Houston developer Urban Genesis says it’s on schedule to start construction on its holdings on and off North St. Mary’s Street—overall, a $45 million series of developments for a total of 178 market-rate apartments—by first quarter 2023.
The Pearl’s development company is moving forward with plans to build a 9-story mixed-use structure, which would include 250-275 market-rate apartments, on a full city block bound by East Josephine, Isleta, East Grayson and the river.
Developer Jake Harris is planning to build a 1,000-apartment project West Josephine that would also touch the St. Mary’s Strip. If built, it would add the flurry of new housing developments either under construction or in the planning stage for Tobin Hill.
Earlier this month, the Bexar County Commissioners Court agreed to begin negotiations with Broadway SA Investors GP, LLC, a company affiliated with Pearl Build, on a 10-year tax abatement for a 263-unit apartment project.
The Hughes home in Tobin Hill, which was once on the path toward demolition, has been purchased by chef Andrew Weissman and preservationist May Chu, who plan to convert the first floor into a wine-and-cheese bar.
Houston multifamily developer Urban Genesis is tightening its hold on North St. Mary’s Street with the purchase of a 0.6-acre vacant lot, down the street from the San Antonio Museum of Art, where it plans to build apartments.
A financial tool used to help fund affordable housing was recently repurposed for the San Antonio Zoo, the Witte Museum, Garden and Brackenridge Park, a move that has some nonprofit developers scratching their heads.
Developer Weston Urban is reaching beyond downtown as it prepares to buy the historic Koehler House from the Alamo Colleges District.
The proposed demolition of the 108-year-old Hughes home in Tobin Hill, owned by the Archdiocese of San Antonio, is on hold after community outcry led San Antonio College to withdraw its interest in the property.
The Archdiocese of San Antonio seems determined to demolish the 1913 Hughes house, adjacent to San Antonio College, despite appeals from preservation groups, the neighborhood and the city.