Courtesy of WaterWalk Apartments.
WaterWalk Hotel Apartments plans to build two complexes in San Antonio that will offer apartments and hotel rooms.
The Kansas-based company, which currently has one location in Wichita, has zeroed in on properties near SeaWorld San Antonio and The Rim.
Last week, it bought a 4.7-acre property along Loop 1604 next to Topgolf San Antonio, according to county property records. The other location will be at 8731 Texas 151, according to its website.
WaterWalk is working on a national expansion through franchises, according to a news release from January. It plans to open complexes soon in Charlotte, North Carolina; Denver; Indianapolis; Louisville, Kentucky; Orlando; Raleigh, North Carolina; and Tulsa.
San Antonio is one of three “key cities” for the company, the others being Louisville and Tulsa, according to the release.
A WaterWalk representative was not immediately available for comment on Monday morning.
Customers can choose to rent units in WaterWalk complexes as hotel rooms or apartments, and they pay an “all-inclusive bill” for utilities, broadband, phone and concierge services.
“Guests may choose to stay a day, a week, a month, a year or longer,” the company said in the news release.
WaterWalk’s CEO is Jack DeBoer, founder of Residence Inn, Summerfield Suites and Candlewood Suites, according to its website.
It’s the second company in recent months to reveal plans to build a hotel and apartment complex. TheISOLA is building a $36 million complex of apartments and extended stay hotel rooms on the West Side near Westover Marketplace.
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