A group led by the McCombs family has purchased the Tower Life Building, which had been owned by the Zachry family for nearly 80 years.
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‘Along the lines of Hotel Emma.’ Austin developer has big plans for San Antonio Express-News building
Sutton Co. of Austin plans to convert the 1929 newspaper building into a boutique hotel with multifamily housing, retail and perhaps even a music venue.
Best Western renovation in St. Paul Square signals confidence San Antonio’s hospitality sector will recover
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.
Dullnig building purchased by Austin company, beginning new chapter in its 138-year history
The iconic circa-1883 Dullnig building on Alamo Plaza has been sold to a company linked to a real estate brokerage from Austin.
Granada Homes restoration takes building back to original 1928 days
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.
Pandemic derails GrayStreet Partner’s plans for Broadway East, delays W 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.
Hixon-Cavender partnership plans next phase of Broadway mini-neighborhood
Next up for the Hixon-Cavender partnership is a food-and-beverage market behind the recently-completed Soto office building on Broadway.
Gas lights now illuminate Peacock Alley
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.
Downtown’s taco landscape takes hit with Tommy’s, Bees and Sisy’s closings
In recent months, Bees and Sisy’s and Tommy’s Restaurant, both on North Flores Street, have closed their doors.