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Work Uptown As a business address, Uptown Houston has many advantages and soars above the competition.

With 23.1 million square feet of commercial office space, Uptown Houston is one of the nation’s largest business districts. Its silhouette bears the stamp of some of the world’s leading architects including Cesar Pelli and Philip Johnson. Signature buildings including Post Oak Central, Four Oaks Place, Four Leaf Towers, the Galleria and the post-modern triumph of the 64-story Williams Tower are among the city’s most famous architectural landmarks.

Headquarters to some of the most prominent energy, financial, real estate and professional services companies in the world, Uptown Houston is an address that defines success. Companies seek out the area for its Class A office space, beautiful environment and broad range of business amenities.

A vibrant mixed-use urban environment, Uptown offers top-of-the-line business addresses with the support services essential to business life. Full-service financial institutions, world-class hotels, fine retail establishments and excellent dining are all close at hand.

Residential offerings in Uptown suit the needs of senior executives and young professionals alike. As Houston’s first designated scenic district, Uptown’s high quality of life is evident in its growing number of parks and pedestrian spaces.

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Snapshot of Uptown Employers

  • Air Liquide
  • Aon International Energy
  • Apache Corporation
  • Bechtel Corporation
  • BHP Billiton
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
  • Cameron International Corporation
  • Christus Health
  • Clear Channel Communications
  • GE Energy
  • GDF SUEZ Energy
  • Hines REIT
  • Landry’s Restaurants, Inc.
  • NetIQ Corporation
  • Panhandle Energy
  • Spectra Energy Corporation
  • Stewart Title Company
  • Symantec Corporation
  • Weatherford International Ltd.
  • Williams

Work Uniquely Uptown

  • Uptown’s Class A occupancy rate remains at a steady 90% throughout the year.
  • Uptown accounts for 15% of Houston’s total “Class A” office space, second only to Downtown Houston.
  • Approximately 2,000 companies call Uptown home.