BIG RED BLOG - HOUSTON

Shared Parking and Why You Should be Using It

Did you know that most cities allow nearby developments to share parking facilities?  There are many advantages to shared parking; it’s strange more developers don’t […]

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BIG RED BLOG - AUSTIN

Energy Saving Tips for High-Rise Apartment Buildings in Texas

As the major Texas metros grow, the demand for high-rise apartment buildings continues to climb.  In Dallas, Houston, and Austin columns of high rises are […]

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BIG RED BLOG - AUSTIN

Just Completed: Lantana Ridge

BIG RED DOG worked with GFF Architects, DCA Construction and Lincoln Property Company on the Lantana Ridge Office Park located at 7601 Southwest Parkway in […]

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BIG RED BLOG - AUSTIN

Construction Update: Canopy Walk in Austin

BIG RED DOG is working with Thomas Phifer and Partners, Manchester Texas Financial Group, DWG. Landscape Architects, Thornton Tomasetti, and Hunt Construction (AECOM) on Canopy […]

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BIG RED BLOG - AUSTIN

The Value of Ownership and Lien Certificates

Ownership and Lien Certificates (O&L) are obtained from a title company. Upon request, title companies will do a search through property records to put together […]

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BIG RED BLOG - AUSTIN

Minimum Site Area Requirements – What are they, and what do they mean?

For projects in the City of Austin, one of the most frequently asked questions we get at BRD is about the minimum site area requirements […]

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BIG RED BLOG

Asset Approach to Land Development

A good approach to the design in land development is to “treat the project like an asset to sell”. We should always act as an […]

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BIG RED BLOG - AUSTIN

ENR Texas & Louisiana Top Design Firms 2017

BIG RED DOG is pleased to announce that we’ve landed on The Engineering News Record (ENR) Texas & Louisiana Top Design Firms 2017. The list ranks […]

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BIG RED BLOG - MEP

Just Opened: Hyatt Place at Austin Bergstrom International Airport

BIG RED DOG worked with LK Architecture, Journeyman Construction and Noble Surveying & Engineering Works on the Hyatt Place Hotel located at 9532 Spirit of […]

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BIG RED BLOG - SAN ANTONIO

BIG RED DOG wins at San Antonio Business Journal’s Best in Commercial Real Estate Award

BIG RED DOG is proud to announce that we were the recipient of two awards at San Antonio Business Journal’s Best in Commercial Real Estate […]

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BIG RED BLOG - HOUSTON

Historic Texas Floods and What Caused Them

Is Texas’ flood frequency due to over development and/or inadequate detention facilities? Or, is it because 100-year flood events occur more frequently than the statistical […]

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BIG RED BLOG - AUSTIN

BIG RED DOG earns Zweig Group’s Marketing Excellence and Trifecta Awards

BIG RED DOG is pleased to announce that we’ve placed highly on Zweig Group’s 2017 Marketing Excellence Award list of winners. The Award recognizes outstanding […]

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BIG RED BLOG - SAN ANTONIO

SA Tomorrow Plan – Comprehensive Plan Update

Two years ago, in late 2015, the City of San Antonio embarked on a plan to revise the San Antonio Comprehensive plan and nearly 20 […]

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BIG RED BLOG - TRAFFIC

“Share the Road” and Help Decrease Motorcycle Fatalities

To raise Motorcycle Safety and Awareness, the Texas Department of Transportation recently launched a campaign called “Share the Road: Look Twice for Motorcycles.”  The campaign emphasizes […]

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BIG RED BLOG - AUSTIN

What are cut and fill requirements and how do they apply to development? And specifically the City of Austin?

Cut and fill are opposing methods taken to place material needed on a site to level it out enough to build a road or structure.  […]

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BIG RED BLOG - AUSTIN

Tips for Sizing Storm Pipes

Design downstream up; find your control and go from there. If your site needs to drain to existing culverts or to a water quality and/or […]

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BIG RED BLOG - AUSTIN

BIG RED DOG wins spot on 2017 Zweig Hot Firm List

BIG RED DOG is pleased to announce that we ranked #65 on the Zweig Group Hot Firms List for 2017. This list ranks the top fastest-growing […]

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BIG RED BLOG - AUSTIN

Can civic uses trigger compatibility standards in Austin?

Everyone’s favorite ordinance is back on the BIG RED DOG Blog, and this time we’ll explain just how a non-single family residential land use can […]

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BIG RED BLOG - AUSTIN

Just Opened: Hyatt House Hotel

BIG RED DOG worked with LK Architecture, Journeyman Construction and Noble Surveying & Engineering Works on the Hyatt House Hotel located at 901 Neches Avenue […]

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BIG RED BLOG - AUSTIN

BIG RED DOG Insider’s Video: Lamar Union Apartments

Lamar Union Apartments in Austin, Texas is a Vertical Mixed Use (VMU) development with three main buildings on a 9-acre site, which are home to […]

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