San Antonio Is Serious About Tech

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Over the years San Antonio, TX has been known for many things but technology wasn’t necessarily one of them — until recently, that is.

Three Tech Companies Choose San Antonio For HQs, Expansion

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Read: Three Tech Companies Choose San Antonio For HQs, Expansion at BusinessFacilities.com. Skipcart, Matthews International and SafeRide Health will create a total of more than 250 new jobs in the region.

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Nissei Relocating U.S. HQ To San Antonio

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headquarters from Anaheim, CA to its subsidiary Nissei Plastic Machinery America facility in San Antonio, TX. HQ To San Antonio at BusinessFacilities.com. Nissei America, Inc. will relocate its U.S.

City Scoop: San Antonio

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Dodge offers data on projected 2021 construction starts in the San Antonio area

Roadrunner Athletics Center of Excellence opens at the University of Texas at San Antonio

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million Roadrunner Athletics Center of Excellence (RACE) has opened on the University of Texas at San Antonio (UTSA) campus. The new $40.4

May 2022 City Scoop: San Antonio

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Dodge offers data on projected 2022 construction starts in the San Antonio area

Back To The Future: DeLorean Plans A Comeback In Texas

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As it develops plans to build a new electric vehicle, DeLorean Motor Company has selected San Antonio, TX for its headquarters.

Atlanta, San Antonio, Phoenix Lead In Economic Growth Potential

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Atlanta , San Antonio and Phoenix are the top-ranked large metros for Economic Growth Potential in Business Facilities’ 15th Annual Rankings Report. “It Read: Atlanta, San Antonio, Phoenix Lead In Economic Growth Potential at BusinessFacilities.com. It all seems to be coming together for Metro Atlanta,” said BF Editor in Chief Jack Rogers. Georgia’s capital is a red-hot tech center with a diverse, talented workforce and an innovation-driven ecosystem.

Back To The Future

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The iconic DeLorean car brand is coming to San Antonio with a new business strategy. Welcome back to the show!

New Innovation Center should heighten Port San Antonio’s tech profile

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Within weeks, construction is scheduled to begin on a $60 million, 130,000-sf mixed-use Innovation Center that is located on the 1,900-acre Port San Antonio technology campus in Texas, which straddles the former Kelly Air Force Base.

2022 Emerging Water Technology Symposium Held in San Antonio

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The 7th biennial EWTS was co-convened by AWE, ASPE, IAPMO and PMI. Industry Event News

San Antonio approves redevelopment of Alamo Plaza

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19, the San Antonio City Council voted 9-2 in favor of a makeover of Alamo Plaza The Alamo, Texas’s most visited historic landmark is about to undergo a $450 million renovation. On Friday, Oct.

Oracle To Bring 200 Information Technology Jobs To San Antonio

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With its new operations center in San Antonio, the Oracle footprint continues to grow. Oracle plans to bring 200 jobs to San Antonio in the next two years, with the location of a new operations center in the area. The plans are contingent upon San Antonio’s City Council approval of a $1 million grant agreement on May 15 with the global technology leader. Posted by Heidi Schwartz.

BIM Enabled Project in San Antonio

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The use of building information modeling (BIM) on the $135 million expansion of Children''s Hospital of San Antonio, which is about 50% complete, was featured in local news story in San Antonio. Below is a rendering of the planned expansion shared by the Children''s Hospital of San Antonio.

Axiom Apartments, San Antonio, Texas

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Bob Ross Realty, the long-time owner and manager of the Axiom Apartments, located in San Antonio, Texas, knew they needed to give the exterior of this complex more than just a fresh coat of paint in order to keep it looking good and maintenance-free for the long haul.

Modern Rammed Earth Home in San Antonio, Texas

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Rammed earth is an ancient building technique that’s had a resurgence with many green builders. The exterior walls are made of compacted soil which provides thick thermal mass that is fireproof and pest proof.

Navistar Virtually Breaks Ground On $250M Texas Manufacturing Facility

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Navistar is building a commercial truck and bus manufacturing facility in San Antonio, bringing 600 jobs to the area. Navistar San Antonio San Antonio Economic Development Foundation virtual groundbreaking

Maruichi Stainless Tube Building $75M Plant In Texas

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The Maruichi Stainless Tube Texas Corporation will create at least 106 new jobs in Seguin, TX over a two-year ramp up period. .

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Cybersecurity: A Threat That Keeps On Growing

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With ransomware emerging as a top national security threat, locations with strong cybersecurity sectors are racing to fill a shortage in skilled workers that is leaving half of the industry's job openings unfilled.

The burgeoning Port San Antonio lays out growth plans

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The 1,900-acre Port San Antonio campus, immediately south of the country’s seventh-largest city’s downtown, is home to over 80 public- and private-sector companies and 13,000-plus workers in such fields as aerospace, defense, cybersecurity, robotics, and advanced manufacturing.

Ferrovial Consortium Wins $1.5B Project Expanding I-35 in San Antonio

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The project, located on the north side of San Antonio, is expected to take six years to complete

San Antonio Equipment Dealer Charged with Bribery

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German Garcia Cano, a San Antonio heavy equipment dealer, pleaded guilty to bribery last week, according to the San Antonio Business Journal. According to the report, Cano, owner of GGC Enterprises in Maverick County, paid bribes to two county employees in order to obtain leasing contracts for his company. Cano faces up to 10 years in prison

2016 Metro Rankings Report: San Antonio, TX Is No. 1 In Economic Growth Potential

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San Antonio, TX is the top-ranked metro for Economic Growth Potential in Business Facilities’ 12th Annual Rankings Report; Reno-Sparks, NV and Huntsville, AL placed second and third, respectively. Read 2016 Metro Rankings Report: San Antonio, TX Is No. 1 In Economic Growth Potential on Business Facilities - Economic Development, Site Selection & Workforce Solutions.

GM Financial To Build Facility In San Antonio, TX

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GM Financial To Build Facility In San Antonio, TX originally appeared on Business Facilities (BF) Magazine. will build a new financial servicing center in San Antonio, TX , creating up to 500 new jobs within the next four years. The San Antonio location was selected based on several factors, including a strong workforce, an ideal time zone that can service customers across the U.S., GM Financial to create nearly 500 jobs in San Antonio.

Texas & Louisiana City Scoop: Construction Starts in San Antonio

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Dodge offers data on projected 2019 construction starts in the San Antonio area

Texas & Louisiana City Scoop: Construction Starts in San Antonio

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Dodge offers data on projected 2020 construction starts in the San Antonio area

Century-old hotel and bathhouse to be repurposed into a public park in San Antonio

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The ruins of the 80-room Hot Wells Hotel and Bathhouse in San Antonio, a popular destination in the area in the years prior to World War I, are currently undergoing a transformation into a public park

San Antonio green lights multimodal transit center

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Last week, the Board of Directors of VIA Metropolitan Transit in San Antonio, Texas, officially approved plans previously presented by the architecture design team from EE&K a Perkins Eastman company to construct Phase 2 of the Westside Multimodal Transit Center.

Operational wellness was an objective for a new 911 call center near San Antonio

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million residents living in three counties around San Antonio, Texas—Bexar, Guadalupe, and Camol— officially went fully functional Earlier this week, the $40 million, 80,527-sf Bexar Metro Regional Operations Center, a 911 call center that serves 2.5

Wesley Baker promoted to Vice President of TDIndustries’ San Antonio location

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For the past three years, Baker has acted as Vice President of San Antonio Construction, developing the San Antonio team and providing strategic leadership for increased growth

Texas & Louisiana City Scoop: Construction Starts in San Antonio

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Dodge offers data on 2017 construction starts in the greater San Antonio area

Toyota Investing $391M In Texas Assembly Plant

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The auto company’s new investment in its San Antonio assembly plant will bring its total investment in Toyota Texas to more than $3 billion. Automotive Business Clusters/Corridors Capital Investment Daily News Featured Manufacturing Texas Workforce Development Aisin AW Alamo Promise Assembly Plant corporate expansion San Antonio San Antonio Economic Development Foundation Toyota truck assembly plant

KAI designs bus transit center for San Antonio’s VIA Metropolitan Transit

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14 in San Antonio. VIA Metropolitan Transit’s Brooks City Base Transit Center recently opened on Sept. The facility is located on the site of the former Brooks Air Force Base, one of the first training facilities for the US Army Air Corps, dating back to 1917

Cybersecurity 2.0

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The red-hot growth sector of cybersecurity has created more than a million new jobs. The bad news: half of these critical cyber jobs are going unfilled due to a shortage of skilled workers. Read: Cybersecurity 2.0 at BusinessFacilities.com.

UT-San Antonio Unveils Large-Scale Structural Testing Facility

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The University of Texas at San Antonio’s $9.95-million Large-Scale Testing Laboratory will provide space for students and researchers in the Dept. of Civil and Environmental Engineering to test the structural integrity of systems in a realistic setting

Mr. Rooter of San Antonio receives the Rookie of the Year Award

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Jerry and Carla Mulder, owners of Mr. Rooter Plumbing of San Antonio, received the Rookie of the Year Award from the Mr. Rooter Plumbing corporate office. read more. Plumbing

San Antonio issues call for qualifications for Alamo master plan

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The City of San Antonio is seeking a statement of qualifications from qualified firms throughout the U.S. This comprehensive Master Plan will include the following components: interpretation, physical redevelopment, investment strategies, management structures, operational considerations, implementation strategies, and connectivity to other significant sections of San Antonio.

Texas & Louisiana City Scoop: Construction Starts in San Antonio

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Dodge offers data on 2017 construction starts in the greater San Antonio area

How the Bank of San Antonio achieved comfort and efficiency in their new office building

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The Bank of San Antonio’s reputation for strong relationships and quality service has led to exponential growth. In 2015, they broke ground on a 56,000-square-foot office building to accommodate an increasing number of customers and employees. Their HVAC system requirements included energy efficiency as well as high-quality comfort control. They learned that Variable Refrigerant Flow (VRF) technology from Mitsubishi Electric Cooling & Heating could help them achieve those goal

San Antonio suburb approves tax district for $250M mixed-use project

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New Braunfels, Texas, will obtain tax revenue via a public improvement district to fund $11.2 million of infrastructure on the 98-acre Solms Landing