Office space in Northwest Houston spans a wide area known for its unique neighborhoods, shopping and destinations. This lush expanse features businesses that run the gamut of industries, from technology, healthcare and education to hospitality and entertainment. A population surge in recent years, spurred by new residential subdivisions, prompted extensive retail development, which has put office space in high demand, as well.
Compared to Downtown, Northwest Houston may seem quiet; but up close it has all the action, amenities and personality of the city – with some of the lowest rental rates in the country.
Northwest Houston in Three Adjectives:
Getting Around Northwest Houston
Northwest Houston, generally speaking, occupies the area running northwest from the intersection of State Highway 290 and Loop 610, stretching out as far west as Waller, north to Magnolia, and east toward Interstate 45, to include Tomball. This range also encompasses Jersey Village, Cypress, the Greater Heights area and Memorial Park.
Multiple freeway access routes make navigating the area a breeze. In addition to 290 and I-45, Northwest Houston office space is also conveniently located near State Highway 249, Sam Houston Tollway, FM 2920 and FM 1960.
The Scoop on the Neighbors
If you’re looking for Northwest Houston office space, choices abound. The space around the 290/610 intersection is under heavy construction and poised to be an up-and-coming hub. Or, you could opt for The Heights, with its mix of historic homes, recent influx of young professionals, and upscale boutiques and restaurants. Another option when renting Northwest Houston business space is in one of the city’s suburbs – Cypress, Tomball, Spring or Jersey City. Regardless of where you choose, you may qualify for some of the business incentives that support new, expanding and relocating companies.
Northwest Houston has no shortage of shopping and entertainment. Antique and specialty shops dot the I-45 area while Traders Village sits to the west, making Houston’s “Great Northwest” a shopper’s paradise. Washington Avenue, with its bustling strip of bars and clubs catering to young revelers and hip professionals, injects personality into the scene. Memorial Park – one of the largest urban parks in the United States – has activities and amenities for every age group. The Sam Houston Race Park and Splash Town Waterpark keep the fun going, and the Texas Renaissance Festival attracts visitors from all corners of the region each year.
Major employers occupying Northwest Houston offices include Hewlett Packard, Tomball Regional Medical Center, Lonestar College – Tomball, Baker Hughes and Methodist Willowbrook Hospital.
Northwest Houston by the Numbers
9 of Houston's top-rated public golf courses
Approximately 75 office buildings of 70,000 square feet or larger
#4 ranking for the Houston Heights on CNN Money’s Top 10 Big City Neighborhoods (2013)
10,000+ employees at Hewlett Packard
41,000 residents in the Greater Heights area
54,000 residents in Spring
122,000 residents in Cypress
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