Forsten comments on permitting process for businesses in Delaware

Forsten comments on permitting process for businesses in Delaware
Public employees’ ‘little empires’ turn off businesses
April 27, 2016
Delaware Business Times

Richard Forsten, a partner in Saul Ewing’s Real Estate Practice, was quoted in this article which discusses the frustrations that business owners in Delaware feel when trying to obtain permits, as well as potential solutions to improve the permitting process. The article explains that many business owners feel that the permitting process is both time- and cost- consuming and may be deterring larger corporations from purchasing land in Delaware.  

“Time is money,” said Richard in the article. “For any company coming to Delaware, there are two questions they will ask. One: Can I build the project I want to build? And, two, how long will it take to get the approvals? For better or worse, Delaware’s reputation is that approvals take a long time, compared to other places.”

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