ACC Highland Tour – Austin Design Week

Join us on Wednesday, November 8th for a tour of ACC Highland as a part of Austin Design Week! Tours run from 2pm-4pm and start every 20 minutes. Don’t miss the chance to get an up close look at one of the most talked about developments in Austin, led by the architects of the project, BGK Architects.

Tours are free, but you must register at the link below:

Register Here

Square One Is providing estimating services as a part of BGK Architect’s team.


Work starts on second phase of ACC Highland

Phase II of the ACC Highland Campus – also known as the renovation of the old Highland Mall site – broke ground on Thursday, September 21. The new Highland Campus will include a business incubator, geared at preparing students to be at the forefront of the future workforce. Additionally, ACC Highland phase 2 will include a 125,000-square-foot digital media center, state of the art foot health sciences/STEM simulation center, and a cutting-edge culinary arts and hospitality management center.

Square One is providing cost estimating services for the project in coordination with the architects’ team. Phase II is slated for completion in about two years.

See more details and photos of ACC Highland

Read the Austin Business Journal Article on the groundbreaking

More info on ACC new facilities


Project Update – Holdsworth Center

Square One is very excited to be working on the Holdsworth Center, a training and development center for for school district leaders across Texas. The 44 Acre site will utilize the best practices in strategic management to inspire and enlighten district principals and superintendents throughout Texas. The Lake Flato designed Center will encourage reflection, thought, and communication in a resort like setting, encouraging people to spend time outdoors. The center will also maintain a number of classrooms to accommodate educators at every level. Square One is excited to begin work on this project that will greatly benefit Texas students and educators alike. Check back for updates.

See the links below for more news and information on the Holdsworth Center.

The Holdsworth Center

H-E-B’s Charles Butt Pledges $100 million to Train School Leaders

Lake Flato Architects Project Description

More images and detail of the Holdsworth Center here.

Glenn Hart Joins SMPS Board

Congratulations to our own Glenn Hart for his recent appointment as Sponsorship Chair on the 2017-2018 board of the Austin chapter of Society for Marketing and Professional Services! Glenn has been with Square One as the Director of Business Development since 2015. Click here to learn more about the Austin chapter of SMPS.

The Society for Marketing and Professional Services (SMPS) is a community of marketing and business development professionals working to secure profitable business relationships for their A/E/C companies. Through networking, business intelligence, and research, SMPS members gain a competitive advantage in positioning their firms successfully in the marketplace. SMPS offers members professional development, leadership opportunities, and marketing resources to advance their careers. SMPS’ vision is for premier professional service firms to recognize SMPS as their most trusted resource for building business and achieving success.

Current Projects

Square One is thrilled to announce that we will be providing project management and owner’s representation services to the following unique and exciting projects in across the United States. Click the heading of any project for more information.


The Refuge





Description: Slated to open late 2017, The Refuge Ranch will provide long-term, holistic care in a pastoral and peaceful setting to girls 11-17 who have been rescued out of sex trafficking. The Ranch will provide on site schooling, a medical clinic, therapeutic programs that include equine, art, music and pet therapy, along with one on one counseling and group therapy with licensed professional therapists as a part of long-term, residential care. Square One is proud to have the opportunity to work on a project with such meaningful impact not only within Austin, but throughout the United States.
Location: Austin, Texas


Casino Pauma





Phase 1 of the Casino Pauma expansion will focus on building a top notch casino with several enhanced food and beverage amenities included. These will include renovations of the casino floor, 250 seat buffet, full service restaurant and bar, specialty marketplace, food court, central bar, and lounge area. The layout of the new facility will maintain a string level of comfort and value appeal, while appealing to new and old segments of customers.
 Location: San Diego, California


Isleta Casino





Description: Isleta Resort & Casino recently announced renovations to the existing casino, including and expanded and redesigned gaming floor, upgrades to the hotel and spa, a new food court and concert venue, as well as more retail space. Square One will be providing full service project management and owner’s representation on the project, utilizing extensive experience in the Hospitality and Gaming Construction to ensure the project is completed on schedule and within budget. Renovations are currently in the design phase.
Location: Albuquerque, New Mexico

Rayburn Electric Cooperative



Addition of new systems operation center to Rayburn Electric facilities.
Location: Rockwall, Texas