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Category: Development & Land Use

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Massachusetts House Bill No. 5250: Revisions to Massachusetts Zoning

02/17/2021   |   BY Andrew E. Bensson

On January 14, 2021, Massachusetts’ Governor Charlie Baker signed a comprehensive economic development bill H.5250  (the “Act”) which aims to... Read More »

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Commercial Real Estate: Tensions in Due Diligence

09/05/2017   |   BY Gary M. Markoff

Whenever a buyer wants to acquire real estate, due diligence can make or break the deal.  For obvious reasons a... Read More »

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Cracks in the Law of Sidewalks

06/05/2017   |   BY Edward M. Bloom

Under Massachusetts common law in effect since 1860, property owners have no duty to repair or warn of hazards on... Read More »