Steve began his career in real estate in 1985, focusing on industrial and office sales and leasing. He spent 17 years with the local affiliate of international brokerage firm NAI, at one point serving as its Industrial Council Chair, and during that time earned his designations as a Certified Commercial Investment Member (CCIM) and the Society of Office & Industrial Realtors (SIOR). In 2002, Steve founded his own commercial firm, Yndo Commercial Real Estate Co., in order to focus on a growing development practice specializing in infill, adaptive re-use, and mixed use projects. Projects have included the conversion of a former glass factory to residential lofts, a 1940's hospital conversion to mixed-use residential/commercial, ground-up historic district infill garden and townhomes, and numerous user/investor conversions. Steve has also served as principal broker, and is currently owner of, King William Realty since its founding by his family in 1987. KWR is recognized as the longest tenured and most active boutique residential brokerage firms specializing in urban and historic San Antonio. As a long time resident of the King William Historic District, located on the south edge of downtown San Antonio, Steve has been active in urban revitalization for over 30 years. He is a former President of both the King William Neighborhood Association and the Southtown Urban Main Street program, and has served on the boards of the City of San Antonio's Downtown Advisory Board, the Commercial Investment Division of the San Antonio Board of Realtors, the local Chapter of CCIM, the Museo Alameda, and SA River Foundation Oversight Committee. He currently serves on the local Chapter boards for both the Urban Land Institute (ULI) and the Congress for the New Urbansim (CNU).
With over 40 years combined history, The Yndo Urban Companies have specialized in all facets of urban and historic properties in and around the San Antonio and Central/South Texas region. From marketing and brokerage to construction, re-hab and development, both as principals and on a consulting basis, the Yndo Urban companies are relied upon for their extensive hands-on experience and practical knowledge.
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Anna is a Tennessee native who has called Texas home since 2005. She has spent a number of years in the government and non-profit sector specializing in urban planning and historic preservation. From 2008 to 2012, Anna worked in the preservation field in the City of San Antonio Office of Historic Preservation where she managed updates to the River Improvement Overlay guidelines, the adoption of the the first ever Historic District Design Guidelines, and day to day coordination of owners/architects/contractors and their submissions to the Historic Design Review Commission. Anna served as a board member of Preservation Texas from 2008 thru 2012 and then served as its interim Executive Director during the 83rd Texas legislative session. As such, she oversaw the grassroots effort promoting adoption of the state's first ever historic rehabilitation tax credit. In 2014 Hudson wrote a professional report on the Texas State Historic Preservation Tax Credit for the University of Texas at Austin.
She has also served as the Texas Statewide Coordinator of Preservation Action, the national grassroots lobby for historic preservation based in Washington D.C. Her experience with design review, and knowledge of preservation theory and real life practice, give her a unique ability to assist with rehabilitation tax credit projects, from qualification to project completion, as well as with the planning, entitling and execution of complex historic and urban infill and adaptive re-use projects.
Anna is an active member of the San Antonio Conservation Society and Leadership Organization of Professionals (LOOP).