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Los Angeles Market Outlook - Allen Matkins/UCLA Anderson Forecast Summer/Fall 2015
San Francisco Market Outlook - Allen Matkins/UCLA Anderson Forecast Summer/Fall 2015
Multi-Family Market Outlook - Allen Matkins/UCLA Anderson Forecast Summer/Fall 2015
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Allen Matkins/UCLA Anderson Forecast Summer/Fall 2015 Overview
Addressing Environmental Issues in Real Estate Development
Construction Lien Law: What You Need to Know to Protect Your Company
RALEIGH'S UDO AND THE CITYWIDE REZONING: What's New and How's it Working?
When to file a lis pendens--Martin Desmery, Partridge Snow & Hahn
Homebuilder Series Webinar: Protecting Your Company From Misrepresentation Claims Through Contractual Exculpatory Clauses
Homebuilder Series Webinar: Fiduciary Duties & Auditor Liability
Allen Matkins/UCLA Anderson Forecast Winter/Spring 2015: Southern California Primed for Commercial Real Estate Surge
Allen Matkins/UCLA Anderson Forecast Winter/Spring 2015: No Signs of Slow Down in California's Office Real Estate Market
Newly Amended Dual Agency Disclosure Law: Much Ado About Nothing
Allen Matkins/UCLA Anderson Forecast Winter/Spring 2015: It's a Perfect Storm for California's Commercial Real Estate Market
In The Cross-Hairs? Protecting Your Company Against Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Investigations and Investors' Mortgage Buyback Claims
View from the Top 2014: Overview Video
View from the Top 2014: Insights on Real Estate Investment
View from the Top 2014: Insights on Real Estate Capital Markets
As many of you who are involved in developing projects in urban renewal or downtown development areas know, the principal method for financing such projects is tax increment financing (TIF).
Tax increment financing is...more
Tom Glynn was careful to describe Boston’s hottest new neighborhood as the South Boston Waterfront in an op-ed piece he wrote for the Boston Globe the other day. You would expect nothing different from the CEO of the...more
The Clean Water Rule recently issued by EPA and the Army Corps of Engineers defines the scope of federal jurisdiction over wetlands and other “waters of the United States.” It’s effective on August 28, 2015, so you need...more
Changes at the federal level -
RF Federal Law ? 184-FZ “On Amendments to the RF Federal Law “On the State Real Estate Cadaster” and Article 6 of the RF Federal Law “On Special Economic Zones (SEZ) in the Russian...more
Continuing our coverage of trends in urban grocery store development, this post examines recent and ongoing activity in Washington, D.C., which is a leader in grocery-anchored, mixed-use redevelopment projects.
Impact fees are defined, generally, as a charge on new development to pay for the construction or expansion of off-site capital improvements that are necessitated by and/or benefit the new development. Impact fees have been...more
Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel has introduced an ordinance to the City Council that would put in place key changes to the zoning ordinance’s transit-oriented development (TOD) provisions.
The following summarizes five of the...more
Effective in early 2016, the District of Columbia Zoning Commission will adopt a major overhaul of the zoning regulations. Although the overhaul is intended to simplify and update the 1958 zoning regulations, the new...more
The ADGM Strata Title Regulations 2015 (the “Strata Regulations”) introduce a set of strata specific laws which deal with the stratification of real estate interests situated within the Abu Dhabi Global Market (“ADGM”), which...more
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and Army Corps of Engineers’ new rule defining “waters of the United States” covered by the Clean Water Act (“CWA”) provides a good example of what can happen when a simple term gets...more
Welcome to the summer edition of Real News, DLA Piper’s quarterly guide to key developments in English and Welsh real estate law. In this edition:-
- Jon Gaskell looks at recent changes made to the CDM...more
Property owners should not rely on courts to uphold equitable estoppel claims against local agencies to establish an entitlement to an existing use of property. Under the doctrine of equitable estoppel, a public agency may be...more
We've blogged in the past about the political saga between the City of Raleigh and the State of North Carolina over the Dorothea Dix property in downtown Raleigh, a 300-plus acre piece of lovely real estate. And you thought...more
If you own or invest in an older, publicly accessible property that does not comply with new regulations, you may be at risk of substantial liability. Retrofitting older properties to comply with new legal requirements and...more
La ciudad de Miami sigue figurando como uno de los destinos mundiales principales para los extremadamente ricos. Según el Informe anual sobre la riqueza (The Wealth Report) de Knight Frank de 2015, Miami ocupa el sexto lugar...more
Week of July 6 -
In June 2015, the Connecticut Appellate Court issued two significant land use decisions summarized below. In the first decision the Court analyzed when a town’s zoning regulation might be deemed void...more
In Building Industry Association of the Bay Area v. U.S. Department of Commerce, a decision with significant implications for property owners, the building industry, and the development community at large, the U.S. Court of...more
Vapor Intrusion (“VI”) is the migration of vapors from contamination in the ground into overlying buildings and structures. It’s no secret that regulatory agencies have increased their focus on VI over the last decade. ...more
The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (NYSDEC) has announced that as of July 1, 2015, the reformed New York State Brownfield Cleanup Program (BCP) became effective. NYSDEC transitioned to a new...more
The Danbury Zoning Board of Appeals denied a church’s application for variances to develop an 18-acre parcel with a house of worship and priest residence. Now, Danbury could join the list of Connecticut municipalities that...more
A nonconforming use may continue, and a nonconforming structure may stand, despite their current status of being in violation of a zoning ordinance.
What is a nonconforming use?
A nonconforming use is a land use...more
Development in flood prone areas is regulated by a combination of federal, state and local regulations to reduce the possibility of loss of life and property, and to reduce the cost associated with development and rebuilding...more
This Essential Guide provides an overview of the legal and regulatory issues likely to affect developers, occupiers and investors in UK real estate.
Real estate -
Real estate law in England and Wales can trace...more
The City of Miami continues to emerge as a top global destination for the über-wealthy. According to Knight Frank’s annual Wealth Report (2015), Miami is ranked 6th globally, 2nd in the U.S. and will remain among the world’s...more
Welcome to Real News! I’m pleased to introduce to you DLA Piper’s quarterly guide to key developments in English and Welsh real estate law. In this quarter’s edition:
- Mark Beardwood looks at service charge...more
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