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Brooks Innovation Zone

‘Smart’ Streetlights Coming to City’s Innovation Zones this Fall

The City and CPS Energy are looking to partner to bring “smart” streetlights to San Antonio that can not only light city streets but also sense flooding patterns, check the temperature, measure air…


Brooks development

With Four Designations, Brooks Aims to Attract Developers, Jobs to Region (Rivard Report)

The list that doomed an Air Force base to closure in 2005 now seems like a distant memory given the decommissioned development is now on four lists, this time the kind intended to promote growth and…


Brooks 2018

Success Story: Transformation of former Texas Air Force Base now has local economy soaring (U.S.E.D.A.)

Brooks in 2013 prior to conversion Brooks in 2018 with commercial development blossomingBrooks City-Base, located on San Antonio’s…


Czech company prepping to move into new US HQ at Brooks (San Antonio Business Journal)

Renovations for future Czech Republic-based OKIN Business Process Services' structures are nearly complete. Article originally published here: Czech company prepping to move into new US HQ at Brooks


Brooks buys land, eyes economic plan beyond former base's borders (San Antonio Business Journal)

The Brooks Development Authority has bought 55 acres of available land near San Antonio State Hospital. Article originally published here: Brooks buys land, eyes economic plan beyond former base's…


Japanese manufacturer begins search for local parts suppliers (San Antonio Business Journal)

The Nissei Plastic Industrial Co. Ltd plant at Brooks hopes to use parts entirely made in the United States and is currently on the hunt for a supplier. Article originally published here: Japanese…


Cuisine Solutions

Opportunity Zone Done Right in Texas (Morning Consult)

By Leo Gomez, president and CEO of the Brooks Development Authority Washington is in an elated frenzy — Republicans and Democrats just found something to agree on. Everyone in town is talking about…


Leo Gomez, David Adelman selected to national list of CRE executives (San Antonio Business Journal)

Brooks CEO Leo Gomez is among the three local business owners who have been selected to a national list of notable commercial real estate executives. Article originally published here: Leo Gomez,…


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Brooks Unveils Sculpture Honoring Frank Tejeda (Connect Texas)

Frank Tejeda was a U.S. Congressman who was dedicated to improving San Antonio’s south side, and was instrumental in creating Brooks Development Authority. The authority is in charge of developing…