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For the people, not without the people

...interests of licensed contractors above all others, was parochial and territorial. Plus, its meetings were not synced with the developer-focused engineering board, which made it difficult to resolve disputes in which overlaps occurred.None of that, however...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2014-10-21/people-not-without-pe
Homeowners dissatisfied with construction, customer service from developer Crown Communities

...moving truck hadn't yet unloaded before a host of problems began at Renee Goodrich-James' new home built by residential developer Crown Communities.When she arrived for her final inspection, workers were digging up her landscaping and filling trenches...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-10-11/homeowners-dissatisfied-cons
Neighborhood developer fined for erosion control violations

The developer of a Grovetown subdivision has been fined by the Georgia Environmental...according to an EPD order filed Sept. 15.Under terms of the order, the developer, based in Conyers, Ga., agreed to install and maintain erosion and...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-09-30/neighborhood-developer-fined
Problems developing?

I read the Oct. 13 article about the problems with Crown Builders ("Developer draws many complaints").I've been in the plumbing business in the Augusta area for 30 years, and when I saw the quality...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/letters/2014-10-17/problems-developing
Zoes Kitchen coming to Augusta's Washington Crossing shopping center

...also have signed leases to locate in the center in coming months, said Jeff Garrison, a partner with the Atlanta-based developer, S.J. Collins Enterprises.Menchie's is a frozen yogurt chain that started in Los Angeles in 2007 and now has 700 global...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/local-business/2014-10-14/zo-s-kitche
Developer adding 3-D face mapping to NBA 2K15 video game

...Thomas, vice president of sports development at "NBA 2K" developer Visual Concepts. "We've been talking about doing this...virtual athletes based on still images of players' faces, and developer Rare harnessing Microsoft's Kinect camera to fashion cartoony...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nba/2014-09-17/developer-adding-3-d-face-map
Veteran housing project Freedom's Path files for funding again

...cycle, after a legal dispute last year threatened to kill the project.The Augusta nonprofit Hope House and Florida-based developer Don Paxton have asked the Georgia Department of Community Affairs to award them $790,000 in low-income housing tax credits...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-10-08/veteran-housing-project-free
Mullins land cleared for River Watch dirt deal

...clearing, however, is a deal for its dirt.Officials say the property was cleared to take advantage of a deal struck between developer Frank Mullins, whose family owns the property, and the Georgia Department of Transportation contractor building the River...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-10-08/mullins-land-cleared-river
New senior-living community to break ground next week

...Newnan. According to its Web site, each community has between 49-64 beds and costs $8 to $10 million to build.Local developer Braye Boardman, who owns Highland Ridge Commerce Center, said he sold the property to Principal Senior Living Group in mid-September...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/local-business/2014-10-10/new-senior-
Graham not participating in debate with opponents

...to have the courage to go into combat, then refuse to face people across the state in a debate.Ravenel, a real estate developer and reality TV star, called Graham's decision arrogant and disrespectful to the people of South Carolina. Ravenel was...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/elections/2014-10-02/graham-not-par