Excellence in Construction Awards Recognize American Constructors

The Central Texas Chapter of Associated Builders and Contractors recently recognized American Constructors for the team’s superior performance and leadership on projects as a part of the 2021 Excellence in Construction Awards. Our work on The Lakeway Church Campus Expansion and the Temple High School Swim Center both earned one of only 17 Eagle Awards, […]

Meridith-Dunbar Early Childhood Academy

Students at the Meridith-Dunbar Early Childhood Academy in Temple, Texas, recently started the 2020-21 school year with their best foot forward. The American Constructors’ team completed a nearly $7.3 million renovation–which included interior improvements, an HVAC system upgrade, life safety improvements and more–of Temple ISD’s historic building as one of the final projects in the […]

American Constructors Completes Make-A-Wish Dance Studio

On August 18, American Constructors proudly completed and revealed a dance studio for 12-year-old Chloe Hammonds of Belton Texas, made possible by the Make-A-Wish Foundation of Central and South Texas and generous project collaborators.  The volunteer crew worked throughout the day to put the finishing touches on the 160-square foot, cottage-style studio located in the […]

Back to School Support from American Constructors

Last week, districts across the nation opened their doors for the first days of the 2021-22 school year. In Central Texas, thousands of students grabbed their backpacks and walked into a campus American Constructors helped make back to school ready. While we hold a reputation as a premier construction manager for K-12 schools, American Constructors […]

Summer Internship Program Provides Mentorship, Experience

Fifteen interns spent 10 weeks with the American Constructors’ family as a part of the company’s summer internship program. The program began more than two decades ago with a focus on hands-on experience and mentorship. At the time, the company picked only one or two interns each year. Today, that focus remains the same. But […]

Glulam Beams Create Striking Atmosphere for The Lakeway Church

American Constructors recently coordinated and installed a striking, intricate system of cross-hatched glulam beams and trusses for The Lakeway Church‘s new 10,000-square-foot sanctuary. Installation of the beams was part of a larger 25,000-square-foot campus expansion for the Lake Travis community church. As a part of the expansion, American Constructors also built a grand covered walkway […]

American Constructors Breaks Ground on Del Valle ISD Elementary Schools

American Constructors is proud to be the construction manager for two new Del Valle ISD elementary schools, built as part of the district’s 2019 Bond Program. Alongside the district, American Constructors broke ground on Hornsby-Dunlap and Smith Elementary Schools on May 17.  Both schools will receive new campuses that support collaborative learning through flexible seating, […]

Announcing the new Hellas Construction Corporate Headquarters

We are excited to announce the completion of our latest project, the Hellas Construction corporate headquarters in Cedar Park. As the largest sports contractor in the nation, Hellas has built more than 2,500 facilities that serve 2 million students and dozens of professional sports teams. The new office space is an exciting milestone for Hellas […]

1111 West Sixth Street Redevelopment Case Study

About the 1111 West Sixth Street Redevelopment: The highly-anticipated redevelopment of the former Austin Independent School District headquarters site is nearing completion after a strategic pivot in design due to changing market conditions during the COVID-19 pandemic. The 2.7-acre tract will feature a fully-transformed four-story office building and refurbished parking garage on the south side […]

Hidden in Plain Sight Nominated for ArchDaily Awards – Vote Today!

We are pleased to announce that our Fortlandia structure, “Hidden in Plain Sight” has been nominated for the ArchDaily 2021 Building of the Year Awards! In late 2019, we teamed up with our friends at Nelsen Partners to create this unique fort for the Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center’s annual Fortlandia exhibit, which features custom […]

Continuing to Give Joy to Central Texas Children

In 2020, American Constructors continued our annual “Give Joy” holiday campaign for the third year in a row, once again inviting our friends and partners to join us in donating $5,000 to five nonprofit organizations that benefit Central Texas children and families. Giving back to the community has been part of the fabric of our […]

Welcome Home, AISD Blazier Blue Jays!

On December 4, 2020, our team proudly celebrated the grand opening of the new Austin ISD Blazier Elementary School Intermediate Site in southeast Austin. Over the past two years, American Constructors and BLGY Architecture worked on this project as part of the 2017 Bond Program, which will bring 21st-century learning spaces to students across the […]

Thank You to Our Clients!

In this season of gratitude, we always take time to give thanks to the people who have supported American Constructors throughout the years, particularly in a year as unexpected as 2020. Our incredible clients are the reason we do what we do, challenging and inspiring us each day to deliver the best results to the […]

2020 Riverbat Paddle Battle Sponsors Donate $15,000 to ACC

The American Constructors Foundation is proud to announce a $15,000 donation to the Austin Community College Foundation (ACC) through sponsorships committed for the second annual Riverbat Paddle Battle! The 2020 kayak race was canceled due to COVID-19, but thanks to the generosity of our event sponsors, early committed funds will directly benefit Central Texas students. […]

Giving Joy to Central Texas Children

Giving back to the community has been a key focus for American Constructors since our founding in 1982. For our 2019 holiday gift, American Constructors donated a total of $5,000 on behalf of our friends and partners to four nonprofit organizations that benefit Central Texas youth. Recipients of our holiday card were given the opportunity […]

American Constructors recognized as Education Business Champion

On November 14, the Greater Austin Chamber of Commerce dubbed American Constructors an Education Business Champion and presented the company with an award in Academic Advancement and Student Support. The award goes to businesses that help improve academic growth, overall student outcomes, and directly support student learning for K-12. Education Business Champions were identified by […]

American Constructors Raises $50,000 for the Boys & Girls Clubs of the Austin Area

This year American Constructors proudly raised $50,000 for the Boys & Girls Clubs of the Austin Area (BGCAA). The funds were primarily raised at our eighth annual charity clay shoot. This year’s event set a new fundraising record, bringing our total donation to BGCAA to over $350,000 since the inaugural clay shoot in 2012. The […]

Hidden in Plain Sight: American Constructors Builds at Local Fortlandia Exhibit

American Constructors proudly partnered with Nelsen Partners to create a unique fort for Fortlandia at the Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center. Each year, Fortlandia brings together local designers and architecture firms to build a collection of ten custom forts aimed at encouraging exploration, imagination and an appreciation for nature.   The theme of the fort […]

American Constructors Wins Four 2019 ABC Awards

American Constructors is excited to announce that four of our recent projects have achieved Excellence in Construction (EIC) Awards from the Associated Builders and Contractors – Central Texas Chapter. All award winners were recognized at the awards banquet on October 9, 2019. The EIC Awards strive to honor those who exemplify the highest quality of […]

Thank You for Supporting American Constructors’ 8th Annual Charity Clay Shoot!

Thank you to all of our friends and partners for joining us at American Constructors’ 8th Annual Charity Clay Shoot benefiting the Boys & Girls Clubs of the Austin Area (BGCAA)! On May 31, 175 shooters joined us at Capital City Clays for a fun day in the sun to support the BGCAA. We are […]

Austin ISD Breaks Ground on New Blazier Relief Campus

American Constructors is proud to be the construction manager for the New Blazier Relief Campus, a key part of the Austin ISD 2017 Bond Program. On June 4, we celebrated the groundbreaking of the new facility alongside the district, Blazier Elementary School faculty and students and the southeast Austin community.   The groundbreaking marks the […]

Inaugural Riverbat Paddle Battle Raises $10,000 for ACC Foundation

On April 6, American Constructors presented the inaugural Riverbat Paddle Battle, a kayak race benefiting the Austin Community College Foundation! We had an incredible day out on the water, with 72 rowers of all ages paddling to benefit ACC students. After the kayak race at Rowing Dock, guests headed to the American Legion Charles Johnson House […]

American Constructors Achieves Two National Construction Awards

American Constructors is proud to announce that two of our recent projects are the recipients of National Excellence in Construction® awards from Associated Builders and Contractors Inc. (ABC). The Austin Community College (ACC) San Gabriel Campus earned an Eagle Award, the highest honor, and Del Valle ISD Athletics Facility received a Pyramid Award.   The […]

What Makes Your Heart Grow Three Sizes?

At American Constructors, we are proud to give back to the communities we call home — especially during the holiday season. For our 2018 holiday gift, American Constructors donated a total of $5,000 on behalf of our friends and partners to the charitable organizations they love here in Central Texas.   Our holiday card was […]

American Constructors Nominated for Cedar Park Large Business of the Year

American Constructors is proud to share that our company was nominated for Large Business of the Year at the 46th Annual Cedar Park Chamber of Commerce Awards!   As one of the largest employers in Cedar Park, American Constructors is committed to investing in this incredible community. Through our membership in community organizations, sponsorship of local events […]

We’re hiring a Business Development Coordinator!

COMPANY OVERVIEW For more than 35 years, American Constructors has been building in Central Texas. Our employees bring experience, dedication, innovative thinking, and high-level technical expertise to deliver outstanding quality and exceptional service throughout every phase of a project. Our expertise goes beyond the typical skill set found in other commercial construction companies. Our full-service […]

American Constructors Wins Six Awards at Annual ABC Banquet

American Constructors is proud to announce that five of our recent projects have received Excellence in Construction (EIC) awards from Associated Builders and Contractors Central Texas Chapter (ABC). Our team celebrated this recognition at the ABC Awards Banquet on October 10.   The EIC Awards honor those who exemplify the highest quality of workmanship in […]

American Constructors’ Chairman & Wife Honored with BGCAA Legacy Award

William (Bill) and Yolanda Heine have been presented with the inaugural Partners in Philanthropy Legacy Award from the Boys & Girls Clubs of the Austin Area (BGCAA). The award was announced at the Art of Giving Gala on November 2 in honor of the couple’s longstanding commitment of time, talent, and treasure to support the […]

American Constructors Presents $40,000 to Boys & Girls Clubs of the Austin Area

We are excited to announce that our 7th Annual Charity Clay Shoot raised a record $40,000 for the Boys & Girls Clubs of the Austin Area (BGCAA)! On September 12, members of the fundraising committee that help organize the clay shoot presented the donation to BGCAA. “We want to thank all of our friends and […]

Class is in session at ACC San Gabriel

American Constructors recently completed Austin Community College’s new San Gabriel Campus in Leander, just in time for the 2018-19 school year. Students attended their first classes in the facility on August 27. The San Gabriel Campus marks the first major project in the City of Leander’s Transit-Oriented Development, which aims to create walkable communities close […]

Announcing a New Project with The Lakeway Church

The Lakeway Church recently selected American Constructors to expand its campus to serve the vibrant, growing Lake Travis community. The project will include a new worship center with 800 seats, a lobby/gathering space, a music/media suite, a nursery, and a central outdoor courtyard with a baptismal font. We look forward to a new partnership with […]

Announcing a New Project with the City of Burnet

American Constructors is excited to announce a partnership with The City of Burnet on their new police headquarters project. The one-story facility, designed by PGAL, will include staff office space, records storage, a training room, a squad room, interview rooms, evidence storage, and a vehicle bay. We look forward to continuing our work in the […]

Breaking Ground on Lake Travis Middle School #3

Congrats to Lake Travis ISD on officially breaking ground on Lake Travis Middle School #3! Students, dignitaries, local officials, and community members braved the cold and rain to celebrate this momentous occasion on February 13. Congratulatory remarks and well wishes were provided by Lake Travis school board president Kim Flasch, City of Bee Cave mayor Caroline Murphy—whose extraterritorial jurisdiction will […]

Reflecting on #35yearsinATX

Thank you for joining American Constructors as we’ve reflected on our first 35 years and shared 35 of the most memorable projects we’ve built over the years. To look back on any of the projects we’ve shared for the past 35 days, visit our 35th Anniversary Facebook album here. Beyond the work we’ve done, we’re most […]

Celebrating 35 Years in the Central Texas Community

In celebration of our 35th anniversary, we gathered the American Constructors crew for a company-wide party at Archer Hotel on Thursday, October 26. We enjoyed each other’s company along with drinks and delicious food, and our founder Bill Heine and CEO Marty Burger spoke about how the company has grown over the years. The most […]

Congratulations to APTS on the Dedication of the John & Sue McCoy House!

Friends and family gathered on November 6 to dedicate Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary’s (APTS) newest residence hall, the John & Sue McCoy House. The building is named for alumni and APTS board trustee emeritus, Reverend Dr. John McCoy and his wife Sue, who has been an APTS board member since 2015. The event began with […]

How to Help Houston After Hurricane Harvey

Hurricane Harvey ravaged the Texas Coast, and left Houston — the nation’s fourth-largest city — and surrounding communities grappling with unprecedented flooding, and rendered a disaster in more than 50 counties along the coast. Thousands of people were displaced by this event will need help to recover. Below are a few resources for those who […]

Subcontractor Appreciation Lunch at Monta Jane Akin Elementary School

On July 7, American Constructors hosted an appreciation lunch for the field personnel and subcontractors who have been working so diligently to complete Leander’s 26th elementary school in time for the 2017-18 school year. They enjoyed a delicious BBQ lunch and took home commemorative project shirts. Short speeches of gratitude were given by Josh Katkoski […]

ACC San Gabriel Campus Topping Out Celebration

On June 8, we celebrated the topping out of ACC’s new 100-acre San Gabriel Campus in Leander. More than 200 guests attend the celebration, including Leander elected officials, representatives from ACC, its Board of Trustees, and various project team members. Thanks to everyone who came out to take part in this event! We are proud […]

6th Annual Charity Clay Shoot Raises $35,000

On Friday, May 12, American Constructors held its 6th Annual Charity Clay Shoot benefiting the Boys & Girls Clubs of the Austin Area (BGCAA). It was a fantastic day to raise money with friends for a great cause, and the BBQ wasn’t bad either! This year’s event resulted in our largest turnout yet with close […]

The Gin at the Hutto Co-Op District gains further national recognition

American Constructors is pleased to announce that The Gin at the Hutto Co-Op District was recently awarded the Engineering News-Record (ENR) 2016 Best of the Best award from across the U.S. in the Renovation/Restoration category. ENR first awarded The Gin at the Hutto Co-Op District a regional Best Project award in the Texas & Louisiana region before […]

American Constructors Earns National Excellence in Construction Awards from Associated Builders and Contractors

Austin, Texas – March 7, 2017 – American Constructors is pleased to announce that it received four National Excellence in Construction® Awards from Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC). Representatives from the company received the award March 1 during ABC’s 27th annual Excellence in Construction awards celebration in Fort Lauderdale, Fla. The following projects were honored at […]

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