Construction News Preliminary Work

Week #15

The structure is now 40% complete. To be clear, that gets you a building with exposed brick walls and openings for doors and windows. Plus, a roof, electric wires and plumbing lines in place. But no “finishes”: construction-speak for bathrooms, kitchens, lighting, plastered and painted walls, final flooring, etc. We’re a day away from pouring […]

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Interviewing “land agents”

The building permit process can be a field of landmines if you’re not careful. You can think of it as the wonder of visiting the motor vehicle bureau, minus the wonder and multiplied by a multitude of procedures. Everything from ownership to the building zone type to the structure’s purpose and safety comes into play […]