Centrally located off Kuykendahl and Interstate 45, the North Houston Bike Park is a 22-acre BMX and mountain bike facility catered to all skill levels. The park, also known as the Rockstar Energy Bike Park, is the second phase in the North Houston Development Corporations’ beautification program that also includes the North Houston Skate Park and Dylan’s Park.
Balmoral is a Land Tejas master-planned community established in 2006. Jones|Carter has provided services for 750 acres and will have 2,571 lots at buildout. In 2018, Balmoral opened its 2-acre Crystal Lagoon, the first of its kind in Texas.
Criswell College for Biblical Studies is developing a new student housing facility. This will be the first dormitory for the college, marking an important milestone for future growth. The 0.76-acre site is located northeast of the intersection of Hill Avenue and Junius Street. This area of Dallas, called ‘Old East Dallas’, is one of the oldest areas within the city limits. The 5 story, 58,000 Square Foot building will provide housing units The surrounding area in Old East Dallas is bustling with new and future developments. Baylor University Medical Center is located just southwest of the project, an Aldi grocery store is located directly northeast, and several future apartment projects are proposed in the surrounding areas.
Jones|Carter is providing engineering services for the development of an off-street and on-street bike and pedestrian facility design. Services also include topographic surveys, environmental document/studies, acquisition of Oncor encroachment agreement, as well as public input meetings and construction phase services for the project.
500 West 2nd, previously Block 23, is optimally located in the heart of the thriving 2nd street district overlooking Lady Bird Lake. As part of the Greenwater Redevelopment, the site previously was home to the Thomas Green Water Treatment Facility before being transformed into what is commonly referred to as “The Google Building”. The building is a 30-story, 450,000 square foot office tower with four levels of underground parking and 12 levels of above-ground parking, and features the first elevator dispatch system in Austin, utilizing new technology to optimize tenant experiences. Within the tower there is a restaurant, retail area, 16 floors of office space, as well as other additional amenities. Google has been a tenant of the office space since the building opened in 2017.
Built in 1972, what was once a recycling facility in East Austin is now a creative office space called UpCycle. Keeping with the theme of reuse, 95% of the existing building was repurposed as part of the new structure, including old graffiti-covered walls. The office building boasts approximately 81,000 SF of office space and sits atop 3+ acres off Hidalgo Street.
In 2014, in response to new discharge permit constraints issued by the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ), the City of League City was informed that the outfall for the effluent line for the Dallas Salmon Wastewater Treatment Plant (DSWWTP) would need to be moved from its existing location. Due to updated copper and zinc discharge limits, the outfall would need to be moved further downstream, requiring the City to build an entirely new effluent line and outfall location.
American Airlines is building a new five-building office complex on their 300-acre campus off Trinity Boulevard in Fort Worth. The new buildings are expected to house more than 7,000 administrative employees. The campus is slated to be complete by summer of 2019 and American Airlines is targeting a LEED Gold certification.
On Memorial Day 2015, the City of Sugar Land experienced record rainfall resulting in reports of structural, near structural, and street flooding throughout the City. As part of their 2016-2020 Capital Improvements Program, the City prioritized an analysis of the Memorial Day Flood Event.
The Houston Bike Plan was adopted by City Council in 2017, with a stated vision to make a safer, more accessible, gold level bike-friendly City by 2027. The Plan aims to improve safety, increase access, and develop and maintain bicycle facilities throughout Houston.