About Us

Brooks San Antonio South Texas United StatesBrooks is a 1,300-acre mixed-use community in San Antonio, Texas, owned and managed by the Brooks Development Authority. We are governed by an 11-member board of directors that is appointed by the San Antonio City Council. We are a true public-private partnership.

Brooks was created in 2001 by the United States Congress, the State of Texas and the City of San Antonio to redevelop the former Brooks Air Force Base.


Our mission is to promote and develop a vibrant, sustainable community that serves as a catalyst for progressive economic development and regional prosperity.


A San Antonio community attracting local, national, and international investment to achieve world-class opportunities that transform the campus, surrounding neighborhoods and the region while respecting our rich and vibrant history.


Brooks is a dynamic San Antonio Community, rich in history and strategically located where you Live, Work, Learn, Play and Stay.


The employees of Brooks are committed to values that promote a work environment that fosters the entrepreneurial creativity and mission of Brooks. These core values are:
Know it is bigger than us.
Think big and fantastic!
Stop. Collaborate & Listen.
Own it.
Get it done.

Strategic Goals (FY19-2023):

  1. Continue to attract high wage employers while supporting the employment needs of our surrounding community.
  2. Establish positive operating cash flow and obtain the lowest possible cost of capital.
  3. Develop an urban community that utilizes smart innovation and establishes Brooks as a preferred San Antonio destination.
  4. Attract high-profile events that brand Brooks as a dynamic and energetic place to be.
  5. Become the principal economic development entity for the Brooks region by partnering with key stakeholders.