Portion of $2.5 billion Veramendi development delayed in New Braunfels

New houses are being built in the Veramendi development, but a 188-acre residential section is pending approval by the city. (Ian Pribanic/Community Impact Newspaper)
New houses are being built in the Veramendi development, but a 188-acre residential section is pending approval by the city. (Ian Pribanic/Community Impact Newspaper)

New houses are being built in the Veramendi development, but a 188-acre residential section is pending approval by the city. (Ian Pribanic/Community Impact Newspaper)

The development of 188 acres of the $2.5 billion Veramendi project is on hold for the foreseeable future.

An initial proposal for an area known as Sector Plan 3 was submitted in September and recommended for denial by city staff on Nov. 5.

City staff identified necessary changes to the plan, including additional street extensions and the reclassification of a park located within a gated neighborhood.

Representatives for developer ASA Properties discussed the necessary changes to Sector Plan 3 at a New Braunfels City Council meeting Nov. 11.

“We would like to use the next month to work with city staff in partnership so that we can seek a favorable recommendation,” ASA Properties consultant Chris O’Connor said.


A new application for Sector Plan 3 will be submitted as early as Dec. 9, O’Connor told council.

Once complete, Sector Plan 3 would be primarily residential with 440-878 housing units, more than 30 acres of parks and green space, and roads connecting to FM 1863.
By Ian Pribanic
Ian Pribanic covers city government, transportation, business and education news for Community Impact Newspaper in the Keller-Roanoke-Northeast Fort Worth areas. A Washington D.C. native and University of North Texas graduate, Ian was previously an editor for papers in Oklahoma, West Texas and for Community Impact in New Braunfels.


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