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Houston Metro Chamber - 2016 Membership & Buyers Guide

Our Business Corridors BUSINESS COORIDORS Bellaire The City of Bellaire is located in southeast Texas and has a population of more than 18,000 residents. It is located minutes south- west of Houston from the city’s downtown and the Galleria area. The City is property zoned for light industrial, commercial, and mixed-use residential and commercial use. Uptown / Galleria Elaine Guidry and the Direct Energy team at HMC’s annual golf With 28 million square feet of commercial tournament and silent auction on March 20, 2016. office space. Uptown Houston is one of the nation’s largest business districts. More than just major cultural hub, Montrose hosts a number the famous mall that shares its name, Galleria of communities including artists and musicians, actually refers to an entire Houston neighbor- and has thrift, vintage, and second-hand stores, hood which hosts more than 200,000 office eclectic, interesting bars and restaurants. workers, shoppers and out of town visitors every Notable Montrose landmarks include the Menil day. This commercial scene includes beautiful Collection art gallery, the Rothko Chapel, and public spaces such as Memorial Park, one of the the campus of the University of St. Thomas. largest urban parks in the United States. The lush and luxurious River Oaks area Texas Medical Center expensive) real estate in the city. There areacontains some of the most coveted (and The Texas Medical Center is the largest includes homes, boutiques, restaurants and art medical center in the world with one of the galleries that give the inner-loop spot its highest densities of clinical facilities for patient character. At the River Oaks Shopping Center, care, basic science, and translational research. restaurants and retail live alongside the historic The Medical Center contains 66 medi- River Oaks Theatre, the oldest working theater cine-related institutions, including 21 hospitals in the city. and eight specialty institutions, eight academic and research institutions, three medical schools, Greenway Plaza six nursing schools, and schools of dentistry, Greenway Plaza is well-known in Houston public health, pharmacy, and other health-relat- for its concentration of gleaming office towers. ed practices. Within the boundaries of Greenway Plaza, Rice Village / Montrose / people. These businesses include financialmore than 800 businesses employ over 35,000 River Oaks institutions, law firms, accounting firms, real From its origins in the 1930’s as an ad hoc estate development companies, and many cluster of retail stores, Rice Village has grown to more. The area also boasts exclusive apartment become one of Houston’s shopping destina- complexes, hotel properties, a 24-screen movie tions. Host to over 300 shops in a 16-block theatre, a senior assisted living centers, and area, Rice Village is known for its many small several major retail stores. and eclectic shops and boutiques. NRG Stadium Area Montrose, established in 1911, is a demo- graphically diverse area with renovated NRG Park is a world-class entertainment mansions, bungalows with wide porches, and and convention center site composed of three cottages located along tree-lined boulevards. A venues: NRG Stadium, a 69,500-seat indoor 7


Houston Metro Chamber - 2016 Membership & Buyers Guide
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