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PermitUsNow featured in H-E-B Grocery Commercial, 2019

January 11, 2019

PermitUsNow Partners – Helen Callier and Moruf Jimoh, AAIA were thrilled to have the opportunity to share how working on H-E-B projects across the state of Texas helps improve quality of life for Texans and those visiting Texas.

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Permit Us Now Receives H-E-B Grocery Supplier Diversity Supplier of the Year Award.


Permit Us Now Receives H-E-B Grocery Supplier Diversity Supplier of the Year Award

February 14, 2019

“HOUSTON, Texas (September 10, 2018) – Permit Us Now was selected as H-E-B’s Supplier Diversity Supplier of the Year. Helen Callier, president of Permit Us Now, will accept the Supplier Award during H-E-B’s Supplier Diversity Conference taking place September 13th in San Antonio, Texas. The annual event is geared towards small, minority, women-owned, disadvantaged and historically underutilized businesses.”

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H-E-B Grocery Supplier Diversity Supplier of the Year Award


Helen Callier is still sought after by media on article written supporting the construction industry and residents along the Texas Gulf Coast after Hurricane Harvey

January 18, 2019

“From Rockport to Houston to the Beaumont, Port Arthur Triangle, thousands of residential, commercial and government buildings have been affected by Hurricane Harvey and require rebuilding. As a native of Houston, I, along with the Permit Us Now team, want to help our communities get back into operations faster, so we want to share with contractors, architects and project owners what we know to-date on obtaining city building permits…”

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How to obtain city building permits to rebuild after hurricane harvey


Helen Callier interviewed by CNBC Nightly Business Report reviewing the impact of the United States Government shutdown on Bradlink LLC, Permit Us Now’s parent company

January 11, 2019

Helen Callier interviewed by CNBC Nightly Business Report reviewing the impact of the United States Government shutdown on Bradlink LLC, Permit Us Now’s parent company that is predominantly involved in government contracting for 15 years. Ms. Callier’s interview begins around the 5:34 minute mark.

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Nightly Business Report, the weeks-long partial government shutdown is starting to create anxiety on Wall Street. Plus, the high cost of retail returns.


Kate Rogers, CNBC features Helen Callier, President of Bradlink LLC, the parent company of Permit Us Now, in business industry article

January 11, 2019

“As the U.S.government shutdown enters its third week, on the verge of becoming the longest in history, Main Street is getting creative to stay afloat. The partial closure is having ripple effects nationwide on companies that work with and rely on the federal government to do business…”

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Small business owners like Helen Callier of Bradlink, LLC, say the government shutdown is impacting business. Callier is a part of the Small Business Administration’s 8(a) program, and can’t access resources during the partial closure.


Helen Callier Featured on The Topic on HCCTV

January 8, 2019

Permit Us Now President, Helen Callier, was recently interviewed by host Todd DuPlantis on the Topic TV Show in HCCTV. The interview appears on Houston Community College web sites and other media and is found here for viewing. Helen shares the value that Permit Us Now provides to the construction industry and how participating in HCCS Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Business and subsequently, Business Plan Competition helped in developing our business growth plan.

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Show discusses local business and community news as it relates to Houston Community College System


Helen Callier, PermitUsNow, President Shares Building Permitting Outlook in SubContractors USA Newspaper

December 12, 2018

Article outlines key trends impacting permitting and helpful tips for contractors, Project Owners, and Architects to consider in pulling building permits in the year ahead.

“On December 3, 2018, I attended the first annual Asian | Turkish | Indo-American Chambers of Commerce Real Estate and Construction Summit in Houston, Texas. There were three industry panels that provided a treasure trove of industry insights and data along with two powerful keynote speakers including State of Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts, Glenn Hager…”

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Article presents the three industry trends and impacts on obtaining building permits in 2019


Helen Callier, PermitUsNow, President Writes Article Featured in SubContractors USA

November 16, 2018

Five Secrets Revealed on How a Good Offense Helps to Obtain a Building Permit Fast.

“With hundreds of billions of dollars and many more construction opportunities on the horizon for contractors, some jurisdictions are scrambling to handle the work load for plan reviews to issue building permits. And with recent hurricane-impacted areas along the Florida Gulf Coast and in the Carolinas, jurisdictions will become even more stretched…”

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Article reveals the five secrets on how a good offense helps to obtain a building permit Fast


Helen Callier, PermitUsNow, Authors Article on Five Simple Tips to Drive Highway to Permitting Success

October 10, 2018

“I’ve met a few people this year that have struggled in one way or another in obtaining the necessary permits on highway construction projects. From forgetting to fully assess site conditions for Rock Quarry to having modular trailers that lacked State seal of approval to getting started later than planned with environmental permits, issues popped-up that stressed the start of construction. Five simple tips that help to remove blind spots and provide clarity in obtaining agency and jurisdiction permits for highway projects were covered…”

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Article reveals five simple tips drive highway to permitting success


PermitUsNow President, Helen Callier, Article Featured in SubContractors USA

September 18, 2018

“Looking to get started with your construction project on time? The building permitting tips and insights below from Helen Callier, Permit Us Now, Contributing Writer will assist you in positioning for success…”

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Article presents five ways to get your building permit faster


Bradlink Excited to Sponsor Houston Community College System Entrepreneurial Center Business Plan Competition Starting in 2017

Houston, Texas | August 2016. Bradlink team members were excited to compete in and graduate from Houston Community College System (HCCS) Business Plan Competition (BPC) in May of 2016. The BPC is led by Jack Barry, a successful businessman with over 40 years of proven experience including start-ups, mid-sized firms, and Fortune 500 businesses along with co-facilitator Richard Tyler, an international business consultant and speaker. Helen states, “while our business plan on expanding our building permitting services under the umbrella of PermitUsNow was not selected, we are the ultimate winner because the coaching received and insights gained were more valuable than the actual prize money.”

We are humbled to announce Bradlink is one of the sponsors of HCCS BPC in 2017 to assist other small businesses in shaping their entrepreneurial dreams and business plan.

Sandra Louvier, Director Center of Entrepreneurship NW, John (Jack) Barry, Business Consultant, Helen Callier, Bradlink President, Moruf Jimoh, Associate AIA, Bradlink Technical Permitting Manager

Permit Us Now provides construction permitting services and building permit consulting for businesses in the Houston, Dallas-Fort Worth, San Antonio and Austin metropolitan areas, as well as Katy, Sugarland and surrounding areas of Texas.

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