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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


Five Safety Issues For Construction Site Workers

Five Safety Issues For Construction Site Workers

The US Department of Labor Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) identifies construction sites as some of the most dangerous workplaces in America. On any given day, there are more than 6.5 million workers on construction sites across the country, and the rate of fall injuries in the industry is...

February 20, 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,...

February 20, 2014


Taking First Steps

Taking First Steps

To highlight our anniversary, we reached out to KWA’s first-ever client, Andy Carnahan, to relive the celebration of KWA’s first project, The Sullivan, completed in 2005. “The Sullivan was a great project,” said Carnahan, founder and president of Foresite Development Ltd. “Back when I was selecting a contractor for the...

February 18, 2014


Architects and the Benefits of Collaborating with Contractors

Architects and the Benefits of Collaborating with Contractors

Architects who want to establish and maintain credibility in the construction industry can greatly benefit from successful partnerships and collaboration with general contractors. Insurance companies support these partnerships as well; many offer incentives such as lower deductibles and reduced bonding costs if there is a collaborative relationship that includes a...

February 11, 2014



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