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The Internet’s potential to redefine how we shop has been speculated since the late 1990s. A storm has been brewing over the brick-and-mortar retail industry for decades, but the power of the storm is only just now being realized. How bad is the storm? According to CNN Money and the Wall Street Journal:

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Lamar University broke ground last month on a new Science and Technology Building with the help of Freese and Nichols. This new construction will be the first academic building built on campus in over 40 years. The local television station and newspaper were on site for the ground-breaking.

“This building is long overdue, and the [Texas State University] System is very happy to facilitate that,” TSUS Regent...

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Congratulations to Bregger Garrison​, Transportation Design, San Antonio, who has been selected to participate in the 2017 Leadership Lab for the Society of American Military Engineers (SAME) San Antonio Post .

The Leadership Lab is the Post's annual mentoring program for young members. It is aimed at both up-and-coming leaders and established operational leaders in government and industry.

The Lab's goals are:

  • Provide students the chance to push
  • ...

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Over 500 were in attendance as the Dallas and Preston Trail Chapters of the Texas Society of Professional Engineers (TSPE) awarded Division Manager Kevin Johnson with the Preston Trail Engineer of the Year Award on Thursday, Feb. 17. The Chapters honored Kevin during their TSPE Engineers Week (E-Week) luncheon at the Plano Centre in Plano, TX. Congratulations, Kevin!

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Award-winning landscape architects David Retzsch, RLA, and Shane Friese, RLA, have joined Freese and Nichols' urban design team. David and Shane, who are based in Dallas, will strengthen our team’s capabilities in urban design, parks and trails, streetscapes, downtown revitalization and other services. We now have eight landscape architects serving cities and counties throughout Texas, Oklahoma, North Carolina and Georgia.

“Shane and David’s combined experience in landscape architecture is a tremendous asset to Freese...

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Congratulations to the project team for the Port Arthur Downtown Revitalization Plan , which has received the 2016 Long-Range Planning Award from the Texas Chapter of the American Planning Association (APA). The team accepted the recognition at the Texas APA annual conference in San Antonio on Nov. 4.

The award recognizes the plan for its original, holistic approach to revitalization. Downtown plans are often difficult for cities to implement...

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The City of Hickory Bond Program received an Honor Award in the American Council of Engineering Companies of North Carolina (ACEC-NC) 2017 Engineering Excellence Awards. It is our first project award in North Carolina and our first as the primary consultant for a program management project.

Pictured at the awards banquet are FNI Account Director Charles Archer, Hickory Interim City Manager Andrea Surratt, FNI Assistant Project...

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The North Central Texas Council of Governments (NCTCOG) has advertised a call for projects for the 2017 Transportation Alternatives Set-Aside Program. This is similar to the former Transportation Alternatives Program (TAP) , Transportation Enhancement (TE), and Safe Routes to School (SRTS) programs. Approximately $23 million in funding will be available in this program. FNI prepared applications which were selected for $6 million in funds in 2014 and is available to assist clients...

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