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Positive Signs in Third Quarter Suggest Stronger 2012

Positive Signs in Third Quarter Suggest Stronger 2012

By Camelia Bulea, Associate Editor Signs of improvement exhibited during the third quarter suggest suggest a stable foundation for the San Antonio real estate market in 2012. At least that’s what commercial real estate services firm NAI REOC suggests. This is despite some [...]…

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O’Neill Conrad to Design Youth Facility; Pearl Redevelopment Tops Off

O’Neill Conrad to Design Youth Facility; Pearl Redevelopment Tops Off

By Camelia Bulea, Associate Editor Local firm O’Neill Conrad Oppelt Architects was recently chosen to design the first of three buildings for Kendall County 4-H and Junior Livestock Joshua Springs Park and Preserve. The 63,000-square-foot facility will feature an equestrian and livestock [...]…

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250-Unit Complex Sells; EZCORP Buys Money Mart Stores

250-Unit Complex Sells; EZCORP Buys Money Mart Stores

By Camelia Bulea, Associate Editor Two major real estate transactions took place in San Antonio in the past week: a residential purchase by an Arizona-based company and a retail transaction by Austin-based EZCORP. MC Cos., an Arizona firm, recently purchased the Shadow [...]…

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Rialto Village Town Center Development to Proceed

Rialto Village Town Center Development to Proceed

By Camelia Bulea, Associate Editor The developer of the mixed-use Rialto Village Town Center has settled its dispute with the lender, Bank of the Ozarks, allowing it to proceed with the project. The developer sued the bank for refusing to refinance [...]…

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Nationwide to Build 300,000-SF, Fortified for Safer Business Campus

Nationwide to Build 300,000-SF, Fortified for Safer Business Campus

By Camelia Bulea, Associate Editor San Antonio will soon be home to the United States’ first and only FORTIFIED for Safer Business™ commercial building. The project will house Nationwide Insurance, which plans to place 1,800 employees there, 800 of them new hires.  The Ohio-based [...]…

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NuStar Finds New Office at Brooks City-Base

NuStar Finds New Office at Brooks City-Base

By Camelia Bulea, Associate Editor NuStar Energy will lease 15,500 square feet of office and lab space at Brooks City-Base. That follows its recent plans to lease 2,500 square feet of laboratory space for a $41 million refinery, as reported by [...]…

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NuStar to Spend Almost $40M on San Antonio Refinery

NuStar to Spend Almost $40M on San Antonio Refinery

By Camelia Bulea, Associate Editor Five months after purchasing the San Antonio refinery out of bankruptcy for $41 million, NuStar has made it profitable. The refinery, once owned by AGE Refining, cost NuStar millions to transform it into a safer and [...]…

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Nursing Facility Breaks Ground; Ross Dress for Less Signs in Windcrest

Nursing Facility Breaks Ground; Ross Dress for Less Signs in Windcrest

By Camelia Bulea, Associate Editor Construction work recently began on Trisun Care Center Lakeside, a 42,000-square-foot nursing and rehabilitation facility. Developers Healthcare and Suntex Development L.L.C. expect it to open in the summer of 2012. The facility, designed by San Antonio-based Metropolitan Contracting [...]…

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Developers Move Forward with St. Mary’s Stadium, Kennedy Station

Developers Move Forward with St. Mary’s Stadium, Kennedy Station

By Camelia Bulea, Associate Editor Two large development projects are taking place in San Antonio and surrounding area: St. Mary University’s outdoor sports complex and Kennedy Station, a residential and commercial development meant to offer housing to oil-field workers in the [...]…

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City Council Offers $4M for Relocation of HVHC

City Council Offers $4M for Relocation of HVHC

By Camelia Bulea, Associate Editor The San Antonio City Council really wants to keep HVHC in the city. It recently approved a $4 million incentive plan that would relocate the headquarters of the company behind Eyemaster from a North Central San [...]…

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Oil-Field Services Giants Build New Sites in Bexar County

Oil-Field Services Giants Build New Sites in Bexar County

By Camelia Bulea, Associate Editor The San Antonio area’s unemployment rate will drop considerably once Halliburton Co. establishes a site that is supposed to employ hundreds. The recently announced plans were followed a few days later by a disclosure from a [...]…

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H-E-B Expands in Texas, Buying Three Albertsons

H-E-B Expands in Texas, Buying Three Albertsons

By Camelia Bulea, Associate Editor San Antonio-based H.E. Butt Grocery, which operates 332 stores in Texas and Mexico, recently acquired three Albertsons stores, located in College Station, Kerrville and New Braunfels. The two parties–H-E-B and Albertsons L.L.C.–are expected to close on [...]…

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