Real Estate & Lease Litigation: December 2020 Archives

Massachusetts Appeals Court Affirms Superior Court Decision that Retreat Rentals on an Uninhabited Coastline in Duxbury do not Violate Conservation Restriction

In Wildlands Trust of Southeastern Mass., Inc v. Cedar Hill Retreat Center, Inc., the Massachusetts Appeals Court affirms a Superior Court judge's determination that Defendant Cedar Hill Retreat Center, Inc. ("Cedar Hill") did not violate a conservation restriction placed upon the coastal lands on the Duxbury Shore despite the trial judge's misinterpretation of the restriction's provisions.

SJC Rules that Statute of Limitations in Condo Construction Defect Claims are Specific to Each Building in a Multi-Building Development, Not the Entire Development

In a win for developers, Supreme Judicial Court says six-year clock for design and construction defect claims runs separately for each building within condominium development.

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