News on property and real estate issues.
As one of 16 measures introduced under "Ontario's Fair Housing Plan", the Ontario government has announced the introduction of a non–resident speculation tax (NRST) effective April 21, 2017.
What constitutes a notice of claim? Parties to construction lawsuits often find themselves disputing whether a particular email or letter is a valid notice of a claim that complies with the notice provisions of their contract.
Devry Smith Frank LLP
It comes as no surprise that the crazy state of Toronto's housing market, with the increased value of homes and condos sitting at 30% or so from this time last year, is causing many first time home buyers...
Stikeman Elliott LLP
As widely reported in the media, on April 20, 2017, the Government of Ontario announced various proposed measures under the banner "Ontario's Fair Housing Plan" designed "to make housing more affordable for homebuyers and renters".
Devry Smith Frank LLP
Powerlessness can take many forms, some less obvious than others. The ability to independently get from one place to another – whether to buy groceries...
Crowe Soberman LLP
This morning, Ontario Premier, Kathleen Wynne unveiled 16 measures to make housing more affordable in the Toronto area.
Lawson Lundell LLP
This is the most recent in a series of posts which discuss the proposed recommendations set out by the Expert Panel in its report entitled Building Common Ground – A New Vision for Impact Assessment in Canada, The Final Report of the Expert Panel for the Review of Environmental Assessment Processes.
Devry Smith Frank LLP
Given the current landscape of the Toronto real estate market, it is not surprising that people are beginning to look further out of the city for a property.
Miller Thomson LLP
The Federal Court of Appeal has reviewed the law with respect
to absolute liability in relation to the provisions of the Health
of Animals Regulations which make it an offense to cause undue
suffering to animals being transported for undue exposure to
De Brauw Blackstone Westbroek N.V.
The Dutch Council of State is in the process of requesting a preliminary ruling by the Court of Justice on whether the Nitrogen Approach Programme is compatible with EU law...
If you are not a New Zealand citizen or permanent resident, you may require consent under the OIA to purchase rural land.
Shikana Law Group
The construction industry in Tanzania is composed of a myriad of stakeholders and regulations.
At the end of 2015 the Government asked the Construction Leadership Council to identify actions to reduce the industry's vulnerability to skills shortages.
Reed Smith (Worldwide)
We have posted previously about the case of EMI Group Ltd v O&H Q1 Ltd, in which the court was asked to decide whether a tenant can assign its tenancy to its guarantor.
Fenwick Elliott LLP
In December 2016 at the FIDIC Users Conference held in London, FIDIC presented a pre-release version of its second edition of Conditions of Contracts for Plant and Design Build ("the Proposed 2017 Yellow Book") which is due to be published during the course of 2017.
In this episode of Planning TV, Sam Stafford, Strategic Land Director at Barratt Developments PLC joins Jamie McKie, Dentons and Hannah David, Director of Planning Futures to discuss the measures for speeding up housing delivery suggested in the Housing White Paper.
Bean, Kinney & Korman
The Residential Parking Working Group was tasked by Arlington's County Manager with recommending updates to the current parking policy for Site Plan and Mixed Use Development use permit projects in Arlington's Rosslyn-Ballston and Jefferson Davis Metro corridors.
Best Best & Krieger
The Internet has created innovative inroads into traditional vacation lodging. Websites like Airbnb, VRBO and Flipkey provide vacationers with affordable lodging in prime locations, furnished with all the comforts of a home.
Tarter Krinsky & Drogan LLP
While each year there are reports and statistics regarding the annual number of construction accidents and fatalities in New York City, 2016 will likely be remembered as the year when a construction accident could, and did, lead to criminal charges and convictions of construction companies and individual supervisors.