Brooks named SA Tomorrow Regional Center

Brooks was the first regional center adopted under the SA Tomorrow comprehensive plan for growth and development. SA Tomorrow covers land use, economic development, housing, environmental protection, preservation, and transportation.


Brooks Full Service Hotel Lodging

By 2017 Brooks opens the Embassy Suites by Hilton San Antonio Brooks Hotel & Spa, the only full-service hotel or conference and event center south of downtown San Antonio and north of Corpus Christi or McAllen. Embassy Suites becomes one of several lodging options that are perfect for quick stays, business trips, family gatherings, weddings, small and large events.


Brooks Quincetennial

The former Brooks Air Force Base turns 100 years old, while the development known as Brooks City Base turns 15 years old, kicking off a unique year-long celebration called the Quincetennial. During this eventful year of milestones, Brooks City Base becomes Brooks to align our name with our identity as an up-and-coming community with a vision as big as Texas.


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A New Mission

Brooks redefines its mission and vision to serve as a catalyst of economic development that continues to enhance opportunities for those who live, work, learn and play here.


Brooks Air Force Base closes

Missions Operations Cease

Air Force missions at Brooks cease on September 15, 2011, with 94 years of military activity.


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Air Force Missions Relocated

Air Force missions at Brooks City Base are designated to relocate as a result of 2005 BRAC decision.


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Creation of Brooks City Base

Brooks Air Force Base is conveyed to BDA creating “Brooks City Base,” a unique partnership among the U.S. Air Force, the City of San Antonio, the State of Texas and the Brooks Development Authority.


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Brooks Development Authority Established

City of San Antonio establishes the Brooks Development Authority; State of Texas creates military base redevelopment authorities.


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Special Legislation

Congress enacts Brooks City Base Project special legislation; amends it in 2000.