San Antonio approves redevelopment of Alamo Plaza

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19, the San Antonio City Council voted 9-2 in favor of a makeover of Alamo Plaza The Alamo, Texas’s most visited historic landmark is about to undergo a $450 million renovation. On Friday, Oct.

BIM Enabled Project in San Antonio

Collaborative Construction

The use of building information modeling (BIM) on the $135 million expansion of Children''s Hospital of San Antonio, which is about 50% complete, was featured in local news story in San Antonio.

The burgeoning Port San Antonio lays out growth plans

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The 1,900-acre Port San Antonio campus, immediately south of the country’s seventh-largest city’s downtown, is home to over 80 public- and private-sector companies and 13,000-plus workers in such fields as aerospace, defense, cybersecurity, robotics, and advanced manufacturing.

Oracle To Bring 200 Information Technology Jobs To San Antonio

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With its new operations center in San Antonio, the Oracle footprint continues to grow. Oracle plans to bring 200 jobs to San Antonio in the next two years, with the location of a new operations center in the area. Posted by Heidi Schwartz.

Texas & Louisiana City Scoop: Construction Starts in San Antonio

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Dodge offers data on 2017 construction starts in the greater San Antonio area

2016 Metro Rankings Report: San Antonio, TX Is No. 1 In Economic Growth Potential

Business Facilities

San Antonio, TX is the top-ranked metro for Economic Growth Potential in Business Facilities’ 12th Annual Rankings Report; Reno-Sparks, NV and Huntsville, AL placed second and third, respectively. Read 2016 Metro Rankings Report: San Antonio, TX Is No. 1 In Economic Growth Potential on Business Facilities - Economic Development, Site Selection & Workforce Solutions.

GM Financial To Build Facility In San Antonio, TX

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GM Financial To Build Facility In San Antonio, TX originally appeared on Business Facilities (BF) Magazine. will build a new financial servicing center in San Antonio, TX , creating up to 500 new jobs within the next four years.

San Antonio green lights multimodal transit center

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Last week, the Board of Directors of VIA Metropolitan Transit in San Antonio, Texas, officially approved plans previously presented by the architecture design team from EE&K a Perkins Eastman company to construct Phase 2 of the Westside Multimodal Transit Center.

Accenture Federal Services Adding 500 New Jobs In Texas

Business Facilities

The company will invest $5 million in an expansion of its Advanced Technology Center in San Antonio, TX. Read: Accenture Federal Services Adding 500 New Jobs In Texas at BusinessFacilities.com.

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Wesley Baker promoted to Vice President of TDIndustries’ San Antonio location

Contractor Magazine

For the past three years, Baker has acted as Vice President of San Antonio Construction, developing the San Antonio team and providing strategic leadership for increased growth

Operational wellness was an objective for a new 911 call center near San Antonio

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million residents living in three counties around San Antonio, Texas—Bexar, Guadalupe, and Camol— officially went fully functional Earlier this week, the $40 million, 80,527-sf Bexar Metro Regional Operations Center, a 911 call center that serves 2.5

Victory Capital Relocating HQ To Texas

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Victory Capital announced it will move its corporate headquarters for its Global Investment Management Business from Cleveland, OH to San Antonio, TX. Corporate Headquarters Daily News Featured Office, IT & Call Centers Taxes & Incentives Texas Bexar County Business Incentives financial services provider relocation San Antonio Economic Development Foundation Site Selection Victory Capital

How the Bank of San Antonio achieved comfort and efficiency in their new office building

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The Bank of San Antonio’s reputation for strong relationships and quality service has led to exponential growth. In 2015, they broke ground on a 56,000-square-foot office building to accommodate an increasing number of customers and employees.

San Antonio suburb approves tax district for $250M mixed-use project

Construction Dive

New Braunfels, Texas, will obtain tax revenue via a public improvement district to fund $11.2 million of infrastructure on the 98-acre Solms Landing

San Antonio Equipment Dealer Charged with Bribery

Construction Equipment

German Garcia Cano, a San Antonio heavy equipment dealer, pleaded guilty to bribery last week, according to the San Antonio Business Journal. According to the report, Cano, owner of GGC Enterprises in Maverick County, paid bribes to two county employees in order to obtain leasing contracts for his company. Cano faces up to 10 years in prison

America’s fastest-growing cities: San Antonio, Phoenix lead population growth

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Eight of the 15 cities or towns with the largest population gains were located in the South in 2017, with three of the top five in Texas, according to new population estimates released by the U.S. Census Bureau

Mr. Rooter of San Antonio receives the Rookie of the Year Award

Contractor Magazine

Jerry and Carla Mulder, owners of Mr. Rooter Plumbing of San Antonio, received the Rookie of the Year Award from the Mr. Rooter Plumbing corporate office.

OKIN BPS Investing $23M In New U.S. Headquarters

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The new headquarters will create nearly 1,500 new job in San Antonio, TX with help from a Texas Enterprise Fund grant. Capital Investment Corporate Headquarters Daily News Featured Foreign Direct Investment International Office, IT & Call Centers Taxes & Incentives Texas Workforce Development Bexar County Business Incentives business process services corporate expansion Czech Republic IT OKIN BPS San Antonio telecommunications Texas Enterprise Fund U.S.

PHCC Educational Foundation brings regional instructor workshop to San Antonio

Contractor Magazine

The Plumbing-Heating-Cooling Contractors — National Association (PHCC) Educational Foundation announces the return of its popular series of two-day regional instructor workshops with a workshop offered in San Antonio, Texas, on June 20-21. FALLS CHURCH, VA. —

San Antonio Economic Development Foundation To Sponsor LiveXchange!

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San Antonio Economic Development Foundation, Texas has signed on to sponsor next year’s Business Facilities LiveXchange event , which will take place April 6-8, 2014 at the Myrtle Beach Marriott Resort at Grande Dunes, Myrtle Beach, SC.

San Antonio issues call for qualifications for Alamo master plan

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The City of San Antonio is seeking a statement of qualifications from qualified firms throughout the U.S. This comprehensive Master Plan will include the following components: interpretation, physical redevelopment, investment strategies, management structures, operational considerations, implementation strategies, and connectivity to other significant sections of San Antonio.

Texas: Gartner Inc. Expands in Irving, Adds 800 New Jobs

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Business Clusters/Corridors Business Report Capital Investment Featured Food Processing Magazine Highlights Manufacturing Office, IT & Call Centers Research & Development Taxes & Incentives Texas Burleson Business Incentives corporate expansion Ernst & Young Gartner Golden State Foods Irving San Antonio Site Selection Texas Enterprise FundA $3.9-million Texas Enterprise Fund grant sealed the deal for a $12-million expansion by the research and advisory firm.

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OSHA Forms Alliance with San Antonio Temporary Employment Agency to Train Construction Industry Temporary Workers

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SAN ANTONIO, Texas – In an effort to protect temporary workers hired in the construction industry, the U.S. in San Antonio, Texas recently signed an alliance to provide workers with workplace safety training. Department of Labor''s Occupational Safety and Health Administration and Marek Employment Management Co. frontpage

Service Experts acquires San Antonio’s Aramendia Plumbing, Heating & Air

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Former owner John Aramendia will lead Aramendia through the transition period

State Focus: Texas Diversity

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Southwest Amarillo BF-Sept/Oct-2015 Business Facilities CenterPort Economic Development Marble Falls San AntonioBusiness Facilities (BF) Magazine. Texas is a magnet for business and individuals for a reason—rather, for many reasons, one of which is the tax climate.

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Grainger Expands In Texas

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has opened a new sales facility in San Antonio, TX. Team members in this new San Antonio location will offer our customers products and solutions to help keep their facilities running and people safe. Grainger, Inc.

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ACE Mentor Program in San Antonio

C-School Blog

Students will present their construction plans and learn the winners of three $2,000 scholarships during a dinner May 10 at the Marriott Plaza San Antonio downtown. Check out the article entitled, “Mentoring program pairs professionals, students” by Aïssatou Sidimé.

Call for Abstracts Issued for 7th Emerging Water Technology Symposium

Contractor Magazine

The Emerging Water Technology Symposium (EWTS) will be held from May 12-13, 2020, in San Antonio, TX

Landscape: Best Project: San Pedro Creek Culture Park

ENR Construction

Careful preconstruction planning and innovative problem-solving were critical to constructing the $55-million San Pedro Creek Culture Park in downtown San Antonio

New Desal Project in Central Texas will Be Largest Inland Plant in U.S.

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Project will help diversify San Antonio’s water supply. Infrastructure

$450M Alamo plaza redevelopment approved

Construction Dive

The proposed construction, to be complete in 2024, will give the plaza around the 300-year-old San Antonio mission a new entryway and increase its size

Design for manufacturing

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For the past decade, San Antonio-based design firm Lake|Flato has been refining its Porch House concept, a system of modules with floor-to-ceiling windows and connecting porches that link the single-family structure to the outdoors

President Obama’s Promise Zones Initiative

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THE FIRST 5 PROMISE ZONES AND THEIR PLANS: San Antonio, TX (Eastside Neighborhood). The City of San Antonio’s key strategies include: Focusing on job creation and training, including through a partnership with St.

UPDATE: Seven New Locations Added To President Obama’s Promise Zones Initiative

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THE FIRST 5 PROMISE ZONES AND THEIR PLANS: San Antonio, TX (Eastside Neighborhood). The City of San Antonio’s key strategies include: Focusing on job creation and training, including through a partnership with St.

PHCC, Delta Faucet recognize Contractor of the Year and Apprentice of the Year

Contractor Magazine

Together with Delta Faucet, the PHCC took the stage at CONNECT 2016 in San Antonio, Texas, last month to present the industry’s most prestigious plumbing awards.

Plumbing gives man a second chance at life

Contractor Magazine

Richard Marini of the San Antonio Express-News wrote that Cartagena, a former drug addict and member of the Latin Kings, beat the odds and become a successful family man and master plumber.

PHCC Educational Foundation announces winners of popular Plumbing Apprentice Contest

Contractor Magazine

With 20 of the nation’s best plumbing apprentices showcasing their knowledge and skills in San Antonio, Texas, last week, prize packages went to the top three contest winners.

Japanese Plastic Company Opens First North American Production Plant

Business Facilities

Nissei Plastics will boost its global production network with a new 115,000-square-foot facility in San Antonio, TX. Read: Japanese Plastic Company Opens First North American Production Plant at BusinessFacilities.com.

BrassCraft Manufacturing Co. to unveil new PlumbShop® brand at PHCC Connect 2016

Contractor Magazine

is excited to announce the unveiling of its new PlumbShop® brand at the PHCC Connect 2016 meeting in San Antonio, Texas, October 19-21. BrassCraft Manufacturing Co.

Cultural/Worship Award of Merit: Witte Museum

ENR Construction

Renovations and new construction were included in the scope of this $31-million project on the Witte Museum campus, which was established in 1926 along the banks of the San Antonio River