A Permit Expediter’s Guide to Florida Permits

A question we receive from clients frequently is, “how do I navigate Florida permits?” The permitting process in Florida is famously difficult. Long wait times, lack of communication from government officials, and a confusing over-all process results in many people frustrated with their experience. On average, it takes months for a permit to be approved, sometimes even years. At Permit Advisors, we understand that this is annoying to people who have never applied for a permit before. That is why we have started a series offering insider tips for different jurisdictions. Our last post was centered around Austin, Texas, but …

Jan 20, 2020 By Bridget Foley

Should You Pull Your Own Permit?

Here you are, the end of the road. You’ve gone through the process; the long nights of due diligence, the countless meetings with the city, the painful ups and downs of submitting your permit. But it is finally time, your permit has been approved! Now just one question remains: Should I pull my own permit? You may wish to pull your own permit for a number of reasons: to save money, your contractor is not licensed or is being paid under the table, they may not be certified to do the work, etc. However, for many reasons that we will …

Dec 27, 2019 By Bridget Foley

Private Clubs: A Growing Trend

“The people who run Los Angeles belongs to The Jonathan Club; the people who own Los Angeles belong to The California Club.” Members-Only clubs have always been prominent in Los Angeles. The California Club, the second-oldest club in Southern California has been around since 1888. These exclusive groups bring in the wealthiest and most powerful people that Los Angeles has to offer. People pay extravagant fees to belong to such clubs – if they can pass the intensive interviews and background checks first. Since The California Club, the trend of private clubs has only grown. More and more associations open …

Aug 23, 2019 By Bridget Foley

Retail Permit Expediting Services: 5 Considerations on Shopping Centers

Many retail permit expediting services can kick out tenant improvements quickly, but what about shopping centers? Landlords need to be able to offer preferred permitting services to their tenants as many brands are tightening the reigns on how they choose locations and landlords. As the preferred retail permit expediting services for shopping centers and malls nationwide, I’d like to throw my 2 cents in on the matter. I will point out 5 considerations you should take when looking at shopping centers.

Jan 31, 2018 By admin