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debunking the sustainable development fallacy

As famously stated in the world-renowned 1987 Brundtland report, sustainability is “development that meets the needs of the present without compromising the ability of future generations to meet their own needs” (Brundtland). Cited by millions, this report established the first tangible notions of what sustainability really means. To some simplistic...

getting started in cannabis at the state level

In our previous blog post we went over the general steps in garnering a city cannabis business license. In this post I will finish off that conversation by detailing how to get licensed at the State level. Keep in mind that we are using cannabis cultivation for adult-use as an...

getting started in cannabis at the city level

The Cannabis industry is one of the fastest growing markets in the United States, with an estimated worth of $52 billion. However, almost 87% of these sales are conducted in the elusive black market (source). With the legalization of Marijuana in states across the country, the budding new industry is...

why pdb collaborative?

When it comes to building something special, you have to be in good hands. Literally. But what does that mean? Well, for starters, you have to choose a firm you trust. In order to build something remarkable, you have to choose a partner that not only understands your vision, but...

entitlements submittal process

Earlier this week I broke down what entitlements are. I explained “Understanding the Code” and “Types of Entitlements”. I think this information is so important to learn before you submit for entitlements. I also wanted to provide you with a quick guide on how to submit for entitlements. Every project...

what are entitlements?

PDB stands for plan, design, and build. If planning wasn’t such an important aspect in our business model, we wouldn’t put it first. Ways that we focus on planning is with due diligence research, site plan development, and of course, entitlements processing. For most projects that we work on, entitlements...