Why Uptown?

Uptown creates, preserves, and enhances value as one of Houston’s key economic growth engines. Office employees discover a broad range of amenities along with transportation choices that offer ease of access, connectivity, and comprehensive mobility.  Residents enjoy a safe, walkable environment with convenient connection to greenspaces and parks.  Preeminent hotels, chef-driven restaurants and distinguished retail also ensure an active, urban community of uncommon beauty and gracious character.

Market Information

Uptown Houston is an urban community of exceptional beauty, sophistication, style and international prominence in the heart of Houston. Defined by its unique blend of prestigious business and residential addresses, with the best in shopping, hotels, dining and entertainment, Uptown Houston is one of the world’s great urban centers.

Fact Book

A resource of facts, figures, statistics, demographics and information about the office, retail, hotel and residential markets in Uptown.

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With more than 28 million square feet of commercial office space, Uptown Houston is one of the nation’s largest business districts. In addition, Uptown accounts for more than 16% of Houston’s total “Class A” office space, with more than 16,000,000 square feet, second only to Downtown Houston.

Building Uptown
  • Uptown is one of the largest business districts outside a CBD in the United States, with 28 million square-feet of commercial office space
  • Uptown’s amenities add to desirable office space
  • With nearly 20 million square-feet, Uptown accounts for 16% of Houston’s total Class A office space
  • Approximately 2,000 companies call Uptown home


Major Employers in Uptown

  • Burns & McDonnell
  • Cushman Wakefield
  • CBRE
  • Enbridge
  • iHeart Media
  • Landry’s Restaurants, Inc.
  • LyondellBassell
  • PNC Bank
  • Stewart Title
  • Univision
  • WeWork
  • Westlake
  • Woodside


Living in Uptown combines the best of city living with the calm and security of an intimate, secure neighborhood. Within an 18 month period, Uptown’s recent growth added more than 4,500 Class A residential units to the area.

Welcome Home
  • Nearby neighborhoods include Tanglewood, River Oaks and Memorial
  • 185,000 residents within a 3-mile radius
  • Largest number of residents are between the ages of 20 and 44
  • The median age of an Uptown resident is 37 years


Snapshot of Luxury Living

  • Aspire Post Oak                     
  • Bowen River Oaks                  
  • Gables Westcreek                
  • Reverie at River Oaks           
  • 1900 Yorktown                       
  • Alexan 5151                     
  • AMLI Uptown                         
  • Avenue R                               
  • Arabella (condo)                      
  • Astoria (condo)                       
  • Belfiore (condo)                      
  • Broadstone Post Oak            
  • Gables Tanglewood              
  • Hanover BLVD Place       
  • Hanover Post Oak                 
  • High Point Uptown               
  • Millennium High Street    
  • IMT Uptown Post Oak       
  • Sky House River Oaks       
  • Sola Uptown                    
  • The Tate                             
  • Waterwall Place      
  • The Wilshire (condo)   


Uptown reigns supreme in the retail sector. With more than 6.3 million square feet of retail space and more than 1,000 stores, Uptown Houston has distinguished itself as the city’s top destination for fashion and the shopping centerpiece of the Southwest.

  • More Than Seven Million Square-feet Of Retail Space
  • Annual retail sales reached just under $4 billion in 2019
  • 40% of residents within a 3-mile radius of Uptown have an average household income higher than $120,000
  • The Galleria hosts more than 35 million visitors annually, making it one of the best shopping and tourist attractions in the Southwest
Average Household Income Within a 3-Mile Radius


Uptown’s preeminent collection of 39 hotels, more than any other district in Houston, boast nearly 8,400 luxurious rooms. From business class hotels to premier luxury lodging, Uptown Houston provides choices, services and amenities to suit everyone.

Suite Dreams
  • 35 million visitors per year
  • 39 hotels with nearly 8,400 rooms
  • Nearly $295 million in hotel room revenue for 2019
  • 12% of Houston’s total hotel rooms



  • Aloft Houston
  • The Chifley
  • Courtyard Houston Galleria
  • DoubleTree Suites Houston Galleria
  • Drury Inn
  • Embassy Suites
  • Extended Stay America
  • Extended Stay Uptown
  • Hampton Inn Houston Galleria
  • Hilton Garden Inn Galleria
  • Hilton Houston Post Oak
  • Home2Suites Houston Galleria
  • Homewood Suites Houston
  • Hotel Derek
  • Hotel Granduca
  • Hotel Indigo
  • Houston West Loop by the Galleria
  • The Houstonian
  • Hyatt House Houston Galleria
  • Hyatt Regency Galleria Plaza Houston
  • Hyatt Regency Houston Galleria
  • JW Marriott Houston
  • La Quinta Inn and Suites
  • Marriott Houston West Loop
  • Marriott Towne Place Suites
  • Omni Houston Hotel
  • The Post Oak Hotel at Uptown Houston
  • Residence Inn Houston by The Galleria
  • Royal Sonesta
  • Sheraton Suites
  • Sonesta ES Suites
  • St. Regis Houston
  • Towneplace Suites Galleria
  • Westin Galleria
  • Westin Oaks

2019 Hotel Room Revenue

2019 Hotel Room Revenue

By The Numbers

Numbers reflect a 3-mile radius from the intersection of Post Oak Boulevard and San Felipe

Household Income Distributions

Highest Level of Education

Highest Level of Education


Sources: Costar, ESRI, Texas Comptroller, H-GAC