6 Aug

Fort Bend ISD opens Thornton Middle School

Monday, August 6, 2018

Fort Bend ISD opened a brand new Middle School this fall. The new, 229,000 SF Ronald Thornton middle school addresses rapid growth in Fort Bend County and serves the Sienna Plantation community. The 229,000 SF facility houses 1,200 students, and includes a master plan for future expansion to the full 1,450 student capacity. Designed to achieve LEED Certified level, the building’s features include spaces devoted to sparking creativity in students and a central library stocked with laptops and mobile devices instead of exclusively desktop computers. The new school was built next to the recently completed Leonetti Elementary School, creating a learning campus for the District.

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13 Jun

Spring ISD Breaks Ground on Roberson Middle School

Wednesday, June 13, 2018

Yesterday was a beautiful day to break ground on the new Spring ISD Roberson Middle School. The facility, designed by Huckabee Architects, is the first to kick off in the District’s 2016 bond program. The ceremony included words from Board President Rhonda Newhouse, Superintendent Dr. Rodney Watson, and Roberson’s Principal Tracey Walker. After “turning the dirt” attendees signed a rendering to be displayed at the completed facility. The new 156,500 SF school will house approximately 800 students and will be located on a 22-acre site near FM 1960, on the intersection of Veterans Memorial and West Richey Road.

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30 Apr

Katy ISD Breaks Ground on New High School

Monday, April 30, 2018

S&P and PBK celebrated the commencement of the new Katy ISD High School #9 with a groundbreaking ceremony honoring the achievement. Officials with the District broke ground on the site that shares the new high school and new junior high school. The complex is being completed in the Cross Creek Ranch subdivision to deal with explosive population growth in the district’s southwest quadrant and relieve overcrowding in some nearby campuses.

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27 Apr

Sam Houston MSTC Tops Out

Friday, April 27, 2018

The Sam Houston MSTC project team celebrated a milestone with a topping out ceremony, complete with the school’s Mariachis! The ceremony recognizes completing the installation of all tilt-walls, roofing, and structural steel decking. Work on mechanical, electrical, and plumbing systems, including the heating, ventilation, and air conditioning system, is ongoing. Crews also are working on interior fireproofing and drywall installation. The S&P team shared a barbecue lunch with subcontractors and district staff and signed the final steel beam to commemorate the event.

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26 Apr

Madison High School Celebrates Topping Out

Thursday, April 26, 2018

Satterfield & Pontikes Construction hosted a “topping out” ceremony of the new Madison High School, signifying the success of completing the exterior structure of the new school. The celebration included signing the last steel beam, as well as a barbecue lunch and door prizes for the subcontractors working on the project. Madison is among 40 schools being renovated or rebuilt as part of the 2012 Bond Program. The $94 million project calls for a new two-story school that will span 265,000 square feet and accommodate 1,900 to 2,100 students. Phase I will be completed in December, followed by the demolition of the existing facility.

8 Feb

S&P to Rebuild Four Harvey-Damaged Schools

Thursday, February 8, 2018

The Houston Independent School District Board of Education on Thursday approved a construction contract to Satterfield & Pontikes for the rebuilding of four elementary schools — Braeburn, Scarborough, Kolter, and Mitchell — severely damaged by Hurricane Harvey. The schools will be rebuilt at their current sites after facilities assessments found significant property damage, as well as a strong need to raise the elevation of the buildings to prevent potential future flood damage.

19 Jan

Nora’s Home Golf Classic Raises Record Amount

Friday, January 19, 2018

Satterfield & Pontikes Construction (S&P) is excited to present Nora’s Home for Transplant Patients with a “big check” celebrating the success of our annual Charity Golf Classic. The 4th annual Nora’s Home Golf Classic, organized and sponsored by S&P, raised funds for the local organization that supports transplant patients and their families. This year the tournament, which attracted support and participation from a variety of local businesses, raised a record-breaking amount of $75,000.

The tournament was held at Hermann Park Golf Club in October of 2017, with XXX golfers participating.  “This tournament is a great example of our ‘Do the Right Thing for the Right Reasons’ core value,” said George A. Pontikes, President of S&P. “Our team is dedicated to  giving back to our local communities, and providing our trade partners with opportunities to do the same.”

20 Oct

Pontikes Development Moving Forward with Port 10 Development

Friday, October 20, 2017

Pontikes Development, the development arm of S&P, will soon break ground on a 3 million-square-foot speculative warehouse and distribution park near Port Houston. Designed by Powers Brown architecture, the new Port 10 Logistics Center will encompass 246 acres at Interstate 10 and Thompson Road in the southeast Houston community of Baytown. The first phase of the multiphase project will deliver in the third quarter of 2018, and around 2 million SF of the project’s 3 million SF will be directly rail-served. The engineering team consists of Benchmark Engineering for Civil, LJB for Structural, and DBR for MEP.

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