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Austin Commercial

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Main Office:
3535 Travis Street, Suite 300
Dallas, TX 75204
(214) 443-5700

Additional Offices:
Austin, Texas
Fort Worth, Texas
Houston, Texas
Phoenix, Arizona
Atlanta, Georgia
Orlando, Florida
San Diego, California
Los Angeles, California
San Francisco, California

Services:
Preconstruction:

    Planning
    Constructability
    Budgeting
    Modeling
    Scheduling

Construction:

    Construction management at risk
    Construction management agency
    Design-build
    IPD
    Program management
    Public-private partnerships
    Design-bid-build

History:
Austin started out as Austin Brothers Bridge Company in 1894 when George and Frank Austin teamed up to form their own bridge building company in Dallas. In 1918, they decided to primarily focus on bridge fabrication, and the contracting part of the company was purchased by Charles R. Moore, who changed the name to Austin Bridge Company and Associated Companies in 1924. In 1974, Austin Industries, the parent company of Austin Commercial , was formed as the company began to diversify their portfolio. Austin Commercial was founded one year later as the company began to enter the commercial building market. Today Austin Industries maintains three branches: Austin Bridge & Road, Austin Commercial, and Austin Industrial (founded in 1983).

In 1986, Charles Moore’s grandson, William T.Solomon, transferred 60 percent ownership of the company to its employees at no cost and set up a plan for the company to be completely employee-owned by the year 2000. This plan worked out, and today Austin Industries exists as an employee stock ownership plan, or ESOP, company.

Austin Commercial now operates in 10 offices spanning five states, and is one of the largest and most diversified commercial construction companies in the United States.

Selected Projects:
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Circuit of the Americas Formula 1 Racetrack – Austin, Texas

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Museum Tower – Dallas, Texas

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American Airlines Center – -Dallas, Texas

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ASU Downtown Dorms – Phoenix, Arizona

The Irving Convention Center
Irving Convention Center – Irving, Texas

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Written by Alex Gross

February 10, 2015 at 8:56 pm

Posted in Uncategorized