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NAHB Develops Land Use Resources for Home Builders and Buyers

The Pro Builder

The effect of local land-use policy on housing affordability is not often readily understood by those outside of the home building industry. Each primer focuses on a component of land-use policy and the impact it has on builders and buyers: density, zoning, and development review.

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New hurricane-focused codes on the horizon for Florida

Construction Dive

Contractors in the Sunshine State can expect much stronger building and land use regulations in the wake of Hurricane Ian, according to a construction expert.


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Stormwater/flood response 

Civil + Structural Engineer

Challenge Overview In 1972, the Clean Water Act, a national regulation, instructed that stormwater must be treated. California then created its own regulations—as did many states—that are implemented today by state water boards dictating how stormwater is to be treated to be sure any pollution is disposed of properly. The solution?

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Maximizing Land Value: Tips For Preparing Your Land For Auction

UK Construction Blog

The post Maximizing Land Value: Tips For Preparing Your Land For Auction appeared first on UK Construction Blog. Picture your land, not as a mere plot of soil, but as a beacon for bidders at auction. This article will arm you with five proven strategies to elevate your land’s worth. You may have faced this, too.

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Achieving Balance Among Drive-thrus and Walkable Communities 

Civil + Structural Engineer

More land is consumed for vehicle stacking to keep waiting cars from extending into the roadway, as well as accommodating bypasses or “bailouts” to let drivers out of the queue, if needed. Despite some communities prohibiting drive-thrus, it is clear that in most places communities are hesitant to discourage uses that the market demands.

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Proactive Risk Management Strategies for Oil & Gas Companies

Safety Services Company

As part of a heavily regulated industry, fuel companies also have to comply with safety and environmental regulations. Risk management ensures companies comply with regulations. Contact us now so we can help take care of your prequalification needs. Otherwise, they can get fined or face legal action.

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Phases of Commercial Real Estate Development

Construction Marketing

This includes analyzing factors such as zoning regulations, transportation access, and market demand. You can find land on commercial real estate marketplaces. For example, if you want to develop a piece of commercial land in Dallas , you can view multiple properties online. You must secure financing for the project.