Making News

Brooks: One of the fastest-growing neighborhoods in San Antonio (San Antonio Express-News)

Dynamic. Energetic. Thriving. These are all words that come to mind when encountering Brooks – formerly known as Brooks City-Base until 2017 – one of the San Antonio area’s most desirable places to…


Where I Live: Brooks (Rivard Report)

Growing up on San Antonio’s Northeast side, if you told me I would be living on the South Side throughout my late 20s, I probably wouldn’t have believed you. After graduating from Communication Arts…


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…


Cuisine Solutions

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…