New manufacturing company adding to excitement at Southside's Brooks City Base

Posted by Mission del Lago on Jan 30, 2017 9:36:52 AM

Brooks City Base continues to grow, offering more job opportunities and amenities for those living on the SouthSide and becoming one of San Antonio’s most exciting work/play destinations. The latest addition is Tokyo-based Nissei Plastic Industrial Co., which has announced plans to build a multi-million-dollar manufacturing plant on the Base.

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Topics: SouthSide, South Side, Brooks City Base, the southside, new homes in san antonio, homes on the southside

San Antonio named one of the best places to live in the nation

Posted by Mission del Lago on Sep 16, 2016 8:07:00 AM

When it comes to finding a place to live, there are factors that make some cities stand above others. And San Antonio is consistently ranked near the top. Its latest honor: Being named to U.S. News’ list of the nation’s best places to call home. 

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Topics: the southside, buying a home in San Antonio, living in san antonio

San Antonio attracting more millennials than any other city

Posted by Mission del Lago on Jan 15, 2016 8:00:00 AM

 

San Antonio is a Best Buy City and one of the best places in the nation to get a job. It’s perhaps not surprising then that the city is attracting one particularly elusive group. According to Forbes, millennials are “flocking to San Antonio in droves.” The publication used population estimates from the U.S. Census Bureau, finding that “the Alamo City saw the greatest increase in its millennial population, people ages 20-29, out of all U.S. metropolitan areas during 2010-13: 9.2 percent.”

So what’s the draw? Forbes laid out several compelling reasons.

1. “It's pretty cheap to live here.”

Forbes used the Zillow Rent Index, which showed that, “The median rental rate for a home in San Antonio is $995. Other places like Houston, Dallas and Austin have median rental rates above $1,300.”

The affordability extends to some of San Antonio's most popular new-home communities, like Mission del Lago on the Southside. The realization that brand-new homes start from the $150s is increasingly turning renters into buyers. Builder programs at the South San Antonio community, like D.R. Horton’s DHI Home Buyers Club and Lennar’s Home Buyer Solutions Group (HBSG), also help prospective buyers improve their credit to get them in a position to buy a home at Mission del Lago.

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Topics: Mission Del Lago, the southside, buying a home in San Antonio, buying a house on the Southside

Halloween safety on the Southside

Posted by Mission del Lago on Oct 20, 2015 8:00:00 AM

Kids in San Antonio look forward to Halloween all year so they can dress up in costume and collect as much candy as possible. Statistics from the National Retail Federation show that “more than 157 million Americans will celebrate Halloween this year” with total spending exceeding $6.9 billion! But before you let your children go trick-or-treating, there are a few important safety measures to follow for a fun, safe, and sweet Halloween on the Southside:

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Topics: Halloween, Mission Del Lago, SouthSide, the southside, homes in south san antonio

Toyota plant adding hundreds of jobs on the Southside

Posted by Mission del Lago on Oct 13, 2015 8:00:00 AM

Already one of the SouthSide’s top employers, the San Antonio Toyota Manufacturing Plant is adding hundreds more jobs.

“The company expects to add 250 jobs to its operations in San Antonio,” said the Austin American Statesman. “Toyota currently employs about 3,000 people at its plant there.” 

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Topics: Mission Del Lago, SouthSide, jobs in san antonio, the southside

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