Property Management

Property Management

Judge Rules No Rent Due During Mandatory Shutdown

Superior Court Judge Kenneth Salinger ruled that a Caffe Nero shop on Newbury Street did not have to pay back rent for the nearly three months last spring when indoor dining was halted under state orders to combat the spread of COVID-19.  The Newbury Street location closed in October — business was flagging even after […]


On November 7, 2014, the Massachusetts Appeals Court issued its decision in the case of Drummer Boy Homes Association, Inc. vs. Carolyn P. Britton, which has major implications for condominium associations and property managers. The relevant issue in the Drummer Boy case was whether condominium associations can file multiple concurrent lawsuits to establish so-called “rolling liens” to […]