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Introducing SUBExcel 2020 Keynote Speaker, Martha-Ann Marley. M.A. Surety

During SUBExcel, ASA’s annual national convention, we are proud to announce that Martha-Ann Marley of M.A. Surety will be our Keynote Speaker during the Opening Session of the event.  Her presentation, “Economic Update”, will focus on the economic forecast and how to profitably maneuver through the next cycle. M.A. Surety is a surety agency and … READ MORE

TAP INTO ASA: COULTER, P.C.

“Texas Super Lawyer”, “Best Lawyers in America” since 2006; Board-Certified, Civil Trial Law, Texas Board of Legal Specialization since 1991; Top (“AV”) rating by peers in the Martindale-Hubbell Law Directory. Keith Coulter has represented construction companies since 1985.  Having over 30 jury verdicts, he handles trials, arbitrations, contracts, claims, lien and bond collections, insurance coverage, … READ MORE

SHE BUILDS IT HOLIDAY GATHERING WAS A HUGE SUCCESS!

On Dec. 4, more than 120 women from companies involved in the Houston construction industry gathered together at Kirby Icehouse for ASA-HC’s She Builds It Holiday Gathering. Women in the construction industry had the opportunity to meet one another and build relationships, while also lending a helping hand to ASA-HC families with kids who could … READ MORE

EXCELLENCE IN CONSTRUCTION (EIC) TOP FIVE ANNOUNCED

The voting is complete and the Top Five nominations in each category have been determined. The winners in each category will be announced at the Feb. 7, 2020 event. The link below will take you to the list of the Top Five in each category. Take a couple of minutes and reach out and congratulate … READ MORE

Paul Hoggatt Retires After 37 Years as President of Houston Masonry Firm

In October, locally owned Hoggatt LP announced long-time President/Owner Paul D. Hoggatt would be retiring from the business effective Oct. 31. Paul started working for his father’s construction company, Hoggatt Masonry, as a laborer in the summer of 1958. He worked each summer and, during the year, attended bricklaying apprentice school at night. Upon graduating … READ MORE

CONTRACT LANGUAGE SEMINAR – DEC. 5 – EIGHT SPOTS LEFT!

For the 10th year, ASA-HC presents a jam-packed three-hour seminar on contract language/clauses that all subcontractors need to be aware of and understand. Jason Walker and Chris Love of Andrews Myers, P.C., will guide participants through the legalese that can trip you up, leave you unprotected, or responsible for someone else’s mistakes.   Seats are … READ MORE

EXCELLENCE IN CONSTRUCTION (EIC) VOTING CLOSES WEDNESDAY!

Voting for 2019 Excellence in Construction Awards has begun. Once voting is completed, (Dec. 3) The Top Five nominees in each category will be notified and the winner in each category will be announced at the awards gala on Feb. 7, 2020. Only ASA-Houston Chapter members are eligible to vote. Online Voting Ballot (new this … READ MORE

TAP INTO ASA: TRADE MANAGEMENT

“At Trade Management, we empower our clients by giving them the ability to pay only for productive labor, ensuring maximized profitability for their business. By constructing a solid, seasonal workforce, we reduce unprofitable man hours and hiring expenses, and assist in accumulating higher profits for our clients. As the skilled trades division of the Peoplelink … READ MORE

SHE BUILDS IT HOLIDAY GATHERING – DEC. 4

Join the She Builds It Women’s Peer Group for its 2nd annual holiday gathering with women in the construction industry. Unlike the events throughout the rest of the year, this She Builds It event is open to all WOMEN who work for, or own, a company that is a part of the construction industry. There … READ MORE