I've been defending developer's through post-occupation litigation for over 15 years. And am now bringing some of that experience to you....on the front lines of ground breaking. Learn from other's mistakes....peruse this series.
Part I: Introduction- Architect as Risk Manager
Part II: Zoning Analysis- Right Property for Right Project
Part III: Code Compliance and Permit Process (remaining in progress)
Part IV: Getting the Devil Out of the DetailsPart V: Bid Phase Negotiations and Quality Control
Go forth and stay dry!