The beloved architectural style known as Craftsman has undeniably British roots, yet it’s unmistakably American, from Oregon to Alabama to Illinois. Might that explain its enduring appeal?
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.
Wayne Colmer's firm has developed and built approximately 600 homes in his 16 years as an independent builder/developer. The common thread: All the homes were built in communities where entitlements are tough to come by.
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 company, it received the lots for half the retail markup.
The legal structures underpinning land-control deals can be confusing. We turned to a residential transaction expert, attorney Mathew A. Wyman, a partner with Cox, Castle & Nicholson LLP in Los Angeles, to sort it out.
One of the biggest impediments to doing a deal for brownfield land revolves around future liabilities and who retains that risk.
Fast-growing, land-constrained regions dominate the ranks of states with the most million-dollar homes.
The U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service recently declared the Endangered Species Act broken and in need of repair.
A new crop of brokers aims to fill that niche with services that go beyond simply finding multifamily and mixed-use sites.
The federal government will open bidding on 3,700 acres in Orange County, Calif., this fall, and the real estate community will pay close attention.
The tendency to litigate against builders, developers and trade contractors for even minor repairs has risen to such a level that state legislatures have been taking action.