Previous Luncheon

Topic:  Austin Market Update

Speaker:  Vaike O’Grady, Austin Regional Director for Metrostudy

When:  Thursday, January 9, 2020, 11:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

Where:  Norris Conference Center, 2525 W Anderson Ln, Ste. 365, Austin TX 78757, US

As Austin Regional Director for Metrostudy, Vaike O’Grady provides expertise to her clients with data, research, analysis and consulting services related to housing and residential construction. Vaike is a real estate veteran, having worked with developers and homebuilders across five states in a variety of market conditions. She started her career at the Home Builders Association of Maryland, then moved on to hold various sales and marketing roles in Maryland and in Florida with The Ryland Group. After working with a local Florida homebuilder, Vaike joined Newland Communities, leading marketing strategies and execution for master-planned communities throughout the Southeast. Vaike moved with Newland to Austin in 2010, where she led marketing efforts for the award-winning communities of Teravista, Falcon Pointe, and most recently, Rancho Sienna. She joined Metrostudy in 2016. Vaike actively participates in several industry associations and non-profit organizations, including holding leadership roles at ULI Austin, the Home Builders Association of Greater Austin, and the Williamson County Association of Realtors. She is on the Outreach Board at Peace Lutheran Church, and she volunteers with Austin Pets Alive and Mobile Loaves and Fishes. Vaike is a licensed Texas Realtor and an accomplished public speaker. She received her Bachelor of Arts Summa Cum Laude from Loyola University in Maryland.

Metrostudy Presentation Jan 2020 

 

Membership Luncheon  Door  Prize  Winner

Audaz Molina (G4 Spatial Technologies/Easy Drive Stake door prize winner),

Devin Stewart (INSURICA)

Special Thank You to the January Luncheon Speaker

Vaike O’Grady,  Austin Regional Director for Metrostudy,

Justin Lange (President ACEA)

 

 

Thank you to our January 2020 Luncheon Sponsor!

 

Previous Membership Luncheons


Topic:  HB 3167 Overview of Implementation in Austin, plus DSD Updates

Speaker:  Andy Linseisen, Assistant Director, City of Austin Development Services Dept.

When:  Thursday, December 12, 2019, 11:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

Where:  Norris Conference Center, 2525 W Anderson Ln, Ste. 365, Austin TX 78757, US

This last spring the Texas Legislature took a stab at speeding up land development permitting within the State of Texas.  This came in the form of House Bill 3167 which took effect on September 1, 2019.  A general summary of the bill is that cities and counties will now only have 30 days to approve or disapprove land development applications. The City of Austin has created a class of approvals which must be obtained as a prerequisite for acceptance of a development application for review.  Andy Linseisen, Assistant Director, City of Austin Development Services Department, provided an overview of the process for the City of Austin.  Updates were also provided on the changes within the department and what we can look forward to in 2020.

HB 3167 _DSD Updates Presentation

We were able to collect $2,000.00

New ACEA Members


Garrett Shepperd (AK Fuquay Construction) receiving Membership Plaque                                for AK Fuquay Construction,  Justin Lange (President ACEA)

 

Justin Lange (President ACEA), Collins Bruner (Offenhauser & Co Insurance) receiving Membership Plaque  for Offenhauser & Co Insurance

 

Membership Luncheon  Door  Prize  Winner

Richard Grayum, P.E. (Gray Engineering, Inc., door prize winner),

Cody Schroeder (Advanced Drainage Systems, Inc.)

 

Special Thank You to the December Membership Luncheon Speaker

Andy Linseisen, Assistant Director, City of Austin Development Services Dept.,                Justin Lange (President ACEA)

 

Thank you to our December Luncheon Sponsor!

 


 

Topic: Jurisdictional Waters of the US

Speaker:   Kevin Ramberg, aci consulting

When:  Thursday, November 14, 2019

Where:  Norris Conference Center, 2525 W Anderson Ln, Ste. 365, Austin TX 78757, US

The Environmental Protection Agency and the Army Corps of Engineers signed a final rule to repeal the 2015 Rule defining “waters of the United States” and re-codify the regulatory text that existed prior to 2015 Rule. The 2015 Rule currently applies in 22 states, while the pre-existing regulations apply in more than half the states.  Find out what the final changes to the definition are and how they can affect local development.

 

Thank you to ONE Gas for sponsoring the November Luncheon!

Dustin Goss, P.E., LEED AP (Pape-Dawson Engineers, Inc., door prize winner),

Tara Cunningham (ONE Gas)

 

Tara Cunningham (ONE Gas) receiving Membership Plaque  for ONE Gas,

Justin Lange (President ACEA)

Jonah Mankovsky (Garza EMC) receiving Membership Plaque for Garza EMC,

Justin Lange (President ACEA)

Kevin Ramberg (Speaker at Luncheon, aci consulting), Justin Lange (President ACEA)

 

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