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Celebrating a holiday

HOUSTON - When beginning a large construction project, owners and contractors don’t expect for everything to be perfect, but no one expected for the new Holiday Inn Express & Suites near Hobby International Airport to become such a problem....

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11/28/2017 18:00:00 | Viewed: 0
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Driving elegance

HOUSTON - As you drive down any freeway in Houston, you will see a variety of car dealerships. What makes the Mercedes- Benz of West Houston dealership different is the amount of class and eye-catching architecture....

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10/30/2017 14:02:00 | Viewed: 0
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What was old is new

HOUSTON - KAustin & Associates was the contractor for the new VCA Spring Branch location. VCA Antech, Inc., which is a veterinary service company, had their new building constructed on the same site as their existing location....

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09/28/2017 11:00:00 | Viewed: 0
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At the top of the list

HOUSTON - After a 5,400sf property sat in the cold shell stage for over five years, Robert Peska of Slade Shipping decided he wanted to purchase and build out the space....

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08/30/2017 20:00:00 | Viewed: 0
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Far from basic

HOUSTON - Upon entering the new Accenture office, a person might feel like they are stepping into the future, and they are – the future of construction and design....

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07/27/2017 13:00:00 | Viewed: 0
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Facility facelift

HOUSTON - Prairie View A&M just finished up its 2017 season with a record of 20-28 and a winning 8-7 record on its home field. Prior to the season, Alpha Building Corporation renovated the Prairie View softball complex to give the Panthers an updated look....

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06/30/2017 00:00:00 | Viewed: 0
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Finders keepers! Benefit options to attract and keep good employees

SAN ANTONIO - Many companies in the construction industry are experiencing increased difficulty in attracting and keeping good skilled laborers. One way to edge out the competition is to offer better employee benefits. One employee benefit becoming more popular with construction companies is offering retirement benefits to employees. For the purposes of this column, we’ll explore four basic retirement plan options, but there are other options ...

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11/28/2017 12:00:00 | Viewed: 0
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Driven to distraction

SAN ANTONIO - Distracted drivers are everywhere and are the single largest contributing factor to traffic accidents today. Consider this: during the 5 seconds it takes to read a text, a vehicle traveling 55mph will move approximately 250 feet down the road, or nearly the length of a football field. Because drivers are often preoccupied when driving, employers must evaluate the potential risks involved in the operation of both company-owned and no...

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11/28/2017 12:00:00 | Viewed: 0
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Texas Supreme Court clarifies standard for suits against design professionals

SAN ANTONIO - The Texas Supreme Court recently considered two cases seeking to clarify the meaning of and standards in Tex. Civ. Prac. Rem. Code Ch. 150, which requires suits against design professionals to be supported by a sworn affidavit known as a Certificate of Merit (“COM”). When the plaintiff’s claims arise from the defendant’s provision of professional services, a COM must be furnished by a similarly licensed third-party expert wh...

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11/22/2017 12:00:00 | Viewed: 0
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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