Nothing 'Free' About School Construction Feasibility

Shunning "free" feasibility studies leads schools to a wise decision.
September 15, 2003, 8am PDT | Abhijeet Chavan | @legalaidtech
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When the Escanaba School Board wanted to compare the cost of renovating its 70-year-old, downtown junior high school to building a new one, it received more than a dozen offers to do the study for "free." And when the board declined those offers in favor of paying for a more thorough evaluation, it discovered that renovation and new construction actually cost about the same. But renovation also offered several other advantages.

Thanks to Keith Schneider

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Published on Saturday, September 13, 2003 in Michigan Land Use Institute
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