Economic Development Corporation
We may be small, but we are mighty. The City may be only 0.7 square miles, but what we offer our businesses and residents a strategic location, a small and responsive government and emergency services, and transportation options for you and your workforce. We are re-inventing ourselves and have re-development opportunities. More importantly, we have location!
Close To Everything
Located on the Northwest side of San Antonio at the intersection of I-10 and Loop 410, Balcones Heights puts you minutes from San Antonio’s most popular attractions, universities, primary employers – Sea World, Six Flags Fiesta Texas, the River Walk, The Alamo, South Texas Medical Center, San Antonio International Airport, San Antonio’s finest shopping, the University of Texas at San Antonio, St. Mary's University, Trinity University, University of the Incarnate Word, Port San Antonio, USAA, NuStar, Valero, H-E-B, Cullen/Frost Bankers, Southwest Research Institute, Toyota, and iHeart Communications.
Location, Location, Location! Balcones Heights’ location between downtown and the South Texas Medical Center is a primary reason VIA Metropolitan Transit System opted to construct the first phase of its new Bus Rapid Transit system--Primo--directly through Balcones Heights and why TransGuide, TXDOT’s Intelligent Transportation System, is located in San Antonio Central - Balcones Heights. Balcones Heights’ transit convenience is rooted in history. Fredericksburg Road, the heart of Balcones Heights, comprises part of the historic Old Spanish Trail.
In addition to its central location, an all-suite hotel, and convenient on-site value shopping, Balcones Heights holds many distinctions. The "city within a city" is home to Dave & Buster's entertainment center, Methodist Hospital TexSan, Simi's Indian Cuisine--the oldest Indian restaurant in San Antonio, AR's Entertainment Hub, St. Gregory the Great Catholic School, the annual Balcones Heights Jazz Festival and soon, the Wonder Theater Group (former Woodlawn Theater).
Balcones Heights – San Antonio Central – puts the best of San Antonio within minutes. By locating your corporate headquarters or business to Balcones Heights, you position yourself strategically inside San Antonio with great dining, retail, and transportation options available. We look forward to discussing how we can make miracles happen for your and your company. Balcones Heights: the Miracle Mile.
Director of Economic Development and Public Affairs