Top 10 CRE Developer Mistakes

History is constantly repeating with developers making these same old mistakes. Learn from experience and have a strategy to avoid these common problems. 1. “Don’t tell anyone anything.” There was a time when keeping your plans quiet and slipping in under the radar actually worked but that was long ago. Filing a plan in July […]

The Truth about Fake Protesters

Whether protesting a president, a policy, a pipeline or a development project, it is highly unlikely that protesters have been paid. It is much more rare and ineffective than you might think. Imagine trying to keep payments to hundreds of people secret, any of whom may tell a friend, brag about the easy money or […]

The Usual Suspects

These Characters show up at every public hearing. You know they’re coming but are you ready for them? By Patrick Fox EMAIL Opponents dominate public hearings these days. They are passionate, motivated and ready to rumble while supporters tend to stay home. Local politics kill good projects every day. Successful developers have got to be […]