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Equitable Mortgages

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Most anybody who works in real estate knows what a mortgage is. Simply stated, a mortgage is a lien against property given by the property owner to a lender to secure the repayment of a loan made by the lender to the property...more

Sands Anderson PC

Commercial Real Estate—Is the Future Now?

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George Allen, the former coach of the Washington Football Team (then known as something else), lived by the mantra “the future is now.” He was intolerant of coaches and team owners who subscribed to “five-year plans.” One...more

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Landlords have freedom to decide how to apportion service charges between commercial tenants in McKinsey case

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The High Court has ruled that a landlord has authority to decide the “due proportion” of the service charge that is payable by each of its tenants. Criterion Buildings Ltd v McKinsey and Company Inc (UK) and another [2021]...more

Opening Doors PLLC

Financial Relief for Homeowners and Landlords

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The economic and housing crisis caused by COVID has had a devastating impact on housing providers, particularly the small “mom-and-pop” landlords, as fewer tenants are able to pay their rent in full and moratorium orders are...more

Whitman Legal Solutions, LLC

Corporate Transparency Act–What Real Estate Sponsors and Investors Should Do Now to Prepare

Businesses facing a new law or regulation are like orchestra musicians. Most businesses will plan ahead so they can comply with new legal requirements on the law’s effective date. However, some laws are general and...more

Dentons

Major maintenance and alterations to body corporate buildings

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Introduction The Court of Appeal’s judgment in Bell was a step in the right direction for flexible solutions to major maintenance works, such as recladding. ...more

Farrell Fritz, P.C.

The Commercial Division Continues to Rule Against Businesses Seeking Financial Relief Amidst COVID-19 Shutdowns

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We all hoped ringing in the New Year would mean leaving some of the hardships from the COVID-19 pandemic behind in 2020. However, in just two short months, businesses struggling with rent and other financial obligations due...more

Harris Beach PLLC

United States District Court Finds CDC Order Exceeds Constitutional Power Granted to Federal Government

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In a February 25, 2021 decision, U.S. District Judge J. Campbell Barker found that the nationwide eviction moratorium issued by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (“CDC”) exceeds the scope of its constitutional...more

K&L Gates LLP

COVID-19 Continues to Leave Commercial Landlords and Tenants Frustrated

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While the pandemic has forced the closure of dozens of restaurants and retail locations across the country, those still serving their communities just received a helping hand from the Massachusetts Superior Court. Just...more

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Smart Technology in Commercial Real Estate

“Hey Siri…” “Alexa…” “Okay Google…” These are just some of the buzzwords and phrases that have entered day-to-day vocabulary as a result of the explosion of smart technology. Internet of Things (IoT) devices are in our cars,...more

Rumberger | Kirk

Texas Federal Court Ruled Federal Government Has No Constitutional Power Over Foreclosures and Evictions

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A federal court in Texas has ruled that the federal government has no constitutional power to prohibit real estate foreclosures and evictions pursuant to coronavirus legislation and regulation, calling into question whether...more

Stroock & Stroock & Lavan LLP

The Nuts and Bolts of Loan Purchases and Sales (Part 1: Purchaser Due Diligence)

In today’s ever changing economic landscape, many commercial real estate lenders and borrowers are feeling COVID-19’s impact, and strategic investors are realizing there are burgeoning opportunities to acquire both performing...more

Alston & Bird

Texas Court Strikes Down Federal Eviction Moratorium

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A&B ABstract: On February 25, 2021, Judge J. Campbell Barker of the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Texas entered a declaratory judgment that the nationwide eviction moratorium ordered by the U.S. Centers for...more

Allen Matkins

Sustainable Development and Land Use Update - February 2021 #4

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DOE orders sweeping review of Trump energy efficiency rules - The Hill – February 19 - The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) will review several of the Trump administration’s most controversial energy rules, teeing up a...more

Farrell Fritz, P.C.

Brookhaven Adopts Innovative Zoning Regulations to Foster Redevelopment of Vacant and Underutilized Commercial Properties

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In an effort to stimulate the revitalization of abandoned, vacant or underutilized commercial shopping centers, bowling alleys and health club properties, the Brookhaven Town Board recently voted to adopt a new zoning...more

Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP

The Changes Continue - February 25, 2021 | Issue No., 21Ch-Ch-Ch-Changes: NY Commercial Landlords’ Duty to Mitigate

The fluidity of New York’s legal landscape continues to accelerate in the wake of the pandemic. Proposed legislation in New York may disrupt long-established law that commercial landlords do not have a duty to mitigate their...more

Davis Brown Law Firm

Texas Judge Rules CDC Eviction Moratorium Unconstitutional

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In the ruling, U.S. District Judge John Barker ruled in favor of the landlords and property managers who brought the lawsuit, ruling that the CDC's eviction moratorium exceeded the federal government's constitutional...more

Jackson Lewis P.C.

Worker Classification: A Pre- And Post-COVID-19 Challenge For Real Estate Industry

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While some say “COVID-19 has changed everything,” a couple of issues for real estate employers are unchanged. First, in the brokerage world, properly classifying agents as independent contractors, instead of employees,...more

Dentons

Dentons Asset Management and Investment Funds Group: Register of beneficial owner of properties – where are we now?

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We have written previously about the plans to introduce a beneficial ownership register for UK properties owned by overseas companies and legal entities. Currently, whilst the land registry shows the legal owner of a...more

Holland & Knight LLP

Massachusetts Court: Café's Rent Excused by COVID Orders That Frustrated Lease's Sole Purpose

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The COVID-19 pandemic has strained commercial landlord-tenant relationships across the United States. As the courts wade their way through the backlog of lawsuits filed in 2020, there are a growing number of decisions...more

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The Real Estate Market – Warehouses, Ports and Addition by Subdivision

In episode #26 of Industry Insights podcast, Steve Hamilton joins host Joel Simon to discuss certain segments of the real estate market and related financing that remained robust in the midst of the pandemic....more

SmithAmundsen LLC

Post Pandemic Considerations - Real Estate Contracts

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If we have learned any lesson from 2020, it is to be prepared for the unexpected. This applies to drafting real estate contracts. Breaks in the supply or performance chain necessary to ongoing business operations can cause a...more

Greenbaum, Rowe, Smith & Davis LLP

The New Jersey Economic Recovery Act Of 2020: An Overview Of The New Jersey Aspire Program

The New Jersey Economic Recovery Act of 2020 (ERA), a seven-year, $14 billion package of incentive programs intended to encourage New Jersey job growth, property development and redevelopment, community partnerships, and...more

Lowndes

New Decision Shows the Importance of Strongly Drafted Force Majeure Provisions

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Over the course of the last year, commercial landlords have become intimately familiar with the legal principles wielded by tenants to excuse the payment of rent. ...more

International Lawyers Network

Buying and Selling Real Estate in Michigan (Updated)

KEY FACTS OF REAL ESTATE ACQUISITIONS UNDER MICHIGAN LAW - I. STANDARD FORMS OF AGREEMENTS - A. Offers to Purchase that are accepted by sellers are the typical form of purchase contract for residential properties. The...more

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