Allen Matkins/UCLA Anderson Forecast Summer/Fall 2014: Tech Sector Continues to Drive Bay Area Commercial Real Estate
Allen Matkins/UCLA Anderson Forecast Summer/Fall 2014: San Diego Joins Southern California Real Estate Recovery
Allen Matkins/UCLA Anderson Forecast Survey Predicts Real Estate Market
Allen Matkins/UCLA Anderson Forecast Summer/Fall 2014: Expectations Surge in Los Angeles Commercial Real Estate Market
Allen Matkins/UCLA Anderson Forecast Summer/Fall 2014: Coastal Boom Leads California’s Real Estate Recovery
Homebuilder Series Webinar: Joint Ventures Solutions, Steve Lear
I have been doing a lot of flying recently. So I thought I would address a question I usually get asked: “Why are office leases so long, even for a short-term lease?” Companies usually equate a long lease with high legal...more
Miami, once the poster child for the recent housing bubble and subsequent crash, now has the strongest housing market in the U.S. and is one of the exclusive high-end real estate “export” economies in the world. This...more
Condominium hotels are a subject of renewed interest, buoyed by the rising tide for real estate generally. These projects are also encouraged by favorable trends for financing under the SEC's new Rule 506(c) that allows...more
When preparing an estate plan, asset protection for real estate is particularly challenging, because it’s the only asset that can’t be moved. Gifting it is one option, but this leaves the property exposed to creditors. This...more
What does it mean to establish “preferred” status? What does it take?
The preferred status of a developer and project with respect to EB-5 financing has certain elements are more or less inherent in the project and...more
Dealing with adversity.
It's about how you deal with it.
I'm a huge Aerosmith fan since high school and it's because the music resonates with me because it reminds me of the experiences that I have gone through...more
In This Issue:
- Unintended consequences: After divorce, review your
estate plan to avoid surprises
- Protecting your real estate assets
- How will the GST tax affect your estate plan?
Believe it or not, guaranty contracts mean what they say. If a guarantor agrees to reimburse a lender for misappropriated security deposits, unpaid taxes, and the cost of enforcement, then – not surprisingly – courts will...more
When buyers request that sellers warrant compliance with environmental law, sellers need to appreciate that agency interpretation or agency enforcement discretion may have played a role in the seller’s apparent ongoing...more
TREPP Analytics recently provided the U.S. commercial real estate industry some positive news – both the CMBS delinquency rate and seriously delinquent loans are down. The delinquency rate as of June 2014 is 6.05% (compared...more
An influx of tech workers, new companies, and flourishing companies in San Francisco and Silicon Valley is pushing commercial real estate demands up and spilling over to other Bay Area markets. Look up, you'll see a lot of...more
Like Orange Country, San Diego suffered during the economic downturn. But according to the most recent Allen Matkins/UCLA Anderson Forecast Survey, that's all changing.
Employment growth forcing new demand for office...more
The Allen Matkins/UCLA Anderson Commercial Real Estate Forecast Survey is a survey of California real estate developers and their sentiment towards development over the next three years.
Study surveys commercial...more
After lagging behind for a few years, it appears Los Angeles commercial real estate is catching up to the Bay Area. Specifically in downtown LA and the Inland Empire. California's developers are seeing strong growth across...more
The Allen Matkins/UCLA Anderson Commercial Real Estate Forecast Survey for Summer/Fall 2014 shows that optimism continues:
Entire state of California is growing dramatically, but specifically on the coast.
According to recent reports, foreign investment in commercial U.S. real estate exceeded $38.7 billion in 2013 - a 40 percent increase over 2012. Leading the way in 2013 were investors from Canada, China, Australia, Germany,...more
Amidst high hopes in the foreign investment community for a streamlined framework regulating inbound investment to the PRC, China’s State Council launched the China (Shanghai) Pilot Free Trade Zone (the “SFTZ” or “Zone”) in...more
With high-end residential construction again on the rise in Southwest Florida, owners, contractors, subcontractors, design professionals and others should be proactive and mindful of the various statutory requirements and...more
Australia continues to be viewed as a destination of choice for global real estate investors seeking a safe haven in a well-regulated and highly transparent growth-orientated market for doing business. In addition, the...more
This is the second in a series of in-depth webinar discussions that cover a range of legal and business issues affecting the homebuilder industry.
Homebuilders frequently use joint ventures as a means to finance...more
Damage to coastal property and infrastructure from rising sea levels and increased storm surge is a threat that South Florida knows too well. According to a major new report released on June 24, 2014 by a coalition of senior...more
In Hamilton County Assessor v. SPD Realty, LLC, Cause No. 49T10-1104-TA-28 (May 27, 2014) (March 1, 2009 assessment date), the Indiana Tax Court affirmed the grant of a charitable purpose exemption where the office building...more
The issue of whether a trust has passive or non-passive income from its investment in a pass-through entity has taken on increased importance in light of the tax imposed on net investment income under Code Section 1411 of the...more
In This Issue:
- WHAT DOES THE DELAWARE CHANCERY COURT’S RURAL/METRO RULING MEAN FOR ADVISORS TO DISTRESSED COMPANIES?
- US: OUTLOOK FOR CORPORATE RESTRUCTURING
- RABOBANK DECISION — SPECIAL DUTY OF...more
ON 10 JUNE 2014, THE LOAN MARKET ASSOCIATION ("LMA") LAUNCHED ITS NEW RECOMMENDED FORM OF INTERCREDITOR AGREEMENT FOR USE IN REAL ESTATE FINANCE TRANSACTIONS TOGETHER WITH A HELPFUL SET OF USER GUIDELINES -...more
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