New Statutory Requirements for Condominium Inspections Following the Collapse of Champlain Towers South in Florida

By George M. Nicholos

Heightened statutory inspection and maintenance requirements in high-rise condominium buildings emphasize the critical importance of similar inspection and maintenance regimens for similarly situated properties. On June 24, 2021, Champlain Towers South, a 12-story oceanfront condominium building suddenly and unexpectedly collapsed… Read more

Emergency Action Plans

By Neil S. Lowenstein

An Effective, and Necessary, Collaborative Tool for Job Site Safety As Construction Safety Week 2002 wanes, we want to discuss emergency action planning. OSHA requires formalized Emergency Action Plans (EAP) for all employers. For companies with more than 10 employees,… Read more

COVID-19: Fatigue Remains, But Ignore the Global Situation at Your Peril

By Neil S. Lowenstein

The COVID-19 pandemic’s duration is approaching the two-year mark, leading to significant “COVID Fatigue” for everyone. However, the recent spike in confirmed cases makes ignoring the potential impact globally on business owners’ critical. According to the World Health Organization, confirmed cases rose by nearly 10 million in recent weeks; far… Read more

Masks, Vaccines, and a Return to the Workplace = Continued Economic Strength in the Construction Industry

By George M. Nicholos

Upturn in construction activity expected; the AIA’s Architecture Billings Index through August 2021 indicates continued economic strength despite growing supply chain issues. The Architecture Billings Index (ABI) is a composite index derived from monthly report surveys from American Institute of… Read more

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