ArchDaily’s list of the 9 worst architectural lawsuits and disputes

Thomas Musca, writing for ArchDaily, compiled a list of nine examples of the worst architectural claims, disputes and lawsuits: What did Pritzker Prize winner Frank Gehry get when he designed the Stata Center, an exuberantly whimsical academic complex for MIT? A very large check, plus a major lawsuit, alleging negligence and breach of contract due … Continue reading ArchDaily’s list of the 9 worst architectural lawsuits and disputes

Can the guy that made it cool to sell shoes online reinvent Las Vegas?

Think about it for a second. Shoe companies have failed horribly at standardizing shoe sizes. My feet haven't changed sizes in 20 years, at least, yet the shoes I have bought that fit range in size from “9” all the way to “10 1/2” - nevermind the fact that my Birkenstocks have always been size … Continue reading Can the guy that made it cool to sell shoes online reinvent Las Vegas?

Mechanics Liens released at Las Vegas SkyVue – “Observation Wheel” project rolling forward

I've had the opportunity to see the Las Vegas strip from vantage points that most people aren't afforded -- rooftops in surrounding residential developments. The view is much different from what you see walking the sidewalks of Las Vegas Boulevard (plus you don't have to keep turning down offers for paid companionship). The SkyVue project, … Continue reading Mechanics Liens released at Las Vegas SkyVue – “Observation Wheel” project rolling forward

FBI: 14 additional guilty pleas entered related to Las Vegas construction defect scandal

The FBI issued a press release concerning the ongoing Las Vegas HOA construction defect litigation fraud saga. On May 31, 2012, fourteen additional co-conspirators entered guilty pleas. Nancy Quon, the attorney at the heart of the conspiracy, was found dead as a result of an apparent suicide in March of this year. According to court … Continue reading FBI: 14 additional guilty pleas entered related to Las Vegas construction defect scandal

Nancy Quon, key figure in Las Vegas construction defect scandal, found dead

I was afraid things might turn out this way... Nancy Quon, the embattled attorney involved in a far-reaching HOA scandal, was found dead Tuesday in the bathtub of her Henderson condo. Henderson Police were at Quon's condo at the District investigating her death. Officers say foul play was not involved. A family member of Quon's … Continue reading Nancy Quon, key figure in Las Vegas construction defect scandal, found dead