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This article explores the anatomy of a public-private partnership in the context of major real estate projects entered into by a governmental body with a real estate developer or owner. The author has been involved in a...more
Virginia has several new laws coming on-line beginning July 1, 2013 that will impact the construction and development industries. Tighter restrictions on mechanic's liens, new eminent domain payment standards, transportation...more
The rules are changing when it comes to North Carolina lien and bond laws. And, the new provisions are substantially altering the way in which all parties involved in lien rights – from owners, buyers, and sellers to general...more
In an effort to summarize the highlights of the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) LEAN E-mail Blasts that we receive, and rarely have time to review in a timely fashion, we at Pepper are providing this...more
It was another memorable year for the construction industry in Massachusetts. As the economic recovery continued to take hold, commercial construction market activity continued to stabilize and public projects remained a...more
In this issue:
- Ninth Circuit: Underbids Can Constitute False Claims
- State Courts Limit CGL Coverage for Property Damage Arising From Defective Construction
- Construction Contractor Prevails in...more
Originally Published In BUILDSouth, Winter 2013.
Historically, in Alabama, the project delivery methods available for owners to de-sign and construct private projects have differed from those delivery methods available...more
In a decision followed closely by the construction industry, Connecticut's Supreme Court has issued a unanimous decision confirming a long-standing rule that statutes of limitations do not run against the State.
The General Assembly’s 2012 “short session” resulted in many controversial changes to North Carolina’s mechanic’s lien and bond laws. The changes were included in two bills, House Bill 1052 and Senate Bill 42. Governor...more
De volgende onerwerpen komen ondermeer aan de orde: defensieopdrachten moeten in beginsel met een aanbesteding in de markt moeten worden gezet. Bij aanbestedingen is het mogelijk om met milieucriteria te werken. Eisen aan een...more
Recent amendments to the retainage statutes, which take effect July 1, 2012, enhance the penalties for failing to properly withhold, deposit and release retainage on Tennessee projects. The changes also include new...more
With the decline in the economies of the developed world, many construction and infrastructure companies are broadening their horizons. In particular, there has been huge interest in construction in the Kingdom of Saudi...more
Update of legislation introduced through January 24, 2012 in the Virginia General Assembly of interest to contractors and developers. Include proposed changes in transportation funding, public procurement requirments and...more
When Governor Brown took office earlier this year, he was faced with a massive budget deficit – to the tune of $25 billion. While he considered a variety of measures to reduce California's glaring budget problem, Governor...more
In het artikel komen onder andere de volgende onderwerpen aan de orde: voorstel van de EU commissie voor aanpassing van de richtlijn voor overheisopdrachten 2004/18/EG, de nieuwe drempels voor overheidsopdrachten,...more
The Ohio Legislature, in House Bill 153 (HB 153), significantly changed our century-old public bidding requirements. Some of those changes include increasing the bidding and prevailing wage thresholds and adding new...more
Greetings From Proskauer and the RAB...1
Collective Bargaining ...2
New York City Construction Industry Collective Bargaining Agreements Set To Expire – Industry at Crossroads...more
Economic development report says Cuyahoga County must make things easier for new businesses (From the Plain Dealer) -- The 28-page report urges local governments to standardize business policies. It pushes for disparate...more
The Second District Court of Appeal rendered a potentially significant decision impacting private projects that obtain public funding for public infrastructure associated with the private project.
In the case of Azusa Land...more
The NC Office of Historically Underutilized Businesses (HUB) plays an important role in state construction projects....more
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