Are you seeing this only in very full projects? Or is this happening even when you don't have much in your project?
A bit of both. I usually find it happens most when it's player peak time over in the US.
It usually happens on my Federation Interior - Named: Quarters Level 51-
Here is my ID:TM6D46Q4L if you'd like to check it out.
There could be possibly to many of a certain object or just to many detail close together.
Keep in mind I am playing from Australia...
The lag would make it impossible to place objects for most users who don't know how to use XYZ options.
[Personal Note] Thanks for the Interview on StarbaseUGC. It's good to get a perspective of what the person your talking to actually does at cryptic. Before The interview I had perceived you as an overworked underpaid jack, that was being arrogant to our concerns. Thanks for supporting the players in house. keep up the good work.