Site Development


Best-in-class projects in the industrial, institutional, commercial, office, multi-family, retail, and medical and healthcare sectors are designed and managed by our Site Development practice. Our experts are located throughout the state and collaborate strategically on projects to deliver the “best team for the project” for each individual client. Our landmark projects for major developers dominate the skylines of all the major cities in Texas. Whatever your project, we utilize years of experience to deliver engineering expertise from planning through construction for even the most complex projects.


SXSW Center - Austin, TX - Central Texas

Each year South by Southwest Festivals & Conferences, better known as SXSW, hosts a festival in Downtown Austin. In 2016, SXSW announced their intent to build a new headquarters in Austin. Jones|Carter is providing surveying, site design, and utility engineering for the 12-story, 145,000 square foot building. The headquarters will include office, restaurant, and retail space, as well as five floors dedicated to parking. The development is targeting a LEED Gold certification. The project limits are Lavaca, 14th Street, and Guadalupe Street. Located along 14th Street are several large heritage oaks, that quickly became a main focal point of the project. The architect designed the building in a serpentine shape to preserve the heritage trees.

Challenger School Phase 1 - Plano, TX

The Jones|Carter team was contracted by the Challenger School Foundation to perform civil engineering services for the Challenger School in Plano. The school is located on a 9.22-acre site at the intersection of Spring Creek Parkway and Communications Parkway, just west of the Dallas North Tollway.

TxDOT Campus Consolidation - Austin, TX

Jones|Carter was selected by The Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) to provide site development services for the consolidation of its Austin-area campuses into one master campus. The project is located at the intersection of Burleson Road and East Stassney Lane south of Highway 71 between Highway 183 and Interstate 35. The nearly 49-acre tract is currently undeveloped and heavily wooded.

Best Buy Distribution Center and Logistics Facility - Missouri City, TX - Houston Area

Best Buy Distribution Center and Logistics Facility - Missouri City, TX - Houston Area Client: Seefried Industrial Properties, Inc. Construction Value: $100 million Services: Civil Site

Hedwig Place - Houston, TX

Hedwig Place is a five-story, 102,474 square-foot Class A medical office development located on two acres of land along Interstate 10 in Hedwig Village. The medical building is inclusive of a ground floor restaurant and a six-story freestanding parking garage. Stream Realty Partners selected Jones|Carter for site engineer services.

Greenwater Redevelopment - Austin, TX

Built in 1925, the Green Water Treatment Plant was Austin's first water treatment plant. The plant was decommissioned in 2008 and subsequently demolished in 2010 creating a nearly 2M+ SF plot for redevelopment in prime downtown Austin. The overall plans for the aptly renamed Greenwater Redevelopment project include up to 1.7M SF of mixed-use projects undertaken by several owner/development teams.

Railport Business Park - Midlothian, Texas - Dallas/Fort Worth Area

RailPort Business Park is a 1,700 acre development in Midlothian, Texas providing an optimum geographical position and amenities suited to large-scale distribution and manufacturing operations.

Western Power Sports - Midlothian, TX - Dallas/Fort Worth Area

Western Power Sports is a distributor of over 120,000 products including off-road and street motorcycles and ATV’s, as well as snowmobile and watercraft parts and accessories. The company wished to expand into additional southwest markets including Texas, Oklahoma, Louisiana, and Arkansas. For their new distribution center, the company selected a site within the Railport Business Park in Midlothian, Texas.

The James - Houston, TX

Phase I of Street Light Residential’s development at Mid Lane and Westheimer, The James, a luxury apartment complex, is now complete. The eight-story midrise has 344 high end residential units and features a courtyard with a resort-style pool, fitness center, and a clubhouse with a resident lounge and full service bar.

Springwoods Village Fire and EMS - Spring, TX - Houston Area

The joint fire and EMS station in Springwoods Village, an 1,800-acre mixed use community in north Harris County, and home to the new ExxonMobil corporate campus, will provide fire and medical emergency services to the area.

Green Bank Headquarters - Houston, TX

Green Bank’s core values and focus on sustainability drove the design of their new headquarters into a healthier, more productive, and resource-efficient banking facility. The institution wished to develop a building that was visually, physically and operationally superior to similar banking offices and was a reflection of how they do business. This comprehensive approach has resulted in the building achieving LEED Gold, one of the first banking institutions in Houston to be awarded the certification by the US Green Building Council.

Research Forest Lakeside, Building 4 - Houston, TX

Research Forest Lakeside office complex is located on 77 heavily wooded acres overlooking Lake Woodlands. The campus is comprised of 1.8M SF of office and retail space and the Class A office buildings have been certified LEED Silver (Building 2) and LEED Gold (Buildings 4 and 5) by the US Green Building Council.

Lakeshore Phase I Infrastructure Improvements - Austin, TX

Phase I of the Lakeshore Infrastructure Improvements included public water and wastewater facilities, private stormwater facilities, and an in-line water quality wet pond on Willow Creek.

Guadalupe Saldana - Austin, TX

Guadalupe-Saldana Net-Zero Subdivision is the first 100% affordable housing, net-zero energy community in the State of Texas with numerous low impact development sustainable elements featured.

Cielo South Lamar - Austin, TX

The Cielo South Lamar redevelopment project boasts 327 apartment units, 8,000 SF of retail, and 30 rental townhomes in a vertical, mixed-use complex in Austin’s downtown core.

Bridgewood Onion Creek - Austin, TX

The 130,000 SF Bridgewood Onion Creek project provides a high quality and culturally enriching environment for 164 south Austin area seniors.

University Park - Austin, TX

In addition to the site infrastructure improvements, JC provided site plan design, permitting, and construction services for the Sabina apartments located on the project site. Sabina features 2 urban style, 5-story buildings comprised of 570 apartment units with lush courtyards and high end amenities.

Still Waters Phase I - Austin, TX

Two three-story apartment buildings comprise the first phase of the Still Waters project on Slaughter Lane. Phase I will consist of the development of 12.38 acres of greenfield into a multi-family development consisting of 256 one- and two-bedroom apartment units with surface parking.

Sola Uptown River Oaks - Houston, TX

Located in Houston’s high profile area of River Oaks, the five-story, multi-family project boasts 317 units that are just as fashionable as their inner Loop address.

Astor Tanglewood - Houston, TX

Astor Tanglewood is destination living at its finest. The 6-story, multi-family development consisting of 238 apartment units is located adjacent to the Galleria area corridor near Memorial Park.

Modera Spring Town Center - Houston, TX

Modera Spring Town Center is a 396-unit, garden-style apartment complex, consisting of 21 3-story apartment buildings with well-appointed open spaces and jogging trails.

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