Here in Houston

More than six million people call Houston home, and that number is continuously growing. People come here for our uniquely Texan-yet-metropolitan way of life, for our vibrant restaurant and arts scenes, and for the many opportunities offered by our thriving economy. These are just a few of the things that bring people to our city. They stay because Houston offers true diversity in every way. From the people you meet to the cuisines you’ll enjoy, from the art and shopping to the museums and history, you’ll find an incredible range of experiences—it would take a lifetime to explore them all.

True Diversity

When you call Woodson’s Reserve home, you’ll have all the time in the world for endless opportunities right outside your front door.

Climate

Some people refer to Houston as hot. We prefer the term “endless summer.” When you make Houston home, you can enjoy nature year ‘round—from warm summer days to our very mild winters, you’ll revel in more opportunities to enjoy your favorite outdoor activities.

Economy

Houston is home to more Fortune 500 companies than almost any other U.S. city, Fortune, 2016. It’s one of the top U.S. markets for exports and the U.S. Bureau of Statistics’ 2013 “#1 U.S. City for Job Creation.” Business is booming, and we’d like you to be a part of it.

Shopping

Whether you’re a high-end, brand-name lover or your perfect Saturday is spent combing a charming outdoor market for one-of-a-kind finds, Houston has you covered. Offering more than a dozen shopping centers, each with its own distinct character, plus a plethora of vintage clothing and furniture shops, Houston’s shopping scene is just as diverse as its citizens.

Dining

Houston is “America’s Newest Capital of Great Food,” according to Food & Wine Magazine. The first time you dine out here, you’ll understand why. Whether you visit Underbelly, where Chef Chris Shepherd (James Beard Foundation’s “Best Chef Southwest 2014”*) serves up nouveau-Southern fare or you choose one of the many authentic taquerias that bring spice to our city’s food scene, you’ll see why Houston is a foodie’s dream.

*See the full list of James Beard award winners here: http://tinyurl.com/oty3ful

Arts and entertainment

With a yearly art-car parade, a truly vibrant museum scene, star-studded entertainment options, movie theaters and performing arts venues galore, you’ll never be bored in Houston. Fine arts or avant-garde? A history lesson or a music show? There’s something for every taste here.

Sports

Welcome to Houston—it’s almost always game time here. Houston is home to teams from the NFL, NBA, MLB, and MLS. The Houston metropolitan area houses 5 Division I college athletic programs.

Healthcare

Simply unparalleled health care options—that’s what you’ll find here in Houston. Houston-area hospitals are consistently ranked among the top in the nation by US News World Report. The largest medical complex in the world, the Texas Medical Center, calls Houston home, as do its 100,000+ health science professionals. The best in every field of medicine can be found in Houston.

Higher education

Houston’s wide range of well-regarded higher education options includes the University of Houston (the third-largest university in Texas), Rice University, which is known for its research program, and Texas Southern University.

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