The State of Texas created the Near Northwest Management District in 2001 to address concerns about public safety and economic development in our area. The District’s mission is to promote and coordinate economic growth, creation and beautification of area green spaces and promote and supplement public security within our boundaries.
The District is bounded by T.C. Jester Boulevard on the east, Pinemont Drive on the south, Hollister Drive projected to State Road 249 on the west, and State Road 249 on the north. View a detailed map of the District Boundaries.
To increase security in the area, the District contracts with Precinct 1 Harris County Constables who patrol our sixteen square mile area to provide proactive security services and work with other area law enforcement agencies to respond to crime in our area. These patrols and special multi-agency crime initiatives have brought about a significant reduction in crime in our area.
The District is managed by a Board of Directors, comprised of commercial property owners, tenants and community leaders within our boundaries. The District also has an office Staff responsible for conducting day-to-day District activities, events and programs.
Commercial property assessments fund all District services, but unlike other assessments, all money raised by the District is invested in the District. The District is a great way to make sure your money funds projects important to the business community – projects that benefit businesses and raise or maintain property values.
Public Safety Meetings Every Second Tuesday
Business Network Breakfast on the First Thursday of each Quarter
Monthly District Board Meetings Each Third Thursday
Community Job Fairs Twice a Year
Annual Plant Sales
National Night Out
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Why Near Northwest?
- 20 minutes or less to Downtown, Galleria, Greenway Plaza and Energy Corridor
- 10 minutes or less to IH 45, SH 249, BW 8, US 290, IH 610
- Sixth largest Job Center in Houston
- Office, retail, flex and industrial spaces with affordable terms
- $30M in new commercial construction in 2014
- Professional, skilled and unskilled labor force
- Major corporations to small businesses, including manufacturing
- Commercial property values rose 12% in 2014
- White Oak Conference Center – a premier conference, meeting, special and social events venue
- More than 350 acres of parks and green spaces + White Oak Pool
- Disc Golf courses coming soon!
- Great education opportunities from Kindergarten through university
- White Oak Bike Trail connects to Downtown
- Competitive housing options