Sugar Land, Texas has its origins in a rich history of Fort Bend County that includes the sugar cane industry. Growing and harvesting the crop was a major component of activity in the area for sometime. With the productive industry, Sugar Land real estate to shape in the building of the Sugar Land company town. Homes, services, stores, a restaurant, bank, cotton gin and so on sprang up. As the town continued to grow into the mid 1900's, the Southwest Freeway opened the area up to rapid growth from Houston. Top-rated Fort Bend Independent School District appears around the same time, and Sugar Land became incorporated. Today, real estate in the community encompasses numerous, master-planned communities and desirable Sugar Land homes for sale at any given time.