Bilzin Sumberg

Bilzin Sumberg is a law firm located in the heart of Miami. Unlike many of its competitors, Bilzin Sumberg is an indigenous firm, which means that we are deeply committed to and engrained in the commercial life of South Florida. Our lawyers are deeply integrated in the city’s business, legal and government sectors. Moreover, our lawyers and staff are involved in a wide spectrum of community initiatives, underscoring how the firm has become synonymous with Miami and its surrounding areas.

On March 3, 2021, Bilzin Sumberg hosted its annual South Florida Redevelopment Conference.  During one of the sessions, the leaders of our firm’s Construction Law Group, Joy Spillis Lundeen and Felix X. Rodriguez, were joined by Brad Meltzer, Chairman and CEO of Plaza Construction, and William O’Donnell, Managing Principal of Desimone Consulting Engineers, to discuss the various construction delivery methods for construction projects.  The panelists discussed the different delivery methods and pros/cons of each, focusing…
Section 718.202 of the Florida Condominium Act sought to address the extent that condominium developers could apply contract deposits to pay costs involved in construction of a project. This Section of the Condominium Act allowed deposits in excess of 10% of the purchase price to be used, with appropriate language in the sales contracts for expenditures used in the “actual construction and development” of the project. The meaning of “actual construction and development” was far…