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Quality of Life

Companies and young professionals from throughout the country are attracted to San Antonio's quality of life for many reasons. The value of getting more for your money is appealing for those looking for a lower cost of living, combined with the advantages of locating to a growth area where professional opportunities are available in booming industry sectors such as Biomedical, Aerospace, Advanced Manufacturing, IT/Cybersecurity and New Energy, among others.

When it comes to sports, be it participatory or spectator, San Antonio offers a world class experience. The five-time NBA Champion San Antonio Spurs offer a tradition of excellence and excitement as one of America's most valued professional sports franchises. The WNBA Silver Stars, Rampage Hockey, FC Soccer and Missions Baseball are complemented with top college sports at sixteen colleges and universities.

The San Antonio River symbolizes the heart and soul of the city. Some of the region's best outdoor activities are available for biking or jogging along the famous San Antonio River for miles along the storied Mission Reach and Museum Reach.

San Antonio also offers some of the region's best golf courses, including the JW Marriott San Antonio Resort TPC, home of the Texas Open and top courses at La Cantera Resort and Hyatt Regency Hill Country Resort, among numerous others.

Public parks and active play environments are abound, including the new Hemisfair Yanaguana Garden and vibrant and walkable neighborhoods. Hemisfair will be a functional urban destination that improves the quality of life for San Antonians and visitors alike. Inviting stretches of green space are a welcoming and inspiring environment for enjoying a cup of coffee or a morning yoga class surrounded by the beautiful downtown skyline. Culinary festivals, live music, and performances of all kind fill the calendar offering unique and memorable experiences. Hemisfair’s civic park will be an uncommonly beautiful urban green space in the heart of San Antonio and will be recognized as one of the world’s great urban parks.

The culinary scene in San Antonio is booming. As home to the region's Culinary Institute of America, the community enjoys an exciting array of foods and fare to satisfy the most discerning tastes. From simple to splendid, San Antonio has it all, with a special ‘sabor.’