Minute Maid to relocate HQ inside Houston

Company selects Sugar Land for relocation, will take 115K-s.f. of new office building

About Sugar Land

Located in the southwest portion of the Houston MSA, Sugar Land's economic development initiatives have made it one of the fastest growing cities in Texas and consistently selected as one of the nation's top communities to live and work. Sugar Land's favorable business climate touts a highly-educated workforce, a corporate-focused airport and over three million square feet of Class A office space in its central business district. The City has invested over $90 million in economic development funds on projects and business incentives since 1993. Sugar Land's economic development initiatives and programs over the past eight years have created more than 2,800 new and 500 retained jobs and more than $600 million in new capital investment. This successful program earned Sugar Land the ranking of second in the nation for future job growth for the next five years (2006 to 2010) by Best Places to Raise a Family(2006). On November 21, 2007 Sugar Land was named the fifth safest city in the nation by CQ Press and has received further national recognition as first in the southwest and 3rd in the nation for the Best Place to Live byCNN/MoneyandMoney Magazine.