If you’re new to Houston or thinking about relocating here, you might be wondering, “Where do Houstonians work?” Like most big cities, Houston has several major employment centers outside of the traditional downtown core. Some, like the Energy Corridor and Texas Medical Center, reflect Houston’s unique dominance in energy and healthcare.
We’re used to hearing that Houston is the fourth-largest city in the United States, but the Greater Houston Partnership has identified more than 50 areas where Houston ranks No. 1 and No. 2, such as the nation’s “best city for Millennials” and “most diverse city.”
Having long outgrown their 10-year-old Katy home and its lone upstairs bathroom for three kids, the Mena family created a list of “musts” and “wants” to help them find the perfect new home in their price range. With 5 bedrooms and 5.5 baths, their new Elyson home has plenty of room for everyone.
Elyson is partnering with Katy-based Clothed by Faith to collect new or gently used clothing on Mon., Aug. 5 and Tues., Aug. 6. With the new school year coming up, it’s the perfect time to clean out your closets and help those in need. Clothed by Faith’s “roaming closet” truck will be parked in the Elyson House parking lot to accept donations.
Two beautiful new model homes by Highland Homes are the latest in Elyson’s “Here’s To New” series of exciting new arrivals. Tour these new model homes and see what else is coming, from new amenities to a new onsite Katy ISD elementary school.
If you’re new to the Houston area, or you’ve been doing some research to prepare for a move, you may keep hearing about the Grand Parkway. Here’s a quick introduction to the longest highway loop in the U.S., and how it’s connecting thriving communities like Elyson to destinations throughout the greater Houston region.
Elyson’s third annual Back to Cool event is set for Saturday, August 17. It’s free, and everyone is invited to come out and enjoy waterslides, paddleboats, food trucks and more as we welcome a new year in our highly regarded Katy ISD schools.
Kindness Rocks hidden around the grounds of Elyson House were the first project of Elyson’s Teen Club, keeping kids active this summer with activities including a bike ride, board game night and water gun fight.