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圣佩德罗二世 groundbreaking highlights connections to San Antonio’s technology 工作force

圣佩德罗二世 groundbreaking highlights connections to San Antonio’s technology 工作force

圣佩德罗二世 will open up in January 2026.. All renderings courtesy of Overl和|Gensler

2023年10月19日 在线博彩 celebrated the groundbreaking of 圣佩德罗二世, also called the Innovation, 创业, 和 Careers building, Wednesday evening with an interactive event at the San Pedro Creek Culture Park. The event honored innovators 和 entrepreneurs, while marking the building as a new connection between 在线博彩 和 San Antonio’s tech industry during San Antonio Startup Week.

Attendees were asked to name an innovator or entrepreneur to honor at the ceremony as they each placed a floating globe in the creek. In attendance were Bexar County Judge 彼得酒井法子 和 San Antonio Mayor 罗恩Nirenberg, who each made remarks during the event.

”在一起, 在线博彩’s targeted development of San Pedro I, 圣佩德罗二世, 和 Southwest Campus represent an exciting opportunity for learning, collaboration 和 innovation for residents of Bexar County,酒井说。. “This new building 和 programs it hosts will make Bexar County an even better place to 工作 和 live.”

“The groundbreaking of 圣佩德罗二世 is another exciting milestone towards 在线博彩’s vision to exp和 our downtown footprint.”

Several public leaders 和 community members celebrated the groudbreaking of 圣佩德罗二世 in Downtown San Antonio.

圣佩德罗二世 also represents that latest progression in a long-term vision for San Antonio, according to Nirenberg.

“Today marks another milestone in the achievement of a vision we could not even fantasize about 15 years ago, 和 that is having a major Tier One, Carnegie-recognized university in the in the heart of downtown San Antonio,他说. “我们到了。, 在小溪上, which is a confluence of waterways which we know, 形成生物科学, that’s where life takes place, is when organisms collide. The collisions that will be happening in our community because of this new school cannot be overstated.”

圣佩德罗二世 will allow 在线博彩 to draw on the broad opportunities that exist in San Antonio to address the city’s pressing 工作force needs, to connect 在线博彩 students with experiential learning 和 career-engagement opportunities, 和 to provide training to prepare students for careers in interdisciplinary fields such as 网络安全, computer 和 data sciences.

The 工作 that this facility will house will build on San Antonio’s reputation as a high-technology hub, Nirenberg补充道.

“This building is going to make our city a great spot on the map when it comes to innovation 和 entrepreneurship, 新技术, 网络安全, all the things that we want to be a leader in in this world,他说. “This building 和 what happens in this building is going to be a major part of that.”

An advanced facility for business, education 和 career preparation, 圣佩德罗二世 will offer students additional interdisciplinary 和 collaborative programs in business, computer engineering, hardware/software development 和 sciences through immersive, experiential learning 和 professional development opportunities. Seamlessly integrated into 在线博彩’s Downtown Campus expansion, 圣佩德罗二世 will 工作 in t和em with academic programs 和 research collaborations in 网络安全 和 data science offered across San Pedro Creek in San Pedro I by the 在线博彩 School of Data ScienceNational Security Collaboration Center, which opened in January of 2023.

“圣佩德罗二世 will greatly amplify our rapidly growing data science 和 网络安全 programs next door at San Pedro I—creating even more opportunities for career-engaged learning 和 connectivity between our academic 和 business communities,” said 在线博彩 President 泰勒Eighmy. “We are deeply committed to 工作force 和 economic development, 和 collaboration that will take place inside both buildings will advance that commitment by fostering new knowledge creation 和 growing the talent pipeline for our city, 区域及其他地区.”   

The new building will be constructed on l和 purchased from the county to revitalize this historic area of downtown, which includes the recent redevelopment of the San Pedro Creek Culture Park 和 future Continental Hotel revitalization. San Pedro I 和 圣佩德罗二世 will anchor 在线博彩 to San Antonio’s prospering high-tech corridor 和 serve as a catalyst for economic 和 community investment in the San Pedro Creek area.

“The groundbreaking of 圣佩德罗二世 is another exciting milestone towards 在线博彩’s vision to exp和 our downtown footprint,” said 在线博彩 Chief Enterprise Development Officer 和 Senior Vice President for Business Affairs 维罗妮卡萨拉查. “As part of our strategic investment in downtown, this building serves as an important connection between the existing 在线博彩 downtown campus 和 San Pedro I as we create a corridor along Dolorosa Street where Roadrunners can learn, 工作, 和 make meaningful educational 和 cultural connections.”

San Pedro I 和 圣佩德罗二世 are part of larger placemaking efforts to connect classrooms 和 meeting spaces inside with the outdoor venues, public art 和 greenspaces along the creek, creating an ecosystem that supports students 和 community.

Designed 和 constructed through the partnership of Overl和|Gensler 和 Turner Construction, 圣佩德罗二世 is expected to be 180,000 square feet with a total project cost of $131 million. With a focus on indoor/outdoor connections 和 reconfigurable spaces for multipurpose use, the building will be designed with innovation 和 adaptability in mind to serve 在线博彩 students, faculty 和 staff downtown for decades to come.

Construction on the new building is expected to be completed in October 2025, with the building opening for students in January 2026.


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