HOGGATT LP CELEBRATES 60TH ANNIVERSARY

 

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Hoggatt is pleased to announce that Hoggatt LP is proudly celebrating their 60th year in business. Originally founded in 1951 by Phineas Hoggatt, the company has achieved success by providing its customers with quality masonry work. Incorporated in 1972, Hoggatt LP is now under the direction of Paul D. Hoggatt, President, and business partners Mel Oller and Andrew Hoggatt, son of Paul. Over the years the company has evolved from a commercial masonry contractor to a niche masonry contractor specializing in masonry fences and hardscapes. "Hoggatt LP is one of Houston’s largest masonry fence companies and prides itself in being the one contractor whom developers and owners call on for expertise in the masonry field. I see Hoggatt LP continuing its steady growth and expanding its product line in the coming years.

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We are always searching for new, quality masonry fencing for our customers. I hope that Hoggatt LP continues to be whom people call when they want the job done right," says Paul Hoggatt. Included in Hoggatt LP's portfolio are such notable projects as the brick work at Sesquicentennial Park in downtown Houston, the beautiful granite entry at Houston Baptist University, and masonry work on the Texas A&M Bioscience building in Houston, TX. Included among Hoggatt LP’s vast number of fences constructed are over fifteen miles of thinwall fence at the master planned community of Cinco Ranch, in Katy, TX. "Now and in the future, I see Hoggatt LP assisting developers, architects, owners and their agents in planning, engineering, and constructing quality masonry fencing and structures that will last a lifetime. I am proud of where Hoggatt LP has come from, and I take pride in leading Hoggatt LP to where it is going," says Andrew Hoggatt, Partner at Hoggatt LP.

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Houston Masonry Contractor Wins Coveted Golden Trowel Award

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June 23, 2011 Houston, TX—Hoggatt LP, Houston area masonry contractor is proud to announce that they have been awarded the Honor Award Golden Trowel for the new entrance to Pine Forest Country Club. The contractor was presented with the award at the annual Associated Masonry Contractors of Houston awards gala held in the Crystal Ballroom of the historic Rice Hotel/Lofts. The Associated Masonry Contractors of Houston, in association with the Texas Masonry Council, wish to recognize and encourage excellence in all phases of masonry construction. The Golden Trowel Award is to be awarded annually to an Architect, a General Contractor or Owner, and a Masonry Contractor demonstrating excellence in their respective contributions to a masonry project deemed worthy by a distinguished panel of judges.

About the project:
The widening of Clay Road forced Pine Forest Country Club to re-design their entrance. The Architect took this opportunity to introduce approx. 250 linear feet of 6 foot tall single wythe brick fence, a new entry gate and two large masonry monuments that double as a sign to the exclusive club. The new entranceway needed to portray elegance and the club is a private members-only facility. The architect chose to place architectural cast stone at the base and top of the radius walls as well as a larger, peaked cast stone cap at the columns. Metal pin-mounted letters and embedded bronze plaques mark the entrance as well.

The contractor faced numerous challenges with this site, including a buried storm drain that affected the location of the foundations. The private golf facility remained open during the entirety of construction. Perhaps the most unique challenge faced by the contractor was that the new single wythe brick fence ran along the border of the golf driving range. Not only did the masons have difficult site conditions to face, they also had to dodge and duck errant golf balls.

For more information: www.pfcc.com