Austin developer begins work on $54M shopping center at San Antonio military base

Leaders from the Army, Air Force and the Medical Command gathered Oct. 13 at Fort Sam Houston to break ground on a new $54 million Exchange shopping center on the base.

As part of the Department of Defense, exchange shopping centers are the oldest and largest military retailers, offering tax-free shopping to authorized personnel with locations in all 50 states and in 36 counties. Locally, there are exchange shopping centers currently operating at Joint Base San Antonio – Lackland, Randolph and Fort Sam Houston. This new shopping center will replace Fort Sam’s current facility, which was built in 1971 and remodeled in 2010.

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