With four offices spanning Texas and Louisiana, and a team of 2,100 “associates,” Baton Rouge-based ISC Constructors LLC is bringing its collaborative approach to electrical and instrumentation work to more customers across the region. The firm saw one of its strongest years in 2014, bolstered by the continued strength of oil and gas-related work in both states that brought a steady project load from clients such as ExxonMobil, Sasol and Shell Oil Co.
General contractors in Texas and Louisiana are seeing steady work across much of the region. Once again, plentiful and cheap natural gas is lending a hand to the business; three of the largest projects that broke ground this past year among the top-five-ranked contractors were energy-related. Related Links: 2015 Top Contractors Main Ranking 2015 Top Contractors Rankings by Sector General contractors in Texas and Louisiana are seeing steady work across much of the region. Once again, plentiful and cheap natural gas is lending a hand to the business; three of the largest projects that broke ground this past year among
All politics is local, or so the saying goes. The same could be said of the complex, potentially contentious nature of transportation construction, which may involve any number of unique, location-specific issues and interests. It is because of transportation's inherent intricacies that agencies in Texas and Louisiana are casting a wider net to develop viable alternatives for getting projects and programs up and running as efficiently as possible while also meeting the demands of a mobile marketplace. Related Links: Owner of the Year http://texas.construction.com/texas_construction_firms/2014/0609-robust-development-at-burns-mac.asp Design Firm of the Year 2014 The ability to meet those requirements is a key reason
Leadership is an attribute that comes naturally to the Houston Methodist Hospital System. In the past year, the Houston-based nonprofit health care organization once again figured prominently in U.S. News & World Report's annual ranking of the nation's best hospitals, with its flagship, Houston Methodist Hospital, placing among the country's top facilities in 11 specialties. It was also named the top hospital in both Texas and the Houston area. Related Links: ENR Texas & Louisiana Owner of the Year 2014 ENR Texas & Louisiana Owner of the Year 2013 And for the 10th year in a row, Houston Methodist was
Combining a booming construction market like that in Texas and Louisiana with a strategy to maximize opportunities in the right places is working out well for Baton Rouge, La.-based electrical contractor The Newtron Group. Related Links: ENR Texas & Louisiana's Top Specialty Contractors: Main Ranking ENR Texas & Louisiana's Top Specialty Contractors: Rankings by Sector The firm posted regional revenue of $282.25 million in 2013, a gain of nearly $100 million over 2012, placing it at No. 6 on ENR Texas & Louisiana's annual ranking of Top Specialty Contractors. That's up five spots from last year. The firm was ranked
With several megaprojects located in the North Texas area, two of which together total nearly $5 billion, Ferrovial US Construction Corp. is leading the way on transportation infrastructure in Texas. The firm is a new addition to ENR Texas & Louisiana's annual ranking of top contractors. The company, an internationally based transportation contractor, saw strong growth in 2013, gaining nearly $270 million in regional revenue. Ferrovial was ranked third on this year's list of top contractors with regional revenue of $1.471 billion in 2013. Related Links: Top Contractors Ranking Top Contractors by Market Sector Innovation Drives I-635 Managed Lanes Project
As the Lone Star State's economy and population have exploded in recent years, so too have the demands on its transportation infrastructure. Related Links: Work On North Tarrant Express To Finish Six Months Early LBJ Express Work Progresses to Excavation Phase Horseshoe Project Progresses in Dallas At the forefront of the effort to meet those needs is the Texas Dept. of Transportation (TxDOT). From its headquarters in Austin, the agency oversees more than 80,000 miles of roadways in the state and regulates railroads, aviation and ports.Texas' recent boom has prompted not just a flurry of construction under the agency's purview
Expansive growth in the chemical and industrial sectors, fueled by a wave of cheap natural gas, has carried Baton Rouge-based MMR Group Inc. along for the ride. That boom, along with the electrical and instrumentation contractor's ability to serve diverse clients across multiple sectors, boosted the firm's regional revenue by nearly 130% in 2012 to $302 million from $133 million the previous year. That year-to-year gain is the largest posted by any company in this year's ranking of the largest specialty contractors in Texas and Louisiana, pushing MMR up five spots to fifth place. Related Links: MMR Group, Inc. 2013