The Woodlands Area which includes
the cities of Shenandoah and Oak Ridge
North as well as the master-planned community
of The Woodlands, has enjoyed unprecedented
commercial growth in the last several
years. The area’s economic base
is well diversified. Approximately 5,100
businesses are located in the area, ranging
from owner-operated establishments to
national corporate headquarters.
The Woodlands Area is home to a range of
leading companies, including Anadarko
Petroleum Corporation, Aon Hewitt, CB&I,
Phillips Chemical Company, Baker Hughes, Huntsman
Petrochemical Corporation, Maersk
Line, McKesson Specialty Health, Talisman Energy USA and Waste Connections, Inc.
The Woodlands is home to the Houston Advanced Research Center, where your organization can obtain information and assistance in applying high performance green building practices.
PDF fact sheets listing the top non-retail
employers and major employers in our largest
industry sectors, clink on the links below:
Non-Retail Employers (PDF)
Employers By Sector (PDF)
Over 5,000 of this master-planned community’s
28,000 acres are dedicated to commercial
development, in several distinctly different
Interstate 45 Corridor
Incorporated in 1974, the City of Shenandoah rests quietly in south Montgomery County, Texas. With a growing population, the City is undergoing an explosion in commercial development. Residential Shenandoah is a peaceful, comfortable neighborhood tucked away in the Texas pines, with low taxes, good schools and only minutes from shopping, dining, entertainment, and world-class medical care.
City of Oak Ridge North
Ridge North, represents a friendly small community atmosphere with a wide variety of nearby entertainment and shopping venues. The Oak Ridge North Commerce Park offers 30 acres of land that is perfect for retail, industrial, commercial or office space.
Texas prides itself on its business-friendly
tax structure. The state has no personal
or corporate income tax.
Click on the link below to download a
PDF fact sheet on the state and local
tax rates in South Montgomery County:
EDP strives to assist businesses with
access to all available incentives and
resources from the federal, state or local
on the link below to download a PDF fact
sheet on incentives, resources and services
offered by the EDP:
Montgomery County will grant
property tax abatements to companies making
significant capital investments. The EDP
acts as the liaison between local companies
applying for tax abatements and the County
Commissioners Court. A summary of the
County Tax Abatement Policy is available
as a PDF fact sheet:
specific information and application procedures,
please contact Gil Staley at the EDP
Alliance Technology Outreach Program
The Space Alliance Technology Outreach Program (SATOP) can offer up to 40 hours of FREE technical assistance to small businesses, utilizing the engineering expertise of NASA and participating Alliance Partners (NASA contractors or Universities). SATOP encourages economic growth by transferring Space Program knowledge to the private sector.
For more information, go to the SATOP
web site: www.spacetechsolutions.com.
9320 Lakeside Blvd., Bldg. 2, Suite 200
The Woodlands, TX 77381
281.363.8130 • 281.298.6874 (Fax)