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Genesis

Because Japan as a country didn’t make housing starts an integral part of its economy until after World War II, we’ve tended to believe that housing developments didn’t exist before the war, but, of course, that isn’t true. 934 more words

Regulations & Policy

Year Zero (2)

The landscaping took more than two weeks. It rained off and on, thus making work a bit difficult. We were surprised at how much equipment was needed to do what we had assumed was a fairly simply job, and wondered how they could charge so little when they were using backhoes, steam shovels, and cranes installed on the beds of large trucks. 1,522 more words

Design & Construction

There’s a building boom in Wisconsin – and Appleton is no exception

by Dan Rafter

Drive about 100 miles north of Milwaukee, and you’ll come to Appleton. What you’ll see there? Plenty of new construction.

Just ask Sam Statz, director of construction services with Hoffman Planning, Design & Construction. 501 more words

Wisconsin Commercial Real Estate

014 Board of Governors October Project Approval List

The pre-meeting materials for the Board of Governors meeting last Friday are posted. Projects in the UNC system that are up for approval are listed. Look under Committee on Budget and Finance item 9.   43 more words

Design & Construction

More Than Enough

We’ve written about Japanese property taxes a few times and in our JT column we once mentioned that the system for assessing property values and calculating the amount owed is complicated. 1,657 more words

Regulations & Policy

013 Meeting Minutes for Ninjas

“Okay to summarize, we haven’t made a decision yet and we expect to revisit this same conversation the next time we meet,” said Joan.

“That sounds about right. 769 more words

Design & Construction