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Case
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Reference no. 9-388-084
Published by: Harvard Business Publishing
Originally published in: 1987
Version: 31 May 1991
Length: 14 pages
Data source: Generalised experience

Abstract

Presents a problem involving rehabilitating a small office building in Boston. Describes an investment decision which is knowingly underfunded. As construction proceeds, the developer realizes that it is not up to building code and faces difficult business and ethical decisions regarding restructuring the deal, finding other sources of capital, replacing the contractors, and dealing with a difficult building inspector. Also points to the necessity of doing accurate financial planning.
Location:
Size:
10 employees
Other setting(s):
1987

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Abstract

Presents a problem involving rehabilitating a small office building in Boston. Describes an investment decision which is knowingly underfunded. As construction proceeds, the developer realizes that it is not up to building code and faces difficult business and ethical decisions regarding restructuring the deal, finding other sources of capital, replacing the contractors, and dealing with a difficult building inspector. Also points to the necessity of doing accurate financial planning.

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Location:
Size:
10 employees
Other setting(s):
1987

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