Since its founding more than 80 years ago, AGC of South Texas has been representing the interests of the construction industry. Whether you are a General Contractor, a Specialty Contractor or you do related work for the construction profession – your needs and interests come first at AGC South Texas Chapter.
You work hard. Most days there isn’t time to pursue new opportunities, create best practices, and build relationships all on your own. AGC South Texas brings these benefits and more to our members through expert advocacy, professional training and education, and workforce-development programs.
Increase profits and productivity with best-in-class training and education, peer-driven best practices and access to owners.
Your best source for economic and workforce data, plus all the breaking industry news you need.
Connect with your specific market and stay on top of emerging trends.
Council and Forums
Engage with a network of industry peers to address key issues impacting you and your business.
AGC of America
Benefit from the strength and expertise of our nationwide network of AGC Chapters.
Conferences and Events
Meet with key decision makers and learn from industry leaders during AGC’s full roster of events.
Proven Advocacy and Influence
You have a strong advocate on the local, state and federal level with AGC leading the way in public policy. AGC of South Texas has shown that the activation of its members can and does impact elections and public policy. AGC is a valuable resource to elected officials and a partner to influence change that keeps construction at the forefront of economic growth in Texas. AGC members have access to this influence as well as all-inclusive member resources and tools through the AGC Legislative Action Center.
Essential News and Information
Keep up with vital information on industry issues and trends through our website, monthly e-newsletter Spotlight on South Texas. AGC members can rely on the comprehensive News and Media efforts provided to our members. AGC has become the go-to source for information concerning the construction industry and AGC members stay informed of all critical industry information, including Press Releases, Construction Inflation Alerts, Podcasts, SmartBriefs, DataDIGest, and more.
Dynamic Networking Opportunities
AGC of South Texas hosts numerous annual events that are guaranteed to be well attended with participants representing all spectrums of the construction industry.
Nationally Accredited Educational Programs
Membership in AGC South Texas Chapter provides you with access to a variety of programs that meet the Career Development needs of construction professionals at any experience level. AGC offers you the practical tools you need to take home and apply immediately to your jobsite or corporate office while earning Continuing Education Units for your professional certifications. Taught by highly qualified instructors, graduate of AGC’s educational programs are setting the pace of business for today’s construction industry.
New and Innovative Products and Services
As an AGC member, we appreciate your commitment to excellence and have amassed over 400 products to help you reach your goals. With AGC’s publications, videos and digital downloads available in an instant, you can find the tools you need to grow your business, educate your employees and manage a productive construction company – regardless of your size or type. All of these products and services are available at a member discount price through the AGC Bookstore.
When it comes to your company’s bottom-line, your membership in AGC will pay dividends. AGC has partnered with recognized vendors to offer products and services at generous member discounts. These value added discounts will give you the competitive advantage over your competition.
Our top priority is job creation for our members and we are aggressively working with community leaders to grow economic development opportunities through South Texas.
Your membership identifies you as a leader in the commerical construction profession throughout our region – giving you access to one of our greatest resources – other members.
AGC is a proud sponsor of DOL approved AGC Masonry Apprentice Program for over 40 years. This course involve both classroom and on the job training. Upon completion the participants receive a journeyman’s certification.
Benefit from AGC of America’s 100+ years of national leadership and extensive resources.
We listened to your future workforce needs and formed local partnerships providing education, career fairs, internships, scholarships and student chapters. Get involved in shaping the educational aspects by investing in the future leaders of the construction profession to help your company thrive for decades to come.
Contract Document Library
AGC houses a contract forms library and the latest bonds and leins books published by the Texas Building Branch.
Plan Room Services
Members benefit from a customer-friendly plan room providing accurate, detailed and up-to-date information on South Texas construction projects in an easy to use format viewable from your office. The plan room includes the relevant information about all current projects; bid date and time, architect/engineer/owner information, trades, notice of addenda, general contractors bidding the project. This is updated daily and sent through our newsletter to members only at no additional charge.
We acknowledge those that reflect the best our industry has to offer through peer voted on awards.
We work to promote and expose AGC members to their targeted markets with such activities as media relations, strategic planning, and external public relations. Teaming up with private businesses, public agencies and other associations to enhance the quality of depth services. Member recognition and volunteer appreciation.
There are large and small conference rooms available for meetings at no charge. Small conference room ideal for 10-13 individuals. Large room can hold up to 45 persons for meetings or training. Both are Audio/Visual equipped for presentations and available 24/7.
At AGC we want to be a vital partner in your organization’s success. Please let us know what you need and how we can help.
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Texas sized reasons to join AGC
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AGC 401k Plan
Welcome to the AGC Southwest Chapters 401(k) plan. Your company can participate in the largest AGC 401(k) plan in the nation if you are a member of any AGC Chapter in the state of Texas or Louisiana AGC. Click here for more info
We are pleased to announce the new AGC Association GroupMedical Plan through SANA Benefits. Based on preliminaryproposals that we have run, we are showing AGC members will save20% on average while lowering co-pays and out of pocket costs for your valued employees. Click here for more info
AGC of America Discounts
AGC member firms have the benefit of AGC of America’s 100+ years of experience representing the interests of the construction industry. AGC’s Membership Discount Programs provide members access to high-quality services, cutting-edge technology and top-of-the-line products. Take advantage of discounts including: Vehicles & Fleet Management; Fuel, Materials & Equipment; Business & Industry Solutions; Shipping & Travel Solutions. Click here for more info
National Purchasing Partners
Savings for your Business and Employees. NPP serves companies and individuals nationwide, saving them money through negotiated contract pricing. We provide discounts on leading products that transform the way people work and live. NPP offers a broad variety of leading-edge products that help your business thrive. Discover exclusive NPP savings for companies of all sizes. Click here for more info
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“We saved over thirty (30%) percent versus our previous providers premium cost.
I encourage all AGC members to explore your health care insurance needs through AGC. Your savings may vary depending on your plan selection(s), your employee numbers and your employee census but I believe you will experience quality insurance with premium savings.”Michael Dodson, Marshall Company, Ltd., General Contractor