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Data Center Networks – Interview with Jeff Moerdler, Member, Mintz Levin [Video]

Attorney Jeff Moerdler, head of Mintz Levin's Real Estate and Communications practices in New York, talks about the factors businesses need to consider when selecting a data network facility. ...more

Insurance Recovery Law -- Nov 14, 2013

In A New York State Of Mind . . . For Expanded Vandalism Coverage - Why it matters: Property owners in New York with coverage for vandalism will be pleased with the Georgitsi Realty LLC v. Penn-Star Insurance Company...more

Sell The Cell Lease Separately (When Selling Real Estate)

When does selling a cell tower lease make sense? In financial terms, it usually doesn't (you can't invest the money and get the same income you're now getting)....more

Insurance Recovery Law -- Jun 12, 2013

A Return to the Basics - Reading, understanding and interpreting an insurance policy can get pretty complicated. Coverage, exclusions, definitions, notice requirements, time limits – every provision of a policy can be...more

What Is The Rental Rate For A Cell Tower Lease?

One of the most common questions we get is "What is the going rental rate for a cell tower lease?" It varies, and there are key factors which drive it. ...more

FINRA Identifies Concerns with Marketing of Real Estate Investment Products

FINRA recently signaled a continuing focus on the marketing of real estate-related products by issuing a Regulatory Notice expressing concerns about communications involving unlisted, or non-traded, real estate investment...more

What Is Deposition In CA?

What is a deposition? Who may be deposed? Who may not be deposed? What is the time frame for deposition? Where could deposition be taken? These are only some of the questions confronting parties and non-parties alike in a...more

What’s A Cell Tower Lease Worth?

People with cell towers on their property are frequently contacted by companies offering to "buy-out" their cell tower lease. The resulting question we get is "What's my cell tower lease worth?" This post will attempt to...more

Former Congressman Steve Bartlett Joins the LEVICK Team [Video]

In this LEVICK Daily interview, LEVICK’s new Strategic Policy Advisor, Steve Bartlett, discusses how companies can best navigate the complex relationships between the public and private sectors. As a former Congressman, Mayor...more

Considerations For Church Cell Tower Leases

Churches are good candidates for cell towers and antennas because cell companies have to add a lot more cell towers and antennas due to the increased demand caused by the proliferation of Droids, iPhones, iPads, etc....more

Letters Of Intent: Binding Or Not?

Be careful, your Letters of Intent may be binding unless drafted properly. That’s the message from a 2011 case First National Mortgage Co. v. Federal Realty Investment Trust, 631 F.3d 1058 (February 1, 2011). Companies...more

Cell Tower Lease Buyouts, Good or Bad?

Many property owners with cell towers on their property are getting proposals to buy out their interest in the lease for the tower, or similar proposals for leases for cell antennas on the roof or side of a building. Usually...more

Power Purchase Agreements: Tips and Tricks Part 2

In Part 1 of this series we introduced you to Power Purchasing Agreements (PPA’s), which are contracts for purchasing electricity generated by a power plant that take advantage of federal tax incentives to lower electricity...more

Earth Matters - October 2012: Phillips Lytle Succeeds in Overturning a Zoning Denial for a Client

Earlier this year, Phillips Lytle successfully challenged a Town’s denial of a client’s application for a zoning use variance to construct and operate a wireless telecommunications tower within a privately-owned, large rural...more

Microloans For Los Angeles Businesses

Traditional sources of business loans, such as banks and financial lenders, are sometimes unavailable or difficult to qualify for. But if you’re not financing large capital purchases or multi-million dollar projects, and need...more

Iowa State Board of Tax Review Rules in Favor of Cable Company in Central Assessment Property Tax Case

On August 28, 2012 the Iowa State Board of Tax Review ruled in favor of Cable One, Inc. (Cable One) in a case dealing with the question as to whether the Iowa Department of Revenue (the Department) could treat Cable One as a...more

Business Contracts Necessary, But Not Necessarily Complex

In Amadeus, the movie based on the life of Wolfgang Mozart, the Austrian emperor is previewing Mozart’s latest opera. The emperor is shown listening thoughtfully throughout the entire vast musical extravaganza. When the...more

Sports Law Update -- Spring 2012

In This Issue: - Several pro teams are eyeing possible stadium replacements or renovations this year, including the St. Louis Rams and the Minnesota Vikings. What are some of the major stadium negotiation issues, either...more

Business Contracts Necessary, But Not Necessarily Complex

In Amadeus, the movie based on the life of Wolfgang Mozart, the Austrian emperor is previewing Mozart’s latest opera. The emperor is shown listening thoughtfully throughout the entire vast musical extravaganza. When the...more

Florida Governor Rick Scott Wants More Tourists in Florida: Visit Florida Marketing Strategy as News Release of the Week

Florida real estate developers and those interested in investing in Florida real estate, from timeshares to condominium projects to shopping centers, restaurants, and other projects that serve the big Florida tourist...more

Greenberg Glusker Obtains $2M Verdict Against Regency Outdoor Advertising

Greenberg Glusker today announced that it has secured a two million dollar verdict against Regency Outdoor Advertising on behalf of its clients, West Hollywood nightclub Whisky-A-Go-Go and Ace Outdoor Advertising. Partner Lee...more

The Importance of Credibility

Since litigation, especially in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit, is not likely to turn a tower denial into an approval, a tremendous amount of care must be given to making a zoning application for a new...more

Rooftop Lease Agreements: Keys to Avoid Unintended Results

The increasing demand for cellular and other wireless devices has significantly increased traffic on wireless networks and thus the demand by wireless carriers for the lease of building rooftops, space on cell towers, raw...more

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