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Awards in design

HOUSTON - The American Institute of Architects (AIA) held their annual Design Awards Sept. 25. The event was held at the Midtown Arts and Theater Center Houston (MATCH). –cmw...

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Grand re-opening

HOUSTON - The International Painters Union and Allied Trades District Council 88 (IUPAT DC88) welcomed workers and their families to celebrate the grand re-opening of the Finishing Trades Institute training facility....

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APEX awards

HOUSTON - Houston commercial construction contractors celebrated the most outstanding projects built by members of the Associated General Contractors (AGC) at the Awards for Project Excellence (APEX) on Sept. 22. The event was held at The Houstonian. One hundred entries were submitted. Peter Dawson, AIA, NCARB, was honored with the 2018 AGC Houston Mas-ter Builder award, who recently retired as Senior Vice President of Facilities Services at T...

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First ever for MCA

HOUSTON - The Mechanical Contractors Association (MCA) Houston produced its first ever Top Gun Team Handgun and Rifle Shoot at the Athena Gun Club. The event was held on Oct.19 with 21 participating teams plus a number of MCA members who came just to watch and enjoy the fellowship. All were treated to lunch catered by Demeris Catering. -cmw...

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Taking the ICE

HOUSTON - The Associated Builders & Contractors (ABC) Greater Houston Chapter hosted their 2018 Excellence in Construction Awards Gala to acknowledge the commitment ABC members dedicate to safety and excellence during the construction of their projects....

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Sands of art

HOUSTON - If you didn’t go down to Galveston Aug. 25, you missed out! The American Institute of Architects (AIA) hosted their 32nd Annual Sandcastle Competition on Galveston’s East Beach. Over 20,000 spectators converged to witness works of art come to life in just a matter of a few hours. Judging of the sculptures was based on originality, artistic execution, technical difficulty, carving techniques, and utilization of the site with all part...

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Focus - Embracing staffing & technology challenges

DALLAS/FT WORTH - It’s a good time to be in construction and engineering/ architectural design in Texas....

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Focus - Growing with growth

SAN ANTONIO - Jason Puchot holds a degree in Evidence Based Design from Texas A&M University. He is a Board Certified Healthcare Architect and has specialized in healthcare design since 2002....

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Legal - Design defects threaten Texas contractors

SAN ANTONIO - Many Texas contractors wrongly assume they have no responsibility for errors or omissions in plans and specifications. To the contrary, Texas courts have held contractors – not owners – bear the risk and liability of deficient plans when the contract is silent on the issue....

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Insurance - Litigious personal injury (PI) attorney-driven climate on commercial auto – Must address directly with your driver group

SAN ANTONIO - Have you seen your Auto rates steadily increasing over the last several years? You are not alone, it’s happening on all commercial insurance accounts across the board regardless of your own individual account’s auto experience – an 8% bump, 10% bump, even 15% or more are becoming more and more common!...

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