Council OKs multifamily rezoning for land near airport

The Eagle – In a rare instance in recent months where an apartment project hasn’t drawn dozens of concerned residents to City Hall, the College Station City Council on Thursday approved a new land-use designation and rezoning to allow for a multifamily housing complex and general commercial use near Easterwood Airport.

Council OKs multifamily rezoning request at Arrington and Decatur

The Eagle – The College Station City Council voted 5-2 Thursday to approve a request to rezone about 17 acres at the intersection of Arrington Road and Decatur Drive for multifamily housing.

College Station’s medical district is gaining a new facility

WTAW-AM – Developer Larry Parker of Tyler says there will be at least 116 beds on the one building campus that will offer physical, speech, and occupational therapy services.

City Council assigns goals: Creation of economic development corporation tops list

The Eagle – The College Station City Council nailed down a list of goals it would like to accomplish in the upcoming fiscal year, and even a few the group would like to complete by the end of the current fiscal year — the most ambitious being establishing an economic development corporation.

The Hyperloop Got Its Design Preview At Texas A&M This Weekend

Texas Monthly – According to Elon Musk, there four modes of transportation: Planes, trains, cars, and boats. That’s true, at least as far as crossing large distances are concerned. So when Musk introduced the concept of the Hyperloop back in 2012—declaring it the fifth mode of transportation—people were understandably excited by the potential.

A&M a good place to hold the Hyperloop competition

The Eagle – That this weekend’s events were held at A&M speaks well for the university and its Dwight Look College of Engineering. Simply put, A&M was invited to host this weekend because of the reputation the college has in the engineering community. Already, a number of Aggies are working for SpaceX, helping design the future of space travel.

B/CS Chamber Economic Outlook Conference Shows Strong Past, Uncertain Future

WTAW-AM – At the 2016 B/CS Chamber Economic Outlook Conference Wednesday the numbers and speakers both said 2015 was a record year for the state and local economies.

HSF Closes $29.6M Loan for MF Complex

GlobeSt.com – HALL Structured Finance (HSF) has announced that the company has closed a $29.6-million first lien loan for a to-be developed student housing complex at Texas A&M University in College Station.

New High Speed Internet Coming to College Station

Expansion in South College Station