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.
Next up for the Hixon-Cavender partnership is a food-and-beverage market behind the recently-completed Soto office building on Broadway.
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On Tuesday, the Houston Street TIRZ board unanimously granted up to $2.5 million for the rehabs of the Travis Park Plaza office building and garage, across from Travis Park; and the Grant and Kress buildings on Houston Street.
Last Wednesday, GrayStreet Partners received the go-ahead from the Historic and Design Review Commission (HDRC) to begin construction of its planned 20 story hotel-office tower at 1603 Broadway and Newell Avenue.
The 20-story hotel and office tower GrayStreet Partners is planning at 1603 Broadway will cost an estimated $97 million to build, and construction could start Feb. 1.
The downtown developer bought the property from the Stumberg family, who have owned the property for decades.
GrayStreet Partners has purchased 1.4 acres of property just south of City Hall, including the old Kallison’s Western Wear.
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.
GrayStreet Partners is due to receive a $2.5 million incentive for the restoration of the circa-1931 San Antonio Light building.