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October 20, 2017

Winning ‘Best of Parade’ Award is just part of the story

You know, there are some times where it’s a good thing to toot one’s own horn. We’re blowing our horns and trumpets big-time! We are pleased to announce that Cactus Companies won the “Best of Parade” Award for an amazing renovation of a waterfront home in Horseshoe Bay during the Hill Country Builders Association Parade of Homes builder awards ceremony in Marble Falls, Texas. Besides the top award, we also received Best Master Suite and Bath, Best Architecture Features, Best Craftsmanship, and Best Outdoor Living awards at the ceremony, held on Oct. 10. “We are incredibly pleased to have received […]
June 29, 2017

A GAME ROOM IDEA THAT’S FUN FOR ALL

Today’s luxury custom home owners no longer want the game room out of sight. Today’s game rooms are something celebrated, highly visible, and accessible to family and friends. This game room design, in one of our recent custom homes, is perfect for the whole family or for entertaining guests, upstairs and down. Situated in a loft overlooking the living area, everyone is connected. The drop-down screen for movies slides away for a panoramic view of the beautiful Texas Hill Country and the full bar and guest bath are just a few steps away. Add a pool table or shuffleboard table, […]
April 6, 2017

Celebrating our progress with Bamberger Research and Education Center

At Cactus Construction, we’re very pleased that we are part of creating a major center for research and education in the heart of the Texas Hill Country.   Members of our team were present on April 3 when a ceremonial concrete pour was held, celebrating completion of the foundation for the Margaret Bamberger Research and Education Center in Johnson City.   Four generations of Bamberger family members were present and put their handprints into the new research center’s foundation.   “This ceremony helped provide a great opportunity to celebrate the Bamberger family’s dedication to keeping Margaret’s vision alive,” said Grant […]
March 2, 2017

Our next project: The Bamberger Center

We really love the Texas Hill Country. Its undulating hills, winding rivers, and natural habitat make it a place anyone would truly enjoy calling home. At Cactus Companies, we’ve known about the great work done by the Selah Bamberger Ranch Preserve in Blanco County for a long time.   Now they have entrusted us to oversee all architectural design work for The Margaret Bamberger Research and Education Center in Johnson City.   Our company received the contract after they chose us out of four companies which bid for the contract.   “We’re extremely honored and pleased that we have an […]
February 10, 2017

COMPLETION OF BLANCO LIBRARY RENOVATION AND EXPANSION PROJECT

We are pleased to announce the completion of the Blanco Library Renovation and Expansion Project funded by the Friends of the Blanco Library. On February 9th, the Blanco Women’s Club held an Open House Reception to celebrate its completion. The event was to present the Blanco Library’s completed Expansion Project to the community and honor and dedicate the new wing to Patricia I. Ryan. The interior of the existing 1950’s building was renovated with new flooring, doors and paint. The project included reconfiguring offices and adding a porch extension with a handicap access ramp and automatic door opening systems for […]
December 21, 2016

Our 2016 Parade Home in Johnson City, Texas

This modern ranch home located in Johnson City, featured in the Hill Country Builders Association 2016 Parade Home Tour, has an open floor plan, vaulted living area with Douglas Fir beams, and spectacular views of the Texas Hill Country. The home is perched on a cliff overlooking the beautiful Pedernales River. This home actually was a personal favorite of ours at Cactus to build. It was designed and constructed to give its owners all of the best views possible wherever they looked. The bedroom, living room, and two patios were positioned just right to give homeowners close to a 180-degree […]