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Protect Yourself Against Tenant Construction Liens in Florida

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If you are a commercial landlord in Florida, you may inadvertently be subjecting your land and building to liens by contractors who perform work for your tenants. With the recent economic downturn, many commercial buildings...more

Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP

The Limits of Third-Party Beneficiary Rights in New York

On complex construction projects, there may be multiple contractors, subcontractors, vendors, suppliers, and sub-subcontractors working along side one another. With various entities working parallel there are substantial...more

Spilman Thomas & Battle, PLLC

The Site Report - Construction Law Insights - Issue 9, September 2023

Why Preconstruction has Stolen the Project Spotlight - “Clients are asking for more communication, too, with owners requesting to meet the preconstruction and estimating and management teams before a project begins.” ...more

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Florida Law Increases Permit Extensions, Makes Changes Regarding Natural Emergencies

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Florida was hit by Hurricane Ian in September 2022 and Hurricane Nicole in November 2022, both of which caused severe damage to various parts of the state. In response to these disasters, the Florida Legislature enacted...more

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Changes to Construction Prompt Payment Act: What It Means for Construction Contractors Operating in DC

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In 2023, the Private Contractor and Subcontractor Prompt Payment Act of 20131 (the Act) was amended to include additional protections for subcontractors on private projects by limiting a contractor’s setoff rights related to...more

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Dismantling Gender Walls in the Construction Industry

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According to the national construction industry trade association Associated Builders and Contractors, construction labor demands are high. The construction business pays well and offers great opportunities for progression....more

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Should You Require a Specific Endorsement Naming Your Client as an Additional Insured?

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Additional Insured’s Action Against Insurer Dismissed for Lack of Personal Jurisdiction - The takeaway of this article is for you to consider updating your clients' insurance requirements to require a specific additional...more

Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP

High Bar to Establish Developer Breached Contract for Pre-Sale Condo Allowing Purchaser to Walk Away

During this period of rising interest rates and high inflation, some purchasers of pre-sale (also known as pre-construction) condominiums may be experiencing buyer’s remorse as their closing date approaches. In many cases,...more

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Beware of ‘Standard’ Contract Terms; Nothing Is ‘Standard’

As a construction and design attorney who both negotiates contracts and litigates disputes, I’ve evaluated many a project gone wrong because of the rights, obligations, and remedies allowed by contract terms. Too often as...more

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Federal OSHA Announces Inspection Initiative Focusing on Crystalline Silica in the Stone Fabrication Industry

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Seyfarth Synopsis: The U.S. Department of Labor recently announced that OSHA has launched a new initiative focused on enhancing enforcement and providing compliance assistance to protect workers from the hazards of silica....more

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The New ‘Buy Clean Concrete’ Guidelines Applicable to State of New York Agency Construction Contracts

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The New York State Office of General Services has issued the long-awaited New York State Buy Clean Concrete guidelines applicable to certain State of New York (“NYS”) construction projects. The guidelines “establish the...more

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Multi-Family Living: the Cladding Issue

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Following the tragedy of the Grenfell Tower fire in June 2017, the widespread use of dangerous, inappropriate cladding materials on multi-storey buildings was brought to the attention of the market and the regulators. In the...more

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[Webinar] 2023 Federal Infrastructure Series - Prevailing Wage and Labor & Employment Update - October 5th, 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm EDT

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Please join us for our first fall 2023 episode of Wiley’s Federal Infrastructure Webinar Series, a series of webinars that will bring together attorneys from across the firm to discuss current developments relating to the...more

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Third District Affirms Judgment Denying CEQA Writ Petition Challenging Sacramento County’s Approval of Mather South Community...

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In a partially published opinion filed on September 7, 2023, the Third District Court of Appeal affirmed a judgment denying a CEQA challenge to Sacramento County’s approval of a mixed-use development project known as the...more

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Lunar Natural Resources: A Tour of a New Horizon

With the success of the Chandrayaan-3 this August, India became the fourth country to land a spacecraft on the moon. Improved fabrication methods like 3D printing, plus larger-scale production of essential materials for...more

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USDOL Changing Manner In Which Davis Bacon Act/Prevailing Wages Are Determined—Tilted Towards The Workers For Sure!

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I have handled numerous prevailing wage cases, including dozens under the federal Davis-Bacon Act (DBA) and read with great interest the proposed changes to the decades-old law. The proposed rule will likely set higher rates...more

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Are standard form construction contracts fit for the 'Smart Infrastructure' of the future?

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Infrastructure projects increasingly involve constructing both physical infrastructure and digital infrastructure works. But the current standard form construction contracts have not been designed to address the risks...more

Rosenberg Martin Greenberg LLP

Kiviti v. Bhatt: Fourth Circuit Brain Twister

The scope of Bankruptcy Court jurisdiction has been the subject of numerous decisions, including multiple decisions by the United States Supreme Court since Bankruptcy Courts were created by the Bankruptcy Reform Act of 1978....more

Levenfeld Pearlstein, LLC

Construction Wage Requirements on Federally Funded Projects: New Labor Department Rule Updates Davis-Bacon Wage Requirements...

Developers and owners who obtain federal funds on construction projects and those contractors and trades performing work have long understood the impact of the Davis-Bacon Act (“DBA”) on their projects, particularly as it...more

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[Hybrid Event] 21st Annual Top Gun Construction Claims Seminar - October 19th, Dublin, OH

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Bricker Graydon's construction attorneys are proud to present "Top Gun," our premier Midwest construction claims seminar. This seminar will cover: - Important construction concepts, including key contract language, best...more

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Land Use Matters September 2023 - CEQA Appellate Decisions & Other Legal Developments

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CALIFORNIA ENVIRONMENTAL QUALITY ACT (CEQA) - Save Our Access v. City of San Diego (4th. App. Dist., June 2023) - This case involved a challenge to the City of San Diego’s approval of a ballot measure to remove a community...more

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OMB Issues Final BABA Guidance and USDOT Issues Final Public Interest Waiver

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The federal government recently released long-awaited guidance regarding the Build America, Buy America (BABA) Act requirements included in the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act (P.L. 117-58; IIJA).  On August 14, 2023,...more

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1 De Haro: A Case Study on Successful Cross-Laminated Timber Design and Construction in San Francisco

At the intersection of San Francisco’s SOMA, Potrero Hill and Showplace Square districts, a first-of-its-kind building offers an example of the potential widespread success of mass timber construction in the United States. 1...more

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UK Building Safety: 11 days left to register your higher-risk building before the 1 October deadline

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1 October is the deadline for registering higher-risk buildings. Here is a brief recap on everything you need to know about registration. Anyone responsible for the safety of a higher-risk building (over 18 metres, or 7...more

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August 2023 Bid Protest Roundup: Former Government Employees; Buy American Act Waivers

This month’s bid protest roundup looks at two GAO protests from August. One examines the risks of using former federal employees to assist with proposal development when their prior access to non-public information might...more

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