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San Antonio Sizzles

July 28, 2011

It’s the No. 4 boom town in the US, according to Forbes’, and it’s home to more than a dozen Fortune 500 companies. So we took a quick trip down I-35 to San Antonio to see what all the fuss is about.

Check out these stats: 3,200 new jobs were added in May, unemployment’s at 7.3%, and in Q2 there was 15k SF of positive office absorption—even rents are rising (up 1.6% over Q1). What’s more, San Antonio is the No. 1 tourism spot in Texas, but local brokers tell us you won’t find many non-tourist businesses downtown; they all skirt the edges.

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