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District of Columbia – Public Participation in Private Development Venture does not trigger Davis-Bacon Act

D.C., et al. v. Department of Labor, et al.

On April 5, 2016, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit determined whether the Davis-Bacon Act applies to the construction of CityCenterDC.   According to the Court, CityCenterDC is a large private development in the heart of Washington, D.C. It features upscale retail stores such as Hermès, Boss, and Louis Vuitton; high-end restaurants such as DBGB and Centrolina; the large private law firm of Covington & Burling; and luxury residences.

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New York – Condo sues first-floor gym over building-rattling noise

Condo sues first-floor gym over building-rattling noiseShawn Inglima Brick New York gym is facing noise complaints from condominium owners who live above the gym. It’s been a weight on their shoulders – and on their ears. A condo board in a Manhattan building is suing the gym on their ground floor claiming the racket from barbells hitting the floor is driving tenants nuts.

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