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Thursday, June 11th, 2015

East Coast joint venture buys Outpost San Marcos apartments

A group led by The Preiss Company, a Raleigh, N.C.-based student housing investor and operator, has bought the 486-bed Outpost San Marcos apartment complex on Post Road near Texas State University.

Tuesday, January 13th, 2015

Investors seek master plan amendment for down-sized Campus Village development

Nine months after its first request for a land use map change was soundly rejected by the San Marcos Planning & Zoning Commission, a student housing development company has drastically scaled down expectations for properties it has...

Tuesday, December 17th, 2013

Council nears final vote on development impact fee hike

Unless someone changes their position, the San Marcos City Council will vote tonight to implement a 25 percent increase in the maximum “impact fee” developers and homeowners pay for each new home they connect to the city’s...

Tuesday, June 18th, 2013

Sessom Drive development is DOA at San Marcos council

Darren Casey needs six of seven San Marcos City Council votes to approve a luxury shopping and housing complex he wants to build on Sessom Drive across from Texas State University. He doesn't have them.

Tuesday, September 25th, 2012

Developer adds parks acres to Cape’s Camp proposal

An apartment developer looking to build student housing on part of Cape's Camp has sweetened his pitch to the city, roughly doubling the amount of riverfront acreage he says he's willing to donate as a park.

Tuesday, August 28th, 2012

Updated: On eve of P&Z vote, Casey withdraws Sessom request

On the eve of what was to be a final drive for City Hall approval, San Antonio developer Darren Casey abruptly withdrew a package of requests related to the luxury student apartment complex he wanted to build...

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