BRIDGES ENTERPRISES, INC.
Building for the Future
About The Management Team
A born and raised Austinite, Marshall attended AISD Summit Elementary, Burnet Middle School, and graduated from Lanier High School in 1973. During this time he was a member of Troop 45 in Austin achieving; Order of the Arrow, God & Country Award, & Youngest Eagle Scout in the Capital Area Council.
After graduation Marshall went into a sole proprietorship business of an Automotive Service Facility on Guadalupe St in Austin, Texas. After a few years bought commercial property on Howard Lane, incorporated, and built the facility that grew into an Automotive Service Organization including ownership of several CARQUEST Auto Parts Stores.
Implemented a bonded Commercial General Contracting firm, and worked primarily for school districts in and around Austin. After several successful years, in light construction, sold the automotive division, and continued until 2000 when an opportunity arose to join a National General Contractor. Worked in the capacity of Senior Superintendent building various types of larger commercial structures including, Medical and Health Care, Sports Complex, Banking Facilities, Churches, Class A Office Renovation, Institutional , Infrastructure and Tenant Improvement.
Marshall has recently completed the ACI Certification requirements and is a certified ACI Tilt-Up Technician. Marshall also holds certificates in a number of OSHA Safety Equipment Operations, as well as First Aid, and CPR. He is pursuing LEED Certification (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) after working on, and completing a number of “green” building projects with the prior contractor.
Has strong pride in effective management skills with Subcontractors, Owners, Architects, and code authorities to achieve projects inside the scope of work, on time and within budget.
Patti Bridges, CCIM
While Patti's primary focus is Commercial Real Estate investments, her practical knowledge in the Commercial Construction industry goes back to 1974. Originally from San Diego, California, she has worked in the Austin, Texas, Commercial Construction industry for over 24 years.
Beginning in 1997, as Principal for Bridges Enterprises, Inc., Patti performed various functions, including Project Engineer, Project Manager, Business Develpment, Estimating, as well as all administrative operations. In 2000, Patti joined a national general contractor and, for over four years, functioned as Project Engineer and Business Developer. In 2008, as Superintendent for a General Contractor, Patti managed a very successful Comerica Bank project in Westlake, Texas. Bridges Enterprises, Inc., contracted as Construction Management for that project.
Patti expanded into Commercial Real Estate in 2004 and, in 2012, achieved her goal of earning the CCIM designation. This has broadened her experience, knowledge, and resources to better serve her Commercial Real Estate and Construction client's needs.
Patti is an accomplished professional with a strong passion and dedication for the development of Austin, surrounding counties and Central Texas. Her extensive areas of expertise include managing building projects from site selection, acquisition, planning and design through overseeing the development process and completed construction and/or renovations of investment projects.
By partnering her expertise with her prolific alliances in the Commercial sector, Patti persists in helping her clients solve problems and in making better decisions by cultivating practical use of their resources.
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