Major Employers

Downtown boasts the premier global address for business leaders, from 500 companies to startups. With an impressive 9 Fortune 500 headquarters and 20 in total—including Kinder Morgan, Waste Management, CenterPoint Energy and Enterprise Products Partners, just to name a few — Downtown leads the state as the hub for HQs.

Why? From championing innovation to access to young eclectic diverse global talent to cost advantages to a vibrant lifestyle that offers a rich mix of amenities, we are not only positioned for success, we are poised for it. And so are the companies that grow and move here.

Largest Private Employers
Key Stats
Number of Companies
Fortune 500 Companies
Fortune 500 Companies Headquarters
Total Employment
50 million
Total Office Space (SF)
33 million
Class A Office Space (SF)
44.9 million
SF LEED Projects
LEED Projects