Grow with us for years to come. A natural commons for nearby families, academics, and professionals, this historic Houston neighborhood offers evergreen opportunities for residents, retailers, and restaurateurs.
The Houston Market
The fourth largest city in the nation and the economic and cultural hub of the Gulf Region, Houston is home to the second fastest growing economy in the U.S. Since 2000, over 1.8 million people have moved to the city, which now boasts a population of 7 million residents. With leadership in industries as diverse as health care, energy, and tourism, Houston continues to holds a place in the Top 10 job growth markets in the nation, and home sales continue to rise. The retail market in Houston is especially strong with a 94.8% occupancy rate and nationally-recognized restaurant concepts.
Center of the City
Rice Village is centrally located within miles of the Texas Medical Center, downtown Houston, the Galleria/Uptown corridor, and the demographically diverse neighborhoods of River Oaks, West University, and Montrose. It's also adjacent to Rice University, which is nationally recognized for its engineering, music, and architecture programs.
Forefront of The Restaurant Scene
In the last two decades, Houston has become known for its iconic restaurant scene. With chef-driven concepts leading the way, our city showcases a diversity of tastes and styles; over 140 languages are spoken in Houston and it's one of the most demographically diverse cities in America. There are more than 10,000 restaurants in the area with culinary choices that represent over 70 countries and American regions. And, Houstonians dine out more than residents of any nearly other city—6.9 times per week, compared with the national average of 4.9. Rice Village is at the forefront of this culinary boom, with several new concepts opening this year.