Two bills recently introduced in the Colorado Senate propose to change Colorado’s construction defect claims process.
If passed, Senate Bill 15-177 would amend Colorado’s Common Interest Ownership Act, C.R.S. §...more
On October 13, 2014, Lakewood’s City Council passed Ordinance O-2014-21, which reforms the process for handling construction defect claims on condominium projects in the City of Lakewood. The ordinance has three primary...more
The impact of construction defect lawsuits on condominium development in Colorado has been a hot topic recently. Colorado law treats residential construction differently than non-residential construction. This increases the...more
In this Issue:
- Denver’s construction activity approaching historic peak of 2007
- Market Update
- Condominium Construction Defects Legislation Introduced
- Whether for Cause or Convenience,...more
Proposed legislation to reduce the cost of construction defect claims and encourage condominium construction has been introduced in the Colorado legislature. The long-awaited bill, Senate Bill 14-220, sponsored by Sen. Jessie...more
The 2013 Colorado Legislative Session ended on May 8, 2013. Although construction issues were not at the forefront, a few bills pertinent to the construction industry did appear and pass this Session. This advisory provides...more
Developers and general contractors would like to avoid litigating construction defect claims brought by condominium homeowner associations. There is a way to do this.