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Skanska to Construct New Rice University Jones Graduate School of Business Building

HOUSTON, TX — Skanska USA has been selected to construct a new $54.5 million building at Rice University for the Jones Graduate School of Business that will support the school’s growing student and faculty population. The university and project teams celebrated the new project with a groundbreaking, unveiling the design …

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Stantec-Designed Engineering Classroom and Research Building Opens its Doors at Prairie View A&M University

PRAIRIE VIEW, TX — Prairie View A&M University (PVAMU) recently opened their new Engineering Classroom and Research Building (EnCARB). The three-story building provides instructional and research laboratory space for the Roy G. Perry College of Engineering and supports undergraduate education, student innovation, and emerging areas of research across various engineering …

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Gilbane Breaks Ground at Sam Houston High School

SAN ANTONIO, TX — Teachers, students, community members, and other stakeholders all recently came to Sam Houston High School to commemorate the start of a two-year renovation project.

“I’m proud to stand here this morning to share the exciting milestone,” said Dr. Nakeshia Bibbs, Principal at Sam Houston High School. …

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Adolfson & Peterson Construction Completes Two Projects at the University of North Texas

DENTON, TX — Adolfson & Peterson Construction (AP), a national, family-owned construction management and contracting company, recently completed two projects with the University of North Texas in Denton, Texas.

The Jazz Lab renovation included updating 3,932 square feet of space within the Music Building. The project encompassed acoustical performance improvements, …

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Elgin ISD Holds Groundbreaking Ceremony for Trinity Ranch Elementary

ELGIN, TX — The Elgin Independent School District (ISD) celebrated the groundbreaking for its new elementary school, Trinity Ranch Elementary, near the school's construction site in Elgin, Texas. Trinity Ranch Elementary will be located off Grist Mill Lane and Upper Elgin River Road, just south of U.S. 290.

Trinity Ranch …

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Innovation Next+ Selected for DFW Airport $855M Terminal F Concourse and Skylink Project

DALLAS, TX — The Innovation Next+ design-build team has been selected for the Dallas Fort Worth International Airport (DFW) Terminal F Concourse and Skylink Station Project. The $855 million project will provide a new concourse building and associated Skylink Station infrastructure on the Terminal F site. This new double-loaded (aircraft …

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Pre-K 4 SA and HOLT Group Break Ground on New South Education Center to Address Child Care Desert

SAN ANTONIO, TX — In a significant stride toward addressing the early childhood education needs of San Antonio, Pre-K 4 SA and HOLT Group broke ground on a new early learning center that will serve as the new South Education Center. Located on San Antonio’s south side, this project is …

Fort Worth Country Day Breaks Ground on New $25M Lower School

FORT WORTH, TX — Fort Worth Country Day (FWCD), the oldest co-ed college-preparatory school in Fort Worth, has broken ground on a $25 million Annie Richardson Bass Lower School, which will replace FWCD’s existing Lower School originally built in 1964. Set among FWCD’s 104-acre wooded campus in southwest Fort Worth, …

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HKS, Perkins&Will, McCarthy Vaughn Partnership Selected to Collaborate on Pediatric Campus, Among Largest in US

DALLAS, TX — Children’s Health and UT Southwestern Medical Center have selected HKS and Perkins&Will as the integrated design team to collaborate on a new pediatric campus in Dallas to meet the demands of the growing North Texas population.

The new campus, which will replace the current Children’s Health hospital …

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Adolfson & Peterson Construction Completes SMU's Clements Hall Scholars Den Renovation

DALLAS, TX — Adolfson & Peterson Construction (AP), a national, family-owned construction management and contracting company, recently completed the Clements Hall Scholars Den renovation on the campus of Dallas’ Southern Methodist University (SMU).

The Scholars Den supports the SMU Honors and Scholars community. AP renovated 6,411 square feet of space …

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DFW Airport's Central Terminal Area Expansion Program Promises Enhanced Passenger Experience

DALLAS, TX — HOK is part of the design team for the Central Terminal Area Expansion Program at Dallas Fort Worth International Airport. The project includes the addition of two new concourse piers at Terminals A and C as well as a full modernization of Terminal C. Nine new gates …

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KAI, Dallas ISD Awarded Caudill Award for South Oak Cliff High School Renovation

DALLAS, TX — KAI announces it has received a 2023-24 Caudill Award for renovations to the Dallas ISD South Oak Cliff High School. The Caudill Award is the highest honor in the annual Exhibit of School Architecture competition facilitated by the Texas Association of School Administrators and the Texas Association …

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San Jacinto College Breaks Ground on Center for Biotechnology at Generation Park Campus

PASADENA, TX — San Jacinto College, exclusive provider of the National Institute for Bioprocessing Research and Training (NIBRT) for the southern part of the United States, is making major strides in the biotechnology field.

The college broke ground on a new Center for Biotechnology at the Generation Park Campus. This …

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Turner/Byrne/Straight Line Joint Venture Selected to Lead Work of $550M Hospital Project

SAN ANTONIO, TX — Turner Construction Company, alongside joint venture partners Byrne Construction Services and Straight Line Management, celebrated the groundbreaking of the University Health Palo Alto Hospital campus in San Antonio, Texas. The $550 million hospital will improve health care services for the Southside San Antonio community. …

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Sundt, UTEP Break Ground on Texas Western Hall

EL PASO, TX — Sundt Construction recently joined The University of Texas at El Paso (UTEP) for a groundbreaking celebration of Texas Western Hall — a new $110 million building that will provide learning spaces for UTEP students.

“We are thrilled to continue our partnership with UTEP,” said Joseph Riccillo …

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Alamo Colleges First Responders Academy Opens in San Antonio

SAN ANTONIO, TX — Future students and staff recently attended the grand opening of the new Alamo Colleges District San Antonio College First Responders Academy facility. The building, built by Gilbane Building Company, is slated to host its first class of students in the spring of 2024.

“We are …

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Adolfson & Peterson Construction Partners with Acadia Healthcare on Central Texas Behavioral Health Center

BELTON, TX — Adolfson & Peterson Construction (AP), a national, family-owned construction management and contracting company, recently partnered with Acadia Healthcare on a construction and renovation project at Cedar Crest Hospital & Residential Treatment Center in Belton, Texas, about 75 miles north of Austin.

The project will encompass a 79,000-square-foot, …

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Construction Begins on Knox Street Development

DALLAS, TX — The joint venture partnership of MSD Partners, Trammell Crow Company (TCC), The Retail Connection, and Highland Park Village Associates (the JV) announces that it has begun construction on its mixed-use development in the Knox Street neighborhood of Dallas, Texas. Construction financing is being provided by …

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United Airlines, Houston Airport System Invest More Than $2B in George Bush Intercontinental Airport Terminal B Transformation

HOUSTON, TX — United Airlines and the Houston Airport System (HAS) announce a landmark investment in United’s hub at George Bush Intercontinental Airport (IAH) with the Terminal B Transformation Program. United Airlines expects to invest more than $1.9 billion in the Terminal B Transformation Program and the City of Houston …

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KAI Renovates School, Designs New High School/Gymnasium for Paul Laurence Dunbar YMLA in Fort Worth, Texas

IRVING, TX — Students of Paul Laurence Dunbar Young Men’s Leadership Academy (YMLA) in Texas’ Fort Worth Independent School District returned to classes this fall to a newly renovated middle school campus, plus a new high school and gymnasium addition.

KAI, which provided architecture, interior design, MEP/FP engineering, and construction …

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Robins & Morton Begins Work on $225M Permian Basin Behavioral Health Center

MIDLAND, TX — Construction firm Robins & Morton has begun work on the new Permian Basin Behavioral Health Center in Midland, Texas.

The 200-bed, $225 million facility, which will be built on a 54-acre site, will offer short- and long-term treatment for psychiatric patients of all ages. It will include …

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Skanska Celebrates Groundbreaking at CHRISTUS Santa Rosa Hospital - Westover Hills

SAN ANTONIO, TX — Skanska, a construction and development firm, announces the groundbreaking of the CHRISTUS Santa Rosa Hospital - Westover Hills project in San Antonio. Construction began in early 2023 and is expected to be completed the first quarter of 2025.  

This project consists of three phases. Phase …

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Turner Breaks Ground on $131M Project at the University of Texas at San Antonio

SAN ANTONIO, TX — Turner Construction Company celebrated the groundbreaking of the University of Texas at San Antonio’s Innovation, Entrepreneurship, and Careers building, also known as San Pedro II. The groundbreaking took place in the heart of San Antonio’s Tech District and was a celebration that featured musical performances and …

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First Phase of UT Dallas Arts and Performance Complex Nearing Finish Line

The University of Texas at Dallas (UT Dallas) will soon unveil the first phase of its arts and performance complex — a cultural hub for the sharing of knowledge and ideas. The complex sits on 12 acres of the school’s campus, creating a new gateway to the university.

“We want …

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VLK Architects Joins Arlington ISD in the Glaspie Field Groundbreaking Event

ARLINGTON, TX — VLK Architects alongside Arlington ISD recently broke ground on the new Michael Glaspie Field Athletic Complex. This athletic facility will be the third competition field for the six high school district and is funded by the 2019 bond package.

“The Glaspie Field Athletic Complex will be the …

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Skanska Celebrates Topping Out Milestone at Texas A&M University’s Mays Business School in College Station, Texas

COLLEGE STATION, TX — Skanska, a construction and development firm, announces it has reached a significant milestone on Texas A&M University’s campus with the steel topping out of the new Mays Business School Wayne Roberts ’85 Building. To celebrate the topping out, teams signed the steel beam used to …

Skanska Constructs New STEM Building in San Marcos for $100M

SAN ANTONIO, TX — Skanska has signed a contract with Texas State University System to build a new STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math) building located on Texas State University’s San Marcos campus. The contract is worth $100 million.

The new building will be an eight-story, 155,900-square-foot structure to house …

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Stantec Selected to Design New STEM Building for University of North Texas at Dallas

DALLAS, TX — Stantec has been selected to provide integrated design services for the new 122,000-square-foot Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM) building at the University of North Texas at Dallas (UNTD). The groundbreaking ceremony recently took place.

The $79 million, four-story STEM building will house instructional spaces including general …

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VLK Architects Joins PBTISD for Zavala Elementary School Ribbon Cutting

PECOS, TX — VLK Architects recently joined Pecos-Barstow-Toyah Independent School District (PBTISD) for the ribbon cutting and community grand opening of Zavala Elementary School. The new campus is home to second through fifth grade students, consolidating the district into four operational campuses.

“VLK is honored to participate in the opening …

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Jacobs to Manage Austin Independent School District Modernization Program

AUSTIN, TX — Jacobs was selected by Austin Independent School District (ISD) in Austin, Texas, to provide program management services in support of the district's capital improvement program. The program will implement more than $2.4 billion in capital works for Austin ISD facilities, including modernization of 25 schools through full …

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Goose Creek Independent School District Unveils Fine Arts Building

BAYTOWN, TX — Goose Creek Consolidated Independent School District (GCCISD) recently celebrated the grand opening and ribbon-cutting ceremony of its Lee High School Fine Arts building. The ribbon-cutting ceremony, attended by community leaders and educators, marked the culmination of years of dedication and planning.

Planning, engineering, and program management firm, …

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VLK Architects Celebrates Ribbon Cutting of Austin Elementary School with Pecos-Barstow-Toyah ISD

PECOS, TX — Pecos-Barstow-Toyah Independent School District (PBTISD) and VLK Architects recently celebrated the official ribbon-cutting ceremony and community grand opening for the new Austin Elementary School. The campus is home to pre-kindergarten through first grade students.

“VLK is grateful for the partnership we have established with both Pecos-Barstow-Toyah ISD …

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VLK Architects, Waxahachie ISD Break Ground on the New Wilemon STEAM Academy

WAXAHACHIE, TX — VLK Architects recently joined Waxahachie ISD for the groundbreaking of the new Wilemon STEAM Academy.

“The construction of a new home for the incredibly successful Wilemon STEAM Academy is an exciting step in the continued growth of Waxahachie ISD,” said Jonathan Aldis, Principal at VLK Architects. …

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$1.5B Helix Park Medical Center Brings Collaborative Life Science Research Space to Houston

Four respected healthcare entities have joined together to transform former parking lots into Helix Park, a $1.5 billion, 37-acre life science campus designed as an anchor for medicine, science, academia and commerce to develop research breakthroughs and scientific discoveries and attract a life science, biotech, and innovation economy to Houston. …

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McCarthy Building Companies Constructs Two Projects for Houston Methodist Health System

Following several renovation and smaller projects for Houston Methodist health system, employee-owned McCarthy Building Companies’ Houston office recently completed a medical office building and parking deck at Houston Methodist Sugar Land Hospital and is building the health system’s ninth inpatient, acute care facility at the new Houston Methodist Cypress …

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Garver-Led Dallas Love Field Lighting Project Honored with ACEC National Recognition Award

DALLAS, TX — When Garver partnered with Dallas Love Field to upgrade a lighting system at one of the airport’s terminals, the work helped solve issues related to glare, insufficient light levels, and high maintenance costs. The Garver-led DAL Exterior Lighting Project was recently presented with one of the industry’s …

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AP Construction and Acadia Healthcare Complete El Paso Behavioral Hospital Expansion

EL PASO, TX — Adolfson & Peterson Construction (AP), a national, family-owned construction management and contracting company, and Acadia Healthcare Company Inc., a provider of behavioral health care services across the U.S., recently completed a new addition to Rio Vista Behavioral Health Hospital in El Paso, Texas.

The 52,000-square-foot addition …

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Midway to Develop Port Houston's New Headquarters at East River

HOUSTON, TX — Houston-based Midway, the privately owned, fully integrated real estate investment and development firm, announces it will develop a new headquarters for Port Houston within East River, its 150-acre mixed-use development on Houston’s east side. Port Houston has purchased two tracts of land in East River’s first …

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Harris County Department of Education Celebrates New Adult Education Center

HOUSTON, TX — The Harris County Department of Education (HCDE) recently celebrated the completion of their new Adult Education Center with a ribbon-cutting ceremony.

HCDE selected Lockwood, Andrews & Newnam, Inc. (LAN) as the program manager for projects in its capital improvement plan in 2021. As program manager, LAN is …

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Adolfson & Peterson Completes Two Reunion Rehab Hospitals in DFW Metroplex

PLANO and ARLINGTON, TX — Adolfson & Peterson Construction (AP), a national construction management firm, and Reunion Rehabilitation Hospitals, a system of inpatient rehabilitation hospitals, recently completed two hospitals in the Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex. Both hospitals, one in Plano and the other in Arlington, were developed with support from America …

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VLK Architects and Waxahachie ISD Break Ground on the District’s 10th Elementary School

WAXAHACHIE, TX — VLK Architects recently celebrated the groundbreaking of Waxahachie ISD’s 10th elementary school. Funding for this project is from the voter-approved May 2023 bond and is one of two new elementary schools in addition to a replacement elementary to be built to accommodate the student population growth in …

Splendora ISD Selects LAN as Program Manager for Bond Program

SPLENDORA, TX — The Splendora Independent School District (SISD) has selected Lockwood, Andrews & Newnam, Inc. (LAN) to be the Program Manager for the completion of the voter-approved 2022 $201 million bond. LAN will provide program management services, overseeing $86 million for the construction of two new replacement elementary schools …

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VLK Architects Joins College Station ISD in Breaking Ground on the District’s Career and Technical Education Center

COLLEGE STATION, TX — VLK Architects recently joined College Station ISD in the groundbreaking of the new Career and Technical Education (CTE) Center. This is the first phase of construction for this new facility and will serve both high schools in the district.

The first phase of the CTE Center …

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VLK Architects Joins Eagle Mountain-Saginaw ISD in the Topping Out of its Newest High School

FORT WORTH, TX — VLK Architects joined Eagle Mountain-Saginaw ISD and Core Construction for the topping out ceremony of the new Eagle Mountain High School. Surrounded by district staff, students, and community members, the construction team raised the final structural steel beam on the district’s soon-to-be fourth high school.

The …

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Texas A&M-Fort Worth Breaks Ground on Law & Education Building

FORT WORTH, TX — Texas A&M-Fort Worth recently broke ground on its first building for an urban research campus — a first-of-its-kind public-private collaboration intended to boost the regional economy while anchoring an innovation district in southeast downtown.

The Texas A&M University System is beginning construction on its Law & …

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Brazosport ISD, VLK Architects Celebrate the Groundbreaking of the New CTE Center at Brazosport High School

FREEPORT, TX — Brazosport ISD, alongside VLK Architects, broke ground on the new Career and Technical Education (CTE) Center at Brazosport High School. When completed, the school will provide career pathways, equipping students with the skills necessary for success in the 21st century workforce.

“VLK is very fortunate to …

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McCarthy Completes Houston Methodist Sugar Land Medical Office Building

HOUSTON, TX — McCarthy Building Companies, Inc. has completed construction of two structures on the campus of Houston Methodist Sugar Land Hospital located in the greater Houston area. The project included a six-story medical office building and an attached seven-level parking garage. McCarthy broke ground in December 2021.

McCarthy’s scope …

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Adolfson & Peterson Construction Awarded University of Texas Permian Basin Mesa Building Renovation Project

ODESSA, TX — Adolfson & Peterson Construction (AP), a national, family-owned construction management and contracting company, was awarded the contract to renovate the Mesa Building, the oldest and largest building at The University of Texas Permian Basin campus in Odessa.

The project is designed to provide a wide range of …

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Gilbane Building Company Breaks Ground on New High School in Galveston

GALVESTON, TX — Team members from Galveston Independent School District, Zero/Six Consulting, Gilbane Building Company, J.W. Kelso Construction, and PBK Architects gathered to celebrate the groundbreaking of the new Ball High School. Standing behind the podium in a wall of purple and gold, Ball High School cheerleaders, …

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HWH Breaks Ground on $16M Project for Texas' Prairiland ISD

PATTONVILLE, TX — Harrison, Walker & Harper, LLC (HWH), a construction and industrial services company, recently broke ground on an $11.6 million, 46,000-square-foot indoor multi-purpose facility for the Prairiland Independent School District (ISD) high school campus located in northeast Texas. Prairiland ISD is currently the only school district in Lamar …

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VLK Architects Celebrates Topping Out on their Seventh Project with Pecos-Barstow-Toyah ISD

PECOS, TX — VLK Architects joined Pecos-Barstow-Toyah ISD for the topping out of the new Agricultural Sciences Complex. PBTISD students, staff, and community members gathered for the ceremony while Pecos High School FFA students signed their names on the final steel beam.

“The PBTISD Agricultural Science Complex will support many …

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Crosby ISD Selects LAN as Program Manager for $89.5M School Bond

CROSBY, TX — The Crosby Independent School District (CISD) has selected Lockwood, Andrews & Newnam, Inc. (LAN) to be the Program Manager for the completion of the voter-approved 2017 bond totaling $89.5 million. LAN will provide comprehensive program management services to ensure that the CISD’s initiatives are effectively implemented on …

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Elgin ISD Holds Groundbreaking Ceremony for New Elementary School

ELGIN, TX — Elgin Independent School District is celebrating the groundbreaking for its new elementary school, Harvest Ridge Elementary. The ceremony took place near the school's construction site with students, parents, educators, and community members in attendance.

Harvest Ridge Elementary will be the district's fourth elementary school and will serve …

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Hoover Treated Wood Products Announces New Manufacturing Facility in Fairfield

FAIRFIELD, TX — The City of Fairfield, Fairfield Economic Development Corporation (EDC) and Hoover Treated Wood Products (HTWP) broke ground on a new $9 million wood treating facility coming to the community in late 2023. The plant — owned and operated by HTWP — will treat fire-retardant wood products to …

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AllianceTexas Surpasses $111B in Economic Impact

FORT WORTH, TX — AllianceTexas, Hillwood’s 27,000-acre master-planned, mixed-use community in north Fort Worth, continues to be one of the state’s most formidable economic engines with approximately $111.5 billion generated in regional economic impact and over $3.4 billion in total taxes paid to local public entities during the past …

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Memorial Hermann Cypress Hospital Breaks Ground on New Expansions

HOUSTON, TX — Memorial Hermann Cypress Hospital recently broke ground on a new expansion, which includes a professional office building, a parking garage, additional surface parking and Memorial Hermann Sports Park - Cypress. These expansions will bring an additional 185,000 square feet of office space, more than 500 parking spaces, …

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Austin-Gilbane Joint Venture Tops Out Terminal D Pier West at Houston Airport

HOUSTON, TX — Recently, over 350 people gathered to celebrate the topping out of the new D West Pier at the George Bush Intercontinental Airport (IAH). Staff from Houston Airports, Fentress Architects and consultants, Austin-Gilbane Joint-Venture, and the subcontractors participated in the beam ceremony and an appreciation lunch. When …

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VLK Joins Pecos-Barstow-Toyah ISD for the Groundbreaking of the New CTE and Science Wing at Pecos High School

PECOS, TX — VLK Architects recently gathered with Pecos-Barstow-Toyah ISD students, administrators, and community members for the groundbreaking of the new Career and Technical Education (CTE) and Science Wing at Pecos High School.

“VLK is grateful to be a part of the groundbreaking celebration for the new CTE and Science …

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Master Architect, Marketing Teams Selected for San Antonio International Airport

SAN ANTONIO, TX —The San Antonio International Airport (SAT) has selected Corgan Associates, Inc., an international architecture and design firm, and Lake|Flato, a local San Antonio firm, to serve as the Master Architect team for SAT’s Terminal Development Program (TDP). The Corgan/Lake|Flato team will design SAT’s new terminal …

U.S. Department of Transportation Establishes Partnership with the City of Austin to Finance Mobility and Infrastructure Projects

AUSTIN, TEXAS — The U.S. Department of Transportation (USDOT) today established a strategic partnership to facilitate innovative delivery and financing of infrastructure improvements in Austin, Texas. The Emerging Projects Agreement focuses on the City of Austin’s more than $22 billion “Mobility Program of Projects,” a network of projects designed to …

Austin Transit Partnership Announces Collaboration with HKS, UNStudio, and Gehl to Lead Architecture and Urban Design for Project Connect

AUSTIN, TX — The Austin Transit Partnership (ATP) announces a partnership with an international design team led by HKS, UNStudio, and Gehl to create system-wide architecture and urban design for the light rail program of Project Connect, a major expansion of Austin’s public transit system. Project Connect is …

TDIndustries Wins 2023 TEXO Distinguished Building Awards for THR Justin Surgical Tower and DFW Airport High C Gates

DALLAS, TX — TDIndustries (TD), a facilities management and mechanical construction firm, announces that it has won first place in two categories during the 2023 TEXO Distinguished Building Awards. The awards recognized TDIndustries’ mechanical construction work on the Dallas Fort Worth International Airport High C Gates Demolition and Rebuild Project …

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KISD Celebrates Dedication of Renovated Killeen High School

KILLEEN, TX — Killeen ISD recently celebrated the dedication of the historic renovation and addition of Killeen High School. Funded by the voter-approved 2018 Bond, the project includes significant renovations to CTE classrooms, the auditorium, main gym and library, as well as a new two-story academic wing that features classrooms, …

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Adolfson & Peterson Construction Tops Out New Midland College Pre-K Academy

MIDLAND, TX — Adolfson & Peterson Construction (AP), a national construction management firm and general contractor, reached the construction midpoint of Midland College’s (MC) expansion with its new Pre-K Academy and Center for Teaching Excellence, which will house an expansion of the college’s pre-kindergarten academy and the college’s new bachelor …

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NexPoint Announces Proposal for TxS District, a 200-Acre Life Sciences District in Plano, Texas

PLANO, TX — NexPoint, an alternative investment firm, announces plans for TxS District, a proposed 200-acre life sciences development in Plano, Texas. The project, named to signify "Technology x Science," is designed to foster innovation and collaboration among companies and institutions across the life science sector.

The project centers …

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VLK Architects Breaks Ground on Royse City ISD’s Elementary School #7

ROYSE CITY, TX — VLK Architects joined with Royse City ISD (RCISD) to celebrate the groundbreaking of the district’s seventh elementary school. This project, to be named this summer following community input, was included in the May 2021 Bond.

“VLK was honored to take part in the groundbreaking for the …

Fort Worth Selects Development Team for Texas A&M Downtown Campus

FORT WORTH, TX — Citing a compelling conceptual design and their experience in public-private partnership projects, the City of Fort Worth has selected the real estate team of Edgemoor and KDC for the development of the Texas A&M-Fort Worth campus.

The city, and its Research & Innovation Local Government Corp., …

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New Business Park Coming to Southeast Austin with Ferguson Prelease

AUSTIN, TX — Jackson-Shaw, a national real estate development company headquartered in North Texas, plans to transform more than 67 acres in Southeast Austin into a new urban industrial business park. Located at the northeast corner of State Highway 130 and Elroy Road, the four-building project will have 602,400 …

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First Building at UNT at Frisco Opens as UNT Plants its Flag Permanently in Collin County

FRISCO, TX — From several vantage points of the University of North Texas' (UNT) four-story Frisco Landing building, students have an eagle-eye view of the surrounding Dallas-Fort Worth area. They also have access to classrooms and study spaces where they can create the vision for their future — many working …

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SmithGroup Celebrates Opening of UHD Wellness & Success Center

HOUSTON, TX — SmithGroup celebrates the opening of the University of Houston - Downtown’s (UHD) new Wellness & Success Center, which recently held a ribbon-cutting ceremony. Designed by SmithGroup in association with HarrisonKornberg Architects and built by Vaughn Construction, the 75,000-square-foot facility creates a hub for students and establishes …

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Skanska Breaks Ground on The University of Texas at Tyler's Medical Education Building

TYLER, TX — Skanska, a global construction and development firm, broke ground for The University of Texas at Tyler’s Medical Education Building. Texas Governor Greg Abbott was in attendance as the area celebrated UT System’s seventh medical school and the first of its kind in Northeast Texas, where new …

Seefried Properties, USAA Real Estate Break Ground on New Industrial Park in Rockwall, Texas

ROCKWALL, TX — Seefried Properties, a privately held real estate firm specializing in the development of industrial properties, along with capital partner and real estate investment manager, USAA Real Estate, announce construction has commenced at Rockwall Park 30, a new logistics facility in Rockwall, Texas. Situated on a …

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Dallas Park and Recreation's Management Partner — Fair Park First — Unveils Plans for Community Park

DALLAS, TX — Fair Park First unveiled updated renderings of the 18-acre Community Park Complex. These new renderings showcase a bird’s-eye view of the entire Community Park Complex along Fitzhugh Avenue, a view of one of the play areas featuring a skywalk and hillside slides, and a snapshot of an …

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City, Texas A&M Reach Terms Over Expanded Fort Worth Campus

FT. WORTH, TX — City Council approved an interlocal agreement that spells out the general terms and conditions the city and Texas A&M University will follow in helping to develop the proposed Texas A&M campus in downtown Fort Worth.

Councilmembers approved the agreement that will go before the Texas A&M …

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McCarthy Tops Out Houston Methodist Cypress Hospital Campus

HOUSTON, TX — McCarthy Building Companies, Inc. recently celebrated the topping out of Houston Methodist’s new Cypress Hospital campus located in the greater Houston area. The Houston Methodist campus sits on 105 acres and consists of a seven-story hospital, two medical office buildings, and a central utility plant, with a …

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Plans Unveiled for The Mix, a Mixed-Experience Community

FRISCO, TX — The plans and name for a $3 billion, 112-acre progressive, mixed-experience community built around a vibrant central park — The Mix — have been announced. The first phase of The Mix, located at Dallas Parkway and Lebanon Road in the North Platinum Corridor in Frisco, Texas, recently …

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UTSA Continues Downtown Development with San Pedro II to Advance Workforce Initiatives, Job Creation for San Antonio

SAN ANTONIO, TX — The UT System Board of Regents approves the next phase of The University of Texas at San Antonio’s (UTSA) downtown development initiatives.

While amplifying the cyber security and data science programs in San Pedro I, the new Innovation, Entrepreneurship, and Careers (IEC) building, to be known …

A&M Regents Approve Plan for $71.2M in New TAMIU Construction

COLLEGE STATION, TX — The Texas A&M University System Board of Regents green-lighted plans for a new Health Sciences Education and Research Center and an expansion for the Western Hemispheric Trade Center at Texas A&M International University (TAMIU) with a total planning amount of $71.2 million. The TAMIU go-ahead was …

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Adolfson & Peterson Construction Completes Midlothian ISD's $53M Heritage High School Renovations and Addition

DALLAS, TX — Adolfson & Peterson Construction (AP), a national, family-owned construction management and contracting company, recently completed renovations and facility expansions for Midlothian Independent School District's (MISD) Heritage High School.

The $53-million construction project, which began in summer 2020, consists of a 185,000-square-foot addition to Heritage High School, adding …

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Midway Unveils Plans for Watermark Mixed-Use Development in West Houston Corridor

HOUSTON, TX — Midway, the privately owned, fully integrated real estate investment, development, and management firm, announces plans to redevelop the former ConocoPhillips’ corporate headquarters site into Watermark District at Woodcreek (Watermark). Watermark will become a mixed-use destination surrounded by waterfront views and outdoor walkways.

Located just north of …

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Leaders Celebrate Topping Out of UT Health San Antonio Multispecialty and Research Hospital

SAN ANTONIO, TX — Surgeries in multiple specialties, new services for the region including stem cell therapies and bone marrow transplants, and access to the latest clinical research trials are drawing closer to reality as construction of the half-a-billion-dollar UT Health San Antonio Multispecialty and Research Hospital reaches an important …

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Sundt Breaks Ground on Center for Advanced Manufacturing and Aerospace

EL PASO, TX — Sundt Construction recently broke ground on the Center for Advanced Manufacturing and Aerospace at the University of Texas El Paso (UTEP). The center will go hand in hand with the university’s new undergraduate degree in aerospace and aeronautical engineering.

“Getting started on this much-needed, innovative facility …

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City of Fort Worth Unveils New Vision for Heritage and Paddock Parks

FORT WORTH, TX — The City Council recently heard updated plans to connect downtown with the Trinity River by redeveloping Heritage Park and the adjacent Paddock Park. Paddock Park is just north of the Tarrant County Courthouse at the base of the Main Street Bridge, which is commonly known as …

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Omniplan Engaged KAI to Design RedBird Health Center in Dallas to Support Well-Being of Underserved Community

DALLAS, TX — Several years ago, Redbird, Dallas introduced “Reimagine RedBird,” a revitalization project to redevelop the former Red Bird Mall currently named Southwest Center Mall. One of the RedBird development team’s goals was to provide community supportive services and close the health care gap in the underserved southern sector …

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Adolfson & Peterson Construction, Acadia Healthcare Top Out Rio Vista Behavioral Health Expansion Project in El Paso

EL PASO, TX — Adolfson & Peterson Construction (AP), a national, family-owned construction management and contracting company, and Acadia Healthcare Company Inc., a provider of behavioral health care services across the U.S., have topped out the new addition to Rio Vista Behavioral Health Hospital in El Paso, Texas, marking the …

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VLK Celebrates Successful Project Completions for the 2022-2023 School Year

FORT WORTH, TX — VLK Architects announces its newest Texas public school campuses opening for the 2022-23 school year. In a market overwhelmed with supply chain issues and construction delays, representatives from VLK said they are grateful to have worked side-by-side with districts, contractors, and consultants to deliver a variety …

KAI Designs Modern Laboratory for Learning at New H.S. Thompson Elementary School in Dallas, Texas

DALLAS, TX — Planned as a replacement school for the H.S. Thompson Learning Center, KAI designed the new H.S. Thompson Elementary School in South Dallas, Texas as a beacon for academic excellence.

“Our team sought to develop an environment for academic excellence by providing the students, staff, and community with …

LAN Selected to Manage Galveston ISD Bond Program

GALVESTON, TX — Lockwood, Andrews and Newnam (LAN) has been selected by the Galveston Independent School District to manage its $314.8-million bond program. Recently passed by voters of the island city, the bond package will fund a new Ball High School and aquatics center, allow for middle school campus upgrades, …

McCarthy Breaks Ground on Houston Methodist Cypress Campus

HOUSTON, TX — McCarthy Building Companies, Inc. has begun construction on Houston Methodist’s new Cypress campus. Houston Methodist’s ninth hospital in the greater Houston area, the campus sits on 106 acres and will consist of a seven-story hospital, two medical office buildings, and a central utility plant. The hospital will …

American Constructors Announces Completion of Killeen High School #6

KILLEEN, TX — American Constructors, a Central Texas general contractor and construction management firm, announces the completion of Chaparral High School, the newest campus for Killeen Independent School District (KISD). KISD celebrated the grand opening of the school during a dedication ceremony with district leadership, students, families, and community …

Construction Begins Near Lakeline Station Bringing New Multifamily and Retail to Austin, Texas

AUSTIN, TX — Live. Work. Play. That is the vision for this new mixed-use development, and Cadence McShane Construction Company is collaborating with Sabot Development, American Residential Group (ARG), and STG Design to make that vision a reality.

Situated near the new Apple Campus and adjacent to the Lakeline …

City, County, and Port Support Galveston Bay Park Study

HOUSTON, TX — Houston, Harris County, Port Houston, and a local entrepreneur have chipped in for an engineering study of Galveston Bay Park, a chain of man-made islands that Rice University experts have proposed building as both a hurricane barrier and a 10,000-acre public park.

Rice’s Severe Storm Prediction, Education, …

Adolfson & Peterson Construction Breaks Ground on New Pre-K Academy at Midland College

MIDLAND, TX — Adolfson & Peterson Construction (AP) recently broke ground on an expansion of the Midland College (MC) campus, which will enlarge its existing Pre-K Academy. This 60,000-square-foot, two-story structure will house its growing education program including a bachelor’s degree in Early Childhood-3rd grade teacher preparation.

The new expansion …

McCarthy Tops Out Texas Children’s Hospital in Austin

AUSTIN, TX — McCarthy Building Companies, Inc. recently celebrated the topping out of construction of the Texas Children’s Hospital for children and women in North Austin. The 52-bed, 365,000-square-foot hospital will bring top pediatric and women’s care to families in Austin and Central Texas, as part of Texas Children’s expansion …

Azle ISD Breaks Ground on First New Campus in 23 Years

AZLE, TX — VLK Architects recently joined Azle ISD to celebrate breaking ground on the district’s new elementary school campus, currently referred to as Elementary #6. The new facility, for grades kindergarten through 4th, is being constructed as part of the bond passed in May 2021.

“We’re excited just to …

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Omni Logistics Unveils 100 Percent Renewable Energy-Powered Corporate Headquarters in Dallas, Texas

DALLAS, TX — Omni Logistics, a technology-driven provider of global multimodal logistics solutions and specialized services, announces the opening of its new corporate headquarters in Dallas, Texas.

The 52,000-square-foot headquarters is completely wind-powered and strategically positioned near key transportation gateways including Dallas Fort Worth International Airport, Dallas Love Field, …

Stantec to Develop Citywide Comprehensive Plan for Farmers Branch, Texas

FARMERS BRANCH, TX — The City of Farmers Branch, Texas has selected global design firm Stantec to develop a comprehensive plan for the redevelopment and revitalization of the city. The plan will support the city’s efforts to advance its environmental, economic, and social progress. This will include emphasizing the reuse …

Texas A&M Regents Approve Buildings at Proposed Research Campus

FORT WORTH, TX — The Texas A&M University System Board of Regents gave initial approval to $1.5 billion in future projects, including the first two buildings for an urban research campus in downtown Fort Worth.

The regents approved a new five-year capital plan, including $85 million for a Law and …

Jackson-Shaw Announces the Development of Northeast Crossing Urban Industrial Park in Houston's Northeast Submarket

HOUSTON, TX — Jackson-Shaw, a national real estate development company headquartered in North Texas, announces the development of the Northeast Crossing urban industrial park in Houston’s northeast submarket. It is located on the northeast corner of Wallisville Road and Shadrack Street near the Wallisville Road intersection with U.S. Route …

Jackson-Shaw Announces the Development of Post Oak Logistics Urban Industrial Park in Houston's Southwest Submarket

HOUSTON, TX — Jackson-Shaw, a national real estate development company headquartered in North Texas, announces the development of the Post Oak Logistics Park urban industrial park in Houston’s southwest submarket. Post Oak Logistics Park is located near the south side of U.S. Highway 90 Alternate, just west of the …

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VLK Architects and PBTISD Break Ground on a New 2nd Through 5th Grade Campus

PECOS, TX — VLK Architects recently joined Pecos-Barstow-Toyah ISD to break ground on the construction of a new elementary campus. This is the second elementary school VLK designed for the district as a part of the May 2021 bond.

“VLK feels very fortunate for the partnership that we have established …

Rosewood Property Company Kicks Off Construction on New Multifamily Community in Plano

PLANO, TX — Rosewood Property Company starts construction on a new multifamily development at the Heritage Creekside mixed-use development with MetLife Investment Management (MIM) as a partner. The new development in Plano, Texas, is slated for completion in 2024.

The modern community will consist of 326 apartment homes on four …

Rhode Partners Tops Out Floodgate on San Antonio’s Historic River Walk

SAN ANTONIO, TX — Designed by award-winning Austin-based firm Rhode Partners, Floodgate recently celebrated its topping out. Located on San Antonio’s historic River Walk, the 100,000-square-foot mixed-use project is anticipated to open spring 2023.

Floodgate is a modern 17-story building with significant ground floor restaurant space fronting the River …

Sundt Completes Tech Port Center + Arena

SAN ANTONIO, TX — Sundt Construction has completed the Tech Port Center + Arena in San Antonio. The facility is in the middle of the 1,900-acre campus, which already houses more than 80 employers and 14,000 employees.

“I am so proud of our team and everyone who worked on this …

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VanTrust Acquires 60 Acres, Begins Design on Nearly 414,000 Square Feet of Spec Industrial Space in Northeast San Antonio

SAN ANTONIO, TX — VanTrust Real Estate, LLC (VanTrust), a full-service commercial real estate development company, acquires one of the last sites in the Cornerstone industrial area of northeast San Antonio. VanTrust is set to break ground on Phase I of the 60-acre speculative industrial center, Cornerstone Commerce Center, this …

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Labor Shortage is a Universal Issue in the Construction Industry

The ever-growing labor shortage is a universal issue, affecting nearly every business sector that relies on the availability of a workforce. It’s an issue that was happening before the COVID-19 pandemic and has persisted.

According to the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, there are 11.3 million job openings in the U.S., …

Anna EDC and CDC Sell 82-Acre Anna Business Park to HOLT CAT

ANNA, TX — The Anna Economic Development Corporation (EDC) and the Anna Community Development Corporation (CDC) sold its 82-acre Anna Business Park to PC5 Properties, LLC, a property holding company of HOLT CAT (HOLT), an authorized Caterpillar heavy equipment and engine dealer in 118 counties in Texas. HOLT plans to …

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The HUB Breaks Ground on Family-Friendly Entertainment Venue at The Farm in Allen

ALLEN, TX — The HUB, a Texas-based developer of entertainment districts, recently broke ground on its new venue at The Farm in Allen, a 135-acre mixed-use destination developed by JaRyCo. The open-air entertainment venue is The HUB’s first Texas location.

The HUB at The Farm, known for its …

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Constellation Real Estate Partners and a Real Estate Fund Advised by Crow Holdings Capital Acquire 33 Acres in Houston, Texas

HOUSTON, TX — Constellation Real Estate Partners, an investor and developer of logistics properties, in partnership with a real estate fund advised by Crow Holdings Capital, announces that it has acquired 32.95 acres of land on South Post Road in Southwest Houston for the development of Constellation Post …

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US Designates Future Interstate 27 Part of the Interstate Highway System

LAREDO, TX — The Ports to Plains Alliance announces that the designation of future Interstate 27 (I-27) became official as President Biden signed into law the appropriation bill. The designation recognizes the Ports-to-Plains Corridor from Laredo, Texas, to Raton, New Mexico, as an addition to the Interstate Highway System.

“I …

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Hines Breaks Ground on T3 Eastside, First of Several Projects Coming to Austin Market

AUSTIN, TX — Hines, an international real estate firm, announces the start of construction on T3 Eastside, a heavy timber office and boutique residential building with 15 loft-style units in an Austin eastside neighborhood. This construction milestone marks the first of many for Hines in Austin as the firm …

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VanTrust Completes Phase I of El Paso Logistics Park, Resulting in Nearly 200,000 Square Feet of Executed Leases

El PASO, TX — VanTrust Real Estate, LLC (VanTrust), a full-service commercial real estate development company, recently completed Phase I of its 59-acre speculative logistics park in East El Paso, Texas. Phase I of the El Paso Logistics Park consists of four buildings, totaling 514,135 square feet, located between Mercantile …

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Jackson-Shaw Closes on 224 Acres for Crosspoint Business District, a New Employment Hub in Georgetown

GEORGETOWN, TX — Jackson-Shaw, a national real estate development company headquartered in North Texas, has closed on 224 acres in Georgetown for the development of the CrossPoint. This business district is located on the west side of Interstate 35 (north of the intersection with State Highway 195 and south …

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TDIndustries Inspires Women in Construction at Houston Recruiting Event

HOUSTON, TX — In partnership with Construction Career Collaborative (C3) and the National Association of Women in Construction (NAWIC), TDIndustries (TD) was proud to inspire and recruit the next generation of women in construction at this year’s #SHEbuildsHouston recruiting event in Houston.

The #SHEbuildsHouston recruiting event introduces young women to …

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High Street Residential Tops Out 43-Story Residential Tower in Downtown Houston

HOUSTON, TX — High Street Residential, the residential subsidiary of Trammell Crow Company, announces the topping out of Parkside Residences at Discovery Green, formerly known as Block 98. The 43-story residential tower will deliver 309 luxury apartment homes in downtown Houston adjacent to Discovery Green, a 12-acre urban …

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SEAA Hosts Career Fair Highlighting the Steel Construction Industry

HOUSTON, TX — The Steel Erectors Association of America (SEAA) hosted nearly 300 students from five school districts and several dozen military veterans for its construction career fair. SEAA’s Long Range Planning Committee spearheaded the event, which was hosted by member company Adaptive Construction Solutions, Inc., at their training …

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TxDOT Cuts the Ribbon on Two Mobility35 Projects in Williamson County

JARRELL, TX — The Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) was joined by U.S. Rep. John Carter, Williamson County Judge Bill Gravell, and Commissioner Valerie Covey for a joint ribbon cutting ceremony for the I-35 at Ronald Reagan Boulevard and I-35 from Corn Hill to FM 972 projects.

“Today, we celebrate …

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Inspire Development Breaks Ground on Pearson Ranch

AUSTIN, TX — Inspire Development has broken ground on Pearson Ranch, a $2-billion mixed-use development across 156 acres in the northwest portion of Austin.

Pearson Ranch will take shape on multiple parcels on the northeast corner of the State Highway 45 and West Parmer Lane intersection. The business park will …

Titan Development to Break Ground on Facility for Ovivo in Hutto, Texas

HUTTO, TX — Titan Development (Titan) and the Hutto Economic Development Corporation (EDC) celebrated the groundbreaking of a facility for Ovivo Inc., the latest high-tech manufacturer to join Titan's Innovation Business Park.

Ovivo, a global water and wastewater treatment company, will build and operate a 110,000-square-foot manufacturing plant as part …

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Worley Transitions to the Construction Phase on the Expansion of ExxonMobil’s Petrochemical Project in Baytown, Texas

BAYTOWN, TX — The Baytown chemical expansion project will include a linear alpha olefins (LAO) unit and a solution polymer unit (SPU). The LAO unit will have an estimated production capacity of around 350,000 tons a year. The SPU will produce around 400,000 metric tons of polymers each year, including …

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Brownsville Unified Development Code Recognized by APA Texas

BROWNSVILLE, TX — The new City of Brownsville Unified Development Code received a Gold Award for Best Practice from the APA Texas Chapter. It was one of three Freese and Nichols projects to win APA awards in 2021.

The City of Brownsville’s new Unified Development Code (UDC) created a …

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Hughes House Mixed-Use Development Designs Finalized

FT. WORTH, TX — Fort Worth Housing Solutions (FWHS) and the City of Fort Worth have approved final designs for Phase I of Hughes House, the mixed-use development that will bring 210 apartments and townhomes with a variety of floor plans to the Stop Six Choice Neighborhood by 2023.

The …

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Garland Breaks Ground on Downtown Redevelopment Project

GARLAND, TX — Downtown Garland welcomes the next wave of revitalization with a project from the 2019 bond program starting construction: the redevelopment of the Downtown Square.

Upon completion, the Downtown Square will be the destination for the community’s interests and needs, along with larger festivals, live music, and other …

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Biden’s $1.2T Infrastructure Package and the Construction Industry

Last fall, President Biden signed a $1.2 trillion infrastructure package – the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act – providing historic funding levels to improve public works, including roads, bridges, highways, internet access and the power grid, as well as to mitigate the effects of climate change. The bill does not …

Primoris Services Corporation Awards Contracts Valued Over $32M in Energy/Renewables Segment

DALLAS, TX — Primoris Services Corporation announces two heavy civil awards with a combined value of more than $32 million. The projects, secured by the company’s Energy/Renewables Segment, were awarded by the Texas Department of Transportation.

The first project involves construction of a section of highway SL 121 in …

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TC Energy Announces $0.8B WR Project

HOUSTON, TX — TC Energy Corporation (TC Energy) announces that it has approved its WR Project, a set of projects anticipated to constitute a total capital investment of approximately $0.8 billion. The project is designed to increase base system reliability and expand an existing portion of the ANR Pipeline Company …