San Antonio is the second-largest city in Texas and the seventh-largest city in the United States. Located in South Texas, the city is a cultural and geographical gateway to the American Southwest.
San Antonio has a diversified economy with four primary focuses:
financial services, health care, national defense, and tourism.
Located northwest of the city center is the South Texas Medical Center, the only medical research and care provider in the South Texas region. The largest medical research and care provider in South Texas, it is a conglomerate of numerous major hospitals, clinics, and research and higher educational institutions. The center is catalyst for a $14 billion biomedical industry. It employs over 27,000 persons with a combined total budget of $2.8 billion.
The city has a strong military presence—it is home to Fort Sam Houston, Lackland Air Force Base, Randolph Air Force Base, and Brooks City-Base, with Camp Bullis and Camp Stanley right outside the city. The defense industry in San Antonio employs over 89,000 and provides a $5 billion impact to the city's economy.
Famous for its River Walk, the Alamo, Tejano culture, and home to the SeaWorld San Antonio and Six Flags Fiesta Texas theme parks, the city is visited by 26 million tourists per year according to the San Antonio Convention and Visitors Bureau.
The Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center hosts more than 300 events each year with over 750,000 convention delegates from around the world. Tourism employs 94,000 citizens and makes an economic impact of over $8.7 billion in the local economy.
Aragon’s San Antonio portfolio consists of four assets located within some of the city’s strongest submarkets: Windridge (276 units), Timbermill (296 units), Regatta (200 units), and Carmel (228 units).