Construction defects galore at five-year-old Echo Aventura, lawsuit alleges, published in The Real Deal2021-01-20T19:41:42+00:00
01.20.2021 // Construction Defect, NEWS, Publications
Construction defects galore at five-year-old Echo Aventura, lawsuit alleges, published in The Real Deal

In an article published on January 15 in The Real Deal, Phillip Joseph discusses a lawsuit between Echo Aventura Condominium Association Inc. and Property Markets Group (PMG) for negligence and violations of the Florida building code that resulted in nearly 60 construction defects and deficiencies. The association is suing PMG, general contractor John Moriarty & Associates, and 23 companies that worked on the twin-tower development at 3250 and 3330 Northeast 188th Street. Echo Condominium Association Inc. is represented by Ball Janik.

“The Echo property is a well-known and elegant part of the Aventura waterfront,” said Mr. Joseph. “Unfortunately, after turnover of the building to the owners, the association, like other communities in South Florida, has discovered significant construction deficiencies requiring major amounts to repair.”


To read the article in full, click here.



Ball Janik LLP was founded in 1982 with six lawyers and a four-person support staff in Portland, Oregon. Since our firm’s inception, we have expanded our capabilities, our professionals, and geographic footprint. What started as a firm focused in real property and land use (known then as Ball Janik & Novack), has grown to include the insights of a team of 30-plus attorneys, with a combined six centuries of experience, and capabilities including Real Estate and Land Use, Construction Defect, Commercial Litigation, Insurance Recovery, Construction and Design, Employment, Finance and Corporate, Public Agencies and Schools, and Community Associations. With offices in Florida and Oregon, our regional growth has earned us a national reputation for upholding the rights of our clients.

Ball Janik LLP has been recognized by Chambers USA, U.S. News & World Report and Best Lawyers®, The Best Lawyers in America©, and Corporate International. Ball Janik LLP’s success and integrity have repeatedly made it one of “Oregon’s Most Admired Professional Firms,” according to the Portland Business Journal’s survey results of CEOs throughout the region.

Phillip E. Joseph
Orlando, Florida
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