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20th Annual Commercial Real Estate Institute

11/9/2018 11:45am1:00pm
PLI California Center, 685 Market Street
San Francisco, CA 94105
United States of America

Rick Van Duzer speaking on "Construction Issues" at the 20th Annual Commercial Real Estate Institute.

Topics include:

  • Selecting the proper delivery system
  • Update on standardized “form” documents
  • Critical risk-shifting provisions in construction contracts, including a discussion on dispute resolution clauses
  • Issues with inconsistent treatment across jurisdictions
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