The downtown San Antonio apartment market, which city leaders went to such great effort to grow, has matured to a point where it is drawing major attention from out-of-town investors.
In 2015, GrayStreet Partners announced it had purchased several iconic buildings on East Houston Street, and spoke of the corridor’s rebirth. Nearly seven years later, the local developer has been selling off its assets as it shifts focus, and capital, to other projects.
An up-to-$7 million incentive package for a high-end apartment complex in Government Hill won unanimous approval from City Council on Thursday after a change of heart from District 2 Councilman Jalen McKee-Rodriguez.
District 2 Councilman Jalen McKee-Rodriguez is opposing an up-to-$7 million incentive package for a development east of the Pearl by Encore Multifamily of Dallas because it’s composed of all market-rate apartments.
Construction works has begun on the first phase of Broadway East, a $90 million, 386-unit market-rate apartment complex by Dallas firm Encore Multifamily that’s one block east of Broadway near the Pearl.
The 386-unit, market-rate apartments by Dallas developer Encore Multifamily is the first phase of the Broadway East master-planning community across from the Pearl.
The Midtown TIRZ board tabled $4.8 million in incentives for Broadway’s next apartment building because it needed more details on an even larger project it’s being asked to help fund: the burying of overhead power lines on Broadway from Interstate 35 to East Mulberry Avenue.
GrayStreet’s Broadway East urban community derailed. W Hotel on hold. The Light building rehab lags behind schedule. That’s just GrayStreet’s projects on Broadway. The Covid pandemic has stymied many of the local developer’s downtown projects.