Crest Utilizes Multi-family Expertise to Permit an 18-unit Small Lot Subdivision

The new development in Glassell Park consists of 18 single-family dwellings arranged along with a series of private walkways and driveways. The owner and developer of the project is a Toluca Lake-based entity affiliated with the MacArtur Family Trust. Each home will consist of three stories in height and be between 2,500-3,200 sq ft.

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Jason Somers Answers: What Does an Architect Do?

When constructing a building of any kind, it’s oftentimes necessary to hire an architect who can assist with the development project. An architect is someone who has the training and licensing necessary to plan and design buildings. Keep in mind that architects must understand how to design a wide range of buildings, all of which […]

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Crest Manages Permits for Rhianna’s $13.8M Home in Beverly Hills

Famous female musician Rhianna recently purchased the $13.8 million home after it was completely rebuilt with an additional 2,000 sq feet since 2016. The house entered the market last July at $16.5 million and features a 21st-century presence with modern farmhouse design elements. The home is atmospherically lit with an off-white and black trim with […]

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Jason Somers on Permit Expeditors in Los Angeles

Before you start a construction project of any kind, it’s important that you prepare for the project to ensure that mistakes and issues during development are kept to a minimum. Whether you are performing a sizable home renovation or are getting ready to start development on a commercial building, you will be tasked with applying […]

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The Full Breakdown of the Demolition Process and Associated Costs

When you want to change the appearance, design, or layout of a building, two options available to you include renovating the property and demolishing the property. A demolition involves knocking or tearing something down. If you changes you want to make to the property are substantial, demolishing some or all of the building in order […]

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The Importance of Site Investigation with New Construction

In order for a new construction project to begin, there are a range of steps that you must take to ensure that the building is being constructed in the right location. Among the most important of these steps is a site investigation, which is designed to look at the subsurface conditions for the site. When […]

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