History of Los Fresnos
A PEOPLE & THEIR HISTORY
As the Los Fresnos community grows so too does its need for additional retail and services. With an area Population of over 16,000, a growth rate of nearly 20% since 2000, and the development of large residential subdivisions along the city's periphery, Los Fresnos is poised to more than double its current population in the next ten years. Combine that growth with an increase in traffic, which numbers over 600,000 annually, from Expressway 77 to the Gulf Coast and what you have, at this moment in time, is a potent combination of affordability and opportunity for entrepreneurs with an eye toward the future and an interest in taking advantage of an emerging market. Unwilling to leave the City's economic future to mere chance, Chamber and City officials are working diligently together to coordinate future economic Development through proactive and progressive programs to assist businesses in locating and expanding in the area. Possessing a pro-business attitude that is a reflection of the “can do” spirit of the community, Chamber, City, and economic development officials are eager to discuss how to make Los Fresnos the site of your next retail outlet, restaurant, professional office or medical clinic. So perhaps the new English translation for Los Fresnos is “we mean business!”
EDUCATION COMES FIRST
QUALITY OF LIFE
Why do people make the Los Fresnos area their home? Is it the excellence of the school district? Yes, in part. Is it because it is a safe place to raise a family? You bet that's another piece of the puzzle. Is it the selection and affordability of local housing? Sure, that's another reason. Is it a quiet and convenient centralized location between busy metropolitan areas and crowded tourist destinations?
A REAL SENSE OF COMMUNITY
City leaders are determined to work together to make Los Fresnos, not the biggest, but the best community it can be to raise a family, work, start a new business, and to enjoy the beautiful natural surroundings that are uniquely our own. The future is bright for Los Fresnos for reasons that will make themselves evident in the following pages, revealing to you the beautiful features of a “gem” of a community!