This week, we celebrated the groundbreaking for Phase 1 of Texas Research and Technology Foundation (TRTF) and VelocityTX’s redevelopment of the Merchant’s Ice House property at 1304 and 1305 E. Houston Street. The redevelopment will offer a place for existing companies to grow and expand, as well as a location with the space and resources for innovators and entrepreneurs to form new life science and tech ventures. To further develop capacity in the targeted industry, TRTF plans to host Workforce Development Summits for Eastside businesses and entrepreneurs in partnership with local development agencies, area schools, and universities in the city.
We have great news for local homeowners as well. Thanks to cost-saving measures implemented by the City, the Under 1 Roof program will be able to fix 200 additional roofs with this year’s funding. I encourage you to take advantage of this service. Simply contact the Neighborhood and Housing Services Department at
(210) 210-207-6459 or 210-207-5403 for more information. You can also visit sanantonio.gov/NHSD/Programs/Repairto apply.