With great access to top-ranked colleges and universities, Fort Bend County is the most highly educated county in the Greater Houston region (according to the U.S. Census). We understand world-class education and workforce training are the foundation of great companies.
The City of Stafford, Texas, nestled in the shadow of the Houston metropolitan area, has a number of unique achievements. There has been no property tax since 1995. It is the home of the Stafford Centre Performing Arts and Convention Center. Stafford has the only Municipal School District in the state of Texas. Stafford has a sound financial foundation and significantly declining debt levels. Stafford's Fire Department has an ISO class rating of 1. "One of the best places in the nation to live and launch a small business" - Fortune Small Business Magazine.
This is a promo for Fort Bend County featuring the Mayors of several cities in the county. Stafford Mayor Leonard Scarcella is among them.
Fort Bend County is where business and commerce are racing to make their new homes and where innovation and technology are being reimagined. As one of the fastest-growing counties in America, Fort Bend County is where life and business are integrated with the rest of Greater Houston.
Low cost of living, land availability, proximity to Greater Houston, ease of mobility, a talented labor pool, and a pro-business government all make Fort Bend County a desirable location for industrial development.