Santolina decision postponed by BernCo commissioners

After hours of pitches and public comment over two days of hearings, Bernalillo County commissioners decided to delay a vote on approving the first level of the proposed Santolina master plan.

Santolina would be developed on almost 13,800 acres of Bernalillo County land located southwest of Albuquerque — a long-term plan that would bring residential and commercial components to the site. Representatives of owner Western Albuquerque Land Holdings wanted commissioners to make a decision on the Level…

Congress members Gardner, Coffman introduce VA spending bills

U.S. Sen. Cory Gardner and U.S. Rep. Mike Coffman of Colorado have introduced bills in Congress that would raise the spending cap on the Denver VA Medical Center project while also freezing bonuses for U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs officials.

The bills from the two Republicans would keep officials from getting bonuses until the facility in Aurora is fully operational, in addition to requiring an investigation into cost overruns at the hospital and transferring all future construction authority…

Texas higher ed, science infrastructure bonds advance to House

A bill authorizing $3.1 billion worth of bonds for construction projects at more than 50 Texas public colleges and health research institutions has advanced out of committee and will go before the full Texas House of Representatives, reports the Austin American-Statesman.

The bill would fund an $80 million renovation of the University of Texas at Austin chemistry building, another $80 million for a bioresearch facility at Texas A&M University in College Station, $63 million for an engineering building…

SABJ announces its 2015 Best in Residential Real Estate Award winners

The San Antonio Business Journal is proud to announce its listing of top-performing residential real estate agents in the city.

We will be publishing four lists that honor the Top 25 Luxury Real Estate Agents, the Top 50 Residential Real Estate Agents, the Top 25 Residential Real Estate Teams and the Top Farm and Ranch Real Estate Agents.

The leading agents will be honored at a luncheon on Thursday, April 9, while the lists will run in a special publication in the Friday, April 10 edition of the…

Transaction Action: DH Realty brokers deal at Union Stock Yards

This special online feature details the real-estate sales, leases, new assignments and other deals that have recently taken place in San Antonio and other parts of Texas. Every week, we will post a new listing of some of the latest real estate news for our readers.

Have some newsworthy real estate news to share? Contact real estate reporter Tricia Lynn Silva at tsilva@bizjournals.com.

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Vantage Point, a 26,734-square-foot office building at 8026 Vantage Drive has changed hands. Kyle Gunter…

McCombs: Cowboys, Jones won’t sack potential Raiders move to San Antonio

San Antonio businessman and former NFL owner Red McCombs said he doesn’t expect Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones will look to prevent the Oakland Raiders from relocating to the Alamo City — even though Jones would love to hold on to as many South Texas fans for his team as possible.

While Jones would surely prefer that the Raiders relocate to Los Angeles — or anywhere else outside of Texas — McCombs, the former owner of the Minnesota Vikings, doesn’t believe the outspoken Cowboys owner would…

Large Hilllsboro data center’s sale shifts massive amount of space into Texas partner’s hands

That Fortune Data Centers sale, announced this morning, does more than just team the San Jose-based company with a big Texas-based industry player.

It means that Fortune’s 100,000 square feet of data room and office space in Hillsboro will fall under the realm of one of the largest data center and technology office buildings in the entire country.

Fortune Data Centers, whose Hillsboro facility offers 39,000 square feet of data room space and 60,000 square feet of private office space, combined…

ASB Real Estate data center companies set out to become a nationally known brand

Most people outside of commercial real estate or information technology have probably never heard of Dallas Infomart or Fortune Data Centers, and those who have are likely more familiar with their larger competitors such as RagingWire and Equinix.

Infomart President John Sheputis is hoping to change that in a big way. Fortune Data and and Dallas Infomart, both subsidiaries of a fund controlled by Bethesda-based ASB Real Estate Investments, have officially merged into one company in a bid to become…