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Construction Panorama

Innovative construction practices, noteworthy design, current dilemmas and trends: articles of interest highlighting the construction industry.  Enjoy!

Our Houston area construction industry lost two good men in the last couple of months: Jerry Lowry and Damon Gowan.  They were similar in make-up: leaders who were quiet...
November 07, 2017
Wildfires this year in California burned through hundreds of thousands of acres of land and left dozens dead or missing. The deadly Tubbs fire, for example, is estimated to have...
October 31, 2017
As we reported in a recent post, construction is the second most likely industry in the US where substance abuse exists. According to a Bisnow article entitled “The Silent Killer...
October 30, 2017
When disaster strikes, fast action can save lives – that same sentiment often carries over to the recovery process. People with the ability to help those in need tend to move...
October 27, 2017
The economy is growing at 3.1 percent. That is the good news. The recent hurricanes in Texas and Florida flooded or destroyed thousands of homes and buildings. That is not...
October 12, 2017
When Masters Champions Jackie Burke and Jimmy Demaret built the Champions Club in Houston in the 50s, they wanted to attract members with both character strength and competency,...
October 11, 2017
We recently reported on a panel discussion called Undocumented City about the issues surrounding the undocumented immigrants who live in the Houston area.  Following the...
September 28, 2017
Recently I visited my hometown of Amarillo, Texas, USA in time to go to the Tri State Fair, that annual gathering of folks from the panhandle areas of Texas, Oklahoma and New...
September 27, 2017
A number of companies are in the process of finding interim space. Many companies have been forced out of the buildings and are making plans for their employees to work from home...
September 07, 2017