The City Council on Thursday unanimously approved an incentives package worth $3.3 million for the five-story Museum Reach Lofts, a 94-unit development on the southeast corner of North St. Mary’s Street and West Jones Avenue, where rents will start at $290 for low-income individuals.
After a 2½-hour debate on Wednesday, the City Council was no closer to reinstating the housing incentives policy that has resulted in the downtown area’s apartment boom the past six years.
The $7.5 million rehabilitation of the Witte building on East Commerce Street—aka, the Chinese restaurant—is well underway.
In an 8-2 vote, the City Council approved an ordinance regulating short-term rentals (STR), a measure citizens who spoke at the meeting described as imperfect, but a worthy compromise.
The Museum Reach Lofts, a rare affordable apartment project that nonprofit Alamo Community Group (ACG) is developing, was approved for a $2.8 million incentive this morning by the Midtown Tax Increment Reinvestment Zone board.
The mixed-income, 283-unit Broadway Jones apartment building across from Maverick Park has received final approval on its design.
Look at a project like 120 Ninth Street, which has received $3.9 million in incentives, and where rents start at $1,300, and you start to wonder.
Dallas developer Stillwater Capital plans to build 260 apartments at McCullough Avenue and Augusta Street.
A $55.9 million mixed-used development on Broadway and Jones Avenue is likely to hold a city-backed incentives package worth $2.1 million.
When they opened in 1941, the Alazán-Apache Courts were a relief from the slum conditions that defined the West Side. A new exhibit called “Los Courts,” which opens Saturday, explores that legacy.
The University of Texas at San Antonio will immediately begin an expansion east of Interstate 35, out of the near West Side and into downtown proper, with the construction of two new schools, the relocation of a third, and the creation of new housing. The $229 million expansion, the first of two phases in the […]
If you think you don’t care about San Antonio’s Center City Housing Incentives Policy, also known as CCHIP, you’re probably fooling yourself.
Members of the HDRC earlier this week criticized the Broadway-facing facade of a 283-unit, monolithic apartment building co-developed by NRP Group and the San Antonio Housing Trust Public Facility Corp.
The apartment project is composed of 320 units across five structures — two that face San Pedro Creek, two that face Cevallos Street, and a fifth inside the 9-acre property.
Bill Shown, managing director of Pearl developer Silver Ventures, said his group is “very interested” in building affordable housing as the development expands in the coming years.
On Tuesday, the Zoning Commission cleared the way for more expansion by rezoning 11 properties south and west of the Pearl, including the old Samuels Glass Co. and Fox Motel.
The developers of a mixed-use development at the corner of Broadway and Jones Avenue are seeking initial approval for its design later this week. Plans for the five-story, 280-unit apartment building with three prominent retail spaces on the ground floor goes before the Historic and Design Review Commission on Wednesday. The $57 million project is […]
The development of a 294-unit apartment complex in the Lone Star neighborhood — one that would face both South Flores and East Cevallos streets — received a boost last week, when the City Council approved a Bexar County 10-year tax break worth a maximum of $648,070. Under state law, the Council must approve county incentives if the […]
The redevelopment of the long-vacant Friedrich Building complex on the East Side cleared another hurdle on Tuesday when it was awarded a $1.7 million grant from the Inner City Tax Increment Reinvestment Zone coffer. As a result, Dallas developer Provident Realty Advisors hopes to break ground on the 374-unit Friedrich Lofts project in February or […]
Since May, people have been settling into The Baldwin — a mixed-income apartment building at St. Paul Square. It’s hard to miss if you’re driving up and down U.S. 281. The 271-unit, four-story building neighbors the condo mid-rise Vidorra, and there’s a huge sign that sits atop the facade, facing the highway. It’s the first major for-rent […]