Groundbreaker Roundtables

April 19, 2018
Developments in Construction Law

Roundtables: 3:30–5:00 p.m. | Reception: 5:00–6:00 p.m.
Downtown Market, 435 Ionia Ave SW, Grand Rapids

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Along with the increase in construction activity so has the need to advise clients on expansions, new developments, lease buildouts, and other construction activities. Understanding the most recent developments in construction law in these areas remains a necessary day-to-day requirement for most real estate practitioners. The program will host experts in the field to confer both practical and specialized knowledge related to negotiating AIA contract terms, financing and loan documentation considerations, project compensation schemes, and title-related considerations.

Discussion Topics & Leaders

Construction Litigation—Trends in Construction Lien Disputes

Tom Vitale, Kotz Sangster

Financing the Project: Construction Loan Documentation
Brian Page, Dykema

Title Issues in Construction Matters
Gary Wadsworth, First American Title Insurance Company

Negotiating a Construction Contract
Aileen Leipprandt, Hilger Hammond

A Surveyor’s or Engineer’s Perspective on Construction Issues
Rod Unema, Exxel Engineering


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