TEXAS ADDS 133,100 JOBS IN LAST 12 MONTHS

COLLEGE STATION (Real Estate Center) – Texas' economy gained 133,100 jobs from August 2009 to August 2010, an annual growth rate of 1.3 percent. During the same period, the U.S. economy added 278,000 jobs, an annual growth rate of 0.2 percent. The state's private sector posted an annual employment growth rate of 1.4 compared with 0.3 percent for the United States. The state’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate rose from 8 percent in August 2009 to 8.3 percent in August 2010, while the natio...
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JV’S $503 MILLION FORT HOOD HOSPITAL

KILLEEN (Business Wire) – A joint venture made up of Balfour Beatty-McCarthy, HKS Architects and Wingler & Sharp was chosen by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to construct a 944,000-sf facility that will replace the existing 45-year-old Carl R. Darnall Army Medical Center at Fort Hood. The American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 funded $351 million of the $503 million project, which will include a hospital, outpatient clinics, ambulance garage, logistics building, central utility pl...
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