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In October 2021, Goodfolks opened their doors to their first customers after the historic M.B. Lockett Building underwent major renovations. The 130-year-old building quickly became one of the most challenging and rewarding projects S Watts Group has completed....

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. Our team has completed one project with Berry Aviation and started the renovation for Briggs Equipment.  Berry Aviation Berry Aviation is a private aviation company headquartered at the San Marcos Regional Airport. The office space experienced unfortunate flooding that caused severe damage to a majority of the...

Of the most recent renovation projects completed by S. Watts Group, the modern redesign of Tokyo Electron perfectly meshes office space with the industrial work environment. Plans for the project involved transforming the shell building into a multi-use space for both the administration and warehouse sides of the company.  The Tokyo Electron build-out was unique in design. In total, the project encompassed 21,908 sq. ft. of space. The office area measures over 4,000 sq. ft. boarding...

S Watts Group extends the deepest gratitude and thanks to all the service members of the U.S. Armed Forces. This Veteran's Day, our team wants to honor all the nation's service members, from our combat veterans to our medics. We also send our thanks to the civilian contractors that worked alongside our veterans and the families of our military members....

Any business owner can agree COVID-19 has been devastating. Between significant revenue losses to the uncertainty of what the future holds in our new normal, one thing is unquestionable - COVID-19 has accelerated the already undergoing transformation of office spaces. One of the most frequent questions asked is - what will future office space look like in a post-COVID environment? Expediting Workspace Evolution When you think of the typical office space, most imagine a mixture of private...

For several years now, S. Watts Group has provided students attending Texas universities the opportunity to learn hands-on in the commercial construction industry. As we enter the 2021-22 school year, we hope to continue the tradition of welcoming students to join our team through our Construction Internship. Students can expect to learn in the field with our expert contractors on various types of construction projects, including retail and restaurant spaces, healthcare, industrial, ground-up, renovations, and more....

Since the announcement of S. Watts Group's expansion to the San Marcos area, our team has partnered with the Greater San Marcos Partnership to continue to establish new opportunities in commercial construction. Jason Giulietti, Greater San Marcos Partnership President, highlights our partnership with a column in the San Marcos Daily Record. In this article, Giulietti writes: "What is notable about this location is that this firm chose San Marcos without any incentives, financial or otherwise. The company...

At S. Watts Group, all projects begin with two things: the plan and the people. Construction requires a fluid and agile approach. This is engrained in the mindset of our people and what makes us successful in fulfilling our client needs and completing projects. Our team shows this characteristic best when tackling unique project types. “I like building. I enjoy the challenge. Especially when a project is well organized, with a good team and great plans....

Welcome to Preserve at 620, the first Wal-Mart-turned Class-A office building in the state of Texas. At 220,000 square feet, this project is one of the largest projects completed by S. Watts Group, and one of the most unique.  Preserve at 620 won the Urban Land Institute Austin’s 2021 Best Project Innovation Award for best project innovation and most influential project. It also was the winner of Austin Business Journal's 2020 Office Project Rehab of the...

As the communities in Central Texas continue to grow, so are we. S. Watts Group is expanding South of Austin, opening our first satellite office in San Marcos, Texas. This will position us to provide our services from Waco to San Antonio while accommodating the rapid growth along the IH-35 corridor, also known as the Texas Innovation Corridor.  In recent years, numerous industries have expanded and/or moved to this Central Texas hotbed, bringing exponential growth to...