Hotel Developer Forum in Los Angeles
With hotel development beginning to blossom in many national markets where the cost to buy a hotel substantially exceeds the cost to build one, JMBM's hotel lawyers recently held a...more
EB-5 Program Regional Centers Have Been Re-authorized until 2015. EB-5 Regional Centers play an important role in raising EB-5 financing for new business development, and there has been some concern among investors and...more
Hotel investors suddenly seem to be buying or building more golf courses. With the right expectations and circumstances, golf courses can make sense -- particularly as an amenity for hotels, residential development and other...more
It has been almost a year since the Department of Justice's ADA requirement for fixed or permanent pool lifts in "places of public accommodation" has been in effect. Now a fact (and cost) of doing business in the hospitality...more
The hotel world has been fascinated by the civil litigation and criminal actions swirling around the former President and owner of Molinaro Koger, Robert T. Koger....more
The number of hotel transactions is up by more than 50% for the first 6 months of 2013 over the comparable period last year, and is expected to top $18 billion for 2013, according to Jones Lang LaSalle. And HVS reports that...more
Hotel Lawyer with the latest on the arrest and jailing of Rob Koger, formerly of Molinaro Koger. There are some significant new developments in the saga of Robert T. ("Rob") Koger and the high profile civil and criminal cases...more
Craig Karmin and Alexandra Berzon of the Wall Street Journal broke a big story yesterday evening which appeared in the August 15, 2013 US edition of the paper at page C3. The headline is "Marriott Close to Deal to Sell Three...more
Hotel Lawyers on "hotel condo" units as securities (or NOT).
An important decision on when a condo hotel does NOT involve the sale of a "security"
One of the most significant challenges for developers of a condo...more
USCIS has challenged EB-5 financing for hotel projects that rely on guest expenditures. ...more