Construction and Sustainable Development

Comprehensive services from our Atlanta-based firm

Hartman Simons & Wood LLP takes a proactive approach to every construction project, whether it employs traditional design principles or cutting-edge sustainable design standards.  Our experienced legal experts proactively assess the challenges and risks unique to your development.  We play an integral role throughout the development cycle, from proposal and planning, to development and completion of the construction project.

Extensive experience in construction contracts

Developers, landowners, designers, engineering professionals and general contractors regularly tap our proven expertise to negotiate and draft construction agreements, as well as architectural and engineering consulting contracts.  Our construction attorneys have negotiated scores of contracts for construction of retail facilities, office buildings and multi-family developments.  We represent both contractors and owners in these negotiations.

Green buildings for today and tomorrow

Sustainable development regulations and incentive programs change almost every day.  Our extensive knowledge of these statutes, regulations, procedures and case law, coupled with our real-world construction experience and training as engineers, architects and professionals trained by the U.S. Green Building Council,provide value to your green building project.

Rely on a partner who knows the construction business

Our clients rely on our business acumen and specialized knowledge in the construction and sustainable development fields to:

  • Protect contractual interests
  • Identify and attain available financial incentives
  • Ensure compliance with industry regulations and standards
  • Facilitate claims and dispute resolution

We have proven our value as our clients’ business partner when their retail center, office development or warehouse is complete,and the appropriate sustainable development certification is secured.