Compelling Construction

'Granite' decision is a significant declaration of the right to specific performance.

, New York Law Journal


Noah Weissman, a partner at Bryan Cave, and Herbert Teitelbaum, co-founder of Siegel Teitelbaum & Evans, write that while the Court of Appeals opened the door to specific performance relief for breach of construction contracts in 1960, there were no reported subsequent cases in which such relief was awarded. That changed with the case of 'Granite Broadway Development LLC v. 1711 LLC.'

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