Pearland is one of the fastest growing cities in Texas, positioned on a growth curve that extends well into the 21st century. However, Pearland’s history goes beyond the initial founding date. Native Indian inhabitants hosted their first European visitors in 1528 including such famous names as Cabeza de Vaca, La Salle, and Stephen F. Austin leap out from this tumultuous chapter in Texas’ colorful history that traces the area’s development to present-day Pearland. The tenacity of these early settlers formed the backbone of a thriving community that continues to grow, increasing from approximately 19,000 to more than 100,000 residents in the last 2 decades. In the spirit of our earlier settlers, we invite you to come for a visit and stay for a lifetime!
As the fastest growing city in the Houston region, Pearland has everything your company needs to be successful. Affordable housing, outstanding schools, safe neighborhoods and superb quality of life has led to tremendous growth in Pearland. With millions of square feet of retail, office and residential construction completed in the past 10 years, Pearland is on its way to becoming the next major employment center in the Houston region. Our close proximity to Houston, just a short 20 minute drive to downtown, allows you to experience all the city has to offer including professional sports, world-class cultural amenities and recreation.