Choose a community with proven success

Nearly 40 businesses have set roots at Brooks. With 350 acres of undeveloped land and many redevelopment opportunities available on campus, there’s room for your business to start its next chapter.

What is Brooks?

Brooks is a community where more than 3,200 people live, work, learn, play, and stay. You can do it all at Brooks. Brooks is overflowing with economic possibilities. Formerly an Air Force Base, Brooks is now an open community with a mission to benefit the economic development and preserve our rich history. Now home to more than 40 businesses, the Brooks region is predicted to support more than 17,000 direct and indirect jobs by 2021.

Where is Brooks?

Brooks is located on the South Side of San Antonio, Texas, just minutes from downtown and the beautiful San Antonio River. You can find us south of S.E. Military and west of I-37.

Find the perfect location for your business

Brooks started with 1,308 acres and currently has 350 acres available for development. The time is now to make your move and claim available space for retail, office, build-to-suit, academic, light industrial, manufacturing, and mixed-use developments.

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Rank in Population Gain of Cities in the U.S. in 2016


Median Resident Age

Dallas: 33.6 | Austin: 33 | Houston: 34

Top-notch incentives with a lifestyle to match

Choosing Brooks for your business is a big step.
Here’s why it’s worth it.

Tax-Free Land

The campus is exempt from property tax as long as Brooks retains fee simple title to the property. We work with clients to develop projects that take maximum advantage of this benefit.

Flexible Financing

As the owner and developer, Brooks can structure project financing in a variety of ways, ensuring a project structure that makes the most financial sense for our clients.

Less Red Tape

The Brooks Board of Directors has legislative authority over development on the property. The result is a streamlined approach to procurement and the ability to accelerate project development schedules.


Brooks offers over 350 acres of undeveloped land and many redevelopment opportunities available on campus.

Ideal Setting

San Antonio ­is the only large city in the U.S. with a AAA bond rating. With its diverse culture, beautiful weather, low business costs, and skilled workforce, San Antonio is a thriving economic engine. The median resident age is 32.7. San Antonio is the 7th largest city in the nation and was recognized as the #1 City for Economic Growth Potential by Business Facilities.

Established design and development standards

The Brooks design and development standards create a clear strategy for development on the campus, which gives an added layer of confidence to new project development.

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Employees love working at Brooks

Quality of Life

When you work at a business located at Brooks, life outside of your job is full and fun. Brand-new apartment complexes offer comfort and style for every budget, while local restaurants and nightlife provide entertainment after a day’s work. Scenic green spaces, like The Greenline, make it easy to enjoy San Antonio’s 300 days of sunshine each year. Employees at Brooks businesses are confident knowing their children are receiving top notch education at the local schools that service Pre-K through medical school students.


As the home of the former Brooks Air Force Base, Brooks has a history of greatness. Many of the buildings and monuments from those days are still being honored with strategic adaptive use renovations, such as Hangar 9. The Brooks area also has roots from the days of settlement that residents and visitors can experience firsthand with a journey down the Mission Reach.

Area Amenities

Brooks is proud to be part of San Antonio’s vibrant South Side community. Outside of Brooks’ boundaries you will find everything you need to live the life you want, from conveniently located retail shopping and national culinary favorites to fitness centers for all levels and beautiful outdoor parks and trails.

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Look how we’ve grown

We made great strides in the economic development of this area between 2003 and 2018, and there’s still much more to come.

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