Condominiums May Still Need to Install Engineered Life Safety System After Opting Out of Fire Sprinkler Retrofit
As our regular readers are aware from our previous posts on the subject, there are many questions Florida condominium associations face in determining whether their buildings must be retrofitted with a fire sprinkler system or Engineered Life Safety System (“ELSS”). While many Florida condominium associations voted to opt-out of installing fire sprinkler systems, there may still be an obligation for associations to install an ELSS. Despite well-intentioned attempts from the Florida Legislature, Department of Business and Professional Regulation, local fire marshals, and community leaders, confusion has been the only consistent theme for associations in this ongoing saga. Here are the basics of what you need to know: Read the article…………..
The developers of the troubled Tribeca Summit condominium are suing their law firm for $80 million for not telling them
Condo owners who did not rent their units to the public paid a “fee in lieu of room” tax to
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