News & Blog

Stay up-to-date on the latest construction news and ASA-HC happenings. Useful information and tools are available to our members whenever they need it. To stay informed, click the links below:

EIC Awards – February 4

In recognition of our 25th anniversary, the EIC Awards are going back to the 90’s! Are you ready to get jiggy? We’ll all be hella fly at the next EIC awards ceremony. Be there or be square. 🙂 You already know the Bayou City’s contractors are da bomb. Now we’re raisin’ the roof in their honor! … READ MORE

NEW! Safety Leadership Series

The ASA Safety Committee is unveiling a new 6-part Safety Leadership Series beginning in February. The program will launch with “How to Establish a Formal Safety Program” on February 3rd. This one-hour, interactive seminar is intended to assist people whose role is to oversee “safety” within their subcontractor company by developing a formal safety program. … READ MORE

What’s the Forecast for 2022?

The outlook for the U.S. economy in ’22 remains upbeat. It won’t boom as it did last year, but growth will remain strong. Too many factors align to support continued expansion. U.S. growth may slow somewhat early in the year as businesses and consumers dealing with a fifth wave of the pandemic. But once that’s … READ MORE

What Has ASA Done For You Lately?

ASA Leadership Series: Live Online Dale Carnegie Training ASA National has partnered with Dale Carnegie to offer members their world-class leadership training. Their shorter training sessions and significant ASA member discounts are just what you need to get your leaders trained and back on the job! Learn more.

Lien & Bond Claims Program

Hosted by Jason Walker, Andrews Myers P.C. – December 10 Attendance at this three-hour seminar is a MUST for all who deal with bond and lien claims and your accounts receivables. The seminar will focus on requirements for submitting and perfecting bond and lien claims, forms for notices and claims, time limits on claims, prosecution … READ MORE

Brianna Built It! Happy Hour & Holiday Fundraiser

Kirby Ice House – Memorial Location – December 1   Join the She Builds It Women’s Peer Group for its annual holiday gathering. The event has been rebranded in honor of our late leader, Brianna Wright, who built the peer group from the ground up! Unlike the peer group events throughout the rest of the year, … READ MORE

Call for EIC Nominations

GC of the Year? Superintendent of the Year? Project Manager of the Year? YOU nominate and YOU decide the winners! On February 4, 2022, ASA-HC will recognize Houston-area general contractors at our annual Excellence in Construction Awards presentation. ASA-HC members will select the 2021 winners through our nomination and voting processes. There is no limit … READ MORE

Quit Getting Screwed: Understanding & Negotiating the Subcontract

Is there anything scarier than not understanding your contracts and what you are signing?  Attorney, and best-selling Author, Karalynn Cromeens, will teach you what you need to be aware of in your contracts. You will find examples of what different clauses look like, how to negotiate those clauses and your contracts, and what you can eliminate … READ MORE

Join “She Builds It” for Park Beautification Project

Join the women’s peer group on Saturday, November 6th for their annual community service project! This year they will be beautifying Jesse H. Jones Park and Nature Center. Projects may include: rebuilding/clearing trails and walkways, fixing playground equipment, building maintenance, etc. WAYS TO PARTICIPATE: Sign up today! – There is no fee to volunteer, but … READ MORE

The State of the Industry from a GC’s Perspective

Join us for lunch as we hear from our friends at GC Partner firm, McCarthy Building Companies. Justin Richards, Director of Business Development, and Judah Auld, Vice President of Preconstruction, will talk about the current state of the industry from their perspective. Sign Up Now! Registration Deadline: 10/19 (5:00 pm)