Silver was founded by the management team that grew Pace Foods from a $13 million regional Picante sauce company into a $250 million category leader, which then was sold to Campbell Soup for $1.1B. Silver Ventures invests in middle-market food companies and is interested in investing throughout the food industry. Founder Christopher Goldsbury also heads the Goldsbury Foundation.
Silver Ventures has been involved in San Antonio real estate projects including the Pearl Brewery project and two high-end hotels developed with Hixon Properties Inc., the Westin Riverwalk, and the Hotel Contessa.
Silver Ventures holdings comprise of a mixed portfolio of commercial and residential properties. Highlights of their Pearl properties include:
- The Hotel Emma is ranked at No. 10 in the U.S. News and World Report’s list of the 50 best hotels in the USA in 2020
- The Can Plant Residences at Pearl
- Southline Residences at the Pearl
- Cured restaurant (former Pearl’s Administration Building)
- Southerleigh Fine Food and Brewery
- Bakery Lorraine
An updated comprehensive listing of restaurants, cafes, and bars at the Pearl is available here.
Other Silver Ventures properties:
- The Oxbow at 1803 Broadway Street
- Sam’s Burger Joint on E. Grayson Street
- Down On Grayson on E. Grayson Street
RECENT MEDIA COVERAGE ON SILVER VENTURES
For more background on Silver Ventures and their role in developing San Antonio’s downtown district:
- A Field Guide to the Pearl
- San Antonio: Silver Ventures Unveils Features of The Oxbow on Broadway
- Kit Goldsbury: The visionary who transformed a no-man’s land into the place to be
- A look at Pearl’s future office, retail and multifamily developments