Top 5 Reasons to Open a Business in League City


League City is located between three of the largest petrochemical clusters in the nation—the Houston Ship Channel, Chocolate Bayou, and Texas City—and close to four major shipping ports—Port of Houston, Port of Galveston, Port of Freeport, and Port of Texas City. It’s a 30-minute drive from both downtown Houston and the island of Galveston, and just 10 minutes from NASA Johnson Space Center.


Draw from a highly educated workforce, both within League City and the surrounding Houston metro region. NASA Johnson Space Center draws 20% of its workforce from League City—a testament to the elite caliber of our residents.

Quality of Life 

With a low cost of living, master-planned communities, one of the top school districts in Texas (CCISD), and plenty of recreational opportunities, employers can leverage League City’s unparalleled quality of life to attract top-tier employees.

Business-Friendly Practices

League City has created a highly competitive business environment with strong incentive policies and low taxes. Numerous local and state policies allow qualifying businesses to benefit from a variety of financial assistance programs when they locate or expand operations within the city. We also provide FREE customized market research services.

Room to Grow 

Nearly 40% of the city has yet to be developed, leaving plenty of room for new growth.

Supportive City Government 

League City’s Economic Development team wants to see businesses thrive. Successful businesses create successful communities. Get in touch with our Economic Development experts and learn more about starting your business in League City.