Mike Saint to Speak in Charleston

The Saint ReportNews, Saint News

Mike Saint, Chairman of the Saint Consulting Group, will be speaking at an upcoming meeting of the South Carolina Urban Land Institute. The politics, the economics and the emotion of real estate development are incredibly complex and layered equations.  Population growth in South Carolina outpaces the rest of the country with the greatest influx of immigration headed to the coastal … Read More

California Supreme Court Decision on Environmental Law Presents Challenges, Opportunities

The Saint ReportNews, Planning and Zoning, Referendum/initiative, saintblog

By Ramsin Canon The California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) does not apply when City or County governments adopt a ballot initiative, according to a California Supreme Court opinion issued on August 7th.  The Court held in Tuolumne Jobs & Small Business Alliance v. Superior Court that a local government may adopt an ordinance proposed by citizens and signed by at least 10% of registered voters … Read More