North Texas Transportation Plan

Sweeping $136 billion North Texas transportation plan gets go-ahead

The U.S. Department of Transportation has ruled that a sweeping, $136 billion transportation plan for North Texas complies with federal air quality regulations, allowing current and future transportation projects to proceed. Some of the green-lighted projects include the Cotton Belt rail corridor, State Highway 199, LBJ East, and the Southeast Connector, a $1.2 billion three-freeway […]

SAISD Downtown Admin Building

First Look: SAISD planned downtown admin building

The San Antonio Independent School District intends to keep its administrative operations downtown and plans to build a 140,000-square-foot building near Fox Technical High School, recent plans submitted to the Historic and Design Review Commission show. Plans for the three-story building will go before the HDRC on Wednesday seeking conceptual approval. Designed by San Antonio-based […]

PGA Headquarters Frisco Relocation

Behind the deal: How the PGA landed in Frisco

About four years ago, Darrell Crall was contacted by Mark Harrison about putting a golf course in Frisco. When Crall, the chief operating officer of the Professional Golfers’ Association of America, met with Harrison, executive director of the Northern Texas Professional Golfers’ Association, the idea evolved to make a championship-caliber course. “Little did I know […]

Vegas Developer Settlement Land Sale

Vegas developer looking to sell land around A&M-San Antonio after lawsuit settlement

A seven-year lawsuit between the former development partners behind a master-planned project at Texas A&M University-San Antonio has been settled, and progress on the long-stagnant development may be close behind. Two weeks ago, Houston-based Fulbright & Jaworski LLP and its former San Antonio partner, Jane Macon, settled its long-standing case with Las Vegas-based Verano Land […]

Heights Music Venue Closing

Longtime Heights music venue to close

Longtime music venue Fitzgerald’s will close with a New Year’s Eve bash. The venue, at 2706 White Oak Drive in the Heights, has scheduled the Skyrocket show on Dec. 31 as its last. Additional shows on Dec. 9 and Dec. 21 have been branded as farewell events, too, according to the venue’s website. Owner Sara […]

McKesson Corp Headquarters Las Colinas

McKesson move bolsters Irving-Las Colinas’ prowess as ‘Headquarters of Headquarters’

Irving calls itself the “Headquarters of Headquarters,” and with good reason. Irving’s Las Colinas development is a magnet for Fortune 500 and Fortune 1000 corporate HQs, with more headquarters per capita than any other city. On Friday, Irving reinforced its title when McKesson Corp. (NYSE: MCK), the nation’s largest pharmaceutical distributor, announced it will move […]

Alamo Bowl Teams

Alamo Bowl to feature two top-25 teams

The Valero Alamo Bowl will feature two top-25 teams as No. 13 Washington State will face No. 24 Iowa State on Dec. 28 in San Antonio. It’s the first postseason trip to the Alamo City for Iowa State, which will represent the Big 12 Conference. The Pac-12’s Washington State will make its second Alamo Bowl […]