Whether your business is buying or selling, building or
servicing, or just making connections, your organization could gain leverage
from Pasadena’s strategic location. This region leads the world in the energy, petrochemical,
healthcare and aerospace industries, providing extraordinary opportunities for
light manufacturers and a broad array of service providers. Regional
transportation infrastructure here is unparalleled. The area is served by two
major municipal airports—William P. Hobby and George Bush Intercontinental.
addition to a growing network of freeways, we have ample rail access and
extensive frontage along the Houston Ship Channel leading to the Port of
Houston, which ranks first in foreign water-borne tonnage and second in total
tonnage in the United States. And the new Bayport Container and Cruise
Terminals are just beginning to deliver additional transportation capacity and
We’re situated near, but outside the congestion of the
nation’s fourth-largest city, in a metropolitan statistical area with more than
5.7 million residents. We’re also in close proximity to the world-famous Texas
Medical Center and NASA’s Johnson Space Center. Pasadena is the second-largest
city in Harris County and has a population of more than150,000, so we’re a
large and growing local market situated within a larger and growing regional
market. These resources are augmented by Pasadena’s ease of access, both within
the city and to the Houston and Galveston areas, by its broad availability of
affordable housing, and by the vital sense of community that makes Pasadena not
just a location, but a home.
In today’s economic climate, businesses need all the assets
they can muster, and a Pasadena location can put vital assets to work for you:
strategic geographic location;
A talented workforce;
A passion for economic
Your business could be a perfect fit with one or more of the
well-established pillar industries in our region: oil and gas exploration, production
and refining, petro-chemical, maritime, healthcare or aerospace. Or you might
be creating products and services whose development puts a premium on a
well-trained and ambitious work force. Or you might be 100% focused on robust
and growing consumer and retail markets. But whatever your location, hiring or
resource needs, Pasadena can be a great place to plant your business.
Pasadena as your business destination: An overview
Pasadena has so much to offer your business, it's hard to know where to start. Need a location that gives you fast and reliable access to transportation hubs for your product or service? We're in a strategic location right next door to one of the great ports of the world, and bordering the fourth largest city in the US. With quality educational institutions that emphasize developing skills for tomorrow's markets, you'll be able to draw on an employment pool that assures you of capable and well-trained talent to help make your business a success. And all of this is found in a city with strong cultural and community bonds, and a government that understands how to work with business for the benefit of all.
Take a look at this overview of what we have to offer. We think you'll agree with us, Pasadena is a great place to plant your business!
North Pasadena Redevelopment Plan
The City of Pasadena, in conjunction with the Pasadena Second Century Corporation (PSCC), contracted the Wilbur Smith Associates Team to develop a Redevelopment Plan for the northern portion of Pasadena. The purpose of this Plan is to determine redevelopment options and identify methods of implementation for these recommended development options. The Plan also provides a framework incorporating previous planning studies, existing initiatives, and planned capital improvements to pave the way for change based on the steps identified in this Plan. (65.5 mg)