The $7.5 million rehabilitation of the Witte building on East Commerce Street—aka, the Chinese restaurant—is well underway.
A tax increment incentive worth up to $2.5 million for the $47 million San Antonio Light and print buildings project received final approval from the City Council last Thursday.
As Geekdom, the coworking space in the Rand building on Houston Street, celebrates its seventh birthday tonight, it will also toast the creation of its entrepreneurial trade school called The District, which is scheduled to open in February.
GrayStreet Partners, one of the largest holders of downtown real estate, has begun putting a 15,000-square-foot food hall into the ground and mezzanine levels of the former children’s museum on East Houston Street.
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 […]
GrayStreet Partners is due to receive a $2.5 million incentive for the restoration of the circa-1931 San Antonio Light building.
Two weeks ago, the developer purchased an old two-story commercial building on the northwest corner of Commerce and North Flores streets.
Earlier this week, on Wednesday, developer GrayStreet Partners received the final go-ahead from the city’s historic review board to proceed with the adaptive reuse of the old San Antonio Light’s print building on the corner of McCullough Avenue and North Alamo Street. GrayStreet, which owns several prominent properties throughout downtown, has been renovating the former […]
In a 9-1 vote, the City Council agreed to spend $33 million more to renovate the circa-1975 Frost Tower, which will eventually house the city’s administrative staff in 18 of its 22 floors.
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.
Some Fox Tech parents and students remain skeptical about the San Antonio Independent School District’s (SAISD) plan to build new administrative offices on the football field and track west of North Flores Street, while adding recreational space to the main campus. On Wednesday night, superintendent Pedro Martinez led a third and final community meeting on […]
Updated 12:40 p.m. with renderings of pocket park. By next summer, Dallas-based Devils River Whiskey will move its headquarters, while opening a second distillery and tasting room, inside the Burns building, 401 E. Houston St. “When you’re trying to grow a brand, it’s about getting the word out,” said owner Mike Cameron, who lives in […]
Maintaining green space at Fox Tech is among the top priorities for parents and students as San Antonio ISD officials continue to plan its new headquarters slated for the campus’ football field. On Wednesday night at Fox Tech, SAISD superintendent Pedro Martinez (above) presented two options to the public that show multi-purpose green space encircled […]
USAA doubled its downtown workforce Monday by adding more than 270 tech employees into One Riverwalk Place, 700 N. St. Mary’s St. The employees join 200 USAA employees already working at the building, which the company purchased in 2013. Currently, USAA is renovating four floors of the adjacent 28-story building at 300 Convent, formerly known […]
By spring 2019, the construction of San Antonio Independent School District’s (SAISD) new headquarters is scheduled to begin on the Fox Tech football field, which is used everyday by students enrolled in the district’s Advanced Learning Academy (ALA) and The Centers for Applied Science and Technology (CAST Tech) schools. The development, adjacent to the newly-opened […]
The redevelopment of the old San Antonio Light newspaper building, and the satellite structure that housed its presses, received partial approval from the Historic and Design Review Commission on Friday. For the circa-1931 building at Broadway and McCullough Avenue, developer GrayStreet Partners’ request to modify its plans for the south and east facades received approval […]
For many years now, the segment of Broadway between McCullough and Jones avenues — in downtown’s northern pocket — has been dying a slow death. Once known as San Antonio’s dealership row, the last of the car salesmen, Cavender Cadillac, left five years ago for Loop 1604. Other, smaller businesses have cleared out leaving building shells […]
Prominent downtown developer David Adelman could receive a city incentive worth up to $335,000 for the renovation of the historic Burns building, 401 E. Houston St. Currently, the remodel has begun on the four-story building. The $11.3 million project will add 39,000 square feet of creative office space to Houston Street, and continue a trend […]