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This event is open to ULI members and Sponsors only. 


ULI San Antonio is excited to welcome Urban Land Institute members from across Texas to share our newest development projects, as well as what’s coming next as San Antonio prepares to celebrate its Tricentennial in 2018. From Pearl to Southtown, La Cantera to Hemisfair, this 2-day event will be packed with multiple project tours, engaging speakers, and terrific networking opportunities. The newly restored St. Anthony Hotel, San
Antonio’s historic grand hotel located in the heart of downtown across from Travis Park, will be our host hotel. This event has limited spots available, so sign up today!



11:30 – 1:00pm / OPENING LUNCH – St. Anthony Hotel
Placemaking + P3s in Downtown San Antonio
San Antonio’s urban growth and development are booming. Hear about it from Lori Houston, Director of SA’s Center City Development Office & Andres Andujar, CEO Hemisfair Park Redevelopment Corp
1:15 – 5:00pm / PROJECT TOURS DEPART

1. Suburban Master Planned Development: La Cantera
USAA Real Estate Company executives will host a complete tour of La Cantera including the newly redeveloped Resort & Spa, as well as La Cantera retail, office buildings, and new multi-family apartment homes, touted by ULI for their sustainability innovations.

2. Urban Development: In Town Housing/Multi-Family/Mixed Use
From a law office with a rooftop bar to workforce housing in a 100-year old building, SA’s newest mixed-use developments embody the latest in live, work & play. This tour spotlights the best of San Antonio’s urban core, with a goal of offering modern living space, retail, and restaurants in the heart of downtown.

3. Southtown
Walkability is the key to Southtown, a neighborhood that offers hip eateries, laid-back nightlife, local art studios and galleries, and eclectic residential spaces from lofts to historic homes. This tour will include initial developments at Hemisfair, a historic fire house converted to the latest “it” restaurant, newly constructed multifamily condos and riverside rental units, the Blue Star Arts Complex, the emerging Lone Star Brewery District, and more.

4. Cultural Placemaking
Visit the ULI Global Excellence Award-winning Tobin Center for the Performing Arts and recently redeveloped Witte Museum. This tour also includes an insider’s preview of major placemaking master plans happening at the Alamo and the new Riverwalk emerging on downtown’s west side — San Pedro Creek.

5. Air Force Base Redevelopments: Brooks City Base & Port SA
Transformation of former military bases into hubs of innovation and vibrant work, live, play communities has defined the evolution of Brooks City Base and Port San Antonio. Brooks is a 1,300 acre mixed use development including a solar energy plant, multi-family, office & new medical school and Port SA supports public/private companies in aerospace, cybersecurity, defense operations, transport and advanced manufacturing.

5:30pm / Cocktails at St. Anthony Sky Terrace
Relax and network with your peers at this ULI Texas Forum Happy Hour. BCLynd execs will talk about the recent transformation of the St. Anthony Hotel using Historic Tax Credits.

7:00 – 9:30pm / Bus to Dinner at El Mirador in Southtown
This newly redeveloped hot spot serves Mexican fare, signature
dishes and killer maragaritas in a cozy setting with a lush patio and live music.

9:30pm – ? / ULI Texas Forum Pub Crawl (optional)
Finish your night at a few of downtown’s hot spots including
Juniper Tar, The Last Word and Haunt.


7:15 – 8:15am / BREAKFAST+NETWORKING – St. Anthony Hotel

8:30am / River Taxi ride on Museum Reach to Pearl
The 1.3 mile Museum Reach extension of the San Antonio River was completed north of downtown in 2009 and has spawned a flurry of development activity. Pass thru the lock & dam to see it all.

We have truly saved the best for last…Friday is Pearl day! Now arguably the hottest spot in San Antonio, this 22-acre urbanist mecca just north of downtown is the former site of Pearl Brewery.

Over the past 10 years, progressive developers Silver Ventures have created a cultural community with 324 apartments, 15 restaurants / cafes, 13 retailers and 18 resident businesses, along with the Culinary Institute and twice weekly Farmers Markets. The extraordinary Hotel Emma is the crowning jewel, along with the newly-completed 10-story apartment building, The Cellars and fabulously innovative Food Hall. Currently nominated for a 2017 ULI Global Excellence Award, this success story is sure to impress.

Tours led by Silver Ventures’ design and development team.

Tour 1: Hotel Emma / Larder
Tour 2: The Cellars / Hiatus Spa
Tour 3: Jazz, TX / Pearl Food Hall
Tour 4: Can Plant Apartments
Tour 5: Culinary Institute / Restaurants / Retail

11:30 – 1:00pm / Lunch at Pearl Stablestanth
Cultivating Development: Trends at the Intersection of Food & Development
Bill Shown, Managing Director of Real Estate with Silver Ventures will tell the story of Pearl, along with design & culinary panelists who have helped make it happen.

1:00pm / Bus transport back to The St. Anthony Hotel


The St. Anthony Hotel
300 East Travis St / San Antonio / TX 78205 / (210) 227-4392

$189 pp for one night stay at ULI Group Rate
USE THIS DIRECT LINK TO BOOK YOUR ROOM: www.starwoodmeeting.com/Book/ULITexasForum2017


$350 if registered before May 31
$400 after June 1

This event is open to ULI members and Sponsors only.

Registration includes:
• Meals on Thursday, 6/15 – lunch, cocktail hour & dinner
• Meals on Friday, 6/16 – breakfast & lunch
• Project Tours & transportation on Thursday & Friday


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