Defense Innovation Unit Experimental Comes To Austin

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Read Defense Innovation Unit Experimental Comes To Austin on Business Facilities - Economic Development, Site Selection & Workforce Solutions. DIUx will connect the Department of Defense with hundreds of private sector firms to enhance the technological capabilities of the U.S.

Integreon Opens Global Delivery Center In Austin, TX

Business Facilities Blog

Integreon, a global provider of outsourced legal and business services, expands into Austin for its highly skilled and creative workforce, creating more than 100 jobs. Integreon Opens Global Delivery Center In Austin, TX appeared first on Business Facilities (BF) Magazine.

Austin, Charlotte, Denver Are Tops In BF’s Growth Chart

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Austin, TX has been named the top metro for Economic Growth Potential in Business Facilities' 13th Annual Rankings Report. Read: Austin, Charlotte, Denver Are Tops In BF’s Growth Chart.

Unusual Construction Project Brings Waves to Austin

Construction Informer

But, that’s what’s getting under construction in Austin, Texas, with completion slated for 2016, or about eight months after kick off. Google+.

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Texas & Louisiana City Scoop: Austin

ENR Construction

Dodge offers data on 2017 construction starts in the greater Austin area

ClearSpace Keeps Prefab Simple in Austin

Jetson Green

Austin-based ClearSpace Homes has been around for several years, but recently I noticed the founder, Hayden Lindley, was working on some new designs. ClearSpace is focused on customers in the Austin area right now, though they’d entertain developments or mass orders in any state.

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Austin’s first indoor shopping mall becomes Austin Community College’s new digital media center

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The first indoor shopping mall in Austin, Texas is currently undergoing a major renovation to become Austin Community College’s new digital media center.

Business Facilities’ 2015 Metro Rankings Report: Austin, Nashville, Raleigh Are Metro Frontrunners

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Austin, TX added to its impressive record of success in Business Facilities’ Metro Rankings Report with the best across-the-board showing in the magazine’s 2015 edition. Business Facilities’ 2015 Metro Rankings Report: Austin, Nashville, Raleigh Are Metro Frontrunners appeared first on Business Facilities (BF) Magazine. Southwest 2015 Austin blog-August-2015 metro rankings Nashville north carolina Raleigh rankings tennesseeBusiness Facilities (BF) Magazine.

Austin apartment façade branded with metal mesh

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When architects at Austin-based PSW Homes initiated plans for Thornton Flats, a three-building, 104-unit urban-infill luxury apartment complex, the design team developed a leaf graphic for the community to give Millennial residents an icon that was representative of their values and those of the builder.

CURT Winter Meeting in Austin

Collaborative Construction

The Construction Users Round Table (CURT) will hold it's winter meeting in Austin, Texas February 5, 2013. The next day CURT will host a safety seminar focused on Best Practices for Workplace Safety. CURT members should make plans to attend as should anyone looking for high quality construction industry information and an opportunity to meet owner representatives from major corporations. The link below takes you to CURT's events page.

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VIDEO: Austin Readies for 10-Year Transportation Fix

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The Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) will soon begin a 10-year plan to fix Austin’s current traffic situation. Some of these projects include adding lanes to I-35, and changes in the “Y,” an interchange in southwest Austin. TxDOT is planning to spend $440 million to add three lanes in

Two TEF Investments Creating 615 New Jobs In Austin, TX

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through the Texas Enterprise Fund (TEF) that will create a total of 615 new jobs in Austin, TX. Websense is relocating its corporate headquarters from San Diego to Austin, creating 445 new jobs and a projected capital investment of more than $9.9 Posted by Heidi Schwartz.

Siltation From Floods Trigger Boil-Water Edict in Austin

ENR Construction

Historic floods this month brought higher levels of debris and silt than normal into the city of Austin’s waterways, pushing water treatment capacity to its limits

Metal mesh lends 'natural, chill vibe' to South Austin rental complex

BD+C

The in-house design team at PSW Homes, Austin, Texas, had already used a leaf motif on murals in the first two buildings of the 104-unit Thornton Flats luxury apartments, in South Austin. But the architects wanted a graphic treatment with a lot more pop for the third building in the complex

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Austin apartment façade branded with metal mesh

BD+C

When architects at Austin-based PSW Homes initiated plans for Thornton Flats, a three-building, 104-unit urban-infill luxury apartment complex, the design team developed a leaf graphic for the community to give Millennial residents an icon that was representative of their values and those of the builder.

BUSINESS REPORT: Texas – Innovation Moves Front And Center In Austin

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Technology shares the spotlight with music and film at the annual South by Southwest festival in Austin, TX. Technology innovation is happening across the country, but there is no better place to witness the revolution other than Austin, TX, home to a rapidly expanding technology industry.

Video: Austin Worker Crushed By Preformed Concrete Slab

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A construction worker was crushed Wednesday morning when a concrete slab weighing 30,000 to 40,000 pounds fell off a flatbed truck and onto him at a construction site for a parking garage, part of an apartment complex being built in southeast Austin.

Major Austin transit plan could cost up to $10B

Construction Dive

Officials said the figure is based on building a light rail system component in each of the plan's 11 targeted transit corridors, which likely won't happen

BIG-designed 1.3 million-sf sports and entertainment district includes Austin’s first pro-sports stadium

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million sf in Austin, Texas the new East Austin District will provide the fast-growing city with its first pro-sports stadium and large-scale music arena. Spread across 1.3

Texas Chapter of COAA Winter Workshop in Austin

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The Construction Owners Association of America's (COAA) Texas chapter is hosting a Winter Workshop in Austin, Texas. It's interesting that two major owner organizations are meeting in Austin on the same day.

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A Bar Made of Shipping Containers Opens in Austin

Jetson Green

The Container Bar, so named because it is made entirely of recycled shipping containers has recently opened its doors in Austin, Texas.

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Austin, Texas | NLand Is North America’s First Surf Park

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Read Austin, Texas | NLand Is North America’s First Surf Park on Business Facilities - Economic Development, Site Selection & Workforce Solutions. Daily News Texas Videos Surf Parks video Wavegardens

UT-Austin Nexushaus at the 2015 Solar Decathlon

Constructor Magazine

University of Texas at Austin mechanical engineer Charles Upshaw tells Contractor about the mechanical system he designed for his school's entry in the 2015 Solar Decathlon.

Texas & Louisiana City Scoop: Construction Starts in Austin

ENR Construction

Dodge offers data on 2017 construction starts in the greater Austin area

An Austin, Texas Bungalow Transformed Into a Sustainable Modern Dwelling

Jetson Green

Architect Joseph Bennett recently completed a remodeling project of a 1917 Austin, Texas bungalow measuring 2,500 square feet. The renovated bungalow has received a LEED Silver and the Austin Energy Green Building 5 Star certifications.

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Vision Zero comes to Austin: An outside perspective

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Until moving to Austin, that kind of danger was almost totally unfamiliar to me. How often do you feel unsafe crossing the street? Growing up in England, I learned my Green Cross Code. Then I lived in hyper-regulated London for ten years

Historic 1950s-Era Austin Duplex Gets Sustainable Renovation from Alterstudio Architects

Jetson Green

This sustainable remodeling project by Alterstudio Architects renovated a 1950s-era duplex in the Hyde Park historic district of Austin, Texas, into a contemporary single-family home that is both energy-efficient and water-conserving.

DPR Construction Selected to Build New Charles Schwab Austin Campus

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AUSTIN, Texas -- DPR Construction has been selected by Charles Schwab to build the company’s new corporate campus, located on a 50-acre site in Austin, Texas. The new Charles Schwab Austin Campus will be built in two phases. frontpage

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TEF Investment athenahealth Creating More Than 600 Jobs In Austin, TX

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is expanding its Austin operations, creating 607 jobs and a projected capital investment of more than $13 million. Austin offers a strong talent pool to aid in the important work we do at athenahealth to advance connectivity in health care.” Posted by Heidi Schwartz. Texas Gov.

Business Facilities’ 10th Annual Rankings Report: Austin, Baton Rouge, Mobile Leaders In Growth Potential

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Austin, TX is Business Facilities’ top-ranked metro for Economic Growth Potential. “Austin has firmly established itself as one of the leading high-tech hubs in the U.S.,” ” The burgeoning high-tech industry in Austin has made Texas the second-largest semiconductor job market after California. Austin has more than 120,000 people employed by more than 4,400 technology firms. AUSTIN, TX.

Houston, TX Top-Ranked Metro For Growth Potential

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Houston, TX is the top-ranked metro for Economic Growth Potential—followed by Atlanta, GA and Austin, TX—in Business Facilities' 14th Annual Rankings Report.

Memphis rising: Can this Mid-South city of 670,000 become the next Austin?

BD+C

For years following the assassination of Rev. Martin Luther King, Jr., in 1968, Memphis, the site of the horrific event, witnessed high crime, population loss, and the decline of its downtown.

Unusual Construction Project Brings Waves to Austin

Construction Informer

But, that’s what’s getting under construction in Austin, Texas, with completion slated for 2016, or about eight months after kick off. The post Unusual Construction Project Brings Waves to Austin appeared first on Construction Informer Blog - Construction Blog with Information, News, and Commentary. Google+.

Kitchell Expands Regionally with Austin Office

Construction Superintendent Magazine

AUSTIN, Texas -- Kitchell is expanding its Southwest footprint with a dedicated office in Austin, Texas, to serve a growing clientele and a number of design build, construction management, facility planning and development pursuits. The company officially opened its doors June 1 at Stonelake 4, 4030 W. Braker Lane. The 5,100-square-foot office has 11 employees, with room to grow. frontpage

Micro apartment complex planned for artsy Austin district

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For younger adults that want a place to live in a bustling area of Austin, Texas, a new apartment complex could be an option if they don’t mind tighter spaces. This week, Transwestern Development announced plans to develop a micro-unit community, Indie Apartments, in the East Sixth district just east of downtown Austin. The 55,814-sf property will have 139 units, with 350-sf, one-bedroom units and 520-sf, two-bedroom options.

Apple’s Austin Operations Center Claims Bronze 2012 Deal Of The Year From Business Facilities

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Apple’s selection of Austin, TX as the site for its new $304-million Operations Center is the Bronze Award winner in Business Facilities’ 2012 Economic Development Deal of the Year competition. The Austin Chamber of Commerce, Travis County and the Governor’s Office of Economic Development and Tourism were key players in bringing the project to fruition. Southwest Apple Austin Business Facilities Deal of the Year

Hensel Phelps Awarded CMAR Contract at Austin-Bergstrom Airport

Construction Superintendent Magazine

Hensel Phelps was recently awarded a construction manager-at-risk contract for the concessions build-out at Austin-Bergstrom International Airport in Austin, Texas. This contract is with Delaware North Travel Hospitality Inc., a hospitality, food service and retail company, servicing airports and sports venues across the globe. frontpage

First look: Austin to get first high-rise since 2003

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has commenced construction on Colorado Tower, a 371,000-sf Class A office development in Downtown Austin, Texas. The 29-story building, designed by Duda/Paine Architects, will be the first high-rise tower built in Austin since Cousins developed Frost Bank Tower in 2003.

Austin votes to bar contractors who work on Trump's US–Mexico border wall

Construction Dive

The measure will only apply to those who have done work on the expansion planned by President Donald Trump

The Austin Company Announces New Hires and Professional Designations

Construction Superintendent Magazine

CLEVELAND, Ohio -- The Austin Company continues its growth with the addition and development of several associates, including three superintendents: frontpage