Project Articles

An In-Depth Look at Projects

Established in 1953, SpawGlass has built many unique projects in cities across the State of Texas. Our team members are dedicated to constructing high-quality, long-lasting facilities. The projects featured here demonstrate our commitment to providing the absolute best construction experience for our clients.

McKinney, TX

McKinney Indoor Tennis Center at Gabe Nesbitt Park

Owner: City of McKinney
Architect: Parkhill

The City of McKinney’s Gabe Nesbitt Park is an expansive and multifaceted public park that contains a variety of recreational resources. Within its grounds are baseball and softball fields, jogging tracks… Read More

Sabine Pass, TX

Sabine Pass ISD New Transportation Center

Owner: Sabine Pass Independent School District
Owner’s Representative: Gallagher Construction Services
Architect: TIBI Group

Situated adjacent to the Sabine Pass Independent School District’s football field and gymnasium stands the district’s new Transportation Center. Constructed by the SpawGlass-Golden Triangle team… Read More

Austin, TX

The University of Texas at Austin Red River Street Realignment

SpawGlass teamed up with Martinez Moore Engineers and The University of Texas at Austin, in close coordination with the City of Austin, to realign a roadway that runs through a vital part of the UT Austin campus.Read More

Corpus Christi, TX


The Port of Corpus Christi Center for Wildlife Rescue at Texas State Aquarium

Since it first opened its doors in 1990, Texas State Aquarium has been dedicated to the rescue and rehabilitation of Coastal Bend wildlife, with founders envisioning a future state-of-the-art facility designed to house and care for rescued animals… Read More

Denton, TX

University of North Texas Curry Hall Renovation

Originally completed in 1913, Curry Hall is the oldest building on the University of North Texas (UNT) campus in Denton, Texas. The SpawGlass-North Texas project team was brought on board as construction manager-at-risk to upgrade the mechanical, electrical and plumbing (MEP) systems… Read More

Bryan, TX

City of Bryan Legends Event Center

The SpawGlass-Brazos Valley team worked alongside PBK Architects in a design-build partnership to transform a portion of the former Travis B. Bryan Municipal Golf Course into Legends Event Center, a multi-purpose sports facility located in the Midtown Park area of Bryan, Texas. Since … Read More

Grand Prairie, TX

Bolder Adventure Park

A One-of-a-Kind Family Entertainment Complex in Grand Prairie.

Throughout nearly seven decades, SpawGlass has had the opportunity to bring to life many unique projects that benefit communities throughout Texas. The recently completed Bolder Adventure Park in Grand Prairie is certainly amongst our most memorable projects to date. Read More

New Braunfels, TX

Comal County Sheriff's Office Renovation

Owner: Comal County
Architect: HDR

What began as a 337-bed jail in New Braunfels is now nearly unrecognizable as the newly renovated Comal County Sheriff’s Office. Through a competitive sealed proposal process… Read More

Austin, TX

Austin Convention Center Marshalling Yard and Warehouse

Owner: City of Austin
Architect: PGAL

The Austin Convention Center hosts more than 300 events each year. Deliveries to stock these events has become more and more difficult as Austin’s population and subsequent traffic have continued to grow in the popular city. Read More

Houston, TX

Hunting Bayou Channel Improvements

Owner: Harris County
Civil Engineer: BGE, Inc.

Following the devastation left in the wake of Hurricane Harvey in 2017, the Harris County Flood Control District initiated numerous flood damage reduction projects as part of its ongoing Capital Improvement Program (CIP)…. Read More

Corpus Christi, TX

CHRISTUS Spohn South Thomas Spann Clinic 2nd Floor Nurse Area

CHRISTUS Trinity Clinic – Thomas Spann 1st, 2nd & 3rd Floor Finish-Out

Owner: CHRISTUS Health
Architect: Schwabauer Design

SpawGlass recently assisted the CHRISTUS Spohn South Thomas Spann Clinic in Corpus Christi with significantly increasing its capacity to provide care to our community. The tenant finish-out of existing shell space involved three levels, beginning with the second level. Read More

Austin, TX

The University of Texas at Austin Sarah M. & Charles E. Seay Building Addition

The University of Texas at Austin Sarah M. & Charles E. Seay Building Addition

The recently completed four-level, 35,000-square-foot Sarah M. & Charles E. Seay Building addition for the University of Texas at Austin Department of Psychology provides new research and administrative space to advance the study of mental health and wellness in the Central Texas community. Read More

McAllen, TX

McAllen Medical Center Interventional Radiology Equipment

McAllen Medical Center Interventional Radiology Equipment

In 1919, McAllen Medical Center (MMC) opened its doors to serve the residents of the Rio Grande Valley. Over the past 102 years, the medical center has grown to become the largest healthcare provider in the area, featuring a 441-bed hospital with an advanced Level II Trauma Center and certified Primary Stroke Center… Read More

New Braunfels, TX

Comal County Landa Annex Buildings Renovation

Comal County Landa/Annex Buildings Renovation

Owner: Comal County
Architect: HDR

In 1986, SpawGlass constructed the Comal County Courthouse Annex and parking garage, located on the downtown square in New Braunfels. Thirty-five years later, our team, led by Project Manager Dustyn Cox and Superintendent Grady Frank, completed a multi-phase renovation and addition to the Landa and Annex buildings to increase the county’s capacity… Read More

Houston, TX

Building Redevelopment 1119 Commerce Street, Houston

Building Redevelopment at 1119 Commerce Street

Owner: Harris County
Engineer: Walter P Moore

The only certain thing about the 1119 Commerce Street project in downtown Houston was the uncertainty. Working in little more than a half-acre with a 100-year-old building, surrounded by major thoroughfares, bridges and a bayou, the SpawGlass-Civil team knew that experience and creative thinking were going to go a long way in overcoming challenges of the unknown…. Read More

Austin, TX

Capitol West 1204 San Antonio Street

Capitol West - 1204 San Antonio Street

At 1204 San Antonio Street on the new Capitol West professional office campus in downtown Austin, the Texas Association of Counties has four levels of new shell space for lease, conveniently served by four levels of underground parking, totaling 90,000 square feet To deliver such prime tenant opportunity, SpawGlass expertly maneuvered coordination and construction…. Read More

Houston, TX

Houston Methodist Hospital Walter Tower

Houston Methodist Hospital Walter Tower Level 4 Cath Labs Build-Out

Owner: Houston Methodist Hospital
Owner’s Representative: Jacobs
Architect: EYP

The process of cardiac catheterization, a procedure used to diagnose and treat certain heart conditions, requires a lot of equipment and delicate care. Working in Houston Methodist Hospital’s Walter Tower, SpawGlass had to balance the needs for two additional cath labs, totaling 3,300 square feet, with the adjacent operations of the active cath labs on the same level…. Read More

San Antonio, TX

Robert Tobin Land Bridge at Hardberger Park

Robert L.B. Tobin Land Bridge at Phil Hardberger Park

SpawGlass has a portfolio that overflows with unique construction projects spanning more than six decades. Opened to the public late last year and officially completed in early 2021, the Robert L.B. Tobin Land Bridge at Phil Hardberger Park in San Antonio has become one of our most historical and complex projects to date…. Read More

Additional Articles

Austin, TX

ACC Highland South Parking Garage

Austin Community College Highland South Parking Garage

With parking at a premium on the expanding campus, SpawGlass, as construction… Read More

Brownsville, TX

Brownsville SPI International Airport New Passenger Terminal

Brownsville South Padre Island International Airport New Passenger Terminal

The new two-level, 90,000-square-foot terminal is nearly triple the size of the existing… Read More

San Antonio, TX

Texas A&M University San Antonio Classroom Hall

Texas A&M University-San Antonio Classroom Hall

The new Classroom Hall adds administrative and instructional space in a distinctive… Read More

Austin, TX

The University of Texas at Austin Anna Hiss Gym Renovation

The University of Texas at Austin Anna Hiss Gymnasium South Wing Renovation

Built in 1930, the classic brick building has been transformed into a proving ground… Read More