Welcome to the North Houston Region
The North Houston Economic Development Center (NHEDC) is proud to serve the more than 2,700 square miles of towns, districts, and unincorporated communities that comprise the region. NHEDC works in collaboration with regional EDOs, chambers of commerce, business and industry, and government agencies and officials to ensure that our region continues to provide value and profitability to businesses seeking to relocate or expand to our region.
NHEDC is a division of Lone Star College (LSC) and is housed within the LSC Office of External & Employer Relations. LSC is a major contributor to the local, regional, and state economy and is committed to developing and building the region's workforce. Examples of that commitment include:
- Total enrollment of more than 80,000+ (credit and non-credit)
- Locations in Harris & Montgomery Counties, seven colleges, seven centers, eight workforce centers of excellence.
- One of the top 3 largest colleges in the nation.
- 11 school districts, 2,700 square miles, population of 2.4 million
- Recognized as a Top 10 Degree Producer for minorities
Providing customized and open enrollment workforce training in partnership with business.
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LSC-Leadership and Economic Development
Providing the North Houston Region premier leadership development.
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- Acres Home Chamber for Business and Economic Development, Inc.
- CenterPoint Energy
- City of Magnolia Economic Development
- City of Willis Economic Development
- Cy-Fair Houston Chamber of Commerce
- East Aldine Management District
- East Montgomery County Improvement District
- Entergy Texas, Inc.
- Greater Conroe Economic Development Council
- Greater Conroe/Lake Conroe Chamber of Commerce
- Greater East Montgomery County Chamber
- Greater Houston Partnership
- Greater Magnolia Parkway Chamber of Commerce
- Greater Tomball Area Chamber of Commerce
- Grow Northwest
- Houston Intercontinental Chamber of Commerce
- Houston Northwest Chamber of Commerce
- Houston West Chamber of Commerce
- Partnership Lake Houston Area Chamber of Commerce
- Lone Star College-Community Leadership and Engagement
- Lone Star College-Corporate College
- Lone Star College-Energy Manufacturing Institute
- North Houston Association
- North Houston District
- Oak Ridge North Economic Development Corporation
- The Woodlands Area Chamber of Commerce
- The Woodlands Area Economic Development Partnership
- Tomball Economic Development Corporation