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What is a Site Plan Exemption in the City of Austin?

In the City of Austin, site plan exemptions give small projects that do not have an existing site plan on file an expedited pathway to […]

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RECA Ideas Forum Recap – How Do We Build The Affordable Housing We Need?

Today BIG RED DOG sponsored the Real Estate Council of Austin‘s monthly Ideas Forum – an event that brings together a panel of experts to […]

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UNDER CONSTRUCTION IN AUSTIN

Coming Soon: Lynd at Lake Travis

Construction is underway at the Lynd at Lake Travis project, a 312-unit multifamily project located on 37acres near Lake Travis in Austin’s extraterritorial jurisdiction (ETJ). […]

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Residential Drone Delivery

Are you designing for the future? We are in a new age of technology, commerce, and engineering.  At this point it would be foolish to […]

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Inc. 5000 Award

BIG RED DOG is pleased to announce that we’ve ranked #1316 on of the Inc. 5000 list. Each year for 36 years, Inc. has recognized the fastest-growing […]

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Building a Corridor with just a Top of Curb Profile

With every new release of Civil 3D, their corridor feature improves.  It’s great for building roads that are constructed with a centerline top of pavement […]

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5 Reasons Wood Would be Good for Your Next Project

Our Structural team at BIG RED DOG is hosting a Mass Timber Structures Seminar in our Austin office. In preparation for the event, we wanted to provide […]

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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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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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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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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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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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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 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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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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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 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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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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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 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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