Sustainable building design has become significantly more important in recent years. People have begun to realize that ‘going green’ is about more than just recycling and looking for alternative power resources. It's about investing in future sustainable solutions by prioritizing green engineering, and design in commercial construction. When done right, sustainable building design can have a positive lasting impact on the environment and the value of the property. What is Green Engineering and design? Green engineering and...

Our team at S. Watts Group began renovating a brand new location for Briggs Equipment near New Braunfels, TX, along Northbound IH-35. The project's scope includes replacing interior electrical wiring and insulation, adding windows, industrial roll-up doors, reinforcing structural braces, and repainting the exterior structures. Progress of Briggs Equipment Renovation   [gallery link="none" size="trx_addons-thumb-masonry" ids="2771,2770,2769,2768,2767,2766"] [gallery link="none" size="trx_addons-thumb-masonry" ids="2773,2774,2775"] About Briggs Equipment Briggs Equipment was founded in 1896 in Dallas, first known as Briggs-Weaver Machinery Company. The founding business provided service...

Right now, it's full steam ahead as our team works to complete the construction of Spare Birdie Public House in Cedar Park, TX. Our team works to lay the foundation, steel reinforcements for the building, and complete the exterior. The project broke ground in late 2019, but after several delays during the COVID-19 pandemic is back on track! Spare Birdie Public House is an upscale entertainment destination spanning 23,000 SF. This project features a full-service restaurant...

S. Watts Group kicked off April by breaking ground on two new Central Texas commercial construction projects. Throughout the upcoming months, our team will share the progress of these projects and any new jobs we start.  Keep in the know, and see all the changes happening in our communities as Central Texas grows. Cassava Sciences Cassava Sciences is a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company focused on neuroscience. The company currently focuses on researching and developing first-in-class medicines for people with...

S Watts Group’s expansion into the South Austin-San Antonio Corridor kicked off this fall with multiple construction projects in the San Marcos and New Braunfels metros along the IH-35 Corridor. Over the past several months, our team has completed numerous projects and began making significant progress on several new jobs. J&S Leasing J&S Leasing sits on 7 acres of property near Mustang Ridge, TX. The project included two buildings, a 7,500 SF PEMB workshop with offices and...

Located near Mustang Ridge, off US Highway 183, S. Watts group completes a new ground-up building for J&S Leasing. The new office space is one of many in-progress projects our team is working on along the Innovation Corridor, the growing area along Interstate 35 and SH130. J&S Leasing sits on 7 acres of property that includes two buildings, a 7,500 SF PEMB workshop with offices and restrooms, and a 9,700 SF main office space. This main...

Healthcare is one of the prominent industries that is thriving in Austin. This is thanks to the revolution in capital growth that has Central Texas named the new Silicon Valley. In addition to its affordability, talent, and lifestyle, Central Texas remains one of the fastest-growing metro areas in America. History of Austin Industry Growth Decades ago, Austin’s economy was driven by two primary factors – state government and the University of Texas. But as the city began...

Austin is one of the fastest-growing cities in America. While getting involved in Austin ground-up construction projects can be very lucrative, it can seem intimidating. However, building ground-up is not as difficult as it may seem for growing businesses.  Rather than taking an old building and renovating it to suit a target market, it may be more profitable to design and construct a building according to your own specifications. This is a risk, but it is...

The Texas Innovation Corridor encompasses the areas in between the Austin and San Antonio metropolitan areas along Interstate 35 and SH130. This region includes the communities of Buda, Dripping Springs, Kyle, Lockhart, Luling, San Marcos, Uhland, and Wimberley. Its innovative ecosystem developed unexpectedly and doesn’t show any sign of slowing down. But why is growth booming in the Texas Innovation Corridor? Texas does not have a state income tax, offers low taxes, low business costs, and a...