Decades of experience as commercial and residential developers

MIXED USE PROJECTS

With more than 40 years of combined experience in commercial property development and brokerage, our current staff has the skill and expertise to take you through every step of the commercial land development process. Not only can we find the perfect property for you, we’ll also help you develop all aspects of the property, from landscaping to construction to management. Many of our commercial developments are part of mixed-use projects near our residential property developments.

On-going Mixed Use Projects currently developed, managed, supervised and marketed by Denton Communities/Bitterblue, Inc.  are:

Lincoln Heights: Alamo Cement Plant Redevelopment and Alamo Quarry Market
300 acres at US 281, Basse and Broadway

Project Contains: Commercial, retail, office, multifamily, single family, retirement living, hotels and recreational uses. (The Quarry Golf Course, The Quarry Market, Village Greens, Meridian, The Park and The Village at Lincoln Heights, The Greens, The Quarry Village, Clear Channel Communications, etc.)

Status: 95% sold out. (Started 1987)
Owner: Alamo Cement Co.
Developer: Denton Communities/Bitterblue, Inc.

Longhorn Quarry & Plant Redevelopment
480 acres between IH-35 and Perrin-Beitel on the Wurzbach Parkway

Project Contains: NEISD’s Heroes Stadium, Morgan’s Wonderland, Star Soccer Complex and commercial, retail, office, multifamily, and recreational uses.

Status: Under construction. (Started 1994)
Owner: Alamo Cement Co.
Developer: Denton Communities/Bitterblue, Inc.

Barlite Plant Site and Barrett Bros. Land
160 acres between IH-35 and S.W. Military.

Project Contains: Commercial, retail, office, multi-family, restaurants, auto dealerships.

Status: Construction of major boulevard complete. Honda, Chevy, Ford, Lowes, Home Depot, Target, Longhorn Steakhouse, Buffalo Wild Wings, Furr’s Cafeteria and Olive Garden are currently located in the project. (Started 1993).
Owner: Alamo Cement Co. and Barrett Bros.
Developer: Denton Communities/Bitterblue, Inc.

Green Mountain Cement Plant & Quarry
3,500 acres north of Loop 1604 and east of Green Mountain Road

Project Contains: Commercial, retail, industrial, multifamily, single family and residential uses

Status: Land planning – future development
Owner: Alamo Cement Co.
Development and Land Planning Consultant: Denton Communities/Bitterblue, Inc.

Rogers Ranch
1,700 acres north of Loop 1604 bounded by N.W. Military on the west and
Bitters Road on the east

Project Contains: Commercial, multifamily, educational, retail, single family, offices and health clubs. Note: Project contains extensive green belts, walking and jogging trails, uses all native grasses and plants, has saved thousands of trees and has won a SAWS water conservation award, and protects the Salado Creek.

Status: Design started in 1992, Construction started on Phase I in 1996, Phase II started in 1997, Commercial Sales 50% complete and residential 55% complete. Design Criteria in 1995 was Austin’s Save our Springs (SOS) ordinance with the developer voluntarily imposed on the development
Owner: Rogers Family of San Antonio, TX
Developer: Denton Communities/Bitterblue, Inc.

Inwood
500 acres south of Loop 1604 on either side of Bitters Road

Project Contains: Commercial, multifamily and single-family uses

Status: 100% sold out. (began 1983)
Owner: Rogers Family of San Antonio, TX
Developer: Denton Communities/Bitterblue, Inc.

Oakwell Farms
500 acres south of Loop 410 and east of Harry Wurzbach

Project Contains: Commercial, office, multifamily, single family and recreational

Status: 100% sold out. (Started 1983)
Owner: Tobin Family of San Antonio, TX
Developer: Denton Development Company

Shavano Park
1400 acres in the City of Shavano Park. South of Loop 1604, north of DeZavala on either side of N.W. Military

Project Contains: Single family and commercial uses. This project includes the new Paesanos, the Greater San Antonio Builders Association, Yantis Company offices, soon to be built Frost Bank, Huntington and Willow Wood Subdivisions. Future uses will be retail, high-end retail, office and specialty uses.

Status: Continuing development, started in 1978
Owner: Rogers Family of San Antonio, TX
Developer: Denton Communities/Bitterblue, Inc.
Residential website: www.shavanoparkcommunities.com

Shavano Business Park
260 acres bounded by DeZavala Road on the north, Lockhill-Selma on the east and Huebner Road on the south

Project Contains: Commercial, retail, multifamily and single family uses.

Status: 70% sold out. (Started 1983)
Owner: Rogers Family of San Antonio, TX
Developer: Denton Communities/Bitterblue, Inc.

Barrett Bros. South Side Plant Redevelopment
300 acres bounded by I-35 South on the west and State Highway 16 on the south. (Note: This project adjoins the Barlite Plant and Barrett land.
Together these projects total 460 acres.)

Project Contains: Commercial, industrial, multifamily, single family and recreational uses. This is the location of the new Baptist University, a new motel, a new SSAISD school and subdivision for American City Vista

Status: Development complete. Sales ongoing. (Started 1993)
Owner: Barrett Family of San Antonio, TX
Developer: Denton Communities/Bitterblue, Inc.

Lookout Canyon
817 acres on the west side of US 281 north of Canyon Springs and south of Borgfeld Road

Project Contains: Commercial, retail, multifamily, educational and
single family uses

Status: Construction started in late 1999, job complete
Owner: Longover Partnership (Modiano Family of Italy), San Antonio, TX
Developer: Denton Communities/Bitterblue, Inc.

Bulverde Creek
1,500 Acres east of Bulverde Road and O’Connor Road, north and south of
Loop 1604. Master Planned Community

Project Contains: $20,000,000 in sales by Denton Communities in 2002 to Centex, Pulte, Sitterle, Continental, KB Homes, City of San Antonio, Northeast Independent School District. Other uses will be commercial, retail, office, multi-family, educational and recreation

Status: 2,100 homes planned in 2002, to be completed by 2015 (Started 1997)
Developer Manager and Sales: Denton Communities/Bitterblue, Inc.

Indian Springs
1,500 Acres east of Bulverde Road, north of Evans Road adjoining the LIC/PGA tract. The tract known as the PGA tract is actually the site of the new Tournament Players Association (TPA) courses and the largest Marriott Hotel in the world

Project Contains: 2,000 residential lots and has extensive green space

Status: 98% sold to production builders. (Started 1999)
Owner: Partnership of Denton, Powell, Copp and duPerier Families
Developer: Denton Communities/Bitterblue, Inc.

Kinder Ranch
1,000 acres on Borgfeld Road west of US 281
Projects Contain: 2,500 residential lots, 3 school sites and commercial sites

Status: Master Planning and utility extension are complete. Community is ongoing. First units complete in early 2009. Builders involved are David Weekley, Sitterle Homes, Wilshire Homes, Ryland Homes, Toll Brothers Homes, Monticello Homes, Ashton Woods Homes. Three school sites have been sold to the Comal Independent School District
Owner: Kinder Family of San Antonio, TX
Manager: Denton Communities/Bitterblue, Inc.
Note: Denton Communities has spent $10 million to bring SAWS water and sewer lines to this site.
Website: www.kinderranchcommunity.com


Rogers Ranch was awarded a SAWS water conservation award based on covenants, land planning, landscaping and water conservation measures.

  • Protection of historically important landmarks
  • Alamo Cement smoke stacks, clinker shed (now Quarry Cinema)
  • Alamo Cement rock crusher building (restaurant)
  • Alamo Cement Office
  • Alamo Cement Laboratory
  • Alamo Cement Rock Quarry (now The Quarry Golf Course)
  • Longhorn Quarry (now NEISD’s Heroes Stadium, Morgan’s Wonderland and Star Soccer Complex)
Produced Eight Parade of Homes
•    Late 1970s Encino Park
•    1980 San Pedro Hills
•    1981 River Oaks
•    1983 Riverbend
•    1985 Oakwell Farms
•    1988 Oakwell Farms
•    2002 Rogers Ranch
•    2012 Setterfeld Estates

Produced the affordable Parade
of Homes in Springview (south
of the AT&T Center) on a pro
bono basis.

Denton Communities contributed approximately $200,000 of time, effort and supervision to creating this development.