Latest News & Developments in Commercial Real Estate Law

Since 2008, we have used our real estate law blog as a way to keep readers informed about the latest developments and news within commercial real estate law. Some of the topics we regularly address include court decisions on disputed commercial real estate transactions, limited liability company law and high-end residential real estate transactions. In addition to informing readers, we make it a priority to provide an in-depth analysis of the topics we discuss.

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May A Sponsor Intentionally Delay a Condo Unit Closing?

The following article was published in the September 23-26 issue of New York Real Estate Journal. Read More ›

Limits on Lender's "Sole Discretion"

The following article was published in the July 15-28 issue of New York Real Estate Journal. Read More ›

When Art Meets Building: A Primer on the Visual Artists Rights Act

The following article was published in the June 30 issue of New York Law Journal.  Read More ›

Sellers: Beware of Inequitable Conduct

The following article was published in the May 27-29 issue of New York Real Estate Journal. Read More ›

Retail Leases in Condominium Buildings

The following article was published in the March 25th issue of New York Real Estate Journal. Read More ›

Rating Agency Perspective on LLC Law

Moody’s hits a borrower with a “credit negative” if the borrower is organized in a state other than Delaware. Read More ›

Update on Using Delaware LLC's vs. NY LLC's

Below is my latest update of my original Client Alert comparing the Delaware and New York laws governing LLCs. This latest update discusses the recent Huatuco opinion in Delaware and discusses the well-established Delaware opinion protocols for larger real estate loans. Read More ›

Delaware Chancery Court Holds LLC Member Waived Right to Judicial Dissolution Under LLC Act Section 18-802

Vice Chancellor Glasscock, in Huatuco v. Satellite Healthcare, determines that a reference to the rights of the members being solely determined by the LLC Agreement impliedly waives the right of a member to seek judicial dissolution. Read More ›

Top 5 Legal Issues in LLC Agreements for Crowdfunders

As real estate crowdfunding efforts start, attention will no doubt be paid to the terms of the LLC agreement governing each investment. This article, first published in the November 26th issue of New York Real Estate Journal, highlights a few key issues and notes that the crowdfunding websites should consider imposing standards.  Read More ›