Community engagement is actually a benefit for any project. Developers can (and should) encourage community engagement through comprehensive Community Participation Plans (CPP). Here are some of the tactics to best-engage the community through a CPP.
Lot clearing involves more than simply removing trees and obstructions from the land. The process needs to be approached with a clear plan of action and all the forethought necessary to keep workers safe in pursuit of site development. Here’s a closer look at the process.
There are many variables that can make one lot better than another for a given project. From location to soil quality, zoning and more, there are several things to consider as you pick a lot. That said, matching the size of the lot to the project at hand is often the most critical.
An SWPPP outlines procedures designed to limit potential pollutants and storm water runoff on a construction site. The goal behind SWPPPs is to reduce the negative effects that construction often has on the surrounding environment. Learn more about these comprehensive plans.
Worldwide, people are answering the call to pursue sustainable development. But what, exactly, does this mean? Read about this critical concept and how companies like Sandbox are working hard today to create a better tomorrow.
There’s no limit to the number of questions you might encounter when diving into bids. To get the answers you’re looking for—and to make a decision you’re confident in—you first need to make sure you’re comparing apples-to-apples bids.
ALTA surveys are a routine part of land transaction and development. They include everything you need to know about how to proceed with the land in question. Here’s a brief guide to ALTA surveys, and why they’re so important to the development process.
Quite often, a project’s budget and timeline will stand in juxtaposition to one another. Here’s how they coexist within the scope of a project and how a good project manager can help balance them to avoid compromising on one, the other or both.
A feasibility study can save precious time and money. These studies highlight potential flaws in the project plans before shovels hit the ground. It’s important to identify specific pitfalls early, to avoid bigger problems that could derail a development.
Easements represent a conflict between usage rights and ownership rights, and they can quickly cause big headaches for developers. Here’s how experienced commercial developers navigate the challenge of an easement.