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Monday, September 19th, 2011

Developer asks for extension on major downtown project

Developers of a $28.5 million apartment complex project in downtown San Marcos may receive a one-year extension on an economic development agreement with the city, and thereby remain eligible to receive up to $610,000 in forgiven property tax.

Friday, March 5th, 2010

Second crack yields $610K apartment incentive

San Marcos Councilmember Chris Jones decided to vote Tuesday after his February abstention deadlocked a $610,000 incentive package for an apartment complex on the edge of downtown. Jones voted for the incentives, which passed by a 4-3...

Friday, November 7th, 2008

Developer plans residential project on campus’ edge

In an addition to San Marcos' emerging low-slung skyline, a six-floor residential development is planned for nearly a city block on the university's outskirts.