “The 10 Most Affordable Suburbs in America” list. Very nice.

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