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Real Estate & Construction News Round-Up (11/30/22) – Proptech Trends, Green Construction, and Sustainable Buildings

This week’s round-up explores 4 key trends expected to impact proptech in 2023, global investment in green construction technologies, sustainable buildings and their perceived value for tenants in Europe, and more....more

Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP

Commercial Landlords v. Tenants: Let Battle Recommence

Key Points - - An arbitration scheme for commercial landlords and tenants was introduced during March 2022 under the Commercial Rent (Coronavirus) Act 2022 with the aim of resolving disputes over outstanding rent arrears...more

Charles E. Rounds, Jr. - Suffolk University...

Asset securitization, multi-generational asset management over time, and allocation of an asset’s exposure to creditor reach: Just...

The Anglo-American trust has convenient non-commercial and commercial applications that are difficult to replicate via the laws of agency and contract, operating either in tandem or alone. The trust’s most convenient...more

Amundsen Davis LLC

Can A Medallion Signature Guarantee Protect Your Property?

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We are all familiar with commercials and ads warning real estate owners (“Owners”) of title theft. What is described as title theft occurs when a fraudster forges an Owner’s name on a deed transferring real estate to...more

Greenberg Glusker LLP

What do real estate companies and executives need to do to prepare for 2023 and the expected economic slowdown?

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A few of Greenberg Glusker Real Estate Partners answer a key outlook question: What do real estate developers, investors, lenders, owners, and operators need to do to prepare for 2023 and the expected economic slowdown?...more

Murtha Cullina

Six Steps Connecticut Property Owners Should Take in the Event of a Revaluation

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Stamford, Waterbury, Danbury are among 39 Connecticut municipalities conducting a general revaluation on the October 1, 2022 Grand List. Depending upon the municipality, property owners have either already received their...more

DarrowEverett LLP

The Good, the Bad and the Ethical: Mortgage Fraud on the Rise?

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In a matter of months, several well-known individuals in real estate have been convicted of and/or charged with fraud or similar crimes relating to the theft of client funds. The summary below highlights a few of those cases...more

Farrell Fritz, P.C.

Zoning – Reasonable Accommodations Under the Fair Housing Act.

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Typically, zoning variances “run with the land”, and absent a specific time limitation, they continue until properly revoked. See, St. Onge v. Donovan, 71 NY2d 507, [1988]. As a result, variances cannot be made to apply only...more

Hodgson Russ LLP

Updates to State Building Codes will Require Local Revisions: Given the Added Workload on Code Enforcement, Municipalities May...

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Periodically the New York State Department of State (“DOS”) updates the New York State Uniform Fire Prevention and Building Code (“Uniform Code”) and New York State Energy Conservation Construction Code (“Energy Code”)....more

Allen Matkins

PropTech Update - November 2022

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With likely recession encroaching, PropTech seen as cost-cutting tool in CRE - Bisnow – October 11 A rolling series of challenges, from the pandemic to labor shortages to an unfolding economic downturn, have increased focus...more

Ballard Spahr LLP

Distressed Note Sales: A Strategy for Buyers and Sellers

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Summary - A wave of distressed real estate and distressed loans is likely to materialize as borrowers and lenders alike seek a quicker exit from loan default situations or are interested in reducing their overall risk...more

Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner

Adoption of Green Leases in Hong Kong - Part 2

Leases which contain provisions on sustainable obligations for landlords and tenants are becoming more commonplace in various markets. In Part 1 of this series, we reviewed the key issues for landlords and tenants to consider...more

Reed Smith

Allegheny county in legal limbo over common level ratio applied in real estate tax assessment appeals

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In 2021, a group of taxpayers filed a lawsuit in the Allegheny County Court of Common Pleas challenging the accuracy of the common level ratio used in 2022 appeals. In the lawsuit, the taxpayers argue that the current ratio...more

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UCC Foreclosure Basics: Acquisition of Distressed Real Estate Mezzanine Debt

We recently provided an outline of items to diligence when purchasing a mortgage loan in distress—and separately also discussed issues to diligence when purchasing a mezzanine loan in distress. This post (the third in this...more

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Senior Communities Opening Up to Legalized Marijuana

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Senior Housing News recently offered some insights into how senior living communities are addressing the desire of some residents to use marijuana in states where such use has been legalized, while also trying to avoid...more

Dunlap Bennett & Ludwig PLLC

Recovering Legal Fees After Suing a Georgia Homeowners Association

The first step in challenging any homeowners association should be to carefully review their governing documents in the Declaration of Covenants, Conditions, Restrictions, and Easements (CC&Rs) to determine if there are any...more

Woods Rogers Vandeventer Black

Making Your List and Checking it Twice: Holiday Party Checklist for Virginia Community Associations

‘Tis the season for community association holiday and year-end parties. With such festive and fun-filled events, come certain responsibilities and measures community association should consider. Below is a list of suggested...more

Pullman & Comley, LLC

2022 Municipal Revaluations in Connecticut

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Please note:  This alert was originally published on 09/28/2022 and was updated on 11/17/2022. A large number of Connecticut municipalities are conducting  revaluations as of October 1, 2022.  ...more

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Best Practices For Homeowner Association Directors and Boards

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Approximately 74.1 million Americans reside in a subdivision, condominium complex, or other planned community that is administered by a community association. Community associations are governed by a board of directors,...more

Hogan Lovells

UK Insolvency: Sticking to the plan

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Before the pandemic, a popular way for businesses to cut their operational costs was through a company voluntary arrangement. In the space of a few years, a long line of retailers and other occupiers used CVAs to reduce rents...more

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Real Estate & Construction News Round-Up (11/16/22) – Backlog Shifts, Green Battery Storage, and Russia-Ukraine Updates

This week’s round-up explores backlog shifts in the nonresidential construction sector, updates from the ongoing war between Russia and Ukraine, lithium-ion battery storage issues in New York City, and more....more

Pillsbury - Gravel2Gavel Construction & Real...

Acquiring Distressed Real Estate Mezzanine Debt: A Diligence Checklist

We recently discussed the importance of diligence when acquiring distressed commercial mortgage loans, providing a diligence checklist for the process. Given that any foreclosing mezzanine lender may step “into ownership” if...more

Reed Smith

California: Parking reform goes into effect January 1

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Less parking and more housing, or just less parking? Figuring out parking configurations for development projects in California will get a little easier for developers starting January 1, 2023. The state legislature has...more

Goodwin

Goodwin REIT Alert: REIT Disclosure Requirements When Acquiring or Disposing of Real Estate Operations

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When a public REIT acquires or disposes of real estate, the transaction may trigger financial disclosure requirements under SEC rules and guidance. Specifically, Rule 3-14 of Regulation S-X (“Rule 3-14”) sets forth the...more

Polsinelli

Big Win for Investors Facing Listed Transaction Penalties for Conservation Easements

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On November 9, 2022, in a 15-2 decision, the Tax Court held that the IRS improperly issued Notice 2017-10 in Green Valley Investors, LLC, et al. v. Commissioner of Internal Revenue, 159 T.C. No. 5. The Notice designated...more

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