Articles from March 2011



ECC 2011 Mid-Year Meeting prepares for the ‘Journey’

By: Eric K. Rodriguez The Engineering and Construction Contracting (ECC) Association held its 2011 Mid-Year Meeting in Houston on March 9 and 10. The meeting kicked off with a networking reception at the Yard House restaurant, giving existing members a chance to catch up with old friends and new members, such as myself, an opportunity [...]

Frank Adams Presents “Construction Scheduling Basics” to University of Houston Law Students

By: Gray T. Slocum On February 23rd, Interface Consulting President Frank Adams spoke as a guest lecturer in a Basic Construction Law Course, co-hosted by attorneys Bill Andrews and Chris Ryman at the University of Houston Law Center. Mr. Andrews is a shareholder at Andrews Myers, PC, a top-ranked construction law firm in Texas. Mr. [...]

Rain Rain Go Away…ABC’s Golf Tourney is Today!

By: Sarah Baden Associated Builders and Contractors of Greater Houston hosted its annual Spring Golf Tournament Monday, March 14. The day started off a little soggy due to the morning thunderstorms and showers, but that did not stop registered golfers from participating in the pre-tournament putting and long drive contests. Fortunately, everyone stayed in good [...]

Cities Take an Economic Gamble on New Casino Construction

With long-established gambling city Las Vegas experiencing a downward spiral in the real estate, job, and construction sectors, other cities around the US are cashing in as the gambling trend moves eastward. In the March 2011 issue of Construction Headline News, many other established gambling cities, as well as ones new to the game, are [...]

Friends of Interface Consulting Wine and Dine at Construction Law Conference

The second annual “Friends of Interface Consulting Dinner” and cocktail reception kicked off the Construction Law Conference in San Antonio March 3 – 4, 2011. The 24th annual event was held at the Westin La Cantera Resort and featured a golf tournament as well as numerous networking receptions. Interface Consulting invited a group of industry [...]

State Bar Golf Tournament Offers ‘Slice’ of Scenic Texas Hill Country

by Chris Sullivan For the third year in a row, Interface Consulting was a key sponsor of the State Bar of Texas’s Annual Construction Law Conference Golf Tournament at the Texas Hill Country resort, The Westin La Cantera, on March 2, 2011. I had the opportunity along with over 80 golfers from across Texas to [...]