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Sunday, May 2nd, 2010

Austin partnership purchases Springtown Target building [PRO]

The partnership that purchased the abandoned Target building at Springtown Center includes John Lewis, a partner in the Lamy-Springtown group that went into foreclosure on other portions of the Springtown property.

Monday, March 22nd, 2010

Springtown to get talk, but no action at Tuesday city council meeting

In a change of plan, the San Marcos City Council will discuss the latest on a possible re-development deal for Springtown Mall Tuesday night, but no action will be taken.

Thursday, March 4th, 2010

Springtown Mall proposal remains in negotiations

The amounts and the recipients for a proposed Springtown Mall incentive from the city have changed, but San Marcos Mayor Susan Narvaiz said the city would no longer be out money up front and the goal remains...

Sunday, February 28th, 2010

Mayor discusses Springtown Mall with full city council chamber

San Marcos Mayor Susan Narvaiz discussed the Springtown Mall matter with citizens Saturday, when she said the city council is likely to consider some kind of $2.5 million city expenditure for the redevelopment of the largely vacated...

Wednesday, February 24th, 2010

Narvaiz to hold Saturday Springtown session

San Marcos Mayor Susan Narvaiz will hold a forum with San Marcos residents Saturday to discuss the redevelopment of Springtown Mall and a city incentive proposal to "grant" $2.5 million for Alamo Drafthouse to move into town.

Wednesday, February 17th, 2010

San Marcos council tables Alamo theater incentive

The San Marcos City Council tabled a $2.5 million "grant" Tuesday night for an Alamo Drafthouse to occupy the vacant Best Buy building at Springtown Mall. San Marcos Mayor Susan Narvaiz said the tabling was necessary because...

Tuesday, February 16th, 2010

Updated: City to consider $2.5M, interest free theater loan

The San Marcos City Council will consider a $2.5 million, interest free loan Tuesday night to incentivize the development of an Alamo Drafthouse Cinema at the vacant Best Buy building at Springtown Mall. The loan would be...

Monday, February 15th, 2010

Council to take another crack at Springtown incentives

After about six months of dormancy, a city incentive deal involving Springtown Center is back on the table at Tuesday night's San Marcos City Council meeting. Two such incentive proposals last summer encountered public opposition before being...

Wednesday, September 30th, 2009

UFL to incorporate as city seeks game plan

The Unicycle Football League (UFL), San Marcos' home-grown sport, has completed incorporation paper work as the city's parks advisory board considers finding a permanent location for the league's games.

Monday, June 9th, 2008

A look inside: Hotel and convention center

A graphical look at the San Marcos Embassy Suites Hotel, Convention Center & Spa including floor plans and photos of a similar development in Frisco.

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