Real Estate – Laches – Petition to Compel Fee Purchase – Rhode Island Lawyers Weekly

Supreme Court of Rotary

May 11, 2022

When (1) defendant Providence Public Buildings Authority in 2012 acquired development rights to land owned by plaintiffs and (2) plaintiffs in 2015 filed a motion to compel the royalty purchase, the decision of a judge to dismiss the motion should be reversed because the plaintiffs filed the motion in a timely manner. “In March …