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Recently, the United States District Court for the Southern District of Florida addressed what constitutes a "suit" within the context of Florida's right-to-repair procedure for construction defect disputes.
Womble Carlyle
Several months ago, business owners on Route 29 filed a lawsuit against federal and state transportation officials challenging the plan to build a grade separated interchange at Route 29 and Rio Road.
Ice Miller LLP
A fairly recent Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals decision highlights the importance of conducting a thorough review and careful negotiation of subcontracts including as to any "paid if paid" clauses.
Ice Miller LLP
Initially, the repeal of Indiana's common construction wage statute is effective for all public works contracts that are awarded after June 30, 2015.
Herrick, Feinstein LLP
In his weekly Realty Law Digest column (subscription required), Scott Mollen analyzes two cases.
Fox Rothschild LLP
As apartment owners and managers, from time to time, we get investigated by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD).
Fox Rothschild LLP
Randall Sidlosca was featured in Miami Today article "Miami Seeks Foreign Investors for Affordable Housing." Full text can be found in the August 13, 2015, issue, but a synopsis is below.
Thompson Coburn LLP
Not all tenants are created equal. Shopping center landlords can agree that having a high-end retailer on their roster often beats out the local mom-n-pop shop.
Reed Smith
Some tech companies with government contracts must deal with protocols that affect their landlords and properties.
McBrayer, McGinnis, Leslie & Kirkland, PLLC
Development in flood prone areas is regulated by a combination of federal, state and local regulations to reduce the possibility of loss of life and property, and to reduce the cost associated with development and rebuilding in these areas.
The McLane Law Firm
My parents own a cabin on 75 acres with 500 ft. frontage on a lake in Hopkinton, NH. The land is mostly forested, with 10 acres of fields.
Fox Rothschild LLP
Robert Tintner and Ronald Williams were featured in the Law360 article "Philly Engineer Can't Ax Share Of $5M Building Defect Verdict."
Shearman & Sterling LLP
Associates Kris Ferranti (New York–Real Estate) and Eric Felcher (New York–Corporate) and partner Chris Smith (New York–Real Estate) wrote an article, titled "ABCs of Closing Commercial Real Estate Acquisitions," ...
Fox Rothschild LLP
The law would establish what amounts to a building code of sorts for outdoor shelters for dogs.
Fox Rothschild LLP
The California Coastal Commission adopted this week a new, major statewide policy document to help guide its decision-making when analyzing the impact of sea level rise on new permit applications and coastal land use plans.
Dykema Gossett
The Michigan Supreme Court reverses a denial of exemption of sale of principal residence from the State real estate transfer tax.
Herrick, Feinstein LLP
In his weekly Realty Law Digest column (subscription required), Scott Mollen analyzes three cases.
Duane Morris LLP
The owners of Sinbad's spent last week in San Francisco Superior Court. They have been in an ongoing battle to keep their 40 year old bay-front restaurant afloat.
Fox Rothschild LLP
Last month, the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) announced another Fair Housing Act (FHA) settlement, this time with a developer (and several related companies) from West Virginia
On August 5, HUD announced that it would amend its existing regulations regarding the equal participation of faith based (religious) organizations in HUD programs.
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Reed Smith
Subrogation is the principle under which an insurer that has paid a loss under an insurance policy is entitled to all of the rights and remedies belonging to the insured.
Reed Smith
On January 1, 2015, the final Basel III rules regarding regulatory capital for banks with greater than $500 million in assets and all savings and loan holding companies took effect.
Thompson Coburn LLP
Letters of Intent can be minefields. On the one hand, business people want to use them to tie up a deal. On the other, they don't want to be bound by them if they want to walk away.
Blank Rome LLP
The most confusion I have seen in the discussion of construction topics concerns the concepts of "warranty" and "guaranty."
Smith Gambrell & Russell LLP
Did a mortgage service provider have standing to commence a foreclosure proceeding, as assignee, of a mortgage secured by a note?
Blank Rome LLP
Land and buildings are quintessentially "real property" and revert to the landlord when a lease expires or is terminated.
Rackemann, Sawyer & Brewster PC
Careful attention should be given to the manner in which the income and gain from the property will be taxed in addition to the other aspects of ownership.
Blank Rome LLP
The facts in Ross are fairly straightforward. Susan Ellman (Ellman) owned residential property in Red Bank, New Jersey that contained a UST storing home heating oil.
Blank Rome LLP
The Eleventh Circuit's decision to uphold the Bankruptcy Court's decisions was obviously not a welcome decision to many junior residential lenders across the country and the cases were appealed to the Supreme Court.
Thompson Coburn LLP
If high-end properties could talk, they might say something like Norma Desmond said in the Hollywood classic, "Sunset Boulevard": "All right, Mr. DeMille, I'm ready for my close-up."
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