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Bringing engineering home

HOUSTON - How would you describe the state of the construction industry in general terms? Have you experienced an increase in business? Slowdown? In our experience, the construction industry started off slow, but started to stabilize towards the second half of the year....

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10/30/2017 11:00:00 | Viewed: 0
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Focus - Opening the door to success

HOUSTON - How would you describe the state of the construction industry in general? The construction industry has always had its ups and downs. We have seen significant growth over the past four or five years and everything points to at least a few more years of similar performance....

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09/28/2017 11:00:00 | Viewed: 0
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Focus - Green Building - Encouraging sustainable design

HOUSTON - How would you describe the state of the construction industry in general terms? Have you experienced an increase in business? Slowdown? We have started to work with a lot more general contractors than we were in the beginning, and we really like working with them. We really like getting on site and seeing what they’re doing and helping them troubleshoot any issues associated with materials and indoor quality. Some things that s...

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Focus - Service Providers - Portable assistance

HOUSTON - How would you describe the state of the construction industry in general terms? Have you experienced an increase in business? Slowdown? I would say from our perspective, the construction industry has held steady over the years, but there has been a slowdown in multi-family construction. We are finishing up on our current projects and our clients say they do not have anything else on the books in the Houston area....

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07/27/2017 13:00:00 | Viewed: 0
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FOCUS - Electrical Industry - Texas thriving

Houston - The construction field is constantly changing with technology, code and different types of buildings being built. The electrical industry in the Houston area is no different as the technology changes and the customers look for the new and different in their projects....

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06/29/2017 14:04:00 | Viewed: 0
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Focus – Construction Education – Spreading the word

HOUSTON – Builder’s Academy has come a long way from its humble beginnings of just five students as a consumer advocate training for owners in 1994. Now the education center has over 85 students taking a 40-hour, six-week class....

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02/27/2017 17:58:00 | 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
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Legal - Taking cover after the storm

AUSTIN - This hurricane season is on track to be one of the most active seasons of record. Hurricane Harvey hit a vast portion of the Texas coast and affected numerous construction projects. A hurricane of this magnitude results in delays and added costs to projects. As projects get back on track after Harvey, contractors should re-review their contracts to ensure compliance with all notice and documentation requirements, if there is a time an...

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Insurance - Game of drones

AUSTIN - What do the U.S. military, Super Bowl LI, Texas Dept. of Public Safety, Austin City Limits Music Festival and the construction industry have in common? All have utilized drones to enhance the activity at hand. From search and rescue operations to documenting artistic performances to monitoring projects for safety and quality control, commercial drones (also known as “unmanned aircraft systems”) are becoming an increasingly predominan...

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Accounting - Potential payroll pitfalls

AUSTIN - Your focus is your company’s growth, but you might be jeopardizing that growth if you’re not aware of various payroll pitfalls. Voluntary compliance with IRS regulations can save hours of time and thousands of dollars in penalties and assessments in the event of an audit, so it’s important to understand how to avoid these issues before that happens....

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