Housing & Rentals

The House Company, Tom Schwenk


Featured Property

1717 Ave M, Galveston
Bedrooms: One
Baths: One
Price: $650

One bedroom, one bathroom on the ground floor of a lovely raised cottage.

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Featured Properties

Rosenberg 2A (faces Saengerfest Park)
Square Footage: 2,483
Bedrooms: Two
Baths: One
Price: $1,865.00
Availability: Available Now

No designated parking (street parking is free from 6:00 p.m. - 9:00 a.m. and on Sundays). If our Butterowe lot has any vacancy, we lease those spaces to Rosenberg tenants. Washer and dryer in unit. Tenant pays electricity, phone, internet service. Water & Trash P/U are included.

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Thompson 206 (faces Harborside Drive)
Square Footage: 1,666
Bedrooms: Two
Baths: One
Price: $1,865.00
Availability: First week of July

It includes a storage room on the first floor and a reserved parking space in a gated lot.

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We do not allow smoking or pets in any of our buildings.

Casa del Mar Beachfront Suite


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Our on-site Galveston team personally handles your reservation when you book direct. Call (800) 392-1205 or use this  official site. We guarantee the best service, rates & packages!

Casa del Mar Beachfront Suites - always a super value; ideal for a family vacation or a weekend getaway for two.

When you’re looking for the ideal lodging choice, why stay in an ordinary hotel when you can have all the comforts of home in a beachfront suite?

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The Short Term Rental Owners Association of Galveston


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The Short Term Rental Owners Association of Galveston [STROAG], is a 501(c)(3) non-profit corporation. Our mission is to advance the interests of the vibrant short term rental industry of Galveston Island through advocacy, education and sharing information.

Members of STROAG strive to partner with local neighborhoods, business & city leaders to improve Galveston for our guests and island residents. STROAG members are committed to operating quality STR’s that assimilate well in the neighborhoods they are located in.

STROAG offers short-term rentals, long-term rentals, and others perfect for visiting families.

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The Waterfront Galveston


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Our expansive property features 75 water front apartments complete with private balconies and a beautiful marina with boat slips available for rent. Outdoor amenities include a semi-olympic sized pool, volleyball court, a launch for kayak and paddle boards, outdoor BBQ, a private boardwalk and more! For leasing information contact us today!

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Joe Tramonte Realty, Inc


Featured Properties

2016 Strand, Units #3 and #4
Availability: Lease & Rent
Prices: $1,895/$269,000 & $1,400/$195,000, respectfully.

Additional Info:

Joe Tramonte Realty agents offer students free full service rental/sales to potential renters and buyers. All agents live on the island and we know Galveston.

Call us today 409-765-9837.


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Sand `N Sea Properties


Real Estate Sales & Vacation Rentals Since 1974

Whether you want to buy or lease an island home for your Galveston college years, Sand `N Sea can help. From the sand to the Strand, we know the island. Remember, school can be stressful, but looking for a place to call home doesn’t have to be! Call (409) 797-5500 for more information.

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Catalon at Lago Mar


Luxury, Location, and Convenience

Catalon at Lago Mar, the newest premier, luxury apartments in Texas City offers a serene park-like setting in a residential community with easy access to entertainment, restaurants, shopping, hospitals, and businesses. We offer one, two, and three bedroom apartments in an array of floor plans, all with their own unique charm and features. Our apartment homes include washer and dryer equipped utility rooms, walk-in closets, and private patio or balcony areas perfect for entertaining. In addition, our community offers direct access garages in select homes, stainless steel appliance packages, modern wood-grain finishes, and granite counter tops with subway tile backsplashes. Experience unparalleled luxury and best-in-class service at Catalon at Lago Mar. Call us today for more information! We are ready to welcome you to your new home!

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The Recovery Assurance Plan (FINAL)
Middleton Oil Co

Promoting & Advocating for Business and Community Development Since 1845

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2228 Mechanic, Suite 101

Galveston Island, Texas 77550



Advocacy. The Business Advocacy Committee shall be charged with the primary responsibility to promote a positive and pro-active business environment in the Galveston area through the following activities:

  1. Developing and supporting local governmental action which promotes a strong business climate and job growth opportunities.
  2. Opposing local governmental action which inhibits a strong business climate and diminishes job growth opportunities.
  3. Establishing productive relationships between business interests and public officials.
  4. Providing forums to inform public officials and candidates for public office on issues impacting the business community.
  5. Providing forums to educate the membership on issues impacting the business community.
  6. Communicating official Chamber positions to the appropriate public officials prior to their action on the issue.
  7. Identifying and supporting individuals to serve on public Commissions and Boards.
  8. Endeavoring to hold public officials accountable for their actions and the resulting impact on the business community. This may be accomplished by the circulation of public official voting records to the Chamber membership on any issue on which the Chamber has communicated an official position.

Advocacy Committee meets the 2nd Tuesday of every month, in conjunction with Legislative Affairs, 8:00 am, in the Chamber Board Room.

Comite de Negocios (Spanish Businesses Committee). This committee's mission is to advocate and act as a liaison for the hispanic owned business community within the region.

The Comite de Negocios meets the 2nd Monday of every month, 8:00 am, in the Chamber Board Room.

C-Crewe. The C-Crewe’s objective is to engage professionals under forty in the Galveston business community, as well as the Chamber of Commerce.

C-Crewe meets the 2nd Friday of every month, 10:00 am, at various locations.

Doolin Maritime Career Pathways. As a committee of the Galveston Chamber of Commerce, the Doolin Maritime Pathways Crew is a coalition of educators, organizations, and businesses that promote local workforce development for the maritime industry.

The Doolin Maritime Career Pathways Committee meets the 3rd Friday of every month, 7:30 am, in the Chamber Board Room.

Education. The mission of this committee is to enhance the quality, accessibility, choice, and usefulness of education for all students, and to support the economic, social, and political viability of Galveston Island.

Education Committee meets the 1st Friday of every month, 7:30am, various locations.

Executive Committee. This committee meets the 2nd Friday of every month, 8:00 am, Chamber offices.

Golf Tournament. The Golf Tournament is a fundraiser for the Chamber.

This committee meets monthly beginning in May, with the exact scheduled to be determined at that time.

Legislative Affairs. The mission for this committee is to advocate through the Legislature for member businesses, providing a voice to not only the State, but at a National level as well.

This committee meets the 2nd Tuesday of every month, 8:00 am, in the Chamber Board Room.

Lemonade Day. Lemonade Day Galveston County, which is an initiative of the Galveston Regional Chamber’s Education Committee, empowers today’s youth to become tomorrow’s entrepreneurs. Youth of all ages – from pre-K through high school, across Galveston County can register.

Lemonade Day Committee meets the 1st Friday of every month, 10:00 am, Chamber Board Room.

Membership Development. This committee is tasked with growing and retaining the membership base, through continual review of membership levels and benefits, and listening to the members, their requests, and requirements.

This committee meets the 1st Thursday of every month, 2:00 pm, Chamber offices.

Pelican Island and Galveston Channel Advocacy. This committees mission is promoting and advocating for existing and future land owners and businesses on Pelican Island and the Port of Galveston and its tenants.

This committee meets the 2nd Monday of every month, 11:30 am, at various member locations.

Women’s Conference. The mission of this committee is to give women in the region an opportunity to come together, share and learn from each other.

Women’s Conference Committee meets the 1st Thursday of every month, 3:00 pm in the Chamber Board Room.

Work Force Development. The mission of this committee is to identify skill sets that match employment opportunities in the Galveston Region.

Work Force Development Committee meets the 3rd Wednesday of every month, 9:00 am in the Chamber Board Room.