Upscale Neighborhoods & Top Employers

With some of the largest energy companies in The Energy Corridor and prime access to other parts of Houston, home buyers continue to seek out property along this western stretch of I-10. This section of Houston is a few miles west outside of the inner loop, so residents enjoy a blend of quiet suburban life inside their neighborhoods and the hustle and bustle of Energy Corridor just a few streets down. Beltway 8, I-10, and Westpark Tollway are easily accessible from all parts of the Energy Corridor, so you can reach other popular parts of Houston fairly quickly— including Hobby and Bush International Airport. The Energy Corridor also has its own set of hospitals along I-10 including Memorial Hermann, Texas Children’s and Methodist Hospital.

You’ll find many types of homes for sale in the Energy Corridor: new and renovated condos, apartments, townhomes, single-family homes, and luxury homes in gated communities. The community prides itself on green initiatives including the preservation of 26,000 acres of unspoiled natural area as well as cleaner transportation options like the Metro Park-and-Ride, carpooling, and biking. This area is prized for its many conveniences including top shopping destinations, international restaurants, and walking trails.

Memorial West refers to the neighborhoods that lie in the western section of Memorial, west of Gessner Road and east of Highway 6. Here you’ll find a peaceful, quiet forested area away from the noise of Energy Corridor. Some of the neighborhoods here include Frostwood, Tealwood, Fonn Villas, and Memorial Pines. Past Beltway-8, you’ll find neighborhoods with green space and running trails along the Bayou. These neighborhoods include Memorial Bend, Gaywood, Yorkchester, Yorkshire, Wilchester, Nottingham, Nottingham Forest, and Westchester.

The westernmost Memorial neighborhoods include Memorial Thicket, Thornwood, Barker’s Landing, Fleetwood, and Marywood desired for its large lots and excellent schools that help maintain the property value of Memorial homes.

What’s There to Do in Energy Corridor?

The Energy Corridor is rich with amenities for both single and family residents including an indoor mall, two outdoor shopping malls, and restaurants galore. At the intersection of I-10 and Beltway-8 is City Centre and Town & Country where residents from all over Houston enjoy upscale shopping, a glass of wine, or some family time on the green. You can even catch free outdoor concerts and dance the night away under the summer sky. Memorial City Mall on I-10 features popular restaurants and kid-friendly indoor activities. For some good eats, you’ll find a wide range of international cuisine scattered on Gessner Rd. and Eldridge Pkwy. And when you’re ready to run those calories off, you have many fitness studios and running trails in the area including Terry Hershey Park, Bear Creek Pioneers Park, and George Bush Park.

Attractions and Amenities Near Memorial:

Bear Creek Pioneers Park
CityCentre/Town & Country Mall
George Bush Park
Energy Corridor
Eldridge Parkway

Memorial City Mall
Memorial Hermann Memorial City Medical Center
Methodist West
Terry Hershey Park
Texas Children’s Hospital West Campus