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.

Read the CPE article…

1 Sep

S&P to build new Judson ISD Elementary School

Friday, September 1, 2017

The Trustees of the Judson Independent School District in San Antonio awarded the District’s new Wortham Oaks Elementary School to Satterfield & Pontikes.  S&P was selected after being judged to provide the best value to the District for the new school through a Competitive Sealed Proposal (CSP) process.  S&P has successfully delivered several projects before for Judson ISD, including the similar Rolling Meadows Elementary School.

The new, two-story Wortham Oaks Elementary has been designed by Stantec Architecture and will be 110,000 square feet.  The value of the project is over $24.5 million and work will begin almost immediately.  The District plans to have the facility in service in time for the 2018 – 2019 school year.

25 Aug

S&P receives Constructech Vision Award

Friday, August 25, 2017

Satterfield & Pontikes was honored by Constructech Magazine at its 18th annual construction technology Vision awards dinner last night. We were recognized as the best General Contractor utilizing technology to provide a better product to its client and Assemble Systems received recognition as the technology enabler. S&P was singled out for its use of technology to reduce the cost of projects while increasing the information and transparency provided to the client. We received the gold medal for its use of technology to address cost and schedule challenges on a critically needed facility.

The Vision Awards honor construction companies that have realized the advantages of where construction and technology converge and how they can successfully apply it to their everyday businesses.

9 Jun

Nora’s Home Phase 2 Breaks Ground

Friday, June 9, 2017

On Friday, June 9 Nora’s Home, a place for organ failure and transplant patients receiving care in the Texas Medical Center, held a groundbreaking ceremony for the facility’s Phase 2 expansion. The 15,600 SF space will enlarge the home, adding 16 additional guest rooms, a communal kitchen, expanded storage space, administrative offices and a wing dedicated to lung transplant recipients. Attending along with the Nora’s Home team was Landmark Architects, S&P and numerous Nora’s Home supporters.

5 Jun

2017 AIA Sandcastle

Monday, June 5, 2017

S&P once again teamed with Rey de la Reza Architects to compete in the annual AIA Sandcastle Competition in Galveston, TX. The annual event is a fund-raising event for AIA Houston and the ArCH Foundation as well as one of the top five revenue generating events for the City of Galveston. Our team began working months in advance generating ideas, developing designs, and assigning duties. On the day of the event the teams, stretched along the beach front, meticulously sculpt their piles of sand and work non-stop for five hours. Employees and their families enjoyed a beautiful day on the beach, and all for a great cause!

27 May

Construction begins on the new Madison HS

Saturday, May 27, 2017

Work on the new Madison High School is underway. S&P crews have demolished athletic fields and begun construction on a new parking lot across the street from the current building. The work is part of the project’s first phase, which also includes construction of the new high school. Construction of the $93.9 million new school is part of the voter-approved 2012 Bond Program. According to design plans, the two-story building will be built facing West Orem Drive on the school’s existing athletic fields.

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