Brazoria County hosts a robust business climate with its bustling location on the Gulf Coast near the Houston Metro, access to national and international transportation outlets, strong infrastructure, and pro-business leadership that supports and advocates economic growth.
Four major state highways bisect Brazoria County. These roadways stretch across Texas and connect with major interstates in the Houston Metro, which traverse across the USA. Brazoria County connects with the world through the international deepwater port, Port Freeport. The county is also home to Texas Gulf Coast Regional Airport, a county-owned reliever airport with a 7,000 ft runway.
Business thrives in Brazoria County because we have the available land and workforce businesses need to succeed. The county draws from an expansive, highly skilled labor pool, with over 1,850,000 workers within a one-hour drive. *More than 9,000 workers alone are employed in 25 companies in Brazoria County’s Global Petrochemical Center. There are also three college campuses in the county dedicated to educating and training our future workforce, as well as trade schools, colleges, and major universities in the Houston Metro, including several renowned Tier One universities.
A great quality of life is highly attractive to businesses, drawing in desirable talent. Brazoria County is ranked #5 for outdoor activities in Texas, with 23 miles of Gulf Coast beaches and 90,000+ acres of protected wildlife refuge land. There’s plenty to do in town as well, with Sea Center Texas, museums, historical sites, plenty of shopping, and over 750 dining options.