Low-income Apartments Breaking Ground Near Downtown

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Low-income Apartments Breaking Ground Near Downtown

Excerpt from San Antonio Business Journal by By  Photo from GRG Architecture

While the San Antonio Housing Authority regularly builds low- and mixed-income apartments, rarely does it get the chance to build as close to downtown as it will this summer.

SAHA has owned the 3.76-acre property at 200 Tampico St. on the West Side for 26 years. It acquired the property, which includes a 9,600-square-foot warehouse, from Citgo Petroleum Corp. in 1994, according to Reonomy.com data.

The agency decided that with the revitalization of downtown, the site would be perfect for a mixed-income housing project. By late July, SAHA plans to break ground on a 200-unit apartment complex, a $22 million project using state bonds.

SAHA is working with Mission DG — a development group led by Victor MiramontesHenry Cisneros and Mark Tolley — on the project. GRG Architecture is designing the apartment complex.

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