Land Development



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October 01, 2003

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 violated FWS policies.

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October 01, 2003

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 small as 1 acre.

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September 01, 2003

Local officials are counting streets and intersections to gauge whether the index of street connectivity satisfies local requirements.

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September 01, 2003

In less than a decade, transplanted Californian Perry Ashby has helped change the Missoula, Mont., new home market for the better.

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September 01, 2003

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.

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September 01, 2003

Above all else, determine two factors during the feasibility or “free look” period of a land purchase agreement

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August 01, 2003

Five builder-developers demonstrate a few of the many ways cash-free and cash-lean deals get done.

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August 01, 2003

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.

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August 01, 2003

Ben Anderson contacted the landowner and offered assistance in overcoming five hurdles that stood in the way of development on the site.

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August 01, 2003

Steps thousands of builders need to take to cover themselves as states await federal approval of storm-water procedures.

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