April 4th, 2019

STORM PREPARATION & PROTECTION Following a wildfire, soil conditions are known to produce rock and debris flows. These flows form rapidly, and can be particularly devastating during high-intensity rainfall. Additionally, areas that are not typically prone to flooding may now be at new risk due to higher than usual flows in nearby streams […]

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April 1st, 2019

REBUILDING The City of Malibu will be available to all of its residents as we begin to rebuild the community together. The Planning Department and Environmental Sustainability Department (ESD) will be available to assist residents as they complete the applications and forms needed to permit debris removal, the installation of temporary housing and […]

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May 11th, 2017

Building a custom home gives the owner complete control over important aspects such as function and quality. With an exclusive design, your home will be completely unique and made especially for you. Most people who want custom homes will buy the land and hire a professional architect or designer to plan it so […]

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April 21st, 2017

The state of California, like every other state, has some regulations for the construction of buildings. The California Green Building Standards Code, also called the CALGreen Code, constitutes part 11 of these regulations. The CALGreen is also the first green building code of the USA that has been implemented statewide. This code aims […]

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April 14th, 2017

When having repairs or renovations done on your Malibu home, there is one debate that you are bound to face. Should you hire a contractor who employs subcontractors, or one who keeps full-time employees? Both have their advantages and disadvantages, depending on the needs of the customer. Deciding who is better to trust […]

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June 17th, 2013

Every new construction needs to be fully certified before it can begin. There are several permits that need to be approved, especially when it comes to large construction projects such as office buildings, and schools. In California, each city and district has a set of fixed guidelines that tell you what permits you […]

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March 24th, 2013

While our typical construction consulting requests come from folks considering the purchase of a home or trying to find the right architect or builder to rely on, often requests come from those needing to resolve conflicts after the fact. The old adage “an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure” lives […]

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October 15th, 2012

Large Santa Monica construction projects were affected like much of the nation after the economic collapse in 2008.  In California, dollar values of new construction fell abruptly, and the recession wiped away nearly 400,000 construction jobs.  It is safe to say that the ripple effect of lost construction jobs, nervous investors, lack of […]

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