Virtual groundbreaking marks milestone for UTSA downtown expansion

January 25, 2021

San Antonio Business Journal

The University of Texas at San Antonio is moving forward on its $90 million downtown campus expansion in a pandemic environment with a virtual groundbreaking for a six-story home for its new School of Data Science and the National Security Collaboration Center.

The 167,000-square-foot building will be on a site east of the downtown campus along Dolorosa Street on a site UTSA purchased from the city of San Antonio. It will abut the redeveloped San Pedro Creek and will represent the first major anchor of a broader UTSA expansion.

UTSA President Taylor Eighmy said the project will advance the university’s quest to be recognized as a research-intensive institution and also bolsters San Antonio’s national standing as Cyber City USA.

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