Sneak Peek: Sleek hotel and condo building to be built in downtown San Antonio

SAN ANTONIO – A groundbreaking ceremony is planned for next week to begin construction on a new high-rise that will include dozens of residences and more than 150 hotel rooms.

The Arts Residences and Thompson San Antonio will be built at the corner of North St. Mary’s Street and Lexington Avenue, along the River Walk and across from the Tobin Center for the Performing Arts. Artist renderings show an impressive and elegant facade; the hotel rooms feature upscale fixtures and plush accomodations.


The Arts Residences Racks Up Lightning Fast Sales in First Four Months

Houston-based developer DC Partners announced they have sold 30 percent of the condominium homes in The Arts Residences at the Thompson San Antonio Hotel since opening the sales gallery on May 11, making it one of the fastest-selling high-rise luxury condominium project in Texas. Located on the San Antonio River Walk, the $116 million, 20-level mixed-use hotel condominium tower atop San Antonio’s first Thompson Hotel is bringing much-sought-after luxury living accommodations to downtown San Antonio’s Arts District.


New Luxury Mixed-Use Development Renderings

The development team behind a future mixed-use project on Allen Parkway near downtown has released renderings of the project.

Houston-based DC Partners and Tianqing Real Estate Development LLC — the U.S. subsidiary of Tianqing Group Real Estate Co. Ltd., one of the largest real estate developers in China — teamed up to develop the $500 million-plus project last year. Architecture firm HOK designed the development, according to an April 25 press release.

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Mixed-Used Development in Allen Parkway

A skyline-changing development by a Chinese real estate company is a vote of confidence for Houston’s economy.

Tianqing Real Estate Development, US subsidiary of Tianqing Group, on Monday released architectural renderings of a multi-use development designed as a crossroads connecting downtown and uptown Houston. Read More »



An Early Look at New Upscale Development

Renderings released Tuesday show a sleek development of glass and steel towers along a scenic 6-acre site on Allen Parkway.

DC Partners and Tianqing Real Estate Development are planning the $500 million-plus project whose first phase will include a luxury hotel and condominium tower, a retail pavilion and office building. Read More »



Mixed-Use Coming to the River Walk in San Antonio

Katie’s parting words: 5 projects she’ll be watching from afar

I may not be living in San Antonio for much longer, but that doesn’t mean I won’t be keeping an eye on some of the developments moving through the city’s pipeline. Here are some that are worth a plane ticket to come back and see once they’re completed.

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DC Partners Projects Attended the International Property Show in Dubai

Carnan Properties, (, a luxury real estate development brokerage located in the heart of Houston, TX with international reach has been invited as one of six United States firms to attend the International Property Show at the Dubai World Trade Centre April 2-4Read More »


Residential Development in Downtown Houston

Residential demand remains strong in downtown Houston, according to a new report.

Developers delivered 1,555 new apartment units downtown in 2016. The majority of units — 948 — were delivered in the fourth quarter, according to Central Houston’s fourth quarter 2016 report, which tracks the progress of residential and commercial developments in the Central Business District.

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20-Stories of Luxury on the River Walk in San Antonio

Downtown San Antonio will soon get 20 stories of luxury hotel and condominium space with DC Partners and Universal Service Group’s plans for a 337,000-square-foot mixed-use development along the River Walk.

It has been nearly a year since the development partnership went before the city’s Historic Design and Review Commission for preliminary approval. Now, the partnership is moving toward its Spring 2017 groundbreaking for the Thompson Hotel-flagged project, which will include 167 hotel room and 66 luxury condominiums and is being marketed as The Arts Residences.

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Exclusive: Houston Developer Scraps Plans for West

Randall Davis has scrapped plans for his third Chateau Ten-branded luxury condominium project in Houston.

In February 2016, the Houston developer proposed building a five-story, 16-unit condo on a 0.32-acre site off of Shakespeare Street in the West University area. The latest Chateau Ten project would have offered a single-floor living concept designed to appeal to empty-nesters downsizing from large family homes into a boutique, midrise condo with lower maintenance fees.

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