Commercial Real Estate Disputes

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Commercial Real Estate Attorneys

Skilled Representation throughout Central Florida

Commercial real estate law is highly contract driven. In order to protect an individual's or business' rights, it is imperative to consult with an experienced lawyer to review and assess provisions of the real estate contract. Higley & Szabo, P.A. offers over 45 years of legal experience and represents owners, developers, contractors, and other individuals with a variety of commercial real estate issues. Contact our Central Florida construction lien litigation lawyers to discuss your needs.

Commercial Construction Contract Provisions

When developing commercial property, such as highways, schools, shopping centers, buildings, and other federal or state non-residential structures, it is essential to analyze the contract for the project to ensure all important provisions are clearly addressed. Our firm assists with the drafting, negotiating, and reviewing of contract agreements to see that provisions, conditions, and potential situations are covered, including:

  • Owner obligations
  • Contractor obligations
  • Failure to pay for work performed
  • Owner interference
  • Delays or damage
  • Loss of income from delays
  • Insurance requirements
  • Statutory warranties
  • Latent defects
  • Measures to terminate the contract
  • Expenses
  • Methods and time for payment
  • Construction defects
  • Substituting inferior materials
  • Changes in the work product
  • Dispute resolution
  • Indemnification
  • Protection for attorney fees
  • Unforeseen conditions
  • Certificate of payment
  • Contractor defaults
  • Land purchase agreements

Other Commercial Real Estate Assistance

In addition to contract formation, our Central Florida commercial real estate lawyers advise and represent individuals with other commercial real estate issues. We advise clients on the advantages and disadvantages of arbitration when determining dispute resolution provisions. Our firm identifies and assists with the essential contractor documents and works through contractor scheduling issues. In addition, we represent clients with mechanic's lien or construction lien litigation .

Protecting of Your Interests

Commercial real estate construction usually involves a large investment of funds. In order to protect your financial interests, it is essential to have the contracting document reviewed in detail by an experienced commercial and construction lawyer. Consult with our Central Florida commercial real estate attorneys today.

The law firm of Higley & Szabo, P.A., located in Lake Mary, Florida, represents clients throughout Central Florida, the greater Orlando area, and on the Space Coast, including Orange County, Seminole County, Polk County, Osceola County, Lake County, Hillsborough County, Volusia County, and the communities of Altamonte Springs, Daytona Beach, De Land, Fort Myers, Fort Pierce, Jacksonville, Kissimmee, Lakeland, Naples, Ocala, Orlando, Sanford, Sarasota, St. Petersburg, Stuart, Tallahassee, Tampa, Vero Beach, and West Palm Beach.


Office Location

Higley & Szabo, P.A.
185 Waymont Court
Lake Mary, FL 32746

Phone: (407) 389-7833
Fax: (407) 389-7838

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