Top San Antonio Developments You Need to Know About
San Antonio is one of the fastest growing cities in the entire United States. It's estimated to attract an addition one million residents by 2040.
This type of growth has caused many developments to start to pop up and go into the planning stages. The city has executed a long-term plan for the growth and about 30 new developments have been added to the plans. Here's a look at some of the new developments in San Antonio.
Sprucing Up the Alamodome
The Alamodome is one of the most important venues in the city. It's currently receiving a $50 million upgrade to help meet the demands of the growing city. Some of the upgrades include:
- Ribbon boards
- 24,000 additional square feet for multi-use
- Outdoor terrace level
- More space for the Northern Plaza
- Larger concessions
- New visiting team locker room
- And More!
The renovations will be completely implemented by November 2017 for the multi-use sports facility.
Canopy by Hilton
A new boutique hotel is expected to be open by the fall of 2018. This will be one of the first boutique hotels in the city and will show off the history of San Antonio. Canopy by Hilton will captivate those looking to enjoy an authentic experience within the city.
The hotel will be found on the River Walk near Commerce Street and North Saint Mary's Street. It will stand 22 stories tall with 195 rooms and 3,000 square feet of meeting space. Canopy by Hilton will also have a restaurant with an outdoor terrace overlooking the River Walk.
A $143 million office tower will provide a beautiful choice on the west side of San Antonio. The tower will stance 23 stories tall and become Frost Bank's headquarters. It will also hold other office space and it will be the first tower of this type to go up since 1989. The project is expected to take about 2 years to complete.
Essex Modern City
Denver Heights used to be known as a place for mom-and-pop shops, gardens and more. IT's close to the Alamodome and has been in upheaval for many years. In 2015, developer Efraim Varga provides plants for a $150 million mixed-used development for the area. It will take three years to complete and will be called Essex Modern City.
The development will take up an 80,000 square foot old pallet manufacturing facility. It will include 65,000 square feet of retail space, office space, 248 apartments, 80 townhouses and 160 condominiums. This rejuvenation to the 1930s building will help to transform the area.
Lone Star Brewery District
The building was abandoned for nearly two decades before a $300 million rehabilitation was put into motion. The Lone Star Brewery District will be one of the biggest developments in the Southtown area. It will cover about 380,000 square feet of office and retail space with multifamily residential options, a 10-screen movie theater and a park.
There are several other developments in the planning stages throughout San Antonio. These are just a few of the top developments coming very soon.