High-tech Lincoln Logs turns heads
Trees are almost as old as dirt in the construction industry, but they’re new to Texas in the form of the state’s first mass timber office building.
The Texas project generating the buzz is The Soto, which opened last week at Eighth and Broadway streets in San Antonio. The six-story building, which will anchor the Cavender neighborhood, has 140,000 square feet of leasable office space and 6,000 square feet of retail on the first floor.
The cost of the project was not released, and BOKA Powell partner Don Powell said “mass timber is not an inexpensive way to build an office building.”
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