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Despite ongoing concerns regarding labor force availability and rising interest rates, and emerging concerns regarding tariffs and materials prices, each of the three indices - sales, profit margins and staffing levels - increased during the first quarter and remain well above the threshold reading of 50. 


James V. Christianson, Vice President, Government Relations, for the Associated General Contractors of America (AGC), urged Congress “to reform the nation’s immigration system.” Christianson released a letter he sent today to the U.S. House of Representatives on behalf of the association’s 27,500 firms, including America's leading general contractors, specialty contractors, service providers, and suppliers.


Construction has started on a seniors housing community near North Central Expressway in North Dallas. A project of Legacy Senior Communities, the rental project will include 184 independent living apartments 50 assisted living apartments, 36 memory care residences and 54 short-term rehabilitation or long-term care suites.

Rental One
Griffith Davison & Shurtleff, P. C

Join Gray Reed attorneys, Michael Kelsheimer, a labor and employment law partner, and Russell Jumper, a construction laywer as they discuss common labor and employment issues they are currently seeing in the construction industry and provide their perspective on the possible legal and non-legal solutions. 

When: June 26, 2018, 8:00 - 9:30 AM
Where: TEXO Dallas Conference Center

The Raymond L. Critchfield Scholarship Program recognizes individuals for their high level of academic achievement, contribution to the profession, and intent to pursue construction careers in the discipline of construction health & safety.

When: June 28, 2018
Where: Coyote Ridge Golf Club | Carrollton, Texas 75010

Your montly networking series will be hosted in Fort Worth on June 28th. Join us for drinks and appetizers as we continue to build relationships within the industry. 

Who:  You and your colleagues
When:  Thursday, June 28th | 4:30PM – 6:30PM
Where:  BIRD CAFE | 155 E 4th St, Fort Worth, TX 76102


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Harrison Steck, P.C.
Baker Triangle
TEXO Challenge CupTEXO Challenge Cup

Platinum Sponsor: Williams Scotsman
Gold Sponsors: Marek, Humphrey & Associates, BakerTriangle, Mogul Wealth Strategies, Procore Technologies, TDIndustries, Skiles Group
Silver Sponsors: Lee Lewis Construction, Prime Controls, Dynamic Glass, Beck, Bartlett Cocke General Contractors, McCarthy Building Companies, Austin Commercial, SEDALCO, Brasfield & Gorrie, Cokinos | Young
Bronze Sponsors: Ridgemont Commercial Construction, CORE Construction, Northstar Builders, Vesta Modular, Chamberlin Roofing & Waterproofing, Polk Mechanical

Mark your calendars for the remaining Challenge Cup events this year. We look forward to seeing you there.

TEXO Foundation Clay Shoot: September 13
TEXO YCC Tailgate: October 13

Winner announced at the TEXO Holiday & Awards Gala: December 6

Member Discount ProgramsMember Discount Programs

Enterprise Fleet Management would like to offer an innovative program that drives value for every customer by including best possible pricing and special incentives on vehicle acquisition; providing a separate line of credit; creating a cycling strategy to achieve optimum performance and best resale value; all while reducing the Total Cost of Ownership. Contact Billy Backus today.

AGC of America and Willis North America are proud to offer a new, dynamic and cost-effective way for AGC member firms to offer quality health insurance and other employee benefits. The AGC Alternative is an employee benefits program built exclusively for AGC members. Recieve a quote by calling 1-800-210-5290.

Sam Pack's Chevrolet and Ford offers service discounts to TEXO members as well as additional offers. Check these TEXO specific offers out by clicking here.

Peckar & Abramson