Mondaq USA: Real Estate and Construction
On October 16, HUD released the American Housing Survey, which takes a deep look at the U.S. housing stock including detailed information on housing costs and quality.
Reed Smith
The Abandoned and Blighted Property Conservatorship Act allows the court to appoint a conservator to rehabilitate deteriorating residential, commercial and industrial buildings.
Waller Lansden Dortch & Davis
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Posternak Blankstein & Lund
Just because the lender agreed to a loan being non-recourse does not mean that giving the mortgage lender the keys to the failed real estate project is the end of the story.
McGuireWoods LLP
There is no question that an exclusive use clause can be an asset to the retail tenant.
From the outside, life science facilities may look a lot like office buildings. However, the occupancy of laboratory space by pharmaceutical and biotechnology firms raises a unique set of legal issues. This article discusses those issues, and offers practical advice to those who represent developers, landlords and tenants of life science buildings.
In 2005, Hurricane Katrina devastated New Orleans, leaving 1,833 dead and causing $108 billion in property damage.
Stites & Harbison PLLC
The United States Department of Labor issued a Final Rule to establish a minimum wage of $10.10 per hour for certain federal contractors beginning January 1, 2015.
Fox Rothschild LLP
I have written in this space before that HUD continues to spend our federal tax dollars to investigate and test for housing discrimination.
Reed Smith
As part of the ongoing efforts to redevelop the 28-acre site of the former Civic Arena near Downtown Pittsburgh, the Pittsburgh Penguins’ redevelopment subsidiary Pittsburgh Arena Real Estate Redevelopment LP recently signed a groundbreaking agreement with representatives of Pittsburgh’s Hill District community, the City of Pittsburgh, and Allegheny County .
Reed Smith
In September, the Pennsylvania Supreme Court unanimously decided in Reading Area Water Authority v. Schuylkill River Greenway, that a "water authority" may not condemn a utility easement over privately-owned land for the sole purpose of providing a private developer sewage and drainage facilities for a proposed residential housing development.
Duane Morris LLP
federal court in Kentucky has confirmed that it is without authority to tinker with the venue clause in an arbitration agreement. The plaintiff subcontractor is from Kentucky, and the joint venture prime contractor partners from Massachusetts and Pennsylvania; the project is in Kentucky.
Ostrow Reisin Berk & Abrams
What is the best way to hold a title to real estate? The wrong form of ownership can increase legal liability, enlarge your tax burden and subject an estate to probate.
Womble Carlyle
In late August, the D.C. Court of Appeals rendered a decision in Chase Plaza Condominium Association, Inc. v. J.P. Morgan Chase Bank, N.A., CA-5826-10 (August 28, 2014) determining that a homeowner's association's (HOA's) statutory "super-priority" lien, or superlien, for unpaid assessments took priority of position over other liens, including a lender's mortgage lien.
Duane Morris LLP
What’s more important: following public procurement rules, or making sure that federal funding won’t disappear?
Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton
Governor Brown signed legislation that is seen as creating a robust new financing tool which will expand the existing mechanism of Infrastructure Financing Districts.
Rumberger, Kirk & Caldwell, P.A.
Store renovations and repairs can be a time-consuming and messy business, and they almost always bring with them layers of logistical and operational concerns.
Womble Carlyle
Today's piece digests a recent decision from the U.S.D.C. for the Eastern District of North Carolina dismissing as unripe a takings claim against the City of Raleigh.
Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton
Many commercial property owners have approached us with questions about missing data protocols, how to properly comply with AB 1103 (and the consequences of non-compliance) and what buildings are affected. Here is what you need to know.
Strasburger & Price, L.L.P.
Real estate deals. Sexual harassment. Evictions. Homelessness. Empowerment. No, it’s not the latest version of the Real Housewives.
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Forum-selection and choice-of-law clauses control every aspect of the parties' respective obligations and liabilities undertaken on a project.
Pepper Hamilton LLP
Depending on the situation, sometimes leasing space from another tenant is a good business decision in terms of price, location and size.
Thompson Coburn LLP
The Federal Aviation Administration has been playing catch-up with the developers and manufacturers of "drones," a term those in the media have grown fond of using.
Rackemann, Sawyer & Brewster PC
Under existing law, no tax is imposed on the receipt of a partnership interest unless...
Dentons (US)
Syndication continues to grow in popularity among lenders. Here, the authors explain the significant legal issues surrounding such transactions.
Fox Rothschild LLP
As discussed in this space in past posts, our federal Fair Housing Act (FHA) contains a handful of exceptions, the most famous of which is the "Mrs. Murphy Exemption."
Stites & Harbison PLLC
Florida enacted legislation making limitation of liability clauses for design professionals enforceable when certain conditions are met.
Duane Morris LLP
A recent appellate decision confirms that an indemnity in a construction equipment installment sales contract did not continue once final payment was made.
Womble Carlyle
It was reported back in May 2014 that Dominion Resources, Inc. was considering the construction of a 450-mile underground natural gas pipeline.
Jones Day
The Pennsylvania Supreme Court rejected the petition for allowance of appeal filed by National Union of the Superior Court’s decision in Indalex Inc. v. National Union Fire Insurance Co.
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