Fort Bend County is a Best Seller! | Fort Bend Economic Development Council

RCLCO Real Estate Consulting’s list of Top-Selling Master-Planned Communities for Mid-Year 2022 has recently revealed that Greater Houston is the top-performing metro in the country, with 13 of the top 50 best-selling communities located in Houston MSA. Within the Greater Houston Area, Fort Bend County dominates the field, with 4 Fort Bend communities making it in the top 50. Our master-planned communities are one of the drivers of the unprecedented growth we have experienced, now the fourth fastest growing county in the US based on numeric population growth.

Fort Bend County’s impressive master-planned communities offer excellent quality of life to one of the most diverse and highly educated populations in the nation. With excellent education systems, a low crime rate, and some of the highest incomes in the state, Fort Bend communities derive the benefits of an ever-growing business economy. Our communities vary in offerings, with unique features and amenities, but share common values of excellence, quality, inclusion, and safety.

Growth and development of the county’s 900 square miles is not stopping anytime soon.  Johnson Development, Land Tejas, and Signorelli Co. have all announced new development and expansions to existing master-planned communities. Fort Bend could see as many as 20,000 new homes being added within the next couple of years. Paired with the development of new mixed-use centers and premier community amenities, future and current residents will continue to enjoy an excellent quality of life in Fort Bend County.

Why else are individuals, families, and businesses racing to Fort Bend County?
Here's why! Fort Bend County ranks:

  • 1st Most Diverse County in Texas, 3rd in The Nation (Niche, 2022)

  • 2nd Best County for Families in Texas, 11th in The Nation (Niche, 2022)

  • 2nd Best County to Live in Texas, 15th in The Nation (Niche, 2022)

  • 10th In the Nation for Educational Attainment (Emsi 2021)

  • 16 in The Nation for Talent Attraction. (Emsi, 2022)

  • 27th on the Innovation Intelligence Index (StatsAmerica, 2022)