Real Estate Trend: Sugar Land Still considering 12 percent multifamily housing cap in Land Use Plan

Sugar Land city officials, in conjunction with the city’s Land Use Advisory Committee and planning and zoning commission, are discussing a potential 12 percent multifamily housing cap.

According to Apartment Data Services, there are 51 operating apartments in the Sugar Land/Stafford/Sienna area. However, 11 of these are in Sugar Land, and three are within Sugar Land’s extraterritorial jurisdiction, said Lisa Kocich-Meyer, Sugar Land’s director of planning. One additional development is also planned for Imperial Market.

In the last 12 months, 483 apartment units were added in Sugar Land with the development of Provision at Four Corners and Stella at Riverstone. No new units have been added since November 2017. However, a 152-unit senior living development and a 144-unit development are proposed, according to ADS.

City Council will hear a formal first reading on the Land Use Plan update July 24.
By Beth Marshall
Born and raised in Montgomery County, Beth Marshall graduated from The University of Texas at San Antonio in 2015 with a bachelor's degree in communication and a minor in business. Originally hired as a reporter for The Woodlands edition in 2016, she became editor of the Sugar Land/Missouri City edition in October 2017.


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