By the time he graduated from college in San Diego in 1988, Peter Oliver, a broker at Thornton Oliver Keller, was sure he wanted to work in real estate development. He and his business partner, Tim Thornton, started the namesake Boise commercial real estate company in Boise in 1992 and stayed there until 2004, when ...
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It has become a maxim that there are too many lawyers and that there is ongoing softness in demand for legal services. (Parenthetically, I disagree; there is, in fact, a dislocation between the supply and the demand for specific legal services, which the organized bar has never been able to address successfully.) Assuming for the [...]
No one doubts the adage “time is money,” particularly in bringing construction projects on-line on time and on budget. Spend any time within spitting distance of a project and you’ll instantly feel the vibe; the crush of time pressures affects those involved in varying ways with multiple ripple effects. There's also pressure on contract negotiators [...]