Rankings and Recognitions

Sugar Land has been recognized for its aggressive and award winning Office of Economic Development. 

Office of Economic Development

♦  Economic Excellence Recognition (multiple) from the Texas Economic Development Council

♦  Houston Business Journal Landmark Awards:
  • Constellation Field (2)
  • Minute Maid Building
  • Telfair
  • Houston Museum of Natural Science at Sugar Land
  • Fluor Corporation and Newland Communities (Land Deal)
♦  U.S. Conference of Mayors Recognition – Houston Museum of Natural Science at Sugar Land

  International Economic Development Council (IEDC) Recognition - Houston Museum of Natural Science at Sugar Land

♦  Community Partnership Award from the IEDC (efforts to bring a college campus to Sugar Land)

  Community Economic Development Award from the Texas Economic Development Council for the City’s overall economic development program in business retention, recruitment and community improvement
 

City of Sugar Land

♦  Among Safest Cities in America

♦  Best Place to Find a New Job – Money Magazine

♦  Sugar Land Regional Airport’s Global Select among the top FBO’s in the Americas

♦  Community Sustainability Award from the International City/County Management Association for the City’s multi-cultural outreach and education efforts

  Top Towns to Live Well – Forbes

♦  Scenic City Certification - Gold

♦  Anti-Defamation League   “Community of Respect”©