Telfair Development

The Telfair development is located to the north and south of U.S. 59 near University Boulevard. The 2,020 acres of vacant land were annexed into the City in July of 2004 in accordance with an executed development agreement between Newland Communities and the City of Sugar Land. Under the Telfair General Plan, approximately 950 acres are a mix of residential living units including traditional single-family homes, waterfront lots, and multi-family living units.

This development also includes a neighborhood civic center, elementary school, extensive trail and lake/detention system, retail and commercial space, office development, the Houston Museum of Natural Science at Sugar Land, and the City’s Fire Station No. 7.
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In 2012, City Council approved the purchase of approximately 63 acres of land within the development for a future community park.

Telfair Development General Land Plan

Additional Information


Telfair Tract 5 Public Hearing Set for Sept. 22nd


The Sugar Land Planning and Zoning Commission will hold a public hearing on a zoning application for Tract 5 in Telfair on Sept. 22. News Release >>

Telfair Zoning Application Public Hearing Rescheduled for Sept. 22nd


A public hearing on a zoning application for the Tract 5 property - an area located south of U.S. Highway 59 and east of University Boulevard - will be held on Sept. 22 instead of Sept. 13 as originally planned. News Release >>

Commission Considers Telfair Zoning Application
Newland Communities submitted a revised Planned Development general development plan zoning application on May 16 for the Tract 5 property, an area located south of U.S. Highway 59 and east of University Boulevard. News Release >>

Tract 5 Planned Development (PD) Zoning Application


Newland Communities submitted a revised Planned Development (PD) - General Development Plan zoning application for the property - know as Telfair Tract 5 --on May 16, 2016. News release >>

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