A local investment group is renovating the Best Western on East Commerce Street, adding a speakeasy to its basement, in a show of confidence in San Antonio’s hospitality sector and St. Paul Square.
San Antonio Express-News
The iconic circa-1883 Dullnig building on Alamo Plaza has been sold to a company linked to a real estate brokerage from Austin.
The $51 million renovation of the Granada Homes building on South St. Mary’s and Villita streets includes restoring the common areas to look almost exactly as they did when the building opened in 1928 as the Plaza Hotel.
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.
Adorning the side of the building that faces Peacock Alley are four continuously-operating gas lights by Bevolo, a New Orleans-based company who’s made custom gas-powered lanterns since 1945.
In recent months, Bees and Sisy’s and Tommy’s Restaurant, both on North Flores Street, have closed their doors.