Florida and Texas-based real estate developer brings years of success to promising South San Antonio Community
(SAN ANTONIO—May 30, 2014) SouthStar Mission del Lago Developer, LLC announced today it has acquired Mission Del Lago (www.missiondel.wpengine.com) an 800-acre master-planned community located in San Antonio’s SouthSide area, along Roosevelt Avenue, south of Loop 410. The community has plans for 2,300 single-family residences, of which 500 have been built, as well as 850 multi-family homes.
“We are thrilled to join the Mission Del Lago community and excited to guide its future as a dynamic part of the South Side,” said Kim Woodbury, Vice President for SouthStar Mission del Lago Developer, LLC. “The rich heritage and culture of South Side San Antonio and the natural beauty of Mitchell Lake Wildlife Refuge makes Mission Del Lago a great place to raise a family. Our goal is to grow and improve the community to be an icon for all of the great things that are happening on the South Side.”
Mission Del Lago is the only master-planned golf-course community in South Side and is part of Alamo Golf Trail, one of the city’s seven municipal golf courses. The community is also adjacent to the 1,200-acre Mitchell
Lake Wildlife Refuge, an Audubon-protected wildlife sanctuary and aviary with a 600-acre lake, 215 acres of wetlands and ponds and 385 acres of upland habitat,miles of trails, an interpretive center and educational classes on the area’s ecosystem.
Additional resident amenities at Mission Del Lago include the Jim Mattox Park which features playgrounds, tennis court and picnic tables; the Mission Del Lago Golf Course Clubhouse;and the 17-mile Medina River Trail for hiking, biking, and jogging. Julian C. Gallardo Elementary School is on-site and offers a great family environment, after school activities and a playground for the children.
SouthStar Mission del Lago Developer, LLC is part of the SouthStar Development Partners, Inc. (www.southstardevelopment.com) family of companies. Founded in 1999 by J. Larry Rutherford, SouthStar is a full service real estate development group that specializes in residential and commercial properties, with a focus on master planned communities, in Texas, Florida, and across the Southeast states. With Florida headquarters in Coral Gables and Texas headquarters in Austin, SouthStar has master-planned, acquired, developed, and managed over 30,000 acres and 20,000 lots in more than 20 different communities.