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Maryland 'hobbitat' builders think small and sustainable

In an age when homes include four car garages, media rooms and man caves, one Maryland company is bucking the trend.

Thursday - 10/10/2013, 08:29am EDT

Tags: hobbitat, Capital News Service, The Lord of the Rings, construction

D.C. delegate weighs in on Height Act debate (VIDEO)

A law that limits how tall buildings can be in D.C. has stood unchanged for more than 100 years. But there is talk of tweaking it and a key lawmaker has something to say about that.

Saturday - 04/21/2012, 07:11am EDT

Tags: Height Act, Eleanor Holmes Norton, U.S. Capitol, height, D.C.

Skype used to speed up Frederick Co. building permit process

Getting a permit in Frederick County for a nonresidential project with plumbing used to take a few days or weeks. Now it can be done in the same day.

Friday - 12/30/2011, 11:59am EST

Tags: Skype, Frederick, development,