The city of San Antonio is preparing to disburse nearly $44 million to housing developers and landlords for the production of 686 apartments, the repair of another 1,775 units, and the construction of 71 single-family homes.
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A partnership managed by Bruce Hill, one of the investors buying the San Antonio Missions double-A baseball team, purchased property on the near West Side in May, nearly adjacent to a site highlighted in a 2016 report as a suitable spot for a downtown baseball stadium.
The design for Hemisfair’s boutique hotel, an at-times controversial project that has gestates over several years, was given conceptual approval by the the city’s Historic and Design Review Commission (HDRC) without discussion on Wednesday.
Today, the City of San Antonio is due to formally begin the process of finding developers to build and preserve apartments, and build houses, as part of the $150 million housing bond.
A shell company led by local developer Cory Stehr has purchased a property next to the Alamodome that resulted from the Hays Street Bridge dispute.
Homeowners looking to tap into $45 million in city bond dollars for repairs ranging from foundation work to roof shingle replacement can submit their applications starting today.
On Tuesday morning, concerns over whether the city of San Antonio would support The Link project led to sparring between Bexar County commissioners, who voted 3-2 to approve a $2 million feasibility study.
Several local business leaders are interested in buying stakes in the San Antonio Missions baseball team, Mayor Ron Nirenberg and County Judge Nelson Wolff said in separate interviews, while declining to say who the leaders were.
Two envisioned projects for west downtown—The Link from County Commissioner Tommy Calvert and a sports stadium by Weston Urban —could be competing head-to-head.
The cost to build Cattleman Square Lofts has ballooned by $6 million since January.