Weekly wrap: Airline adds new nonstop routes

The city of San Antonio continues to soar to great heights with new nonstop airline routes and a space program that seeks to promote business amid the stars.

In other news, find out what it takes to live in some of the Alamo City’s most expensive ZIP codes and take a look at the details on Weston Urban’s demolition of two downtown, riverfront structures.

Click through for highlights from this past week in business news.

The extra mile

More nonstop flights have landed at the San Antonio International Airport, with Spirit Airlines setting its sights on a route between the Alamo City and the East Coast. Economic Development senior reporter W. Scott Bailey has the inside scoop. Check out his article about the new flights here.

Bailey also ranks the airport’s Top 10 busiest flights in his “Ready for takeoff” article.

The final frontier

The San Antonio space industry is ready for takeoff! Read this week’s cover story by tech and inno reporter Zoe Gottlieb, who highlights several companies on a singular mission to make the stars – and out-of-this-world resources – more accessible. Read more here.

High-value homes

In a recent data deep-dive, residential real estate reporter Ramzi Abou Ghalioum examines and ranks the wealthiest ZIP codes around the San Antonio area. Readers can expect some surprises in the rankings!

Find out how much you need to make to afford a house in the various ZIP codes and which have seen the greatest fluctuations in value, here.

Downtown demo

Local real estate firm Weston Urban is demolishing two structures it owns on East Travis Street, according to commercial real estate reported James McCandless. The company has not identified what’s next for the two parcels, worth nearly $4 million combined, but they already have several local projects underway. Read all about it, here.

Best in business

It’s time to nominate a Business of the Year for the San Antonio Business Journal’s 2024 awards. Assistant managing editor Jannette Zorrilla is asking for nominations for companies that have excelled over the last year. Find out more and make your noms now, here.

Weekend wind-down

It’s time to hoist your steins! San Antonio Oktoberfest is ongoing through Oct. 29 at the Bier Garten River Walk, a Bavarian restaurant and bar located at 126 Losoya St., on the Paseo del Alamo.

Hungry, but you’re not sure exactly what you want for lunch? Check out the Bottling Department Food Hall at Pearl. There are multiple restaurants offering a wide variety of options, as well as a bar, at 312 Pearl Parkway, Bldg. 6.


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