General news articles

Texas Homeowner Sues TWIA for Unlawfully Shifting $600 Million in Hurricane Ike Losses to Coastal Residents

According to a press release, the Austin-based law firm George Brothers Kincaid & Horton LLP (GBKH) announced April 1st the filing of a major legal action against the Texas Windstorm Insurance Association (TWIA), a pool of private insurance companies that acts as the insurer of last resort for thousands of Texans living on the Gulf Coast. The lawsuit is filed in a Travis County court on behalf of Ramiro “Gamby” Gamboa, a Corpus Christi-area homeowner whose property is insured by TWIA.

Local design firm invests $1 MM in Calder Avenue

Come Spring 2015, Calder Avenue will have a new event center by K & K Designs. This is a major investment in the seemingly vacant east end of Calder Avenue.

Located at 1315 Calder, the vintage plantation style event center, will be just under 6,000 square feet. The building will feature a traditional parlor, dining rooms, enclosed courtyard, and a ballroom that will accommodate events of up to 200 – 220 people, with modern amenities throughout.  Clients will have the option of an outdoors event, with the landscaped gardens and grounds K & K Designs has planned.