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 […]

Austin ISD Performing Arts Center Achieves LEED Gold Rating

We’re excited to announce that the Austin ISD Performing Arts Center (PAC) earned its U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) LEED Gold Certification! Congratulations to the entire project team on this achievement! Environmental focus has been of the utmost importance since this project was proposed and added to Austin ISD’s bond election in 2004. Austin ISD formed the Energy, Water, […]

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 […]

Pflugerville ISD Groundbreaking Features Local Officials, U.S. Veterans

We were proud to be there on August 19, when Pflugerville ISD broke ground on their new high school. This new 388,934-square-foot school will be located on a 150-acre tract near Lake Pflugerville. More than 100 people attended the groundbreaking ceremony, including state Rep. Celia Israel, Pflugerville Mayor Pro Tem Wayne Cooper, Pflugerville Chamber of […]

Austin ISD Performing Arts Center Wins 5-Star Rating from Austin Energy Green Building

Our congratulations to the entire team that worked on Austin ISD’s recently opened Performing Arts Center in the Mueller Community. The PAC was just awarded a five-star rating from Austin Energy Green Building, their highest honor. Only five other commercial buildings have achieved this recognition for sustainable design and construction practices. Some of the highlights […]

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