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10/21/2018 | Construction Blog, General, Media, Real Estate Blog

CONGRATULATIONS KAPLIN STEWART ATTORNEYS LISTED IN “THE BEST LAWYERS IN AMERICA”© 2018 The 2018 edition of The Best Lawyers recognizes eight Kaplin Stewart Meloff Reiter & Stein, P.C.  principals as leading lawyers across 34 areas of specialization.  Best Lawyers compiles its lists of outstanding lawyers by conducting peer-review surveys in which thousands of leading lawyers confidentially evaluate their professional peers.  Corporate Counsel magazine has called Best Lawyers “the most respected referral list of attorneys in practice.” Kaplin Stewart is extremely […]

Philadelphia Is Developing New York Problems Without New York Money

4/19/2017 | Real Estate Blog

As Philadelphia has seen unprecedented rent growth across all types of real estate, largely driven by new construction at the highest levels of luxury, it is at risk of becoming a city of haves and have-nots, much like New York and San Francisco, only without the booming business community.  

Common Disputes in Residential and Commercial Construction

2/23/2017 | Real Estate Blog

As soon as initial plans have been drawn up — and well before construction begins — it’s important for all involved parties to pay close attention to potential “cracks” and “fault lines” in the ongoing negotiations that could lead to a significant dispute later on.  Of course, not all disputes can be predicted.  There is an basic level of uncertainty that accompanies all residential and commercial construction projects. Whatever your position relative to the construction project (contractor, developer, purchaser, etc.), […]