It’s easy, sometimes, to ignore what the bigger picture looks like because in downtown San Antonio, for the longest time, the bigger picture only included residential growth. But the truth is there are other types of development in play.
The current six-month lull in new applications for the city’s downtown housing incentive program may indicate the development wave San Antonio rode from 2015 to 2017, when deals were closed on 41 projects in and around downtown, has nearly subsided.
The rezoning on Tuesday of two properties on the 1800 block of North Alamo Street help identify another piece of the 23-acre mixed-use development GrayStreet Partners is planning within the fast-changing neighborhood of Government Hill, opposite the Pearl from Broadway.
As the City Council prepares to vote on new leases for Market Square tenants on Thursday, shop owners are concerned changes to the agreements portend their eventual displacement from one of San Antonio’s most historic gathering places.
This month, with the board’s consent, the Heron is pivoting away from a daily news model toward something that resembles more of an online magazine.
A 1.7-acre piece of land north of the Hays Street Bridge, which, for seven years, has been the focus of a legal battle that made it all the way to the Texas Supreme Court last year, will become a public park.
The area median income, or AMI, for the San Antonio region is now $71,000 for a family of four, according to the latest figures released by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD).
On Thursday, the City Council is scheduled to vote on the recovery of 1.7 acres of land it once owned at 803 N. Cherry St., just north of the Hays Street Bridge, in a deal meant to rectify a seven-year controversy.
Developer Weston Urban has demolished a small storage building it owned on North Flores Street, on the same block as Carmens De La Calle, Gloria’s Lounge and the Robert E. Lee apartments.
For about a month, CommonWealth Coffee & Bakery has been operating its third downtown location inside the Burns building on Houston Street.