New ‘courtesy’ building inspections could speed up commercial projects
By Gordon Y.K. Pang email@example.com
Sept. 19, 2019
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Mayor Kirk Caldwell on Wednesday signed a measure establishing accelerated “courtesy” building inspections for commercial projects across from Nohona Hale, background left, which provides 111 micro-unit affordable studio rental apartments. Behind Caldwell were Layne Machida, left, president of Civil-Mechanical Contractor and the General Contractors Association; Councilman Ron Menor; Marshall Hickox, president of the Building Industry Association of Hawaii; and Gladys Quinto Marrone, CEO of BIA Hawaii.