News And Media


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

Press Releases


International Biotech Firm Lonza Plans Major Expansion in the Region

Swiss pharmaceutical and biotech firm announces plans to add additional 150,000 square-foot expansion to facility currently under construction in Pearland


Groundbreaking for Lonza Houston, Inc.’s State-of-the-Art Biotech Facility in Pearland

Leading supplier for pharmaceutical and biotech industries breaks ground on large
facility in Pearland’s Lower Kirby District


Pearland approves Lonza Houston, Inc. for State-of-the-Art Biotech Facility

Leading supplier for pharmaceutical and biotech industries intends to build large facility in Pearland’s Lower Kirby District 


FloWorks Breaks Ground on New Regional Facility in Pearland

Leading specialty supplier for energy and industrial sectors building 225,000 square-foot facility in Pearland


PEDC Welcomes Buc-ee’s to Pearland

Convenience store and travel center chain to lease 4,900 square feet of office space in Pearland Town Center


International Metalworking Companies to Build New Tool-Flo Manufacturing Facility in Pearland’s Lower Kirby District

Supplier of precision carbide metal working tools to build 80,000 square-foot headquarters, training and manufacturing facility in Pearland


PEDC, City of Pearland Working to Attract Shale-Inland to Pearland

Leading specialty supplier for energy and industrial sectors to build 210,000 square-foot facility in Pearland


Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Compressor International Corporation Begins Operation in Pearland, Texas

Set to Hold the Grand Opening Ceremony of Pearland Manufacturing & Service Facility on April 25, 2015


HCA Gulf Coast Division “Cuts the Ribbon” for Pearland Medical Center

Pearland’s First Hospital Opens to Patients this Month 


HCA Gulf Coast Division Breaks Ground on Pearland Medical Center

Specialties in Orthopedics, Women’s Services, Emergency Care and Cardiovascular Health Planned to Meet Needs of Growing Community


Memorial Hermann to Open New Medical Campus in Pearland

Facility to include a convenient care center, medical office building and 64-bed hospital


HCA Gulf Coast Division Announces $71 Million Plan To Build Pearland Medical Center

Specialties in Pediatrics, Women’s Services, Emergency Care and Cardiovascular Health Planned to Meet Needs of Growing Community


PEDC Unveils Online Survey for Strategic Plan Initiative

Pearland community invited to participate in process


Kelsey-Seybold to Build New Administrative Office in Pearland

Premier community-based physician group to build 170,000 square-foot, four-story office building located in Shadow Creek Ranch

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