Mondaq USA: Real Estate and Construction
Fox Rothschild LLP
I had a different Fair Housing Defense blog entry ready for today, but it will wait until next month. I got a call this morning from a lawyer in Michigan who, like me, represents professional apartment management companies.
Womble Carlyle
As we've posited in this space before, water will be the oil of the 21st century. In what way? Its value, its scarcity, its requirement for development.
Smith Gambrell & Russell LLP
General contractors are all too familiar with the limitations in a CGL policy relating to defective work.
Fox Rothschild LLP
Assumption of the lease is permissible even if the terms of the lease expressly prohibit assumption. Section 365 of the Bankruptcy Code requires a debtor-tenant to meet certain criteria in order to "assume" a lease.
Smith Gambrell & Russell LLP
The Spearin doctrine's applicability and longevity have spawned a number of nuances and exceptions, some of which we discuss in this month's article.
Fox Rothschild LLP
Selecting the appropriate investment vehicle for a real estate transaction can be crucial to the success of an acquisition, repositioning or development opportunity.
Fox Rothschild LLP
I wanted to give a shout out to the Institute of Real Estate Management (IREM) and the IREM 2015 Tri-State Conference and Expo held yesterday and today at the Borgata Hotel in Atlantic City, NJ.
Waller Lansden Dortch & Davis
Article from Waller's Media Mentions
Womble Carlyle
Ask almost any lawyer or law student to name the most esoteric concept addressed in law school, and you're more likely than not to hear "The Rule Against Perpetuities".
Fox Rothschild LLP
New Jersey Construction Lien Law states in pertinent part that a claimant "who provides work, services, material or equipment pursuant to a contract, shall be entitled to a lien for the value of the work or services performed, or materials or equipment furnished in accordance with the contract and based upon the contract price…".
Burr & Forman
About ten years ago, during the real estate boom, construction contractors and almost every facet of the American economy linked to construction industry were experiencing substantial profits...
Ostrow Reisin Berk & Abrams
Many of us have read or watched news reports about the poor conditions of our nation’s roads, electrical grids, airports, water supply plants and buildings.
McGuireWoods LLP
By now, most in the industry will have heard of or had experience with the single-family rental (SFR) market.
Womble Carlyle
The Court of Appeals issued a number of decisions today, while snow and ice ghosted the City of Raleigh.
Reed Smith
A like kind exchange is the transfer of real estate which involves the sale of real property and a subsequent purchase of replacement property by a taxpayer without triggering capital gains taxes from the initial sale.
Reed Smith
The Pennsylvania Legislature enacted extensive changes to Title 56 of the Decedents, Estates and Fiduciaries Code affecting powers of attorney, effective as of January 1, 2015.
Fox Rothschild LLP
I got a question from a client concerning use of illegal substances and if use of an illegal substance qualified as a disability under applicable fair housing law.
Womble Carlyle
Last week, the North Carolina Court of Appeals addressed some unique issues with respect to the trial court record in an appeal of a quasi-judicial proceeding.
Fox Rothschild LLP
A guarantor’s general waiver of defenses cannot be used to shield a lender from the lender’s willful breach of a loan agreement.
Herrick, Feinstein LLP
In his weekly Realty Law Digest column, Scott Mollen analyzes two notable cases.
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Schnader Harrison Segal & Lewis LLP
A recent decision by the Supreme Court, New York County, reaffirmed the law as it applies to important issues relating to a surety’s defenses to a claim for delay damages made under a payment bond.
Jones Day
Forum-selection and choice-of-law clauses control every aspect of the parties' respective obligations and liabilities undertaken on a project.
Reed Smith
The EB-5 Visa Program has become an increasingly popular vehicle for real estate project financing in the United States.
Reed Smith
Subrogation is the principle under which an insurer that has paid a loss under an insurance policy is entitled to all of the rights and remedies belonging to the insured.
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.
Reed Smith
On January 1, 2015, the final Basel III rules regarding regulatory capital for banks with greater than $500 million in assets and all savings and loan holding companies took effect.
Dentons (US)
Syndication continues to grow in popularity among lenders. Here, the authors explain the significant legal issues surrounding such transactions.
Bernkopf Goodman LLP
Owners and developers of property with significant wetlands or other natural resources take notice...
McGuireWoods LLP
This year is sure to bring a number of significant changes in the areas of waste management and cleanup, vapor intrusion, due diligence and issues related to real estate purchases.
Fox Rothschild LLP
Before portability became part of our estate planning vocabulary, planners seeking asset protection from tenancy by the entirety property ownership and federal estate tax minimization usually needed to choose between the two.
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