AUSTIN

Taking a Look at Public Improvement Districts

Over the next two weeks, we will be evaluating how special districts are set-up, financed, and operated to support the improvement of designated areas. Public […]

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BIG RED BLOG

Texas Legislature Approves Historic Water Bill

It has been said that water is the new oil in Texas. It is an incredibly precious commodity that balances a collection of delicate interstate […]

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AUSTIN

BIG RED DOG Proudly Sponsors Retail Live! Austin 2013

Retail Live! is back in Austin on Wednesday, August 28, 2013 at the AT&T Executive Education and Conference Center. BIG RED DOG is the Entertainment […]

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AUSTIN

Austin City Council Revisiting Visitability Requirements

In 2008, then Mayor Pro Tem Betty Dunkerley passed her final ordinance as a Council Member. Called the “visitability” ordinance, it sought to make all […]

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AUSTIN

Breaking Down the East Riverside Corridor Plan (Part 6 of 6)

This is the sixth and final entry breaking down the regulating plan for the East Riverside Corridor (ERC) Zoning District. The plan was approved on […]

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AUSTIN

Hot Product Type – Detached Single Family Condominium Homes

The detached single-family condominium home has become very popular coming out of the recession of 2008-2009. The product type is characterized by a traditional home […]

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AUSTIN

Breaking Down the East Riverside Corridor Plan (Part 5 of 6)

This is the fifth in a series of six entries on the regulating plan for the East Riverside Corridor (ERC) Zoning District. The plan was […]

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AUSTIN

No CURE for Austin as Council Effectively Eliminates the Zoning Option

At their last meeting, Austin City Council Members passed a resolution that for the most part will eliminate Central Urban Redevelopment Combining District (CURE) zoning […]

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AUSTIN

Tree Bill Chopped by the Texas House

H.B.1377 by Rep. Kolkhorst (R-Brenham), “relating to the ownership and local regulation of trees and timber” is officially a dead stand-alone bill. We explained the […]

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HOUSTON

Construction Progress – District at Greenbriar in Houston, Texas

The construction progress photos below were taken recently at the District at Greenbriar multifamily project located at 4100 Greenbriar Street in Houston, Texas. As the […]

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AUSTIN

Breaking Down the East Riverside Corridor Plan (Part 4 of 6)

This is the fourth in a series of six entries on the regulating plan for the East Riverside Corridor (ERC) Zoning District. The plan was […]

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SAN ANTONIO

Infill Development Zone in San Antonio

Relatively new to the San Antonio development ordinances is the Infill Development Zone overlay district, also known as the “IDZ” zoning district. The purpose of […]

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AUSTIN

City of Sunset Valley Assumes Subdivision Regulation in ETJ

Known primarily as a premier shopping destination, the City of Sunset Valley is located southwest of downtown Austin and had a population of just under […]

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AUSTIN

Breaking Down the East Riverside Corridor Plan (Part 3 of 6)

This is the third in a series of six entries on the regulating plan for the East Riverside Corridor Zoning District. The City of Austin […]

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BIG RED BLOG

Big Red Dog shooting for IPO in 2023

Jan Buchholz Staff Writer-Austin Business Journal Email | Twitter | LinkedIn Engineering firms normally aren’t the kind of entities that you’d expect to embrace the […]

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BIG RED BLOG

BIG RED DOG Celebrates Our Four Year Anniversary!

Today BIG RED DOG Engineering and Consulting is celebrating our four year anniversary, having started the firm May 1st, 2009. We started very humbly, with […]

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UNDER CONSTRUCTION IN SAN ANTONIO

Construction Progress Photos – Halliburton Eagle Ford Shale Field Campus in San Antonio

The construction progress photos below were taken recently at our Halliburton Eagle Ford Shale field campus located at IH-37 and Loop 1604 in San Antonio, […]

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BIG RED BLOG

Guest Column Series by Richard N. Maier: The Cost of Regulation; The Effect of Municipal Land Use Regulations on Housing Affordability

This is the third of a four part blog post provided by Richard N. Maier. The entries analyze the real cost of land use regulation […]

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AUSTIN

Breaking Down the East Riverside Corridor Plan (Part 2 of 6)

This is the second in a series of six entries on the regulating plan for the East Riverside Corridor Zoning District. The City of Austin […]

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AUSTIN

Tree Bill Moves Forward in Texas House of Representatives

On Wednesday, April 24, 2013, the Urban Affairs Committee of the Texas House of Representatives passed the Committee Substitute to H.B.1377 by Rep. Kolkhorst (R-Brenham), […]

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