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  • Route 100: The immortal road

    Howard County (Md.) Sun finds questionable moves by the state Highway Administration in planning a new road, favoring large land developers at the expense of poorer residents.
  • Hype

    Regardie's looks at land developer Mohamed Hadid; the exiled Palestinian claims to control $400 million worth of Washington, D.C., real estate and claims to have beaten Donald Trump in an Aspen land deal; his seemingly magical source of quick cash has made him the subject of fanciful rumors, October 1988.
  • Hammond club investors linked to 'Wexley'

    Columbus (Ohio) Dispatch follows records trail and finds developers of a luxury housing project, which depended on city approval, invested in the city council president's new jazz nightclub, Dec. 23, 1987.
  • The Yankee Lake Deal

    Orlando Sentinel runs series on secret negotiations between developer/pizza magnate Jeno Paulucci and county government for purchase of 3,000 acres of Florida swampland to be used for a sewage treatment project, May 31-June 2, 1987.
  • Environmentalists criticize parceling

    Post-Star (Glens Falls, N.Y.) finds large land-development company buying up land in the Adirondacks, parceling it up without regard to the natural environment and selling lots for unattractive, roadside development; the company targets small towns and unincorporated areas without zoning laws, Sept. 6, 1987.
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    Kansas City Times covers the financial collapse of a large real estate development company, disclosing how much the private company owed and to whom, and tracking the effects on the company's suppliers and subcontractors.
  • Loan Scheme

    WISH-TV (Indianapolis) reports on a nationwide network of scam artists that charge high fees to would-be developers for loans that are never made.
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    Dallas Times Herald finds that 20 of 24 insolvent savings and loans were owned by real estate developers, many of whom went broke because of questionable loans; failure of the thrifts cost depositors $3.8 billion, Sept. 20, 1987.
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    Daily Camera looks into the record of a developer who controls a Boulder County ski resort, finding a trail of unfinished projects buried under heavy debts and threats of legal actions, June 1, 1981.
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    Press & Sun-Bulletin (Binghamton, N.Y.) discovers an active developer of upstate New York slum properties was receiving low-interest, tax-subsidized loans for which he was not qualified, Sept. 21, 1986.