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5 Largest Tracts Slated For New or Redevelopment in San Antonio

November 2, 2016

San Antonio’s continued population growth and increasing commercial activity have prompted development across the city, the following are a few such projects. As of Spring 2017, 200 acres of retail, multifamily, and single family residences are expected to begin the groundbreaking process, the development is located at the southwest intersection on Potranco and 1604. At […]

Hemisfair Facing Multimillion-dollar Shortfall For Civic Park Redevelopment

November 1, 2016

Hemisfair Park Area Redevelopment Corp. is currently facing a newly arisen shortfall of funding for Civic Park in downtown San Antonio. Of the original $58 Million USD budgeted to build out the park, now only $21 Million USD, provided for by the city, are at hand. HPARC CEO Andres Andujar has a plan to secure […]

San Antonio Zoo Breaking Records and Buzzing with New Interest

September 1, 2016

The 100 year old San Antonio Zoo reached an all-time record of 1.2 million guests passing though the park’s gates this past 12 months. The zoo was able to create a new buzz by improving or creating new animal habitats, restaurant and retail spaces. With this all-time record, new interest of investment has taken place […]

Harry’s Shave Subscriptions on Target’s Shelves

August 12, 2016

With Razors being cheaper to purchase online though companies such as Harry’s Shave Subscriptions and Dollar Shave Club, retailers are having a difficult time selling the product they already have on the shelves. Drumroll…, a different edge on selling razor products, Target and Harry’s decided to team up to offer online subscriptions for Harry’s shaving […]

Are You Scaring Away Potential Employers

January 14, 2016

Another year just ended and the work force welcomes new college graduates eagerly looking to start their careers. While the country’s job market has improved, it still can be a time consuming process.  Forbes.com published an article by contributor, Liz Ryan, “Five Ways Job-Seekers Scare Employers Away.” Ryan shares mistakes that can be easily made […]

San Antonio Experienced Major Growth in 2014

October 20, 2015

2014 proved to be a very successful year for the Alamo City. Recent data published by the U.S. Census Bureau shows that the San Antonio area experienced a lot of growth last year.  Comal County had the 6th fastest growth in the country at a rate 4.4 percent growth. Guadalupe County was ranked 29th with […]

Raub Report August 2015

August 26, 2015

How safe is commercial real estate investing?  Are we over-building or is this the sweet spot?   The Cost of new construction is now very high, as land prices, construction materials and labor costs have risen substantially; and they are very unlikely to decline.   One of the basic measures of a building’s value is ‘what […]

Southwest Airlines Bringing More Jobs to San Antonio

August 12, 2015

More jobs will be landing in San Antonio very soon.  Southwest airlines has announced plans to hire 650 customer service representatives at their call centers in San Antonio, Albuquerque and Phoenix. Currently Southwest has the highest passenger counts of any airline that operates out of the San Antonio International Airport making it the No.1 airline […]

Life’s Special Moments Making You More at Risk for Identity Theft

July 20, 2015

There are so many big events in a person’s life. Exciting milestones we pass that are often referred to as some of the happiest moments of our lives. What if I told you that those moments make you more likely to be a victim? According to a recent Business Insider interview with Lifelock’s Educational Programs […]

There’s a Machine For That

July 9, 2015

Could vending be the compromise online traditional and modern shoppers have been searching for? Have you heard the phrase, “There’s an app for that”? Well now you might be hearing people say, “There’s a vending machine for that.” Some shopping center owners are starting to think automated retail may help in the fight to save […]

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