Recent Relocations & Expansions

A growing list of global corporations are thriving here and many others are moving here. Sugar Land’s favorable tax climate, community infrastructure, unsurpassed quality of life, strong workforce and international corporate relocations all contribute to our superior business environment.  
 

Recent Relocations


First Data TeleCheck Services Inc. is a global technology leader in the financial services industry. 
Project Description 
First Data decided to relocate its TeleCheck headquarters to Sugar Land after a comprehensive evaluation of other regional opportunities. 
Investment/Impacts
$10 million capital investment
600 new jobs


UnitedHealthcare
is part of UnitedHealth Group, the most diversified health care company in the United States. It employs 168,000 people in 21 countries and had $130.5 billion in revenues in 2014.

Project Description
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elocated into over 193,000 square feet in the Sugar Creek on the Lake office building along U.S. 59 in November 2013.

Investment/Impacts
Over 800 jobs
• The former Unocal building has gone through extensive interior renovations in which the owner, PMRG, has invested over $13 million
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Cosentino North America distributes and markets natural quartz and natural stone surfaces in North America.

Project Description
Moved its U.S. headquarters and new support center into 25,000 square feet in Sugar Land Town Square
in June 2013. The Cosentino Support Center includes an auditorium for trainings, demonstrations and events.

Investment/Impacts
• 100 jobs

Costco Wholesale Corporation is a multi-national retail organization operating 672 clubs in nine countries with189,000 employees. The company is listed in the Nasdaq 100. It was identified by a survey conducted in 2009 as Sugar Land’s most desired retailer.

Project Description
Opened new retail club in 2013. Costco was identified by a survey conducted in 2009 as Sugar Land’s most desired retailer.

Investment/Impacts
• Over $10 million investment
• 150 employees

Texas Instruments, Incorporated is a Fortune 500 company engaged in the design and sale of semiconductors to electronics designers and manufacturers worldwide. The firm had more than $13B in worldwide revenue in 2014 and employs more than 31,000 employees.

Project Description
TI is constructing an approximately 160,000 square-foot business and development facility on a 7-acre site to be completed by early 2014.

Investment/Impacts
• $35 million investment
• More than 375 jobs

Team Industrial Services, Inc. offers industrial services related to the construction, maintenance, and monitoring of pressurized piping and associated systems.

Project Description
Relocation of global corporate headquarters

Investment/Impacts
• 80 jobs with plans to expand to 100
• Over $1.5 million in new capital investment

A division of United Health Group, OptumRx specializes in pharmacy technical advice and benefits management.

Project Description
Company office with claims processers, pharmacists and various training and management positions.

Investment/Impacts
• 53,000 sq ft in Granite Towers II
• 330 new jobs

Money Management International is the nation’s largest nonprofit, full-service consumer credit counseling service organization. It provides confidential financial guidance, financial education, personalized credit and budget counseling, and debt management assistance to consumers nationwide.

Project Description
Headquarters relocation and consolidation of operations.

Investment/Impacts
• Leased 90,000 sq ft in Sugar Creek on the Lake
• 440 jobs

Recent Expansions


Schlumberger, the world's leading supplier of technology, integrated project management and information solutions to customers working in the oil and gas industry worldwide. 
Project Description
U.S. headquarters consolidation to the City of Sugar Land as part of its long-term resource management and consolidation strategy.
Investment/Impacts
$200 million capital investment
500 new jobs

Nalco Champion, an Ecolab Company offers a singular focus on providing specialty chemistry programs and related services for upstream, midstream and       
downstream oil and gas operations. 
Project Description
Nalco Champion consolidated its Houston area offices and centralized its headquarters in Sugar Land.
Investment/Impacts
$45.4 million capital investment
860 new jobs

Memorial Hermann
is the largest not-for-profit health system in Southeast Texas, Memorial Hermann has 12 hospitals and numerous specialty programs and services conveniently located throughout the Greater Houston area.

Project Description
Memorial Hermann Two major expansion projects are currently underway at the hospital; the construction of the Medical Plaza 2 and the construction and expansion of the new patient tower. The $15 medical plaza is scheduled to be completed by December 2015, while the patient tower is targeted for completion in the summer of 2016.

Investment/Impacts
$93 million capital investment

Houston Methodist Sugar Land Hospital is licensed for 243 beds, has 18 operating rooms and state-of-the-art diagnostic imaging with specialized Centers of Excellence in cardiology, neuro-sciences, oncology, orthopedics, women's services and urology.

Project Description
In October 2013, Methodist Sugar Land Hospital announced plans to expand its current facilities by building a six-story tower that will increase the bed count to 339. Methodist plans to start construction on this project summer 2015 with completion early 2016.
 

CVR Energy, a diversified holding company primarily engaged in the petroleum refining and nitrogen fertilizer manufacturing industries, employs approximately 1,300 employees nationwide and had $9.1 billion in net sales revenue in 2014. CVR is headquartered in Sugar Land.

Project Description
Added approximately 11,000 square feet  and is in the process of adding an additional 5,000 square feet in Sugar Land Town Square.

Investment/Impacts
Over 38,000 sq ft occupued in Sugar Land Town Square.
• 120 jobs retained.

Servomex is a world expert in gas analysis, Servomex has established itself as the leading provider of reliable, accurate and stable gas measurement solutions to industries across the globe.

Project Description
Expanded its operations and relocated from 8,000 square feet into 25,000 square feet in the Sugar Land Business Park.

Investment/Impacts
$10 million capital investment..
• 5 new jobs and 30 retained jobs.

Noble Drilling Services is a leading offshore drilling contractor for the oil and gas industry. It has maintained offices in Granite Towers in Sugar Land since 2001. In addition, Noble houses its corporate aircraft at the Sugar Land Regional Airport.

Project Description
Simulation training facility relocation, NEXT Center.

Investment/Impacts
• 29,000 SF training facility to the Sugar Land Business Park
• $7.5 million investment