UTSA gets green light to buy, lease property for downtown expansion

The approval is a big win for the university and its ambitious brick-and-mortar plans for new schools.

University of Texas-San Antonio Downtown campus on Monday, Jan. 22, 2018, in San Antonio. (Gabe Hernandez | SABJ, San Antonio Business Journal )

SAN ANTONIOEditor’s note: This story is published through a partnership between the San Antonio Business Journal and KSAT.

The University of Texas System’s board of regents approved multiple real estate transactions in support of UTSA’s planned downtown campus expansion.

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Among the deals approved is the University of Texas at San Antonio’s purchase of roughly 2 acres owned by Bexar County east of the campus between Dolorosa and West Nueva streets.

UTSA plans to build a new college of business building on the site — adjacent to its new School of Data Science and the planned National Security Collaboration Center.

Read the full story on the San Antonio Business Journal.

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