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Construction Update: Tyndall at Robertson Hill Topping Out Ceremony (VIDEO)

White Construction Company held the “topping out” ceremony for the Tyndall at Robertson Hill project on Friday, February 16th. A topping out ceremony is typically […]

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Construction Underway at Omni Barton Creek Resort

Construction is underway the $150 million dollar transformation to the Omni Barton Creek Resort in southwest Austin, Texas. The project includes a brand new guest tower […]

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Event Recap: RED ROCK 2017

This week we teamed up with Rockford to host RED ROCK 2017 – a celebration for those who design, develop, and build Austin! We welcomed architects, […]

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Can You Use a Parking Lot as a Detention Pond in the City of Austin?

A majority of sites requiring stormwater detention will use an earthen berm or a concrete basin for storage.  However, sometimes that is not feasible.  If […]

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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 hosted a Mass Timber Structures Seminar in our Austin office. In preparation for the event, we wanted to provide some […]

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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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