Demographics & Facts
Pearland Ranks First Among Texas Retail Cities in Retail Growth for Third Consecutive Year
For the third consecutive year, Pearland is ranked one of the fastest growing among Texas’ 50 largest retail markets, according the Texas Retail Survey, which ranks cities based on annual retail sales growth rate for the previous five years.
"Pearland has seen a tremendous amount of retail growth in recent years and these numbers are evident of this growth," said Matt Buchanan, president of the Pearland Economic Development Corporation. "We have had outstanding developers construct multiple shopping centers that have been successful in making Pearland a regional shopping destination."
The study compared retail market growth rates for the 50 largest city retail markets in Texas, ranked by the average five-year percentage growth in retail sales from 2006 - 2011. During that five-year period, Pearland was the fastest growing retail market at 9.2 percent.
Other local cities in the Top 50 include:
- #10 - Houston (4.1%)
- #27 - Sugar Land (2.6%)
- #28 - Pasadena (2.3%)
- #35 - Conroe (1.3%)
- #36 - Baytown (1.2%).
Pearland’s strong retail centers including Pearland Town Center by CBL & Associates (937,000 SF), Silverlake Village (750,000 SF), the Crossing at 518 by Cencor (500,000 SF) and Shadow Creek Ranch Town Center by AmREIT (616,000 SF) have certainly contributed to the community’s strong retail growth.
Recent developments, such as the Sam’s Club that opened last year in the Reserve at Shadow Creek Ranch and Burlington Coat Factory, demonstrate the continued strength of the retail market in Pearland.
Article compliments of the Pearland Economic Development Corporation.
The Pearland Chamber of Commerce wants to have a continuous flow of qualified employees to our businesses in Pearland. We work with area schools, community colleges, universities and other workforce development agencies. Below are some of the resources available -
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University of Houston-Clear Lake Pearland Campus
1200 Pearland Pkwy
Pearland, TX 77581
The University of Houston-Clear Lake at Pearland has an exciting new opportunity for nurses who are seeking to renew licensure. This summer, they will introduce a nursing re-entry continuing education course including a 5-week didactic component and a 5-week clinical component. This 10-week experience meets the criteria of the Texas Board of Nurses for nursing re-entry completion which will result in the renewal of the RN license. Didactic sessions will feature hybrid (online and face-to-face) instruction in our new, state-of-the-art nursing classrooms and simulation lab in our newly opened Health Sciences building at Pearland. Clinical rotations will be arranged with area hospitals to fulfill the Texas Board of Nursing’s mandatory clinical hour requirement. Students may complete both components for $1100, or students who have completed the didactic component through Austin Community College may transfer in to the clinical component for $350. All students will pay an additional fee of $100 for a discounted bundle of textbooks to be provided by the program.
For more information and a link to registration, please see the EventBrite page at https://www.uhcl.edu/human-sciences-humanities/departments/clinical-health-applied-sciences/nursing/rn-nursing-refresher. We hope to see you this summer!
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