New Housing Coming This Summer to South Texas
May 21 2012

New Housing Coming This Summer to South Texas

Houston TX – Cotton Logistics, a division of Cotton Commercial USA Inc, broke ground in late January and has set a date of June 1, 2012 for the opening of Phase 1 of the Lodge at Carrizo Springs, a turnkey workforce camp in Carrizo Springs, Texas. Located approximately 117 miles Southwest of San Antonio, Texas, in Dimmit County, the Lodge offers a solution for the shortage of accommodations occurring throughout South Texas due to the ongoing oil and gas production operations of the Eagle Ford Shale Play.

news-article2Outdoor recreation facilities at the Lodge

Cotton Inc. has been a global leader in disaster recovery for 16 years. Following catastrophic events, Cotton mobilizes swiftly and sets up housing and infrastructure for their own workforce so they can operate in affected area and also provides temporary facility solutions for clients whose businesses are damaged. In 2010, Cotton provided workforce housing and catering services for the MC252 Deepwater Horizon Incident – Oil Spill Response Project.

The Eagle Ford Shale Play, spanning roughly 50 miles wide and 400 miles long across Texas, is one of the largest discoveries of Oil and Natural Gas in North America that has only recently become a popular area for many of the nation’s producers due to developments in hydraulic fracturing technology. Small South Texas towns are finding themselves struggling to provide the basic infrastructure to accommodate the population explosion of oilfield and related service workers that has occurred within the last couple of years and is forecasted to grow increasingly over the coming months.

news-article3A billboard advertising the Lodge in Carrizo

The Lodge at Carrizo Springs will provide comfortable lodging, dining and recreational facilities, allowing guests to recharge at the end of a long day while their basic needs are met. The 320-bed Lodge has a rustic, South Texas feel to it and the experienced staff of Cotton Logistics will provide catering, housekeeping, linen services, security, grounds maintenance and the overall management of the daily operation of the camp. Accommodations include a selection of jack-and-jill style and semi-private bedrooms with bathrooms and televisions. Guests at the Lodge will be served three meals per day – including box lunches – on a rotation of menus prepared by qualified chefs. Additional amenities include an onsite laundry facility and a WiFi-enabled business and recreation center with computer stations, flat screen televisions, a theater room, billiards, games, fitness equipment and an outdoor area with barbeque grills and picnic tables.

The location of the Lodge at Carrizo Springs is desirable because it is within the Carrizo Springs city limits, allowing occupants to be located near retail centers, restaurants, gas stations, and other businesses.

news-article4 Entrance to the Lodge at Carrizo SpringsThe Lodge is also convenient in proximity to many operating sites, reducing drive time for our clients’ workforce in the area. The lodge can be scaled up in size and additional facilities added as our clients’ needs dictate.

Cotton Logistics is currently taking reservations for the Lodge and anticipates it to fill up quickly. Any companies or individuals with lodging or employment inquiries are encouraged to call 877-427-2947.

About Cotton Commercial USA, Inc.

Cotton Commercial USA, Inc. is a North American based general contractor and global provider of disaster recovery, serving corporate and retail businesses, manufacturing and industrial clients, the healthcare, education, hospitality and entertainment industries, and the public sector since 1996. Consisting of multiple specialized divisions, Cotton has been an instrumental partner in the recovery and restoration efforts stemming from the most damaging catastrophes of the past two decades, including high-impact weather events and other natural disasters, fires, terrorist attacks, vandalism and environmental mishaps. Beyond disasters, Cotton provides comprehensive logistical support solutions, temporary housing and consultation to a host of local and international clients including Fortune 500 companies, oil and gas corporations, private contractors and government agencies.

Cotton’s Logistics Division provides worldwide operational support and infrastructure for the shortages of resources and workforce housing associated with a catastrophic event, a large construction or development project, and for complex work environments. Whether the task involves a remote geographic region, extreme climate, stringent timeline, or other unique problem set, Cotton Logistics pairs subject matter expertise with innovation and flexibility to determine the best possible solution that satisfies each clients’ specific requirements.

Cotton is headquartered in Katy, Texas, and is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Cotton Holdings, Inc.

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