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Wednesday, January 19th, 2011

StoneCreek Crossing set for February foreclosure

StoneCreek Crossing, which received $6 million in financial incentives from the city in 2008, has been listed for foreclosure in the February sale at the Hays County Courthouse. The owners owe $38 million on a promissory note.

Monday, July 26th, 2010

Former Councilmember Guerrero announces run for mayor

Former San Marcos City Councilmember Daniel Guerrero has announced his run for mayor after a two-year absence from the council. Guerrero will run against Councilmember John Thomaides and former mayoral candidate Dan McCarthy.

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.

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 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...

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...

Friday, July 3rd, 2009

Editorial: City should not subsidize Springtown entertainment proposal

In this Newstreamz editorial, we oppose a proposal that the San Marcos City Council lend a developer $5 million to set up an "entertainment center" at the largely vacated Springtown Center.

Friday, July 3rd, 2009

Council looks at loan for entertainment venue

The San Marcos City Council will consider $5 million in interest free loans to help a developer convert the largely abandoned Springtown Center into an entertainment district. Economic Development San Marcos (EDSM) Executive Director Amy Madison (above)...