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Wednesday, February 17th, 2016

Construction resumes on San Marcos mid-rise deserted by developer

More than a year after cascading problems brought the project to a standstill, construction has resumed on a 76-unit, 230-bedroom residential mid-rise on the northern edge of Texas State University.

Friday, January 8th, 2016

Brad Rollins’ Blog: A new normal for San Marcos P&Z

The San Marcos City Council’s new majority — a bloc of members who regularly profess wariness of real estate development and developers — moved closer to cementing control of the planning and zoning commission with their appointment...

Thursday, December 11th, 2014

San Marcos commission recommends approval of 15-floor Concho Commons

WITH SLIDESHOW | If the city council grants developer Darren Casey’s request for a height warrant, the high-rise would likely be the tallest building so far along the Interstate 35 corridor between Austin and San...

Thursday, July 31st, 2014

Brad Rollins’ Blog: Introducing an interactive map of San Marcos construction

MERCURY PRO | In a new feature we will update at the end of each month, we’ve plotted new construction — residential and commercial — on an interactive map. We’ve also assembled the data in...

Wednesday, April 10th, 2013

Friends brace for passing of colorful activist Breihan

Jaimy Breihan, the eccentric local activist who successfully waged war against a major student housing development on Sessom Creek, is near death following an ATV accident Saturday.

Monday, July 23rd, 2012

Canadian developer has big plans for Centerpoint Road acreage

A Canadian company is asking the San Marcos City Council to create a public improvement district to help fund development of 495 acres on Centerpoint Road near the outlet malls.

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