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Arlington Commons Announced as Finalist for DBJ’s Best Real Estate Deals of 2015

Arlington Commons Announced as Finalist for DBJ’s Best Real Estate Deals of 2015

Arlington Commons, the largest redevelopment in Arlington history, has been named a finalist in the Dallas Business Journal’s Best Real Estate Deals of 2015. The project is being honored in the Suburban Multifamily category. For the past 24 years, the Dallas Business Journal has sorted through hundreds of nominations to...

Mar , 16


The Benefits of a Pre-Construction Service Agreement

The Benefits of a Pre-Construction Service Agreement

As general contractors, we’re in the business of taking on large projects that can span years of work before completion. Long-term projects can only be successfully completed (on time and on budget) with meticulous, thought-out planning. One of the most helpful tools is the pre-construction service agreement (PCSA). It’s a...

Jan , 29


KWA Construction Celebrates Thanksgiving with Potluck Lunch

KWA Construction Celebrates Thanksgiving with Potluck Lunch

Thanksgiving is always a special time for us at KWA Construction. We’re like family and to show our appreciation for all of our hard working employees, we like to bring everyone together for a Thanksgiving potluck lunch. Every year we have a great turnout of happy faces ready to enjoy...

Dec , 1


Dallas-Fort Worth Multifamily Market Still Going Strong

Dallas-Fort Worth Multifamily Market Still Going Strong

There’s no doubt that the multifamily industry is experiencing an upswing of extremely rapid growth. While some industry experts are concerned about oversupply, at a Dallas Builders Association meeting on the local apartment market, Cameron McIntosh from MPF Research reported that the multifamily market in DFW is in a very...

Nov , 17


Construction Industry Lends a Hand to Help the Hungry

Construction Industry Lends a Hand to Help the Hungry

Normally when the topic of hunger or starvation is mentioned, minds race to impoverished, developing countries overseas. It may come as a surprise that nearly 14 percent of households in America are food insecure, meaning these homes lack access to a sufficient amount of nutritious food. With help from companies...

Nov , 9


The Belleview Apartments Announced as Finalists for NAHB’s 2015 Pillars of the Industry Award, Best Affordable Apartment Community

The Belleview Apartments Announced as Finalists for NAHB’s 2015 Pillars of the Industry Award, Best Affordable Apartment Community

The Belleview Apartments, a 164-unit mixed-use development in Dallas’ South Side neighborhood, has been announced as a finalist in National Association of Home Builders’ (NAHB) 2015 Pillars of the Industry Award for Best Affordable Apartment Community. KWA Construction, along with developer Matthews Southwest and BGO Architects, completed the apartments in...

Oct , 1


The Rise of Construction Costs

The Rise of Construction Costs

Don’t be fooled by the headlines. While building material pricing took a short dip earlier this year and price increases overall have been minimal since then, the continued shortage in skilled labor is offsetting any gains made on the material side of the construction business. The commercial real estate market...

Sep , 29


Training and Education to Reverse Labor Shortage

Training and Education to Reverse Labor Shortage

The two-year recession that began in late 2007 resulted in almost 30 million Americans losing their jobs. During this time, there was a huge decrease in the need for labor in the construction industry with nearly 2 million construction workers laid off between 2007 and 2009. Many of the laid-off...

Sep , 24



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