New Express Homes Model Home Open at Mission del Lago

Posted by Mission del Lago on Sep 30, 2015 8:00:00 AM

Mission del Lago’s newest neighborhood is attracting Southside homebuyers with brand-new single-family residences in a favorite San Antonio community and a beautifully designed new model home that showcases award-wining builder D.R. Horton’s architectural design and modern, feature-filled floorplans. The new Express Homes model is open for tours and ready to show new homebuyers the advantages of living on San Antonio’s Southside.

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Topics: DR Horton, SouthSide San Antonio, Mission Del Lago

Southside's Pearsall Park to become a true destination

Posted by Mission del Lago on Aug 27, 2015 8:00:00 AM

Already one of the Southside’s favorite amenities, Pearsall Park “will soon undergo a transformation that is expected to turn it into a premier spot for relaxation and recreation,” said FOX San Antonio.

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Topics: SouthSide San Antonio

Where You Should Be Eating in Southside San Antonio

Posted by Mission del Lago on Aug 25, 2015 8:00:00 AM

Get Out This Weekend in Southside San Antonio

Warmer weather in Texas always calls for a great patio and getting together with friends and family to try new restaurants. Southside San Antonio is home to a great mix of traditional fare with the King Williams District’s variety of unique restaurants nearby. Try one of these new or old favorites the next time you plan a lunch or night out.

Bud Jones

Named a Best Neighborhood Restaurant by My San Antonio, Bud Jones is a local seafood favorite. The restaurant is still serving up an original option of All You Can Eat fried fish and chips as well as a simple and delicious grilled shrimp choice. Since opening in 1958, customers have always been the focus of this family-owned restaurant which considers itself a neighborhood staple. Eating here feels like you’re sitting down to a meal with the neighbors across the street.

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Topics: SouthSide San Antonio, Mission Del Lago

San Antonio Missions Inscribed as World Historic Site

Posted by Mission del Lago on Jul 17, 2015 1:44:00 PM

A long-held dream for San Antonians came true this month as the San Antonio Missions were inscribed as a World Heritage Site—a prestigious designation that adds the Missions to a short list of important world landmarks. The decision by the United Nations Education, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) was unanimous and was announced during their summit in Bonn, Germany.

Five San Antonio Missions are included in the designation: Mission San Antonio de Valero (The Alamo), Mission Concepcion, Mission Espada, Mission San Juan and Mission San Jose. 

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Topics: SouthSide San Antonio

The YMCA is coming to South San Antonio

Posted by Mission del Lago on May 14, 2015 3:03:29 PM

More proof that the South Side is hot: the YMCA is coming to South San Antonio. A new 15,000-square-foot facility will be located near the Mission Marquee Plaza and the Mission Library branch and will include a community room/wellness kitchen, a multi-generation center, a wellness center, two fitness studios and locker rooms. Construction of the new YMCA is expected to be finished by December 2016, according to the Bexar Witness

“South San Antonio has grown more vibrant in recent years in the way of economic development, thanks to the Toyota Tundra plant, the transitioning of two air force bases into industrial/business parks, Texas A&M San Antonio, among several other public and private successes,” they said. “Now, the San Antonio Public Library and YMCA of Greater San Antonio look to follow suit on the South Side.”

The Greater Mission Recreational YMCA is “a partnership between the City of San Antonio and the YMCA,” and is a “voter-approved bond project” from 2012.

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Topics: Eagle For Shale, SouthSide San Antonio, Mission Del Lago, South Side

Mission Reach brings River Walk to the SouthSide

Posted by Mission del Lago on Apr 6, 2015 8:00:00 AM

The San Antonio River Walk is not just one of the most popular places in the city to spend some time enjoying the scenery, the activities, and the restaurants. It is practically a national treasure. A more recently completed section of the River Walk called Mission Reach has brought the this popular amenity to the SouthSide.

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Topics: SouthSide San Antonio, Mission Del Lago, medina river trail

Three New Businesses Bring Opportunity To The SouthSide

Posted by Mission del Lago on Mar 24, 2015 8:00:00 AM

The SouthSide continues to grow with new homebuyers and business, furthering the renaissance the area has been experiencing. South San Antonio today is a top place to live, work, and raise a family, hearkening back to the early days that shaped the area and gave it heart, with a forward-thinking approach for new homebuyers and families. In just the past three months, three new businesses have created exciting opportunities for shopping, dining, and playing.

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Topics: DR Horton, SouthSide San Antonio, Lennar Homes

When is the Time Right for Buying a Home?

Posted by MissionDel_Lago on Feb 5, 2015 8:00:00 AM

Is the Time Right for Buying a Home?

Each year kicks off with the creation of resolutions and the setting of goals for the next 12 months. Is buying a home on your list? This could be the right time for you to sell your home and start fresh in a new one. Residential real estate expert Brendon Desimone lays out the process he recommends for successful home buying in a new Zillow article.

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Topics: SouthSide San Antonio, Mission Del Lago

Exciting Events at Mitchell Lake Audubon Center

Posted by MissionDel_Lago on Jan 20, 2015 2:50:50 AM

There is so much to love about living at Mission del Lago, and taking advantage of all that is offered at the Mitchell Lake Audubon Center right next door is one of the residents’ favorite things to do.

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Topics: SouthSide San Antonio, Mission Del Lago, Mitchell Lake Audubon Center

Eagle Ford Shale boosts Pleasanton, SouthSide populations

Posted by MissionDel_Lago on Jan 19, 2015 3:53:00 AM

The city of Pleasanton has experienced explosive population growth over the past five years, going from 8,200 to 14,600 residents plus hundreds of oil field workers filling up local hotels. The reason? Pleasanton is the “Gateway to the Eagle Ford Shale,” said the San Antonio Business Journal, and the Eagle Ford Shale is “one of the biggest oil booms ever to hit Texas — and possibly the USA,” according to USA Today. The Business Journal reports that “City leaders attribute Pleasanton’s growth to their solid water and wastewater infrastructure and have laid the foundations for continued economic expansion.”

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Topics: Pleasanton, SouthSide San Antonio, Mission Del Lago, Eagle Ford Shale

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