building department

How Long Does it Take to Design a Custom Home?+

BUILD addresses the timeline of single-family residential design.

Read More+ 11 months ago

What Seattle Can Learn From San Francisco: An Interview with Architect Jim Zack+

BUILD talks with Jim Zack about the urban planning and permitting lessons that San Francisco can offer.

Read More+ 1 year ago
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An Open Letter to Building Departments+

BUILD expresses concerns on the building permit process.

Read More+ 2 years ago
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Defining a Construction Budget; The 2014 Cheat Sheet+

BUILD breaks down the construction and project costs for a healthy economy with an update to the Construction Budget Cheat...

Read More+ 3 years ago
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Property Research Cheat Sheet+

BUILD publishes their property research questions as a handy one-page cheat sheet.

Read More+ 3 years ago

Something is Very Wrong+

BUILD sounds the alarm bell on over-regulation, excessive permit fees, and general bureaucratic embellishment.

Read More+ 3 years ago