The Texas Medical Center:
Houston is home to the Texas Medical Center, the world's largest concentration of research and healthcare institutions. These world class institutions mirror the world-class living accommodations in the area.
The medical center area is located South of Midtown Houston. Its natural borders are Highway 288 and South Main Street. The med center is also adjacent to Rice University , Houston's oldest education establishment.
Houston's Largest Employer:
With over 40 different institutions, the Texas Medical Center is Houston's largest employer. The St. Lukes Episcopal Hospital made the list as one of Houston's best companies to work for.
The Med Center is also home to M. D. Anderson, which regularly raises more money and aids more patients than most hospitals in the world. Ben Taub Hospital, the Baylor School of Medicine (one of the country's top medical schools), and Texas Children's Hospital, a nationally acclaimed pediatrics medical and research center are also located here.
Town Home Majority:
The residents of the Med Center area are primarily owners of town homes and condos. This popular method of Houston housing has been contagious over the last 5 years inside the inner 610 loop.
Prices for townhomes start at $185,000 and continue to $650,000. The town homes in the area are lofty, three-story homes with outstanding views of the Downtown Houston skyline.