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Charlie Myers
Charlie Myers

Charlie Myers

MYCON General Contractors

Charles Myers formed MYCON General Contractors in 1987, two years after graduating from Texas A&M University with a bachelor’s degree in building construction. He concentrated on delivering quality construction services, emphasizing full service and leading edge technologies, while maximizing value and schedule for his clients. The company now does work across the country, from New Jersey to California. In addition to leading MYCON, Myers is a member of numerous civic and industry organizations. He serves as co-chair of the Urban Land Institute’s North Texas Industrial and Office Product Council and on the North Texas District Council Advisory Board.

Stories by Charlie Myers

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Commercial Real Estate

Changing Views and Opportunities for Women in Construction

The numbers tell the story and present a compelling case for more women in leadership, in the field, and in firm operations. Here are five challenges to overcome.
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Commercial Real Estate

Where the Opportunities Lie: Construction Outlook 2019

Though some belt-tightening is taking place, development prospects in the retail and industrial sectors look particularly strong.
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Commercial Real Estate

CRE Opinion: Big Box Retailers Are Committed to High-Performing Buildings

IKEA, Target, and Walmart are among those brands that seek to lower operating costs and increase profitability through sustainability.
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Commercial Real Estate

Charlie Myers: Retrofits—Are They Worth the Investment?

Here's what we've learned from redeveloping our new headquarters along Dallas Parkway.
Construction

Charlie Myers: Is a Slowdown Coming to North Texas?

The headlines are beginning to show up nationally: “Momentum slows.” “Only 38,000 jobs created in May.” “Banks stepping back on construction loans.” Is this the bad news we’ve been anticipating?

Stories by Charlie Myers

Architecture & Design

Charlie Myers: Managing Fast-Track Construction Projects

Despite the slowdown in the energy industry, commercial construction in North Texas continues at a lightning pace. With the first quarter already behind us, the projects in our pipeline are representative of the diverse needs of a growing population, among these: healthcare, higher education, industrial/warehouse, mixed-use retail, and worship facilities.
Commentary

Charlie Myers: How Smaller Companies Can Give Back—A Step-by-Step Guide

It’s up to you and your leadership team to decide how best to engage.
Commentary

Charlie Myers: Managing Growth in an Accelerated Construction Environment

Today, owners and developers want fast-track projects and that means shorter construction deliverables and timelines. When construction is complicated by skilled labor shortages and weather-related delays, for most general contractors, managing business growth falls back on how prepared that firm was before the great boom we are now experiencing.
Construction

Charlie Myers: The Good News About the Future of Retail Development

In previous years, there was a great deal of posturing and waiting for better times because it was not that many years ago that we were downsizing and shuttering stores. This is no longer the case. Retail development is exploding.
Architecture & Design

Charlie Myers: Houston to Dallas—A Domino Effect?

Houston has been the fastest-growing city in the United States, and a “breather” like this may actually help us with the balancing act of seeking sustainable growth. If the slump moves to North Texas and redlines some projects that impact our local economy, the silver lining may be that spiraling labor and material costs may come down.