BIG RED BLOG - AUSTIN

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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BIG RED DOG Mixed Reality Visualization

Everyone has heard of virtual reality or augmented reality but have you ever heard of mixed reality visualization? Mixed reality is an overlay of synthetic […]

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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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Coming Soon: Residences at Folio West

BIG RED DOG is working with LRK Architects, Jordan Foster Construction and Patrinely Group Development on the Folio West project located at 2525 Citywest Boulevard […]

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Construction Update: La Cantera

BIG RED DOG is working with LRK Architects, Jordan Foster Construction and Cambridge Development on the Residences at La Cantera Phase II project located at […]

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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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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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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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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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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 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 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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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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“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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