Situated about 20 miles outside of Houston, Friendswood is a friendly community with plenty of small-town appeal. Named one of Money magazine’s “Top 100 Best Places to Live in the United States,” Friendswood also has been recognized as being one of the most affordable suburbs in the nation, as well as being one of the best towns for families. A quiet dwelling with the fourth largest city in the nation just minutes away, Friendswood is the perfect Texas town to rent your next apartment.
Excellent opportunities exist with major area employers like Baybrook Hall, Clear Lake Regional Medical Center, Lockheed Mart, NASA-Johnson Space Center, and United Space Alliance. If you’re interested in positions at educational institutions, apartment renting in Friendswood is ideal with the Friendswood Independent School District and the Clear Creek Independent School District serving as the two of the city’s largest employers.
Friendswood is a convenient place for college students to rent apartments, as there are several notable colleges and universities nearby. Texas School of Business at Friendswood is the closet, but University of Houston-Clear Lake, University of Houston, Texas Southern University, the University of Texas Health Science Center, and Rice University are all in nearby Houston.
While renting an apartment in Friendswood, you’ll have plenty of options for a weekend of fun. At the NASA Space Center, located 15 minutes away, you can feel what it’s like to be in space in the Living in Space module, which stimulates the feel of living in a microgravity environment. Kemah Boardwalk offers rollarcoasters, shopping, fun dining options, and tons of games and amusements. For a day at the beach, take the short 30-minute trip to the historic town of Galveston. Don’t forget, there are always the unlimited attractions in Houston, just 20 miles away. Despite being surrounded by big city excitement, Friendswood remains a close-knit community with plenty of small-town events and activities.