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Williams Mullen

Status Update on OZ Proposed Regulations

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On Wednesday, October 17, 2018, the Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs of the Office of Management and Budget completed its review of the proposed qualified opportunity zone (“OZ”) regulations and sent them back to...more

Coblentz Patch Duffy & Bass

Major BART Housing Bill Passes

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On September 30, Governor Brown signed AB 2923, which could pave the way for BART to develop up to approximately 20,000 residential units, plus about 4.5 million square feet of office and commercial uses, on about 250 acres...more

Tonkon Torp LLP

The Silver Tsunami Will Shape Seniors Housing Development

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I’ve been helping clients develop and manage seniors housing projects in a national market that has experienced steady growth in recent years. Seniors housing is need-driven with many seniors moving into independent living,...more

Goulston & Storrs PC

Retail Innovation Districts: The Community Outfitters

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For many decades, the downtown, metropolitan area of a city was considered the central breeding ground for innovation and economic development....more

Best Best & Krieger LLP

The Revolution That Wasn’t: Us Supreme Court Refuses to Hear California Court of Appeal Case Upholding Inclusionary Zoning in West...

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Against the backdrop of a deepening affordable housing crisis in California, the U.S. Supreme Court recently declined to review a decision of the California Court of Appeal upholding the City of West Hollywood’s inclusionary...more

Thompson Coburn LLP

New Opportunity Zone investment may reduce capital gains liability

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Most savvy investors are aware of the capital gains tax deferral that arises from a properly structured tax-deferred exchange under Section 1031 of the Internal Revenue Code (“Code”). Under the recent tax law changes of 2017,...more

Allen Matkins

Top 10 Takeaways from the 2018 Allen Matkins View From the Top

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Allen Matkins annual View From the Top brings together the top economists, investors, developers and leasing pros in California commercial real estate. Together, they provide an insider take on this dynamic market, and share...more

Nossaman LLP

Court Affirms Coastal Commission’s Consideration Of Takings Issues

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The California Coastal Act establishes another layer of regulation governing “development” in the Coastal Zone. Development under the Coastal Act is defined to encompass essentially everything and anything. ...more

Reminger Co., LPA

Ohio Supreme Court Rules That Construction Defects in the Work of Subcontractors Are Not Covered Under a CGL Policy

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On October 9, 2018, in the case of Ohio N. Univ. v. Charles Constr. Servs. Inc., Slip Opinion No. 20018-Ohio-4057, the Ohio Supreme Court ruled that an insurer has no obligation to defend or indemnify a commercial general...more

Wendel, Rosen, Black & Dean LLP

Governor Signs Permit Extension Bill Extending Permit Deadlines to One Year

It’s like that feeling you got when your teacher said you have another week to complete your group project. On September 21, 2018, Governor Brown signed AB 2913, which, for the first time, provides a uniform 12-month...more

Miller Starr Regalia

Court Denies NIMBY Challenge to West Los Angeles Mixed-Use Project

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On October 1, 2018, in Westsiders Opposed to Overdevelopment v. City of Los Angeles, __ Cal.App.5th __ (2018) (Case No. B285458), the Second District Court of Appeal denied an appeal challenging the City of Los Angeles’...more

Farrell Fritz, P.C.

Appellate Division Revives Challenge to New York City’s Moratorium on Hotel Conversions

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In Real Estate Bd. of New York, Inc. v. City of New York, Petitioner-Plaintiff Real Estate Board of New York, Inc. (“REBNY”) commenced a hybrid article 78 proceeding and plenary action against the City of New York (“City”)...more

Dorsey & Whitney LLP

Real Estate Developer Settles Fraud Charges with Commission

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Investors are frequently the victims of friends, relatives and local celebrities who leverage their relationships to gain the confidence of a potential investor and secure their capital which is then misappropriated. In the...more

Holland & Knight LLP

California's 2019 Housing Laws: What You Need to Know - Another Wave of New Laws Shifts Housing Processing at the Local Government...

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• After the California Legislature passed a high-profile package of 15 new housing laws in 2017, it has continued to focus on housing laws in 2018 to address the state's epic housing shortage. • As Gov. Jerry Brown winds...more

Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton LLP

California Housing Legislation (2017-2018)

State lawmakers passed over 1,200 bills this year, the most in more than a decade according to sources. Governor Brown signed 1,016 into law as of September 30th. Below is a summary of the bills signed into law regulating the...more

Tonkon Torp LLP

Urban Growth Boundary Expansions On The Rise

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Metro Council, the governing body charged with managing the Portland metro area urban growth boundary, is at it again. As a follow-on to David Petersen’s April 20 blog regarding the UGB, I’m here to report that Metro Council...more

Bowditch & Dewey

The Time Is Now For Worcester’s Economic Development Surge

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With investment pumping into current and future developments all over the City, some say that Worcester is experiencing a renaissance. At the same time, some believe that public investment intended to boost this economic...more

Lane Powell PC

Siting Your Distillery: Leasing and Locational Considerations

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The Oregon distilling industry is rapidly expanding, thanks in part to state regulatory changes in recent years. The number of Oregon distilleries has close to quadrupled over the last decade — up from 30 in 2007 to...more

Obermayer Rebmann Maxwell & Hippel LLP

North Philadelphia’s 25 Acre Auction “Gold Mine” for Investors?

North Philadelphia may be the next frontier for commercial real estate investing in the city. According to The Pew Charitable Trusts, Philadelphia is ranked as America’s most poverty-stricken large city, with 26% of the...more

Burns & Levinson LLP

Don't Do Too Well While You're Doing Good - Avoiding Bank Liability in Low-Income Housing Tax Credits

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The federal low-income housing tax credit program is an opportunity for banks to do well and do good at the same time – a nice parlay for an industry that is routinely pilloried in the media as cold and heartless. Lenders can...more

Best Best & Krieger LLP

AB 2035: New Tax Increment Financing For Shelters And Affordable Housing - California Lawmakers Continue To Address Housing Crisis

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Local affordable housing authorities in California will see their oversight enhanced with the passage of AB 2035, signed Friday by Gov. Jerry Brown....more

Williams Mullen

[Event] Fall 2018 Tax Forum - October 31st, Richmond, VA

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Get your Halloween treat early in the day and join us for a Fall Tax Forum at the Williams Mullen Center on Wednesday, October 31. You’re invited to learn how to tame the tax monster when the program gets underway at 8:30...more

Brooks Pierce

Growth of Modular Construction Raises New Legal Questions

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A growing number of developers, particularly in the multifamily and hospitality sectors, are using modular construction to reduce construction costs and build projects more quickly and efficiently, with less risk of...more

Lewitt Hackman

California Ballot Guide 2018: Propositions 1-4

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Fall is officially here. It’s time to start thinking about mid-term elections and how to vote on various California ballot measures November 6, 2018. Since many of these may become law and affect both our business and...more

Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP

Agencies Propose Amendments Relaxing Capital Requirements for ADC Loans

On September 18, 2018, the three federal banking agencies – the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency, and the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation – jointly...more

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