Sugar Land, TX - Homes for Sale and Community Info
Located about 24 miles southwest of Downtown Houston, Sugar Land has been hailed by CNN/Money Magazine as one of the top places to live in the United States. The city enjoys a vibrant and diverse economy as well as a low cost of living and a prime location close to Houston, Galveston and the golden beaches of the Texas Gulf Coast. In addition, Sugar Land offers superb public schools and colleges such as the University of Houston Sugar Land and a robust array of transportation options like Sugar Land Regional Airport, George Bush Intercontinental Airport and several major highways nearby.
Popular among commuters to Houston, families and recent college grads looking for employment in the region, Sugar Land is hard to beat when it comes to value and location. Homes for sale offer reasonable prices and include affordable starters and duplexes, condos, and single-family homes. There are also master-planned communities centered around area golf courses, lakes and country clubs. Many Sugar Land properties offer cutting-edge amenities and modern appliances as well.
The city was first settled around 1838 as a center for agriculture and trade. Known as a major center for the sugarcane industry (hence the name) in its early years, the city diversified its economy after World War II and saw substantial population growth and prosperity over the ensuing decades. Today it is known for its blend of upscale atmosphere and family-friendly suburban appeal, making it one of the most coveted locations in the Houston region.
Parks and Recreation
Sugar Land plays host to a wide variety of parks, golf courses and other public spaces. Just a few of these include Highlands Park, Meadow Lake Park and Sugar Mill Park. The Sugar Land area also offers a wealth of country clubs, golf courses and scenic trails to explore
Attractions and Events
The city is home to a bevy of local attractions and points of interest. Sugar Land Town Square offers a rich variety of retail and entertainment options while the First Colony Mall and Sugar Mill Park are other top destinations. Local events and festivals include the Teenstock music festival, Sugar Land Skeeters and Houston Aeros sports games and nearby events in Houston, Baytown and Galveston.
Sugar Land: A Friendly City Just Outside of Houston
A phone call to Sugar Land real estate agent J. Carter Breed, RE/MAX agent, at 713-482-2222, is the best way to learn about this city’s outstanding real estate opportunities. Those looking to become a Sugar Land home buyer will certainly not be disappointed in its high quality of life and affordable property choices.