BIG RED BLOG - AUSTIN

Austin City Council Continues to Make Strides in Addressing Affordable Housing

There are three significant measures before Austin City Council Members at their meeting on Thursday, August 8, 2013. The first – item #7 – is […]

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BIG RED BLOG - HOUSTON

Texas Legislature Still Searching for a Solution to Transportation Funding After a Second Special Session

Texas House Speaker Joe Straus struck the gavel to hammer home a second special session today, signaling the end to another legislative overtime but one […]

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BIG RED BLOG - HOUSTON

A Tribute to Mr. George P. Mitchell

The state of Texas lost a giant on Friday when George Mitchell passed away at the age of 94. The son of an impoverished Greek […]

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BIG RED BLOG - AUSTIN

City of Austin Wants Your Input on Bike Share Program

The City of Austin is asking for your input on a bike sharing program that will be launched in December of this year. Surprisingly, Austin […]

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ON THE BOARDS IN SAN ANTONIO

Elan Riverwalk Plans Revealed

Located in the heart of San Antonio at 441 E. Chavez E. Boulevard, Elan Riverwalk is a redevelopment by Greystar Real Estate Partners which will […]

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UNDER CONSTRUCTION

Project Spotlight: Vantage at Judson

These are the latest construction photos from the Vantage at Judson. We are honored to partner with Vantage Communities on projects across Central Texas including […]

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BIG RED BLOG - AUSTIN

City of Austin Makes Two Significant Strides in Providing More Affordable Housing

Downtown Density Bonus Program Austin City Council Members passed a resolution on Thursday, June 27, 2013 that effectively eliminated CURE zoning as an option for […]

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BIG RED BLOG - SAN ANTONIO

Integrating SITEOPS® Into Your Site Planning

Some of the questions engineers face when approached by land developers are “does my site work?” and “do I have enough space to develop my […]

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BIG RED BLOG - AUSTIN

Taking a Look at Municipal Utility Districts

This is the second and last entry in evaluating how special districts are set-up, financed, and operated to support the improvement of designated areas. We […]

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UNDER CONSTRUCTION

Project Spotlight: The Legacy on Lamar Square Drive in Austin, Texas

The Legacy, located at 1340 Lamar Square Drive in Austin, represents the latest affordable housing BIG RED DOG project nearing completion. The project provides 41 […]

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ON THE BOARDS IN SAN ANTONIO

Elan Riverwalk Plans Revealed

Located in the heart of San Antonio at 441 E. Chavez E. Boulevard, Elan Riverwalk is a redevelopment by Greystar Real Estate Partners which will […]

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BIG RED BLOG - 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 - AUSTIN

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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BIG RED BLOG - 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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BIG RED BLOG - 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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BIG RED BLOG - 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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BIG RED BLOG - 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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BIG RED BLOG - 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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BIG RED BLOG - 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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BIG RED BLOG - 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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