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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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Specific Disclaimers in New York Real Estate Deals

The following article was published in the May 17, 2016 issue of the New York Real Estate Journal.

Full article content reprinted with permission below. To view on the New York Real Estate Journal site, please click here. Read More ›

LLC Agreement Questions – Multiple-Member LLCs

We are regularly requested by investor groups to highlight issues covered by a limited liability company agreement for a typical real estate development company with several equal partners.  The following is the result of that effort. Read More ›

Real Estate Websites and Broker Regulation

The following artilce was published in the January 19, 2016 issue of the New York Real Estate Journal

Full article content reprinted with permission below. To view on the New York Real Estate Journal site, please click here. Read More ›

Basics of Default Taxation of LLCs

Recent blog post provides short checklist of LLC tax issues. Read More ›

Top 2015 Legal Developments Affecting New York’s Real Estate Industry

The following article was published in the January 19, 2016 issue of the New York Real Estate Journal

Full article content reprinted with permission below. To view on the New York Real Estate Journal site, please click here. Read More ›

New Crowdfunding Rules Adopted on October 30

The following article was published in the November 24, 2015 issue of the New York Real Estate Journal Read More ›

ALTA Surveys vs. New York Style Surveys

In many parts of the country surveys for commercial property sites are typically performed  in accordance with ALTA (American Land Title Association) standards.  But like many other commercial real  estate matters in New York, New York City is different.  In a recent email exchange Tom Glatthaar of Fidelity’s New York office wrote the following explanation of the history and custom of New York City surveys: Read More ›

New N.Y.C. Transfer Tax Return Requirement

The following article was published in the September 22, 2015 issue of the New York Real Estate Journal Read More ›

So You Want to Crowdfund? Top 7 Issues

The following article was published in the July 28-31, 2015 issue of New York Real Estate Journal. Read More ›