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May 2014

Found 6 blog entries for May 2014.

The great thing about growing towns is that there are always exciting new places being built. For those looking to hang their hat in College Station, but want a newly built home, there’s good news. College Station is growing, thanks to some new communities

Castlegate II

In the heart of South College Station, Castlegate II is a 202-acre master-planned community that combines convenient location with luxurious amenities. According to Realtor.org, residents will be able to enjoy a resort style pool with cabanas and outdoor kitchens unlike anything currently available in the area. They will also enjoy numerous parks including a fitness park, a lighted jogging trail, and a fully stocked lake for fishing. Nearby Greens Prairie Elementary School also

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San Antonio is trading its old-school frontier town image for one of a 21st century hotspot. At least, that’s what the Wall Street Journal has noticed. A recent article in the Journal shows that as Alamo City becomes more and more a tech-business hub, investors are putting more money into developing downtown into a place tech-savvy professionals want to spend time in and businesses gather.

According to the Journal, since 2011, 2,900 housing units (five times the number built in the entire decade prior) have been built or are in the planning or construction phase. In the downtown’s northwest end, a 120,000-square-foot former department store is being converted into a communal workspace for tech professionals called “Geekdom,” which already has 800

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College Station’s Top Upscale Rentals

So you’ve grown past the days of the dorm life, and your budget is large enough to allow you to survive without eating solely ramen noodles. Where should a young professional like yourself call home?

Falcon Point Condos

1915 Dartmouth Ave, College Station, TX, 77840

Price Range: $900 - $1290

(15mg Internet & Cable package included)

Varying 1 & 2 bedroom floorplans

The first phase of this complex was finished in August of 2013, and the second phase is set to finish in July of 2014. These condos boast large open floorplans with upscale finishes. Hardwood floors throughout, granite/marble countertops, cherry cabinetry with mosaic tile backsplash, some of the biggest walk-in closets in town, and all

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As the home of Texas A&M University’s main, flagship campus, College Station offers much in the way of education and amenities. But when it comes to buying a home and putting down roots, College Station offers some of the finest living and some of the most sought-after areas.

1. Pebble Creek

If the very name of the Pebble Creek community sounds like it would have a golf course, you’re right. Pebble Creek Country Club ‒‒ which boasts some of the best golf course in the Brazos Valley ‒‒ is at the heart of this picturesque community. This upscale neighborhood, close enough to the heart of Aggieland but far enough removed from the bustle of college-town life to give it that small town feel, has something for everyone. The average property here lists for

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You might have heard by now that San Antonio is the fastest-growing tech hub in Texas. As more tech startups and emerging companies look to do business with the military bases and the ever-evolving South Texas Medical Center, and as the city ramps up its efforts to revitalize and expand its reborn downtown, more young, tech-savvy professionals are looking to adopt the lifestyle San Antonio has to offer.

Which, of course, begs the question, where do young professionals want to live? Here are some of the most sought-after areas in San Antonio :

Downtown

Young professionals these days embrace urban living in a way their predecessors never did. And San Antonio’s growing downtown, complete with revitalized urban buildings and a coming city rail

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If you’re looking to build your new home in an up-and-coming end of the River City, look no further than these new neighborhoods.

1. Mission del Lago.

Called “the pride of south San Antonio,” Mission del Lago is a master planned community of  custom homes surrounding the beautiful Mission del Lago Golf Course in a neighborhood of quiet cul-de-sacs.  If you’re thinking that this sounds like a cookie-cutter subdivision, think again. Mission del Lago blends diverse styles and sizes of homes designed to meet varying tastes and budgets. The community borders the 1,200-acre Mitchell Lake Wildlife Refuge and Audubon Center and will soon feature the Medina Walking Trail. For the children, school is just a short walk to renowned Gallardo Elementary School,

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