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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Tech Tips: Subsurface Water Management

Hidden subsurface water percolating (or moving) through the soil has the potential to damage structures and utilities. Discovering, identifying, and mitigating it to prevent this is a challenge. The properties of soil directly influence the movement of water into (infiltration) and through it (permeability). Soils like clay, with a high PI (plasticity index is a […]