Bilzin Sumberg - Homebuilders

Another Cyber-Risk: Hacks That Cause Property Damage and Interrupt Business Processes

In recent years, there has been no shortage of news about large-scale data privacy breaches; incidents that have affected tens of millions of consumers nationwide. Those incidents have spurred a growing market for so-called…more
| Construction Law, Privacy, Real Estate - Residential, Science, Computers, & Technology

[Webinar] Homebuilder Series Webinar: P3s and the Homebuilding Industry - Nov. 19th, 12:00pm ET

Join us for a short 30-minute webinar presented by Bilzin Sumberg Partner and Land Use and Government Relations Practice Group Leader, Albert E. Dotson, Jr., on the popular topic of public-private partnerships ("P3s") within the…more
| Construction Law, Government Contracting

The Legal Lessons of Data Breaches

Every business would love to find a fortune teller to give it insight into what trends to follow, which risks to take, and when “exposure” will convert to liability. Some clients might say that, unfortunately, their lawyers are…more
| Construction Law, Consumer Protection, Privacy, Science, Computers, & Technology

Wells Fargo Ends Marketing Services Arrangements with Builders

Concerned about “increasing uncertainty surrounding regulatory oversight of these types of arrangements,” Wells Fargo is ending all of its roughly 200 mortgage marketing services and desk rental agreements with builders and real…more
| Construction Law, Consumer Protection, Finance & Banking, Real Estate - Residential

Housing Building Jumps in April

According to newly released data from the U.S. Department of Commerce, home builders have ratcheted up construction in April to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 1.135 million units. This is a 20.2% increase from March and is…more
| Construction Law, Zoning, Planning & Land Use, Real Estate - Residential

Senate Tightens Requirements for Construction Defect Claims

The Florida Senate is following a recent national trend of tightening its laws governing construction defect claims. Currently, under FL. Stat. § 558.004, entitled Notice and Opportunity to Repair, a party claiming a…more
| Civil Procedure, Commercial Law & Contracts, Construction Law, Personal Injury, Real Estate - Residential

Legal Considerations for Homebuilder Franchises

When you think of a “franchise” you probably think of fast food restaurants, car dealerships and gas stations; not homebuilders. Nevertheless, homebuilder franchises are becoming more and more popular…more
| Construction Law, Franchise Law, Real Estate - Residential

New Development Opportunities Through Public-Private Partnerships

Homebuilders and developers may want to consider availing themselves of opportunities arising through public-private partnerships (P3s). The Obama administration has recently proposed several creative approaches to P3s. Those…more
| Construction Law, Finance & Banking, Zoning, Planning & Land Use, Transportation, Government Contracting

Homebuilder Series Webinar: Protecting Your Company From Misrepresentation Claims Through Contractual Exculpatory Clauses [Video]

Watch an in-depth Bilzin Sumberg Homebuilder Series webinar that discusses protecting your company from misrepresentation claims through contractual exculpatory clauses. This seminar discusses the case of Duggan, LLC v…more
| Commercial Law & Contracts, Real Estate - Commercial

Positive Signs for New Home Construction

For homebuilders and those who invest in the homebuilding industry, both fundamental and technical indicators forecast strength in the construction sector going into 2015. With regard to fundamental indicators, rising consumer…more
| Construction Law, Zoning, Planning & Land Use, Real Estate - Residential

Real Estate Index Possibly Obscuring Full Picture

Although recent index readings and reports proclaim that South Florida’s housing market is among the hottest in the nation, developers and investors might want to take a closer look at current inventory levels and comparisons to…more
| Construction Law, Finance & Banking, Zoning, Planning & Land Use, Real Estate - Residential

FHFA Orders Contributions to Housing Trust Fund

Earlier this month, the Federal Housing Finance Agency (“FHFA”) ordered Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac to begin making contributions to the Housing Trust Fund (“HTF”) and the Capital Magnet Fund (“CMF”). The HTF is a formula block…more
| Construction Law, Finance & Banking, Real Estate - Residential

The Need for Homebuilder Vigilance About Copyrights

Are homebuilders as vigilant as they should be in protecting their intellectual property rights — including the copyrights that qualifying architectural drawings and structures receive automatically as a matter of law, even if a…more
| Construction Law, Intellectual Property, Real Estate - Residential

NAHB Reveals Metro Areas with Elevated Activity

The National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) recently released its Leading Market Index (LMI) on November 6th. The report revealed that out of 350 metros evaluated across the country, 59 housing markets have returned to or…more
| Construction Law, Finance & Banking, Real Estate - Residential

St. Jude’s Church Loses Historic Designation

Last month, the Miami-Dade Circuit Court stripped St. Jude Melkite Catholic Church of its recently acquired historic designation. This church is located at 1501 Brickell Avenue, in the midst of multiple high rise condominiums…more
| Construction Law, Zoning, Planning & Land Use, Real Estate - Commercial
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  • Real Estate
  • Zoning, Planning & Land Use
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