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Case No. 20-0038

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Invision Architecture, Ltd.
Leslie Hospitality Consulting LLC, Edwin W. Leslie, and LK Waterloo, LLC


Invision Architecture, Ltd.


Leslie Hospitality Consulting LLC, Edwin W. Leslie, and LK Waterloo, LLC

Attorney for the Appellee

Thomas C. Verhulst

Attorney for the Appellant

Paula L. Roby, Dan Childers, and Laura Moon Williams (until withdrawal)

Court of Appeals

Court of Appeals Opinion

Opinion Number:
Date Published:
Nov 04, 2020

            Appeal from the Iowa District Court for Black Hawk County, Bradley J. Harris, Judge.  AFFIRMED IN PART, REVERSED IN PART, AND REMANDED.  Considered by Bower, C.J., and Doyle and Schumacher, JJ.  Opinion by Doyle, J.  (15 pages)

            Leslie Hospitality Consulting LLC (Leslie Hospitality) contracted with Invision Architecture, Ltd. (Invision) to provide design services on an hourly basis for redevelopment and renovation of a downtown Waterloo hotel and convention center.  After not being paid, Invision sued Leslie Hospitality for breach of contract.  Leslie Hospitality claimed there was no contract.  After a bench trial, the district court determined there was a contract and Leslie Hospitality breached it.  The court entered judgment for Invision and against Leslie Hospitality in the amount of $86,327.50.  OPINION HOLDS: After reviewing the evidence we agree there was a contract and a breach, but we remand for an order reducing the judgment by $7415.

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