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The Status of Prompt Payment Legislation in Québec

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An Act mainly to promote Québec-sourced and responsible procurement by public bodies, to reinforce the integrity regime of enterprises and to increase the powers of the Autorité des marchés publics (SQ 2022, c 18)was passed...more

Farella Braun + Martel LLP

[Event] San Francisco’s Downtown: What Does the Future Hold? - February 28th, San Francisco, CA

As work habits continue to transition from office space to work from home, sparsely populated downtown office towers are proving to be a barrier to the City’s goal of repopulating the traditional financial district. Enter the...more

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California Court Confirms Surety’s Right to Recover Attorney Fees and Costs Incurred by Its Principal

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In Cell-Crete Corp. v. Fed. Ins. Co., a California court awarded a surety attorneys’ fees and costs that its principal incurred defending the surety against a claim on a public-works payment bond. This is good news for...more

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Land Rich, Cash Poor: The Impacts of the PPCLA and Statutory Trusts on Builders' Liens

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Key Highlights - - Pursuant to the Prompt Payment and Construction Lien Act (the PPCLA), previously known as the Alberta Builders' Lien Act, funds paid following the issuance of a certificate of substantial performance are...more

Snell & Wilmer

General Contractors—In a Challenging Economy Beware of the Pitfalls In Subordinating Your Mechanics’ Lien Rights to an Owner’s...

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Lenders on commercial real estate projects typically require that the general contractor subordinate its mechanics’ lien rights to the lender’s deed of trust and other financing documents in order to assure the lender that...more

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The Practical Effects of the Building Safety Act 2022

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The first provisions of the Building Safety Act 2022 (BSA) came into force on 28 June 2022 and the remainder are expected to be implemented by October 2023. The BSA introduces a new regime governing the design, construction,...more

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UK Cladding and fire safety case update – "everyone else was doing it" is no defence

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The Technology and Construction Court has delivered a series of High Court judgments (in Martlet Homes Ltd v Mulalley & Co Ltd; and LDC (Portfolio One) Ltd v George Downing Construction Ltd and European Sheeting Ltd) in...more

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An Insurance Check Up for the Construction Industry

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The New Year is an opportunity to reset and reflect on your present condition and ways to improve. One thing all members of the construction industry, from owners to contractors, should do is check in on their insurance...more

McGlinchey Stafford

Can I Stop Invasive Corporate-Wide Discovery? - McGlinchey Commercial Law Bulletin - February 3, 2023

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Ohio- Tortious Interference with Business Relations Emanuel’s LLC v. Restore Marietta, 4th Dist. Washington No. 2023-Ohio-147. In this appeal, the Fourth Appellate District affirmed the trial court’s decision to grant...more

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Emerging Trends in Construction Defect/Product Liability for Manufacturers

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There are several emerging trends in 2023 concerning construction component manufacturers. 1. Tendering to and/or Adding Subs and Suppliers to Claims/Cases/Matters The most notable trend specific to manufacturers is...more

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The Design-Build Contract Blueprint: Exploring the Boundaries of Architectural Services for General Contractors

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Do design-build contracts allow general contractors to perform as architects?  Not directly. As design-build contracts grow in popularity, it's important that general contractors, owners, and architects understand which...more

Perkins Coie

Subway Construction Work Did Not Inversely Condemn Hotel Property

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A hotel owner brought a lawsuit against a county transportation authority and a general contractor for nuisance and inverse condemnation alleging that the construction of an underground subway line disrupted the operation of...more

Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP

It’s a Family Affair: SCOTX Compels Non-Signatory Minor Children to Arbitrate Their Construction Defect Claims with Signatory...

A novel question arose over the past few years in residential construction law as to whether minors were subject to the contractual provisions in their parents’ purchase or construction contract. The contract typically has a...more

Coblentz Patch Duffy & Bass

With Preliminary Approval from the State in Hand, the San Francisco Board of Supervisors Adopts an Updated Housing Element

On January 31, the San Francisco Board of Supervisors unanimously and finally approved an updated Housing Element, on the schedule we referenced in our prior post. The City had obtained a compliance letter from the California...more

Hogan Lovells

UK Real Estate Horizon Scanner

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The last year has seen a huge amount of change, both politically and economically, which has also been reflected in a constant array of new government policies. What is coming down the line in terms of new legislation in 2023...more

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Real Estate Development Basics: Focus on Northern Nevada

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Attention to land use and zoning matters should be considered early in the real estate development process. Projects may require relief in the form of a master plan amendment, rezoning, special or conditional use permit,...more

American Conference Institute (ACI)

[Event] 7th Annual Conference on Managing Risk in Construction Contracts & Projects – Eastern Canada Edition - February 23rd -...

Hosted by CI, the 7th Annual Conference on Managing Risk in Construction Contracts & Projects – Eastern Canada Edition returns to Toronto for another exciting year with curated programming that addresses the most critical...more

Stoel Rives -  Ahead of Schedule

A New Year’s Resolution: More Consideration of Time Limits

In a purely cooperative world, construction contracts would be unnecessary. If the owner or contractor caused a problem, the party would admit fault and make amends. Unfortunately, we do not live in a purely cooperative...more

Best Best & Krieger LLP

In With The New – Part Two (UPDATED)

BB&K’s New Law Guidance for a Well-Informed Start to 2023 - In Part Two of our “In With the New” series, Best Best & Krieger LLP covers important new legislation related to planning, development and real estate; health and...more

Spilman Thomas & Battle, PLLC

The Site Report - Construction Law Insights, Issue 1, January 2023

Contech Trends to Watch in the New Year - “As builders adapt to economic, supply chain and labor challenges, they’re turning to technology to boost performance.” Why this is important: All of the turmoil of 2022 (the...more

Porter Hedges LLP

Top Five Provisions to Review in Your Construction Contract

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It’s 3:00 p.m. on a Friday and you’ve been tasked with reviewing a construction contract by close of business. It’s long, and you only have time to review the most important terms. Which ones do you choose?...more

Dickinson Wright

Your Contractor Messed Up. Can you Fire Them?

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Suppose you own a commercial building and intend to lease it to various tenants. But before you do, you need to make a number of improvements, so you hire a contractor. The contract between you and the contractor is...more

Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner

Building Safety Act 2022: changing the rules on the landlord and tenant relationship, Part 2 - qualifying lease certificates

In a previous blog, I explored one aspect of the statutory reallocation of risk for the costs of works to remedy building safety issues in the Building Safety Act 2022 (BSA 2022). The focus of that blog was the new landlord’s...more

Greenbaum, Rowe, Smith & Davis LLP

Revisions to Uniform Construction Code Provide Expedited Inspections

What You Need to Know- •New Jersey’s Uniform Construction Code has been amended to provide for expedited inspections of building projects in the state. •The revised construction code, upon implementation, will provide...more

Barnea Jaffa Lande & Co.

Contractor’s Insolvency during a Real Estate Project – How to Minimize Damages?

In recent years, Israel’s real estate and infrastructure market has experienced many cases of the corporate collapse of performance contractors. Just recently, a court ordered a temporary stay of proceedings against the...more

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