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Iowa Court: Construction Defect Remedy Doesn’t Extend to Banks, Developers

The Iowa Supreme Court has declined to give banks and real estate developers the same legal remedy that protects homebuyers from defective construction. In a pair of decisions, the court refused to expand Iowa’s implied warranty of workmanlike construction, which …

Owners of Leaky Iowa Apartments Win Suit Against Insurer

An insurance company has been told to pay $12.4 million to the owners of a West Des Moines, Iowa, apartment complex that was plagued with water leaks and mold. Construction of the Westlake apartments began in 2002. Westlake Investments LLC …

Report: Parts of $60M Texas High School Stadium May Need Rebuilding

Portions of a $60 million Texas high school football stadium that opened just two years ago may have to be demolished and rebuilt after structural flaws were found. A report by Plano-based Nelson Forensics says cracks found at Eagle Stadium …

Texas Architecture Firm Says $60M High School Stadium not Flawed

An architecture company says extensive cracking at a $60 million Texas high school football stadium is not the result of flaws in its design, according to a newspaper report published on March 1. Houston-based PBK Architects told The Dallas Morning …