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Resuscitating the Built Environment Post-COVID-19+

Important people weigh-in about the best ways the City and building department can support the design and construction industries as...

Read More+ 2 months ago

Frogs in Slowly Boiling Water: Building Permitting in Seattle+

BUILD compares permitting in Seattle with significant events

Read More+ 2 months ago
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The Sweet Spot of Development+

BUILD discusses the optimal permitting path for small developments

Read More+ 1 year ago
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City vs. State+

BUILD calls out a resource wasting overlap of our governing bodies

Read More+ 1 year ago

Why Seattle’s Small Multi-Family Buildings and the Firms That Create Them are on the Endangered Species List+

BUILD explains the expensive and time-consuming process of entitling and permitting multifamily projects in Seattle

Read More+ 2 years ago
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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+ 6 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+ 7 years ago

Something is Very Wrong+

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

Read More+ 7 years ago

The Paperless Age, A Love Letter+

BUILD thanks the DPD for a quantum leap in submitting permits.

Read More+ 8 years ago