Construction Begins at VIDA

The VIDA community began construction last week.

Zócalo at VIDA

Sketch of VIDA’s planned Zócalo plaza at the intersection of Jaguar Parkway and University Way.

The 600-acre community adjacent to Texas A&M University – San Antonio will be home to:

  • 4,000 residential units (single family homes, townhomes and apartments)
  • 40 acres of greenways, trails and open space including “THE MAD” –
    • 35 acre Madla Greenway that runs the length of the community featuring trails and open space
  • 300,000 square feet of commercial/retail
  • Zócalo plaza featuring shops, dining, nightlife and events and activities across from the A&M campus

The first phase of development will be located in the northwestern corner of the property, providing 250 single-family homes, 2 apartment facilities and 20 acres of easily-accessed commercial property. The first residential properties are planned to be available at the beginning of 2022.

Single family homes will be constructed by three different builders. Builders and home pricing are anticipated to be announced later this year, but homes are anticipated to accommodate first buyers and move-up buyers with a variety of housing options.

“To consider everyone’s safety, we did not host a ground-breaking celebration,” said SouthStar Communities President Thad Rutherford. “We will have plenty of opportunities to celebrate VIDA as we deliver great new features for the community, we look forward to showing people what we’ve been working on.”

VIDA San Antonio planned Zócalo plaza

SouthStar Communities is the owner and master-developer of VIDA.

About SouthStar Communities: For over 20-years, SouthStar Communities has established itself as the national model for master – planned community development. From its corporate offices in South Texas and Coral Gables, Florida, SouthStar invests, develops and operates extraordinary communities across the Southern United States. Guided by a mission of ‘Creating Healthy Communities for Life’, SouthStar delivers thoughtfully designed communities, specific to each site, remarkable for its residents and rewarding for its investors.

SouthStar’s legacy of awards and recognition includes three top-selling communities in Texas, the top selling community in San Antonio for seven consecutive years, Developer of the Year in 2018 and 2019 and 2020 San Antonio Business Journal Dealmaker of the Year for President Thad Rutherford.

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