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File #: 16-6244   
Type: Real Property Lease
In control: City Council A Session
On agenda: 1/19/2017
Posting Language: An Ordinance approving the Market Square lease assignments of International Market to Adrian Gallegos Vaca dba Apparel and Hats #2 and La Condesa to Roberto Delgado Rivera dba Maya’s Imports. [Lori Houston, Assistant City Manager; John Jacks, Interim Director, Center City Development and Operations]
Indexes: Market Square Leases
Attachments: 1. La Condesa Assignment Agreement, 2. Disclosure Form - La Condesa (Hola Bonita), 3. Texas Ethics form - La Condesa (Maya's Imports), 4. International Market Assignment Agreement, 5. Disclosure Form - International Market (Apparel & Hats #2), 6. Texas Ethics form - International Market (Apparel & Hats #2), 7. Draft Ordinance, 8. Ordinance 2017-01-19-0015
Related files: 18-4981, 18-2264, 18-2993, 18-3274, 19-1748
DEPARTMENT: Center City Operations & Development Department


DEPARTMENT HEAD: John Jacks


COUNCIL DISTRICTS IMPACTED: 1


SUBJECT:

Market Square Amendments


SUMMARY:

Consideration of an ordinance related to leases in Market Square, authorizing the following actions:

A. Execution of a lease amendment with International Market to assign lease agreement to Adrian Gallegos Vaca dba Apparel & Hats #2.
B. Execution of a lease amendment with La Condesa to assign lease agreement to Roberto Delgado Rivera dba Maya's Imports.


BACKGROUND INFORMATION:

The City of San Antonio owns and manages Market Square, a unique and historic public market place that plays a vital role in the life, culture and economy of San Antonio. Market Square, with a retail history dating back to the nineteenth century, provides a unique and authentic Mexican Market experience, offering retail sales, holiday celebrations, and year round entertainment. There are 56 businesses in the Farmers Market, 33 in El Mercado and 14 in Market Square Plaza, ranging from cafes to shops specializing in local, regional and Latin American products.

On June 23, 2011, City Council passed Ordinance No. 2011-06-23-0571, which authorized extensions to all Farmers Market and El Mercado leases until June 30, 2014. The ordinance also provided the City the option to renew all the Farmers Market and El Mercado leases for an additional three-year period until June 30, 2017 and a subsequent two-year period until June 30, 2019. The City has exercised its first option to extend the Farmers Market and El Mercado agreements until June 30, 2017.

Alice Perez dba International Market has operated a store in Farmers Market specializing in papier mache products and Mexican imports for over twenty years. Adrian Gallegos Vaca has operated a Mexican imports store in Farmers Market since 2012. Randy Gallegos dba La Condesa has operated a Mexican Imports store in El Mercado since 2013, while Mr. Delgado's family has sold ...

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