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A certain client both owned a particular redevelopment property and was a majority shareholder in the company to which it was pre-let. During the course of client meetings, he stressed at one moment the need to drive down costs to increase margins on his investment, and at the next questioned whether the rent represented good value to his company. We architects are required to tread a very fine line. This tightrope-walking is not confined to financial dealings; we alternate as gamekeeper ...

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