Schlitterbahn demolished could mean new developments

CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas – Surf Report published an article- — Many of us may recall numerous enjoyable and a laugh recollections at Schlitterbahn and the Waves Hotel, however that’s all they’ll be for now- simply recollections.

The water park and hotel used to be demolished Wednesday when they weren’t bringing in earnings. They opened in 2016, but if the pandemic hit they close down and not re-opened.

Corpus Christi Councilman of District 4 Greg Smith mentioned the land is owned via Diamond Seashore Holdings, which is a completely owned subsidy of IBC Financial institution. He mentioned they’re considering of striking residential spaces, stores, lodges, and eating places at the 150 acres of land, however they’re nonetheless in talks with town about the way forward for the advance.

He mentioned he expects the trends will take after Mustang Island, which has residential spaces and lodges.

“What we’re seeing is an actual alternate at the Island. Town is within the means of doing the water change bridge. That is your next step within the evolution. The water park didn’t paintings,” Smith mentioned.

The house owners of Schlitterbahn and the Waves Hotel shall be taking citizens’ enter under consideration as to what sort of issues they need to see advanced at the land.

Carli Tetzlaff used to paintings on the water park about two years in the past for the summer time and mentioned she has fond recollections running there as it used to be a a laugh surroundings, however she’s taking a look ahead to the brand new trends as a result of it will convey in additional housing.

“I do know numerous folks need to power my coworkers right here, they have got to power all of the method from the city simply to get to paintings, which is set a 30 minute power so they’re going to be capable to have extra alternatives for puts to are living,” she mentioned.

3rd Coast Diet, a diet store at the Island, is welcoming the adjustments as a result of it will convey in additional folks to their trade, whether or not it’s guests or citizens.

“I believe it could be in point of fact just right to have one thing right here that is in point of fact sexy to folks to return onto the Island for individuals who consult with as a result of I have even bumped into such a lot of folks from different states who come to the Island. I believe it could simply be some other sexy promoting level for folks to return right here,” Chanel Bedros, the shop’s proprietor mentioned.

Greg Smith mentioned there isn’t a timeline but for the trends that may happen at the land the place Schlitterbahn and the Waves Hotel as soon as stood.