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2022 EIC Award Winners

Oh, what a night! Nearly 300 members and guests of ASA-HC gathered for an evening of awards and celebration at the 2022 ASA Excellence In Construction Awards on January 27th. Attendees helped recognize winners in each Excellence In Construction awards category including: Bill M. Brown with Tellepsen (Project Manager of the Year) Hailee Browning with … READ MORE

2023 Economic Update

Want to get an industry insider’s perspective on what 2023 will look like for the construct ion industry? Then, join us for the ASA January Luncheon on Wednesday, January 18th at the Houston Junior League! ASA Members and guests will gain an insightful look into 2023 with everyone’s favorite industry insider, Pat Kiley. Pat will bring … READ MORE

ASA Joins TCA for a Walk on the Capitol

Are any of these issues of interest to you? Securing reserved funds and retainage. Requiring the disclosure of documents incorporated by reference into your contract. Addressing unfair contract clauses such as force work and cross-default. Mandating bonds on private projects on publicly-owned lands. Prohibiting local employment ordinances such as mandatory paid time off. If so, … READ MORE

“Top 5” EIC Finalists Announced!

ASA is excited to recognize Houston-area general contractors at our annual Excellence in Construction Awards celebration on January 27, 2023. ASA-HC members will have selected the 2022 winners through our extensive nomination and voting processes. CONGRATS TO THE TOP 5 GC COMPANIES/INDIVIDUALS IN EACH CATEGORY: [Top 5 finalists are listed below. Winners in each category … READ MORE

ASA Walks for Heart in November!

On November 19, 2022, 28 participants from several ASA member companies came together to walk in the American Heart Association’s Heart Walk. At the Heart Walk, we celebrated survivors, learned about how to improve our own heart health, and raised funds that ultimately save lives. And, despite the miserable weather, we had so much fun … READ MORE

ASA EIC Ballots Due December 8th

Nominations are in for the following categories: Outstanding General Contractor Outstanding Project Manager Outstanding Project Superintendent General Contractor Safety Award Project Over $50M Project $30-50M Project $15-30M Project Under $15M THE TOP 5 GC COMPANIES/INDIVIDUALS IN EACH CATEGORY WILL BE ANNOUNCED IN DECEMBER. ASA Members must submit ballots no later than 5:00 p.m., Thursday, December 8th. … READ MORE

Reelin’ In Big Wins at the 2022 Fishing Tournament

Thirty-two teams participated in the ASA-HC 2022 Annual Fall Fishing Tournament on October 7th in Galveston, TX. Nearly $13,000 in cash prizes were awarded this year! Visit photo gallery here. Congratulations to all the winners: 1st Place Overall Adams Insurance Team 2 (all-women team!) Stringer: 2 red, 3 trout: 19.14.8 lbs 2nd Place Overall J.M. … READ MORE

Join Us For Houston Trades Day 2022

ASA Houston is excited to partner with the Construction Industry Education Foundation (CIEF) on the 2022 Houston Trades Day Event – A Day for Construction Career Exploration! Trades Day introduces high school youth to industry career opportunities in construction, design, sub-contracting, heavy equipment, engineering, and other skilled trades. Date: November 3, 2022 Location: Humble Civic … READ MORE

Support 2022 Guitars N’ Cars

Since 2011, the construction industry has supported the Houston USVETS program. Your support has allowed the organization to provide housing and resources for local veterans. Guitars N’ Cars is the longest running and most successful fundraiser for Houston USVETS. With the help of construction industry volunteers, the organization was able to build a commercial kitchen … READ MORE

Low Income Residents in Houston May Qualify for FREE Home Insulation

ASA Member, Building Specialties, Inc., has been approved by Center Point Energy in Houston, TX to insulate the attics and walls of low-income homeowners and home occupants and senior citizens at ZERO cost to the homeowner/occupant to help them reduce their energy bills. Briefly, the way the program works is the applicant completes a form … READ MORE