FAYETTEVILLE – A Charleston man alleges a Beckley contractor abandoned the building of his Airbnb rental near New River Gorge National Park and left the project partially done with defective construction.
Charles McComas filed a complaint in Fayette Circuit Court against Julian McCalister and New Beginnings Contracting LLC alleging breach of contract and negligence.
The suit states McComas and New Beginnings entered into a contract on Jan. 8, 2017, for the building of a house in Victor that McComas intended to use as an Airbnb rental. The contract was for $344,629.30 with New Beginnings agreeing to have the house completed in approximately 200 days, the suit states. McComas claims that on Dec. 8, 2017, the defendants abandoned the project and left the home partially done with negligent construction.
McComas seeks compensatory damages, a trial by jury, interest and all other just and equitable relief. He is represented by Marvin Masters and Roger Decanio of The Masters Law Firm LC in Charleston.
The case is assigned to Circuit Judge Paul M. Blake Jr.
Fayette Circuit Court case number 19-C-135