Recent Blog Posts
Increasingly, subcontractors are just now learning the 2017 implementation of the Pennsylvania Construction Notices Directory has resulted in a loss of their lien rights. The reason? Many of the projects registered as a “Searchable Project” in 2017 when the Construction Directory first started are now achieving completion and final payments are due. When subcontractors… Read More »
Arbitration is well known to construction and commercial contracts. Pennsylvania is now among nearly 30 other states to adopt the Revised Uniform Arbitration Act (“RUAA” or the “Act”) to augment the arbitration process. These changes will become effective July 1, 2019. Anyone using arbitration provisions in their contracts, or electing to arbitrate their… Read More »
With the construction season in full swing, contractors performing earthworks in areas with historic significance, like Philadelphia, should use this time of year to consider whether their contracts would handle an excavation that hits a historic site or burial ground. This is not an uncommon occurrence. A major archaeological find was actually made… Read More »
Construction contractors all like getting paid, don’t we all? Well, in Pennsylvania, contractors and subcontractors working under contracts entered after October 10, 2018 will now enjoy additional protections that will be helpful to keeping payments flowing for 2019 and beyond. These additional protections are mandated under recent amendments to the Pennsylvania Contractor Subcontractor Payment… Read More »
Commercial Real estate transactions are complex. We understand and regularly handle commercial real estate and residential real estate acquisitions, sales, financing and development approvals. Our commercial real estate transaction capabilities focus on mitigating risk, and capturing the most favorable business terms for our clients. We also handle complex real estate disputes, with a focus… Read More »
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