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.
San Pedro Creek
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.
Weston Urban has lately approached at least two entities that own property near San Pedro Creek seeking to buy their land while mentioning plans to build a sports stadium.
A local real estate firm plans to move into the historic Palace Livery Stable and Artes Graficas print shop building at 115 Camaron St.
“The intention of their piece was not to honor or glorify Lenin or Mao. And it’s not my intention, either. … I’m not trying to glorify authoritarians, particularly Communists. I’m a capitalist, through and through,” said James Lifshutz, the downtown developer who brought a controversial sculpture depicting Chairman Mao and Vladimir Lenin to west downtown.
Weston Urban plans to build a 15-story apartment building between the former Continental Hotel and Arana building in west downtown.
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.
In December, UTSA began expanding its downtown presence with the construction of a six-story building on Dolorosa that will house its new School of Data Science and National Security Collaboration Center.
In November, the first residents are expected to move into the mixed-income Acero, where rents start at $1,080.