It’s Value-Added, Not Value-Add. How an Experienced Developer Learned to Understand the Difference.
Jun12

It’s Value-Added, Not Value-Add. How an Experienced Developer Learned to Understand the Difference.

By: Norman Radow, The RADCO Companies Five years ago, I toured a 1971 vintage unrenovated deal we recently acquired. We had just delivered our first renovated apartment. The renovation boasted new flooring, resurfaced cabinetry, new appliances, vents, switch plates, and safe wiring. We also added GFI circuits to the kitchen and bath. Although a vast improvement, many of the new finishes posed problems. There were issues with the...

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Don’t get caught off guard by sign ordinances and regulations
May13

Don’t get caught off guard by sign ordinances and regulations

By Robbie Hunt Commercial and Architectural Sign Advisor, Sign-a-Rama Duluth My client put her head in her hands, exasperated, as I read to her the list of things she could not do with the signs for her new restaurant. The list was courtesy of an architectural and signage “Design Review Board” overseeing the mall district where she had just bought a freestanding building on a highly visible corner lot. These stipulations touched on...

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