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Builders faced with a permit fee hike might want to resist the urge to rush in plans before it takes effect.
It has been compared to the video game SimCity, but at $4,995 a pop, CommunityViz 3-D simulation and modeling software is no toy.
Rebuilding a damaged community demands teamwork and speed.
Until recently, landowners could sell wildlife lands to the federal government for a market value so fair it rivaled the profits from developing that land.
Dirttogo.com is a Web site to remember if you run into problems with too much cut or too little fill.
Production builders have dealt with storm-water runoff erosion controls for more than a decade. Now, regulations that went into effect last spring are snaring even custom builders on sites as...
The Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals recently ruled that the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service's 1997 listing of the cactus ferruginous pygmy owl as endangered was 'arbitrary and capricious' and...
Local officials are counting streets and intersections to gauge whether the index of street connectivity satisfies local requirements.
WCI Communities achieved the first U.S. gold-level certification from the Audubon Signature Cooperative Sanctuary Program at its Raptor Bay Golf Club in Florida.
In less than a decade, transplanted Californian Perry Ashby has helped change the Missoula, Mont., new home market for the better.
One of the biggest impediments to doing a deal for brownfield land revolves around future liabilities and who retains that risk.
Under terms of a rolling option agreement, William Thomas Homes was required to take down finished lots under a predetermined time line. Because it owned a 50% stake in the land development...
In exchange for managing the building and sales of all remaining units in the first two phases, Menke and Hunihan were able to control and profit from land they never owned.
Milestone is strictly a development firm, and the lots for the 40 'stacked' townhomes, if secured, will be sold to one of two home building Giants that are regular customers.
Five builder-developers demonstrate a few of the many ways cash-free and cash-lean deals get done.