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Spotlight - Ray Gurley Jr, 3G Drywall LLC

AUSTIN -They had long dreamed about it, but it wasn’t until they had worked for years in the drywall industry before Ray Gurley Jr., his dad Ray Gurley Sr. and his brother Mathew Gurley decided to go for it and start their own business, 3G Drywall. Their company took off, and Ray Jr. is grateful to go on this ride with two of the men he respects most....

Created by : Helen Greenwood
12/27/2018 16:01:00 | Viewed: 0
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Spotlight - Julian Sanchez, Castle Flooring LLC

AUSTIN - Since he was a teenager, Julian Sanchez knew he would own his own business. He put in the work to prepare for it as well, learning the industry from as many angles as he could, listening and observing other people who did their work well. In his 21 years as partner at Castle Flooring LLC, he has used his know-how to help make more than 10,000 customers’ visions come to life....

Created by : mjonesmeyercn
11/28/2018 18:00:00 | Viewed: 0
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Spotlight - Ted Breihan, Ted Breihan Electric Company

AUSTIN - Ted Breihan has seen a lot in his 92 years, especially in the electrical industry. As a business owner of Ted Breihan Electric for the past 65 years, he is a treasure trove of stories about how the field has evolved and how he was a part of it all....

Created by : mjonesmeyercn
10/29/2018 20:01:00 | Viewed: 0
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Spotlight - Raunel Tejeda, Built on the Rock Industries

AUSTIN - In 2009, President Raunel Tejeda switched his company name from Exodus Construction, which is still how they do business, to Built on the Rock Industries. With the new name and logo, Tejeda, continues to operate and specialize in commercial construction. Not only did he conform to the construction industry, he made a life of it....

Created by : lvelasquezcn
09/28/2018 11:00:00 | Viewed: 0
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Spotlight - Brian Lauterjung, President, Rizzo Construction Inc

AUSTIN - Last March, Rizzo Construction Inc. founder Robert “Bob” Rizzo stepped down to enjoy a well-deserved retirement and passed the torch to his son-in-law Brian Lauterjung. Although Lauterjung has worked at the company for almost 20 years, he is finding his new role as company president to be a brave new world. With the help of great books, great mentors, great employees and a great father-in-law, Lauterjung enjoys his work more than eve...

Created by : mjonesmeyercn
07/27/2018 11:00:00 | Viewed: 0
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Spotlight - Craig Welborn and Brian Welborn, Welborn Woodworks LLC

AUSTIN - How were you both introduced to the construction industry? Craig: We actually started working for John King Construction in Austin when we were 16. We started on the bottom rung, carrying equipment and materials from one part of the job site to the other. Then we just stuck with it over summers and we both did a little remodeling in college....

Created by : mjonesmeyercn
06/28/2018 11:00:00 | Viewed: 0
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Focus - Continued healthy growth

AUSTIN - As Chief Executive Officer of Metropolitan Contracting Company, Feigenbaum brings over 25 years of construction experience. She is responsible for strategic planning, employee and leadership development, operations, and profitability. She oversees all hiring/recruitment decisions, project selection and ensures that client expectations are being satisfied and all projects are completed safely and in a timely manner....

Created by : contributorcn
12/28/2018 12:00:00 | Viewed: 0
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Focus - What’s in Store for Construction in 2019

AUSTIN - It would be easy to argue that U.S. economic performance in 2018 was better than it has been in 13 years. While there has been abundant negativity this past year regarding the propriety of tariffs, trade skirmishes, abandonment of various treaties, shifting immigration policy, recently announced layoffs at GM, and rapidly expanding national debt, there can be little debate regarding whether near-term economic performance has been solid....

Created by : contributorcn
12/28/2018 12:00:00 | Viewed: 0
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OSHA - OSHA’s best kept secret

AUSTIN - OSHA’s best kept secret is the OSHA Consultation Program provided by the Texas Department of Insurance. This no-cost safety and health consultation program is completely separate from the OSHA inspection effort. Primarily targeted for smaller businesses, employers can find out about potential hazards at their workplace, improve programs that are already in place, and even qualify for a one-year exemption from routine OSHA inspections....

Created by : contributorcn
12/28/2018 12:00:00 | Viewed: 0
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Legal - Beware factors and assignment of pay application proceeds

AUSTIN - As the construction market in Texas continues its explosive activity, more and more new contractors or subcontractors are entering the arena. Many of these new businesses are inadequately capitalized and may need to resort to assignment of receivables in order to cover their cash flow needs, month to month. An example is as follows:...

Created by : contributorcn
12/28/2018 12:00:00 | Viewed: 0