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Basking in the sun

AUSTIN - By the age of 14, twin brothers, Eric and Derrick Hoffman were working summers doing electrical work with their father, gaining apprenticeship hours. When they were 18, they had both acquired enough hours to take their journeyman’s exam and by age 19, they had their journeymen licenses. With only four years to go to acquire the coveted Master Electrician license, the boys continued on their path, following in their dad’s footsteps....

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Growing demand

AUSTIN - After 31 years servicing the San Antonio market, Tony Ridout, managing shareholder of RidoutBarrett CPAs & Business Consultants never dreamed his company that he started in 1986 would have grown to have two locations....

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A new legacy with roots

AUSTIN - Kurt Brock’s family had a successful mechanical business in North Texas for 30 years. When his father decided it was time to retire, Kurt and Keri Brock decided it was time to start their own business. While visiting the Austin area, the couple found the perfect location for their new business, RKR Plumbing....

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AIRistoCATS

AUSTIN - Having worked for a large contractor for many years, Dave Sefcik set out to make his own way in the trade he loves. In 1995, Sefcik did just that. He started his own company, Dave’s Heating and Air....

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Job Site Bore Pro Utility Construction

AUSTIN - Jose Naba, Bore Pro Utility Construction, subcontractor for CenterPoint Energy on the Phase 2 project at Main & Elm Streets in Buda, TX -cmw...

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Job Site DeLa Laguna Contracting

AUSTIN - L-R: Abel Perez, Austin Traffic Signal and David DeLa Cerda, DeLa Laguna Contracting discuss drilling preparations for a new traffic signal at 2750 Sunrise in Round Rock. Austin Traffic Signal is the the general contractor for the project. – cmw...

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Focus - Opportunities are up in architecture

AUSTIN - How would you describe the state of the construction industry in general terms? It’s wonderful! The level of activity and optimism is fueling tremendous opportunities....

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10/30/2017 11:00:00 | Viewed: 0
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Legal - Taking cover after the storm

AUSTIN - This hurricane season is on track to be one of the most active seasons of record. Hurricane Harvey hit a vast portion of the Texas coast and affected numerous construction projects. A hurricane of this magnitude results in delays and added costs to projects. As projects get back on track after Harvey, contractors should re-review their contracts to ensure compliance with all notice and documentation requirements, if there is a time an...

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Insurance - Game of drones

AUSTIN - What do the U.S. military, Super Bowl LI, Texas Dept. of Public Safety, Austin City Limits Music Festival and the construction industry have in common? All have utilized drones to enhance the activity at hand. From search and rescue operations to documenting artistic performances to monitoring projects for safety and quality control, commercial drones (also known as “unmanned aircraft systems”) are becoming an increasingly predominan...

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Accounting - Potential payroll pitfalls

AUSTIN - Your focus is your company’s growth, but you might be jeopardizing that growth if you’re not aware of various payroll pitfalls. Voluntary compliance with IRS regulations can save hours of time and thousands of dollars in penalties and assessments in the event of an audit, so it’s important to understand how to avoid these issues before that happens....

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