Brody Wilkinson’s Real Estate Group represents owners of commercial and residential property, developers, construction managers, contractors, subcontractors, project managers, architects, engineers, design professionals, suppliers, investors and lenders in projects related to new construction, renovations, improvements and remediation. Our practice integrates the capabilities and experience of attorneys from the firm’s Business and Real Estate Groups who understand both the construction industry as well as the law. We counsel clients throughout all phases of a project and offer practical solutions at every juncture.
We assist clients in issues related to state legislation such as the Connecticut Home Improvement Contractors Act and the Connecticut New Home Warranty Act and in matters related to:
- Contract negotiation & documentation
- Environmental issues
- Land acquisition, permitting & site planning
- Mechanics liens
- Regulatory compliance
In addition, we also represent clients in the resolution of claims and disputes related to:
- Change orders
- Changed conditions
- Construction & design defects
- Contract termination
- Delay & acceleration
- Mechanics lien foreclosures
- Performance & payment
- Suspension & interference
Representative matters include:
Representation of the owners of a sixty-acre historic brownfield redevelopment project in the negotiation of a construction supervision contract for a sewage treatment plant, a demolition and abatement contract for numerous historic buildings and a construction management contract for infrastructure improvements.
Representation of a publicly held corporation in the negotiation of a “design build” remediation contract for a former manufacturing site.
Representation of a homeowner in the mediation of a dispute with a designer and a contractor for faulty building materials used for a renovation project.
Representation of the owners of a new home in trial against their contractor for new home construction defects.
Representation of a non-profit organization in a dispute with a contractor regarding an addition to and renovation of a recreation facility.
Representation of a private club in the negotiation of contracts with an architect and contractor for the renovation of a historic clubhouse facility.
Representation of an environmental engineering firm regarding the restoration of Long Beach in Stratford, Connecticut.