Legal http://nreionline.com/taxonomy/term/7585/more en 10 Pieces of Legislation That Could Impact Commercial Real Estate http://nreionline.com/news/10-pieces-legislation-could-impact-commercial-real-estate <div class="node-body gallery-body">The 113th Congress has many pieces of legislation before it which, if passed, could impact the commercial real estate industry, mostly in very significant and positive ways.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nreionline.com/news/10-pieces-legislation-could-impact-commercial-real-estate" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nreionline.com/news/10-pieces-legislation-could-impact-commercial-real-estate#comments Government Insurance Companies Legal Multifamily News Office Private Equity REITs Retail Thu, 08 May 2014 13:59:00 +0000 843311 at http://nreionline.com Bay Area Real Estate Recovery Bolsters Proposition 13 http://nreionline.com/san-francisco/bay-area-real-estate-recovery-bolsters-proposition-13 <div class="field-byline"> Cris K. O&#039;Neall, Esq. </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Recent increases in property tax rolls undermine calls to reform <span class='keyword_link'><a href="/markets-regions/california?intlink=incontent " title="California Commercial Real Estate">California</a></span>&rsquo;s property tax system.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nreionline.com/san-francisco/bay-area-real-estate-recovery-bolsters-proposition-13" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Commentary Finance & Investment Legal News San Francisco Freemium Wed, 08 Jan 2014 14:51:00 +0000 494711 at http://nreionline.com Advocates Push Congress to Act on FIRPTA Reform http://nreionline.com/international/advocates-push-congress-act-firpta-reform <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>After years of work, there’s finally some momentum in Congress to repeal or reform the tax foreign investors have to pay on U.S. real estate.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nreionline.com/international/advocates-push-congress-act-firpta-reform" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nreionline.com/international/advocates-push-congress-act-firpta-reform#comments Finance & Investment International Legal News Freemium Sat, 16 Nov 2013 15:04:00 +0000 363101 at http://nreionline.com Will Flood Insurance Changes Put Property Values Under Water? http://nreionline.com/commentary/will-flood-insurance-changes-put-property-values-under-water <div class="field-byline"> Sebastian Rodrigano, CMI </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p>Changes to the national flood insurance program have created economic obsolescence affecting the values both of properties currently in the program and of properties not in the program, which may have their risk rating changed by the flood maps’ pending revision.</p> </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nreionline.com/commentary/will-flood-insurance-changes-put-property-values-under-water" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Commentary Finance & Investment Legal News Texas Freemium Fri, 08 Nov 2013 17:15:00 +0000 314251 at http://nreionline.com Seniors Housing Firms Wrestle With Implementing Obamacare http://nreionline.com/seniors-housing/seniors-housing-firms-wrestle-implementing-obamacare <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Individual enrollment for Obamacare individual began this month, and seniors housing owners are mired in discussions about how to meet, both financially and administratively, the upcoming employer mandates starting in 2015.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nreionline.com/seniors-housing/seniors-housing-firms-wrestle-implementing-obamacare" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nreionline.com/seniors-housing/seniors-housing-firms-wrestle-implementing-obamacare#comments Legal News Property Management Seniors Housing Freemium Mon, 21 Oct 2013 15:41:00 +0000 283241 at http://nreionline.com Protecting Lenders Making Condominium Development Financing http://nreionline.com/legal/protecting-lenders-making-condominium-development-financing <div class="field-byline"> Stuart M. Saft, Partner, Holland &amp; Knight LLP </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p>Financing condominium development involves a great <span class='keyword_link'><a href="/deals?intlink=incontent" title="Commercial Real Estate Deals">deal</a></span> of risk as a result of the nature of a condominium and the government's involvement in the process of creating, selling and, sometimes, operating residential condominiums.</p> </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nreionline.com/legal/protecting-lenders-making-condominium-development-financing" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Bridge & Mezzanine Finance Commentary Commercial Banks Legal News Freemium Tue, 08 Oct 2013 18:35:00 +0000 228051 at http://nreionline.com More and More Companies Consider Applying for REIT Status, Redefining the Meaning of CRE Ownership http://nreionline.com/reits/more-and-more-companies-consider-applying-reit-status-redefining-meaning-cre-ownership <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>More and more corporations that own “nontraditional” real estate are attempting to gain IRS approval to restructure as REITs. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nreionline.com/reits/more-and-more-companies-consider-applying-reit-status-redefining-meaning-cre-ownership" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nreionline.com/reits/more-and-more-companies-consider-applying-reit-status-redefining-meaning-cre-ownership#comments Institutional Investors Legal News REITs Self Storage Freemium Wed, 28 Aug 2013 13:14:00 +0000 137221 at http://nreionline.com PRESS RELEASE: Ninth Circuit Rules in Favor of Commercial Real Estate; Cox, Castle & Nicholson's Litigation Team Scores Major Victory That Will Impact All Asset Classes of Commercial Real Estate Investment http://nreionline.com/nreiwire/press-release-ninth-circuit-rules-favor-commercial-real-estate-cox-castle-nicholsons-litiga <div class="field-byline"> Cox, Castle &amp; Nicholson </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p>The Ninth Circuit issued a landmark decision concluding that the sale of the condominium-hotel units at the Hard Rock Hotel in San Diego is not the sale of a security. In Salameh, et al. v. Tarsadia Hotels, et al., (Case No. 11-55479), the Ninth Circuit affirmed the dismissal of the plaintiffs’ claims finding that they did not allege sufficient facts that would demonstrate that the condominium-hotel units constituted a “security.” Additionally, the court affirmed the lower court’s dismissal of the plaintiffs’ common law fraud claims.</p> </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nreionline.com/nreiwire/press-release-ninth-circuit-rules-favor-commercial-real-estate-cox-castle-nicholsons-litiga" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Archive Legal San Diego Tue, 27 Aug 2013 16:35:00 +0000 134251 at http://nreionline.com Annual Tax Hikes, Layoffs Threaten Chicago's Future http://nreionline.com/chicago/annual-tax-hikes-layoffs-threaten-chicagos-future <div class="field-byline"> James P. Regan, Esq. </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p>Two seemingly unrelated events dominated Chicago news at midyear 2013 and underscored the deteriorated condition of local government and the economy.</p> </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nreionline.com/chicago/annual-tax-hikes-layoffs-threaten-chicagos-future" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Chicago Commentary Legal News Freemium Wed, 21 Aug 2013 15:29:00 +0000 90231 at http://nreionline.com Why Landlords Do More To Get Tenants Than To Keep Them http://nreionline.com/legal/why-landlords-do-more-get-tenants-keep-them <div class="field-byline"> Mike Norris </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p>When you look at lease comps for a particular building, one consistent pattern invariably exists - renewing tenants don't achieve the same deal that new tenants receive. Tenants often believe that because they are good, rent-paying tenants, their landlord surely wants to keep them on favorable terms.</p> </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nreionline.com/legal/why-landlords-do-more-get-tenants-keep-them" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Commentary Leasing Legal News Freemium Tue, 23 Jul 2013 14:05:00 +0000 47651 at http://nreionline.com