At Port San Antonio’s annual State of the Port address, hosted by the West San Antonio Chamber of Commerce, Port president and CEO Roland Mower thanked the Port’s customers and community partners for helping create more than 500 new jobs on its campus in recent months.
San Antonio’s economic growth has contributed to a bright future – and bright skies.
If the young Army Air Corps cadets who once flew training missions out of Brooks Air Field in 1917 could do so in 2017, they would have a bird’s eye view of San Antonio’s newest park taking shape.
Texas’ 15 active military installations combined have a total $136 billion impact on the Texas economy, according to a recently completed study by the Texas Comptroller’s office.
As the list of projects and funding requests for the 2017 City Budget and 2017 Municipal Bond grows, priorities are emerging for the San Antonio City Council and its key industries.
U.S. Rep. William “Mac” Thornberry (R-Clarendon) assured the audience gathered at Pearl Stable Tuesday morning that there will not be a round of U.S. Military base closures in 2017, though he couldn’t say the same for years beyond that.
Over the past 20 years, the development of the former Kelly Air Force Base into Port San Antonio has supported approximately 12,000 workers with jobs in aerospace, logistics and manufacturing in the city’s burgeoning Southside.
Almost 300 vacant townhomes of the 1940s Billy Mitchell Village in Port San Antonio will soon be renovated into workforce housing units, increasing the much-needed diversity of housing stock in the Southside.
San Antonio’s “icehouse” at the South by Southwest (SXSW) continued to pull in a small but engaging crowd shortly before the trade show’s third day ended on Tuesday.
As a lasting tribute to the city’s place in aviation and aerospace history, community leaders in San Antonio have established the San Antonio Aviation and Aerospace Hall of Fame, with its inaugural class of inductees to be honored at a dinner on Thursday, March 31.