In the U.S., foreign real estate investment jumped after the recession. Not only the number of cross-border real estate deals grown, but the value too.
Hundreds of landscape architects, engineers, professors, students, and residents gathered for a full day of discussion centered around Brackenridge Park.
Six years ago, San Antonio’s City leadership committed itself to the “Decade of Downtown,” by making more than $75 million in incentives available for the development of new housing units.
More than a year ago, civil rights and fair housing activists cheered when the U.S. Supreme Court allowed a lawsuit over housing segregation in Texas to go forward.
It’s been a tough road for the City’s Housing Commission to Protect and Preserve Dynamic and Diverse Neighborhoods.
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The City’s Housing Commission to Protect and Preserve Dynamic and Diverse Neighborhoods needs to clarify a few legal stipulations before it takes an official housing bond draft to City Council for approval.
The Alliance for San Antonio Missions, a group of Southside residents concerned about development near the four Spanish colonial Missions in the Southside, has called for the City to use part of the 2017 Municipal Bond to purchase land surrounding the historic structures. But Alliance representatives said they have yet to receive a response from city officials.
The San Antonio River Foundation is “very close” to completing its multi-year $10 million capital campaign to build Confluence Park on the San Antonio River at its juncture with San Pedro Creek on the Mission Reach.
Spoiled by decades of affordable housing and studio options in a major city that was still pretty sleepy, local artists are already feeling the pinch of rising rents after former mayor Julian Castro’s “Decade of Downtown” battle cry and subsequent initiatives shot the city to the top of trend listicles.