Mayor Ron Nirenberg on Friday announced that he would appoint former District 5 Councilwoman Shirley Gonzales as chair of the city’s Housing Commission, despite protests from activists.
Weston Urban’s plan to restore the former Continental Hotel and build a 15-story apartment tower along San Pedro Creek in west downtown won conceptual approval Wednesday from the city’s historic review board.
L.A.-based BH Properties plans to launch a $9 million renovation of the 10-story office building it purchased from CPS Energy later this year.
Members of the Black family, which operate Terry Black’s BBQ in Austin and Dallas, have purchased nearly a full city block on Broadway two blocks north of the Pearl.
In the area of housing, it seems likely that the early 2020s will mark another turning point for San Antonio.
The $24 million incentive package that GrayStreet Partners and Midway received last month to redevelop the former Lone Star Brewery tops the list of San Antonio’s most subsidized urban development projects.
A nonprofit arm of Bexar County is set to partner with developer Weston Urban to build a 250-unit mixed-income apartment project on West Commerce Street.
The controversial Friedrich Lofts project on the East Side was approved Monday by the Housing Trust PFC board, which is composed of five City Council members, despite concerns of gentrification.
Developer James Lifshutz has purchased a 4.6-acre property directly south of Roosevelt Park and across the river from the soon-to-be redeveloped Lone Star Brewery.
Two firms from outside Texas have purchased the Wyndham San Antonio River Walk hotel with plans to spend $50 million to turn it into a luxury InterContinental Hotel in early 2023.