01 / 01
214.978.0177

Blog

LEED Certification and KWA’s Commitment to the Environment

LEED Certification and KWA’s Commitment to the Environment

Sustainable building practices aren’t just a trend, they are an indicator of leadership and commitment to the environment, and they are quickly becoming the standard in the construction industry. LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) is an internationally recognized green building program. Through this program, builders and building owners...

April 4, 2014


Panelized Framing Introduced to Optimize Resources, Overcome Industry Constraints

Panelized Framing Introduced to Optimize Resources, Overcome Industry Constraints

KWA Construction Superintendent George Richmond has worked with Keller Webster at four different construction companies over the last 17 years, managing numerous multifamily construction projects. And for 17 years, Richmond has asked Webster to let him try panelized framing – a different type of framing process from traditional stick framing...

April 1, 2014


Then vs. Now: Construction Industry and Pop Culture

Then vs. Now: Construction Industry and Pop Culture

The construction industry and multifamily landscape have experienced a number of changes since KWA Construction was founded nearly 10 years ago. When the Great Recession hit in late 2008, the future of the industry possibly making a recovery looked grim. Time Magazine even asked the question, “Will construction workers survive...

March 26, 2014


Five Ways to Secure Your Construction Project Site

Five Ways to Secure Your Construction Project Site

An unsecured construction site is a playground for vandals and thieves. Vandalism to property or equipment and/or theft of building supplies and tools can be extremely costly. Copper pipes, air conditioning units, water heaters, shingles, and even trailers left on construction sites (among other supplies, tools, and assets) may be...

March 24, 2014


Wow, Why Didn't I Think of That?

Wow, Why Didn't I Think of That?

Here at KWA, we stay deep in the trenches of building multifamily housing projects, but we still find the time to stop and smell the roses; well in this case it’s pretty genius craftsmanship that we appreciate. “Wow, Why Didn’t I Think of That?” is our selection of unique buildings,...

March 21, 2014


Are Architects Getting the Recognition They Deserve?

Are Architects Getting the Recognition They Deserve?

At KWA, we value the depth of work our architectural partners provide for our multifamily housing projects. That’s why we work hand-in-hand with the architects to fully understand their visions and any construction accommodations required to achieve those visions. However, not all architects are met with such cohesive collaboration for...

March 19, 2014


Five Myths About Affordable Housing

Five Myths About Affordable Housing

Affordable housing is the government’s means of providing housing to families in the middle or lower end of the income scale. Housing developers who intend to build affordable housing may be eligible to receive federal government subsidies through Low-Income Housing Tax Credit (LIHTC) put forth by the U.S. Department of...

March 5, 2014


The Changing Housing Landscape in the Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex

The Changing Housing Landscape in the Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex

While much of the country is still facing higher-than-ever foreclosure rates and unemployment rates that aren’t declining as fast as we would prefer, Dallas has managed to stay afloat. According to the U.S. Department of Labor, construction is leading the way for job creation in the Dallas-Fort Worth (DFW) Metroplex....

February 27, 2014



© KWA Construction. All Rights Reserved.