Groundbreaking Ceremony at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in College Station

Last week, I attended a groundbreaking ceremony at St. Mary's Catholic Church for the construction of its new church building. Among the many distinguished guests and donors attending the event was the Bishop of Austin, who held a beautiful mass and blessed the Church grounds. It was a wonderful opportunity to celebrate the hard work… Continue reading Groundbreaking Ceremony at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in College Station

Field Notes: Design Update for Camino de la Paz Retreat Center in Bryan, TX

We were very excited to spend a rainy Friday morning last week laying out on the ground the pavilion and fire pit area as we begin development of Camino de la Paz Retreat Center in Bryan, TX! Construction will begin soon for this beautiful and exciting project. Please stay tuned for additional updates! Fire Pit… Continue reading Field Notes: Design Update for Camino de la Paz Retreat Center in Bryan, TX

Updates from Builders: College Station’s Parade of Homes & Lumber Prices

This weekend and next, the Greater Brazos Valley Builders Association is hosting its bi-annual Parade of Homes. This is a great opportunity for those who want to experience the latest trends and craftsmanship in homebuilding in the Brazos Valley. More information about the event and where one can purchase tickets can be found at the… Continue reading Updates from Builders: College Station’s Parade of Homes & Lumber Prices

In Opposition to College Station’s Restricted Occupancy Overlay

Last week, I wrote a blog post examining College Station's proposed Restricted Occupancy Overlay. I have been mulling it over for some time now and it is my belief that the proposal would do more harm than good. As a supporter of all those who champion building high character neighborhoods, I did not come to… Continue reading In Opposition to College Station’s Restricted Occupancy Overlay

Summarizing the City of College Station’s Proposed Restricted Occupancy Overlay (ROO)

If you have been following local politics here in Aggieland, you have probably heard about the proposed Restricted Occupancy Overlay (ROO) going before Planning Commission this Thursday, April 15th and City Council the following Monday, April 19th. As an individual with close relationships with those passionately for and against this overlay, I am going to… Continue reading Summarizing the City of College Station’s Proposed Restricted Occupancy Overlay (ROO)

Supporting the Highways to Boulevard Movement in Austin, TX

I am writing today in support of those working in my former hometown of Austin, TX to encourage the Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) to think differently about its plans to expand I-35 through the heart of Downtown Austin. Traditional thinking on highway expansion usually proposes solutions such as adding additional travel lanes to increase… Continue reading Supporting the Highways to Boulevard Movement in Austin, TX