Residents and business owners are eager to see what the developers behind the Pearl will do with a five-acre tract near the Lavaca neighborhood.
Rare is the modern-day development that has the power to transform a city.
The site is currently home to several industrial buildings that will be demolished for the four-story development.
When the Hotel Emma at the Pearl celebrates its grand opening on Thursday, San Antonio’s evolving profile as a destination city will change in a big way.
The San Antonio community welcomed the long-awaited Hotel Emma to San Antonio’s urban core today after more than eight years of planning and construction.
One could expect to find an esoteric beauty product at 3 a.m. downtown in a 24-hour city, said Anita Kramer, senior vice president of the Urban Land Institute’s Center for Capital Markets and Real Estate.