5/2018 - What Cities Can Learn from Houston Metro's Hurricane Harvey Experience The American Prospect Those storms persuaded the transit system to add military vehicles to its fleet, which, unlike conventional buses, can navigate high water. Metro bought three Humvees and four 5-ton trucks for roughly $35,000 through the Federal Surplus Property Program. During Harvey, transit officials worked with ...
6/6/2018 - "Legacy in the Making: Building the Lone Star State" Business Expo - This event is a collaborative effort between Texas Facilities Commission (TFC) and Texas State
Small Business Development Center. This event is to ensure that all Historically Underutilized
Businesses (HUB's) are aware of the upcoming opportunities associated with the $1.1 billion
that was appropriated to TFC in the 84th Legislative Session. March 2018 - Capitol Complex Master Plan Phase 1 Presentations: State agency employees are invited to information presentations
about the Capitol Complex Master Plan and Phase 1 Development at the William B. Travis Building, Rm. 100 at the following times:
- Friday, March 16th, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
- Friday, March 16th, 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
- Tuesday, March 20th, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
- Tuesday, March 20th, 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
TEXAS CAPITOL COMPLEX PHASE 1 DEVELOPMENT
GROUNDBREAKING CEREMONY and
NAMING OF THE GEORGE H.W. BUSH STATE OFFICE BUILDING View program
5/2017 - Capitol Complex Project Website -
2/2017 - USTDA/BCIU Panama Delegation visit TFC for a presentation
The Texas Facilities Commission hosted a delegation from the Republic of Panama, on February 9, 2017. The Panamanian government delegation was interested in learning about state procurement and surplus processes. Top agency staff presented on a variety of topics including construction procurement, space and building management, competitive solicitation, state of Texas procurement practices, Historically Underutilized Business (HUB), and surplus property management. This was the second visit from an international government requested to visit TFC by the United States Trade and Development Agency; in December 2014 TFC presented similar material to a delegation from the Republic of Botswana.
6/2016 - HUB EXPO
This event is a collaborative effort between the Texas Facilities Commission, Texas Association of African American Chamber of Commerce and Texas Association of Mexican American Chamber of Commerce to ensure that all Historically Underutilized Businesses (HUBs) are aware of the upcoming opportunities associated with the $1.1 billion that was appropriated to TFC in the 84th Legislative Session. Join us and take advantage of this educational and networking platform for insights of the latest developments. All attendees will have the opportunity to meet with key stakeholders from government agencies, universities, architects, engineers and general contractors.
4/2016 - The 2016 Texas Capitol Complex Master Plan
In accordance with Chapter 2166 of the Texas Government Code, the 2016 Texas Capitol Complex Master Plan was adopted by the Texas Facilities Commission on March 23, 2016 and formally submitted to the Governor, Lieutenant Governor, Speaker of the House of Representatives, Comptroller, and Legislative Budget Board on March 31, 2016.