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An old gem with a new story

DALLAS/FT WORTH - For many years, the 23-story Tower Petroleum Building, built in 1931, stood vacant. A once thriving zigzag art deco skyscraper was one of Dallas’ most marvelous office buildings. It was even occupied by the Federal Bureau of Investigation....

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08/29/2018 17:00:00 | Viewed: 0
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Flying high

DALLAS/FT WORTH - McCarthy Building Companies Inc. is the oldest privately held national construction company in the United States. Founded in 1864, the firm has been involved with some of the highest profile projects in the area, which is why McCarthy was the right choice for the Southwest Airlines Facility Training and Administrative Office – Wings project....

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07/27/2018 17:00:00 | Viewed: 0
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Featured projects

DALLAS/FT WORTH - Each month, in each of our four city issues, we reserve this premium space to feature a recently completed project by a DFW area General Contractor, as well as in San Antonio, Austin and Houston....

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06/29/2018 18:00:00 | Viewed: 0
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Coffee anyone?

DALLAS/FT WORTH - Raymond Construction recently finished a 50,000sf roasting facility for Parks Coffee. The facility is located next to Parks main headquarters in Carrollton, TX, at 1401 MacArthur Drive....

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05/30/2018 18:47:00 | Viewed: 0
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A new renaissance

DALLAS/FT WORTH - Recently KWA Construction completed a $17 million, three-story mixed income apartment community in Fort Worth’s Renaissance Square. Renaissance Heights apartments introduces a residential element that seeks to bridge the poverty gap by putting education centers, health care facilities and parks close to low income residents. The apartment completion even received praise from the Trump administration....

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04/30/2018 11:00:00 | Viewed: 0
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The great wall of Russell Creek

DALLAS/FT WORTH - The City of Plano is known for their gorgeous greenbelts and beautiful parks throughout the city. One of the busier greenbelts sits at Russell Creek. The Russell Creek Greenbelt is part of The City of Plano trail system. This trail has courses parallel to Russell Creek for a total of 2.5 miles and connects to Andrews Elementary School and Capstone Park....

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03/29/2018 11:00:00 | Viewed: 0
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Legal - Emerging risk—Misappropriation of pay application proceeds under a factoring agreement

AUSTIN - The explosion of factors in the construction industry has exposed a legislative gap in the Texas Construction Trust Fund Act (the “Act”). The Texas Legislature created the Act as a remedial measure to ensure that contractors, subcontractors, and materialman are paid for their work to improve real property. The Act imposes a fiduciary duty on contractors and subcontractors who are paid directly under a construction contract. These co...

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01/30/2019 17:04:00 | Viewed: 0
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OSHA electronic injury reporting

AUSTIN - In 2017, OSHA began collecting OSHA 300A data from employers that are required to maintain the OSHA injury illness log and have 20 or more employees. Employers in certain NAICS codes who must submit data electronically are listed here: https://www.osha.gov/recordkeeping/NAICScodesforelectronicsubmission.html...

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01/30/2019 17:00:00 | Viewed: 0
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Insurance - Third Party Over Actions required by written contract

HOUSTON - What is one of the most common types of construction claim arising from on-going operations? It’s called a “third party over action”. As an example, subcontractor’s employee is injured on the job, makes a workers’ compensation claim, but is dissatisfied with the benefits provided. Subcontractor’s employee is prohibited from suing his/her employer due to the exclusive remedy rule of workers’ compensation, so that employe...

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01/30/2019 17:00:00 | Viewed: 0
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Accounting - Passing down your family business

SAN ANTONIO - Last month we talked about retiring from your business and the succession planning it requires. This month, I’d like to focus on keeping the business in the family. Is it your dream to pass your business down to a son, daughter or another family member? Maybe your dream is for several heirs to one day run the business together?...

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