Cost of Paving Holds as Price of Crude Falls

February 11, 2015 | Anthony Sumner

Oil prices are falling but don’t lower your development budgets just yet. Despite the cost of crude, other factors are pushing up the cost of asphalt locally and will have an impact on development costs moving forward. We interviewed local contractors to figure out why this is happening and provide some recommendations to help mitigate  Read More »

Ensure that Finished Lots Are “Finished”

January 9, 2015 | Anthony Sumner

Beware of buying wholesale finished lots without a thorough inspection of the improvements and obtaining all proper documentation from the regulatory agencies, utility companies and testing companies.   City vs. End User Requirements In most cases, finished lots are defined as lots that have been completed per the approved Civil Engineering plans and specifications and  Read More »