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Compass Rose Charter Network Expands Footprint of Legacy Campus at Brooks

(SAN ANTONIO) – Brooks – One of San Antonio’s fastest-growing mixed-use community – today announced the finalization of a long-term lease agreement with Compass Rose Public Schools for the expansion…


Brooks Awards Nearly $40,000 to South Side Serving Non-Profit Organizations

(SAN ANTONIO) – Brooks Gives Back surprised three non-profit organizations serving San Antonio’s South Side – Boys & Girls Club of San Antonio, Meals on Wheels and the San Antonio Independent…


Gabe Farias: The South Side gift that will keep on giving (Local Community News)

By Gabe Farias, For Local Community News For those of you who know me, you know I don’t remember a whole lot of stuff. I have trouble recalling my middle name, and Lord knows how many birthdays of…


Self-driving vehicle tests on hold for now (Local Community News)

For now, the COVID-19 pandemic has put the brakes on plans to test a driverless transit system for Brooks’ employees, officials said. Autonomous vans could someday shuttle folks across the former air…


Texas’ first Opportunity Zone investment breaks ground on the South Side (San Antonio Business Journal)

The first Opportunity Zone investment in Texas broke ground last week at Brooks on San Antonio's South Side. DPR Investments, led by local owner and operator Jimmy Day, is developing a 1,300-acre…


10 Things You Should Know About Brooks (Live From The Southside)

Brooks is a 1,300-acre thriving, mixed-use community, where 3,200+ people learn, live, play, stay and work. Here are 10 things you should know about Brooks. Former Air Force Base – Established as…


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The Truth About Opportunity Zones (Worth)

Not long ago, I paid a visit to Brooks, a 1,308-acre, mixed-use community in San Antonio, Texas. Brooks used to be the Brooks Air Force Base, the home of the first airplane hangars ever built in the…


Gabe Farias: Why I love the South Side (Local Community News)

By Gabe Farias, For Local Community News When I was asked to pen this initial piece on the beautiful section of land just south of downtown, it was about two months ago. Thoughts started racing…


Commentary: Supporting public education is part of our business at Brooks (San Antonio Express-News)

By Leo Gomez, For the Express-News Great cities and great communities are built by strong urban school districts. After listening to San Antonio Independent School District Superintendent Pedro…