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According to Dodge Data & Analytics, a construction industry data, and analytics provider. Construction project starts have been up significantly, year over year since 2013.  The total construction amounts are up from 2013’s 547-billion-dollar level to 2019 projected revenues of just over 808 billion dollars. Among the gains and topping the list were single-family homes 159B in 2103 to 232B in 2019 and institutional buildings from 92B to 149B for the same period. Even during these mature market times, capital growth is expected with moderate interest rates making project starts and home sales to remain very active according to industry spokespersons. In an article outlining Construction and Housing Starts Outlook 2019-2028, with the U.S. economy in its 10th year of expansion, construction jobs consist of the fourth largest source of job growth with its largest increases in many states including Florida. Unfortunately, residential construction jobs remain below the peak, pre-recession levels but in 2019, commercial construction jobs are slightly above the peak, pre-recession levels making this sector of the industry attractive to potential employment numbers. As overall construction sectors continue to grow, the need for competent legal advice and counsel from a construction law attorney in Jacksonville fl becomes more and more important. Heekin Litigation Group has for almost 40 years been offering transactional, (contract creation and review, business formations, etc.) as well as handling legal disputes and litigation services to all aspects of the construction industry. From construction agreements, defects and liens to licensing, Heekin Litigation Group represents any construction entity including, architects, developers, contractors, sub-contractors, material suppliers as well as property owners needing resolutions to any construction law issue.

St. Augustine Construction Law Attorneys

St. Johns County, especially the City of St. Augustine is experiencing unprecedented growth in both commercial and residential construction projects. From the beaches, with storm-related renovations to newly planned residential and commercial developments, St. Augustine is being inundated with construction enterprises the scale of which has not been seen before.  When construction problems arise hiring a business and construction law attorney can be challenging in this highly specialized and complex legal field. Fortunately, for defendants and plaintiffs alike, one of Florida’s most renowned and experienced commercial and business law firms is close at hand. Heekin Litigation Group, located in Jacksonville Florida has assembled a team of business and construction law attorneys with a simple approach to resolving disputes, many of which are contained before they actually develop. Proactive solutions in legal matters ranging from contract formations to handling project overruns, defects or liens. Heekin Litigation Group also has extensive experience assisting HOA and COA’s in compliance, document drafting, and review and assessment collection. Many times, real estate issues develop involving contracts, leases, boundary and landlord-tenant disputes. Heekin Litigation Group practices real estate law with an emphasis on these related issues. Our lead attorneys, Geoff Heekin and Hunter Malin provide individualized, cost-effective legal assistance on these and other business and commercial law services. Successful and durable outcomes are our commitment to our clients facing disputes. Give us a call at 904-355-700 for a free, no-obligation consultation to discuss your legal needs.


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