Monday, November 14 2016
Sugar Land, TX - The Sugar Land Development Corporation recently approved an agreement with ABM as the Company relocates its corporate shared services operations to the City of Sugar Land.
ABM, a Fortune 500 company and a leading provider of facility solutions, has been proudly serving Texas since 1945 and currently has over 10,000 employees maintaining over 4,500 buildings throughout the state.
“ABM is excited to join the Sugar Land corporate community,” said D. Anthony Scaglione, CFO of ABM Industries Incorporated. “The City presented itself as a compelling business environment and a prime residential location. We look forward to our partnership with Sugar Land.”
ABM will bring approximately 390 jobs to the City of Sugar Land over the next two years as the Company occupies approximately 62,000 square feet within the Sugar Creek on the Lake office building at 14141 Southwest Freeway. “Sugar Land is thrilled to welcome another Fortune 500 company to our corporate community,” said City Manager Allen Bogard. “Sugar Land’s pro-business attitude continues to attract businesses, bringing with them high quality jobs. We are proud ABM will call Sugar Land home.”
An incentive package was created by the City’s Office of Economic Development and approved by the Sugar Land Development Corporation to secure the Company in Sugar Land. The Office of Economic Development worked with the Greater Houston Partnership to relocate ABM Shared Services division to Sugar Land following a regional search of potential sites.
"The Greater Houston Partnership greatly applauds ABM's selection of Sugar Land as the hub of its corporate shared services operations," said Bob Pertierra, Chief Economic Development Officer for the Partnership. "ABM demonstrates a commitment to growing its corporate footprint in an area that offers a vast pool of talented and skilled workers, land for future growth, and superior quality of life assets."
About The City of Sugar Land
Sugar Land has also uniquely positioned itself as a hub for premium shopping, dining and entertainment. Venues such as the Houston Museum of Natural Science at Sugar Land, Constellation Field, the Smart Financial Centre at Sugar Land live indoor entertainment venue and the Sugar Land Heritage Museum further establish the community as a cultural and historical destination.