Top Apartments near Houston Energy Corridor

The Energy Corridor received its name from the heavy concentration of regional and corporate headquarters of energy companies such as BP America, Exxon Mobil Chemical, ConocoPhillips, and Foster Wheeler. Although located on Houston’s outer northwest edge, Energy Corridor is one of the largest employment centers in the city. The Energy Corridor is a fair distance away from Houston’s main metropolis and thus offers access to many resources that city residents do not have such as over 50 miles of hiking trails and 26,000 acres of recreational activities. However, with such powerful business in the area, there is still a wide variety of fine dining, golfing, and shopping. Also, with so much economic stimulation, there are some of the best apartments in Houston nearby.

We’ve compiled five ideal apartments for new and current Houston residents looking for excellent apartments near their work and based our findings on a combination of location, convenience of commute, the quality of apartments, and other factors that contribute to making a great new home.

Here are the top five best apartments near the Energy Corridor:
Official Rating 5.0 / 5 stars
9870 Gaylord Drive, Houston, 77024, TX
The Fountains at Memorial City: The best of the best

The Fountains at Memorial City offer the most lavish apartments near the Energy Corridor. The attention to luxury is extraordinary: a marble floored entry and concierge, a rooftop pool with a beautiful view of Houston’s skyline, and huge interiors with deluxe upgrades such as dual sinks, a granite kitchen island and under-cabinet lighting. The Energy Corridor is only a ten minute drive away while upscale Memorial Mall is down the street.
Official Rating 4.6 / 5 stars
2219 Greenhouse Road, Houston, 77084, TX
Broadstone Park West: The easiest quick-getaway

Broadstone Park West’s location is a major plus for residents. These apartments are great for the outdoor enthusiast being just down the street from Cullen Park which continues into the much larger, Addicks Reservoir that has a variety of hiking and bicycle trails, as well as more parks scattered throughout its many, many acres. These apartments may be closer than any other complex in all of Houston to this amount of natural land. Meanwhile, the complex provides upscale amenities and fully upgraded interiors and kitchens and is less than ten minutes away from the Energy Corridor’s center.
Official Rating 4.4 / 5 stars
15135 Memorial Dr, Houston, 77079, TX
The Grand on Memorial: Where commute convenience meets residential

For those that want to live near the Energy Corridor within a residential area, the Grand on Memorial is an excellent option. The surrounding neighborhoods are upper-middle class and the complex is within walking distance to several major employers such as BP America and Exxon Mobil Chemical. The Grand on Memorial offers luxury apartments with beautiful kitchens and the complex has a private gate to Terry Hershey Park. These apartments could be a great way to get a taste of the neighborhood before settling down in the area.
Official Rating 4.3 / 5 stars
13411 Briar Forest Dr., Houston, 77077, TX
Alexan Enclave: For the amenity lover

Are you a young professional trying to live somewhere near the Energy Corridor that has access to outdoor recreational activities and a variety of shopping centers? Alexan Enclave is your answer being blocks from the George Bush Park and across the street from shopping and restaurants while the West Oaks Mall is ten minutes away. Also, Alexan Enclave is unique in that it only offers one bedroom apartments, thus perfect for those new to Houston. Alexan Enclave rated high with us because of its mix of fine amenities (such as two large community rooms with billiards and shuffle board tables) and the careful attention to incorporating some of the finest additions to its apartment interiors.
Official Rating 3.9 / 5 stars
15885 Memorial Dr, Houston, 77079, TX
Marquis on Memorial: For the renter that wants to be close, but not too close

Although the amenities are not as elaborate as others in the area (not a huge deal since the gym is open 24/7 and the pool area is much nicer than average), the landscaping and exterior provide a quaint, neighborhood atmosphere. Furthermore, there is nothing to complain about the interiors: bathrooms with brushed nickel fixtures and granite counter tops, spacious bedrooms, and vinyl flooring. Set within the center of the Energy Corridor is one of Marquis on Memorial’s best aspects with many of the community’s shopping, dining, outdoor recreational areas, and business being less than ten minutes away.

Average Apartment Rental Prices Nearby

Studio $1,251
1 Bedroom $1,385
2 Bedroom $1,878
3 Bedroom $2,056

Average rent on Backpage and Craigslist Houston, Texas: $1,530

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