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January 22, 2021

ABI December 2020: Architecture firm billings end the year on a sour note

2020 firm profitability averaged 6.7% Business conditions at architecture firms backslid in December, ending a tough year on a disappointing note. The AIA’s Architecture Billings…

January 22, 2021

Updated Business Entity Report Form (BERF) and Informational Bulletin

Effective January 1, 2021, the Business Entity Report Form (BERF) has been updated with new fields and options. Carefully review the updated BERF and submit…

January 8, 2021

Practical Considerations Duty to Defend – Understanding the Current Law

By Jim Castles For a number of years, the rules regarding indemnity and the duty to defend seemed to be in flux. The Courts tried…

January 5, 2021

14th Biennial BDA Design Awards

The Berkeley Design Advocates (BDA) Design Awards Program acknowledges excellence in urban planning and architecture, innovative and creative design solutions, and preservation of historic structures…

January 4, 2021

New California Housing Proposals Face Uncertain Fate from Lawmakers Amid Covid Concerns

This article is written by Louis Hansen on EastBayTimes Amid recent legislative defeats and pandemic restraints, housing advocates have lowered expectations for state lawmakers to…