A growing number of advocates are demanding that the City of San Antonio stop using property tax exemptions to build housing, while Texas lawmakers have a similar debate in Austin.
The Rinconcito de Esperanza cultural hub has received $1.5 million from the city to rehab seven historic homes into a community health center, an internet access point and a studio for recording oral histories.
However, there is little hope of Zachry Corp. breaking ground soon on the mixed-use development that will enclose the park.
Next up for the Hixon-Cavender partnership is a food-and-beverage market behind the recently-completed Soto office building on Broadway.
A $55.9 million mixed-used development on Broadway and Jones Avenue is likely to hold a city-backed incentives package worth $2.1 million.
Members of the HDRC earlier this week criticized the Broadway-facing facade of a 283-unit, monolithic apartment building co-developed by NRP Group and the San Antonio Housing Trust Public Facility Corp.
The apartment project is composed of 320 units across five structures — two that face San Pedro Creek, two that face Cevallos Street, and a fifth inside the 9-acre property.