September 17th, 2019
Permit Us Now Sponsors The Day of the Construction Worker Annual Event – Photo L – R – Billisha Hastings, Permit Us Now, Helen Callier, Permit Us Now, Mayor Sylvester Turner, and Michele Jungers, Crown Ridge
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Permit Us Now Sponsors The Day of the Construction Worker Annual Event to Celebrate Harvey Rebuilding and Positive Contributions in Houston Area
HOUSTON, Texas (September 17, 2019) – Permit Us Now served as one of the sponsors for this year’s "The Day of the Construction Worker" held at Minute Maid Park on August 24, 2019. This special day recognized the Greater Houston Construction Industry’s impact on Houston’s growth and for continuing the rebuilding of Houston’s Harvey Storm survivors. The celebration featured free food, music, games, entertainment, industry, safety, and health exhibits plus special appearances were made by Mayor Sylvester Turner, the Houston Airport System Director and large Primes.
Callier and the Permit Us Now team were excited to be one of the sponsors of this one of a kind event that was hosted by NAMC and are pleased to be joined by one of our clients – Crown Ridge Construction, Prime Contractor, Houston Housing Single Family Rebuild program. Callier is also proud of Permit Us Now being a leader in the construction industry by providing to contractors through blogs and industry newspapers, like SubContractors USA, articles with helpful tips on building codes and compliance before and during the construction process. Callier who also thanked Mayor Sylvester Turner for supporting construction workers during the celebration said, "We are grateful to be apart of such a robust industry in Houston and appreciate the opportunity to manage the permitting process for many small projects such as single-family homes to large projects like the new Southwest Airlines Maintenance Hangar in Houston. We work closely with the City of Houston permitting staff and appreciate their due diligence."
The Permit Us Now team continues its long-time commitment in using their talents, skills, and expertise to help Contractors, Architects, Engineers and Project Owners comply with building codes and to start construction in a timely manner by obtaining their permits fast. Moruf Jimoh, AAIA, and Technical Manager, Permit Us Now says, "a day to our clients is like a year so cutting time matters a lot and that’s what we do again and again."
This year’s annual Day of the Construction Workers was celebrated by many kinds of construction workers from underground utilities to roofers to welders and building permit expediters.
Callier earned a Bachelor of Science degree in mechanical engineering from Prairie View A&M University. She has received numerous business awards and honors including the WTS Rosa Parks Diversity Award, the SBA Women Business Champion Award, Houston SBA MEDWeek Mentor of the Year; the Houston Minority Business Development Council’s E-10 Award; a feature on American Express’ Small Business Open Forum on building relationships for winning government contracts; and recognition by Minority Business Entrepreneur Magazine for her participation in an invitation-only roundtable discussion with 20 women of color business owners and White House, Congressional and U.S. Small Business Administration leaders. She is active in chambers and industry associations and serves as a State of Texas Commissioner on the Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation Commission. She is a graduate of the Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Business Program, SBA’s Emerging Leaders Program and HCCS NewSpring Business Plan Competition.
For a full biographical profile on Callier, please visit www.linkedin.com/in/helencallier.
About Permit Us Now, LLC
Founded in September 2016, Permit Us Now, a division of Bradlink LLC, is the go-to one-stop building permitting firm that helps Project Owners, Architects, Engineers, and Contractors save time and money plus start construction in a timely manner. Permit Us Now covers over 300 jurisdictions in Texas and expedites permits in other states in the U.S. Permit Us Now, is located downtown Houston, Dallas, Texas and maintains an office in Austin, Texas on Travis St. Permit Us Now manages permits from programming to design phase to close out for commercial, institutional and residential projects with a team of recognized experts. Permit Us Now was also recently recognized by Subcontractors USA for leadership and innovation in the construction industry.
Through its parent company, Permit Us Now is a certified minority and woman-owned business through the City of Houston, NMSDC, and Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE) and a participant in the Small Business Administration (SBA) 8(a) program. Clients of Permit Us Now include JOERIS, Burns and McDonnell, OTG – The Experience | United Airlines, DNA Architects, Horizon, HOLT Construction, Acuform, BrakeCheck, CVS and many others.
For more information on Permit Us Now, LLC, please visit www.permitusnow.com or follow @permitusnow, on Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn.