Rankings and Recognitions

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

Economic Development

American Public Works Association (Texas Chapter) Project of the Year - Smart Financial Centre at Sugar Land

Engineering News Record Texas/Louisiana Award of Merit - Smart Financial Centre at Sugar Land

#1 Hottest Music Venue in Houston for 2017 (Houston Press) - Smart Financial Centre at Sugar Land

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

♦ Houston Business Journal Landmark Awards:
  • Smart Financial Centre at Sugar Land
  • Central Prison Unit Land Deal
  • 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”©