Related Links: ENR Texas & Louisiana: Army Training Center ENR Texas & Louisiana: Green San Antonio School Satterfield and Pontikes Construction Website Whatever the next "big thing" in construction might be, chances are George Pontikes will be a part of it. After all, the CEO of Houston-based Satterfield and Pontikes Construction Inc. (S&P) has a 30-plus-year track record of keeping his firm on the cutting edge of innovation. First exposed to building information modeling more than a decade ago, Pontikes quickly grasped the potential value of 3-D technology in helping contractors plan and track costs of project elements and sharing
The market is generally healthy and steadily growing, and margins are up for large specialty contractors. Further, advances in design tools and owner demand for collaboration are giving subcontractors a seat at the table early on in projects.