On the surface, the concept of a public-private partnership is solid, but when put into practice, however, the results are decidedly mixed.
San Antonio found out last week that its decision to not submit a bid for Amazon HQ2 proved to be a surefire way not to make the short list of finalists.
City Council on Thursday approved a six-year, 100 percent tax abatement incentive package valued at $243,614 for Ernst & Young. In exchange, the firm has agreed to create 600 full-time jobs in their new service center in Northwest San Antonio.
Maintaining a strong environment for job creation and economic development remains atop Bexar County’s agenda, County Judge Nelson Wolff said Monday.
Toyota and Mazda are seeking a $1 billion incentive package from states vying for the joint car factory the companies want to build in the U.S. in 2021.
While 83% of households in San Antonio have both a computer and internet, the issue is not how many are connected, but rather who is connected, and where.
San Antonio’s economic disparity is geographic, with wealth and greater economic activity concentrated along its northern boundary while neighborhoods in the urban core have markedly higher rates of poverty and unemployment.
If San Antonio is to live up to its goal of being an equitable city, openness must be reflected in the ways its leaders engage both data and citizens.
When the Brooks Development Authority board chose Leo Gomez as president and CEO four years ago, the stated reason for his hiring was simple.
Recent data from local and state sources suggest the so-called “sanctuary cities” law may have a greater psychological impact on San Antonio’s immigrant population than a legal one.