Spring, TX, a mild-mannered suburb of Houston, offers homes running the gamut from quaint, 900 square-foot bungalows to modern split-levels in excess of 6,000 square feet with room to grow and play. Homes in the area show style influences from Second Empire to Tudor, ensuring there’s a house that suits any taste or lifestyle.
The area in and around Spring offers attractive communities with access to fine amenities and good schools. Neighborhoods are generally established and settled, offering a quiet, laid-back way of life that makes the area very attractive to people looking to find a refuge from the noise and stress of Houston. Imperial Oaks is a large, planned community situated among wooded, natural areas with over 100 acres devoted to recreation. Memorial Northwest sports a mixture of homes of varying ages and styles that share pleasant curb appeal with lovely, manicured lawns. Colony Creek Villages is a combination of three neighborhoods, formed in 1978 – Colony Creek, Colony Creek Estates and Champion Woods. The resulting conglomerate is full of character and provides residents with diversions such as a pool and a popular walking park named for a local resident. Klein and the Woodlands are both renowned for their high standards of living. Klein is singled out by area residents for the quality of its schools.
The job market in Spring is represented by a diverse mix of companies. The area’s top employers are active in industries as varied as petroleum, chemical production and human resources. Anadarko Petroleum employs 2,400 people who help it maintain its position as one of the largest independent oil and natural gas companies in the world. Hewitt Associates has 2,200 employees in its HR consulting and outsourcing enterprise. Education and healthcare employ large numbers of people, as well. Job seekers willing to commute also have access to Houston’s large job market only a short drive away.