Downtown by the Numbers

More than $9 billion invested in 15 years across broad urban uses: award-winning lush new parks; dynamic, vibrant, fun public spaces; newly built or recently renovated hotels; architecturally stunning high- and mid-rise residential development; prime modern office work environments; renovated 1.8 million square foot convention center; plus, a food-lover’s destination with restaurants and cuisines of all kinds rounded out by live music and performing arts venues --- all supported by expanding regional infrastructure and transit.

Central Houston is the nexus of Downtown’s future. 

Downtown by the Numbers

More than $9 billion invested in 15 years across broad urban uses: award-winning lush new parks; dynamic, vibrant, fun public spaces; newly built or recently renovated hotels; architecturally stunning high- and mid-rise residential development; prime modern office work environments; renovated 1.8 million square foot convention center; plus, a food-lover’s destination with restaurants and cuisines of all kinds rounded out by live music and performing arts venues --- all supported by expanding regional infrastructure and transit.

Central Houston is the nexus of Downtown’s future. 

Central Houston is
a global city.
189
NONSTOP FLIGHTS TO SIX CONTINENTS

Direct air service to destinations around the world, making our region ideal for global connectivity, in both business and leisure travel, with nearly 60.0 million passengers a year.             (May 2019)

90
INTERNATIONAL CONSULATE OFFICES

Third-Largest Consular Corps in the U.S.

35
ACTIVE FOREIGN CHAMBERS OF COMMERCE

Fifteen foreign governments maintain trade and commercial offices in Houston and our region boasts 35 active foreign chambers of commerce.

19
INTERNATIONAL BANKS

Ten countries are represented through Houston's 19 international banks.

The Houston region is an undisputed global leader for international business with our market ties reaching all over the globe. As the heart of the Houston region, Downtown provides companies of all sizes the ability to compete, conduct and win business 24/7/365. Our global gateway means 189 direct flights provided by three airports (two international) and straight access to the 3rd largest international U.S. consular corps, 35 active foreign trade chambers of commerce and 19 international banks.

Central Houston is
accessible.
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