Nearly half (47.1%) of certified appraised parcels within Loop 610 are comprised of single-family and industrial land uses. Single-family units are spread throughout Loop 610 while most of the industrial uses lie on the east side. The industrial parcels here are flanked by multiple modes of transportation including the Ship Channel, rail yards and Interstate 10. There is a pocket of industrial warehouses on the northwest side of Loop 610 that houses many construction and building trade businesses. Just under 10% of the land in Loop 610 is undeveloped giving rise to the availability of new development projects. The two largest undeveloped parcels – 80 acres cumulatively – are located within the industrial area in the northwest part of Loop 610.
Did you know?
- All undeveloped parcels are equivalent to just over 4,200 acres, the most often size being 5,000 square feet.
- The second largest land use is the Public and Institutional land use (12%). The medical center and institutions of higher learning help make up this group.
- Out of 366 parks in the City of Houston, Memorial Park is the third largest at 1,500 acres. Approximately 4 million visitors enjoy the park’s natural features, golf course, tennis, swimming, walking, bird watching, cycling and more.