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Spotlight – James McKinney, President, Waterloo Plastering Inc.

AUSTIN, TX – When James McKinney started his business in 2008, he says he knew that things would be slow. He says he also knew, however, that his industry experience would take him through the tough times....

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05/07/2013 19:44:00 | Viewed: 201
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Spotlight – Jud Stringer, Owner, Building Abatement Demolition Company Inc. (BAD Company Inc.)

AUSTIN, TX – Jud Stringer has worked in his industry for 22 years. He opened his company more than five years ago. BAD Company Inc. specializes in building demolition, hazardous materials abatement and remediation....

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04/04/2013 14:48:00 | Viewed: 289
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Spotlight – Glen Hubenthal, President, Construction Supply Inc.

AUSTIN, TX – Every day is different for Glen Hubenthal at Construction Supply Inc. He wears many hats at the company. “I am the only one here these days,” Hubenthal said. “It is just me and all my customers! I quote materials, answer the phone, unload the trucks and load the orders on a daily basis....

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03/04/2013 15:30:00 | Viewed: 169
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Spotlight – Elton ‘Red’ Beaird, Owner, CenTex Door & Frame Inc.

AUSTIN, TX – Elton “Red” Beaird says CenTex Door & Frame relocated to a building across from its previous location in August. Red has worked in his industry for 62 years....

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01/10/2013 16:05:00 | Viewed: 63
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Spotlight – Pierce Burns, Owner, Advanced Concrete Protection

AUSTIN, TX – Pierce Burns says Advanced Concrete Protection has operated in Austin, TX since 1999....

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12/06/2012 19:55:00 | Viewed: 494
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Spotlight – Geoff Graham, President and Founder, Cavalier Construction

AUSTIN – Geoff Graham says there has been a tremendous amount of opportunity and growth in Austin in 2012....

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10/12/2012 15:55:00 | Viewed: 325
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Legal - Assessing impact of Houston’s overhaul of Floodplains Building Regulation

Houston - On April 4, 2018, the Houston City Council voted to significantly overhaul regulations on building within the 100- and 500-year floodplains. The proposal to amend Chapter 19 of the City of Houston Code of Ordinances, the City’s Floodplain Regulation Ordinance, was first introduced in late January and was specifically fast-tracked through the ordinance revision process. Several groups voiced concerns about the unintended consequences o...

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05/30/2018 11:00:00 | Viewed: 0
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Accounting - For retirement-minded contractors, ESOPs offer benefits worth consideringFor retirement-minded contractors, ESOPs offer benefits worth considering

SAN ANTONIO - For some construction company owners ready to retire, selling their business to outsiders or passing it down to relatives seems the easiest and fastest way out the door. There is another option, however, that is growing in popularity: selling the business to employees by means of an employee stock option plan (ESOP). Although not appropriate for every construction company, an ESOP carries several inherent advantages, including the a...

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05/30/2018 11:00:00 | Viewed: 0
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Focus - Wanted: YOU

AUSTIN - Workforce shortages! The need for more skilled tradespeople! Bring back the trades to the schools!...

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05/30/2018 11:00:00 | Viewed: 0
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Focus - A change in direction

Houston - In addition to his role as president of CFI Mechanical Inc., Chuck Fell served as the president of the Mechanical Contractors Association of America (MCAA) in 2014 through 2015. He continues to attend and serve as a past president of the association....

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