Expert Analysis

Class Actions At The Circuit Courts: July Lessons

In this month's review of class action appeals, Mitchell Engel at Shook Hardy considers cases touching on pre- and... (more story)

Utilizing Liability Exemption When Calif. Cities Lease Property

With rising costs pushing California municipalities to lease real estate assets instead of purchasing them, munici... (more story)

Expect CFPB To Enforce Warning Against 'Coercive' Fine Print

The recent Consumer Financial Protection Bureau warning against unenforceable terms "deceptively" slipped into the... (more story)

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Atty Says Golf Malpractice Row Already Ran Its Course

An attorney seeking summary judgment in a legal malpractice suit told a New York federal judge that, five years and three courts later, the owners of the Foothills Club West Golf Court have still failed to pro... (more story)

Japanese Medical Device Co. To Build $398M NC Campus

Japanese medical device company Nipro Medical Corp. will build a $397.8 million campus in Greenville, North Carolina, according to an announcement from the state's governor.

Anticipating new tariffs, Asian importers are looking to Southern California and Mexico to increase manufacturing facilities, since the region is the "cheapest and fastest" way to distribute goods through Middle America. (Photo by Costfoto/NurPhoto via AP)
Rexford Leader Notes Demand Uptick Amid Tariff Concerns

Importers of goods from Asia are showing increased interest in setting up manufacturing sites in Southern California, amid the uncertainty of additional tariffs should Donald Trump win the presidency in Novemb... (more story)

New IRS Easement Settlements Put Tax Pros In A Pickle

The IRS' new settlement program for partnerships that participated in conservation easements that haven't yet ended up in court comes with terms far sweeter than past offers, making it difficult for practition... (more story)

Las Vegas Developer Says SEC's EB-5 Fraud Suit Falls Short

A Las Vegas developer urged a Nevada federal judge to toss securities regulators' allegations she misappropriated $10 million raised by overseas investors hoping to come to the U.S. to pay down a loan for a pr... (more story)

NY Courts Limit Access To Ethics Data, Violating Own Rules

After a decade of widespread noncompliance with income and gift reporting rules, the New York court system's Ethics Commission has refused to publicly release all judges' annual financial disclosures, which sa... (more story)

X's NYC Office Settles Ex-Janitors' Back Pay Suit

A group of unionized janitors who used to work in the New York City offices of social media company X have settled a suit alleging the company failed to comply with a city law requiring it to keep the janitors... (more story)

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Conn. Justices Order Redo Of Apartment Tenant's Fee Award

The Connecticut Supreme Court on Thursday gave a landlord another shot at reducing a $3,500 attorney fee award scored by a tenant in an eviction dispute, holding that the lower court failed to consider whether... (more story)

Judge With Lake Property Exits $217M Dam Repair Tax Suit

A Michigan federal judge said he would step aside in a fight over a $217 million tax assessment to fund dam reconstruction because he's part of the assessment district, though he warned that hundreds plaintiff... (more story)

In the second quarter of 2024, SL Green signed nearly 40 new office leases in Manhattan, with the overwhelming majority of them residing at addresses other than Park Avenue. (AP Photo/J. David Ake)
SL Green Sees Office Leasing Growth Migrate In Manhattan

SL Green executives said Thursday that after months of Park Avenue leading the charge in office leasing activity, other Manhattan submarkets have taken the lead during a quarter in which the real estate invest... (more story)

Property Co. Settles Ex-Manager's Race Bias Suit

A Black former apartment complex manager who accused her ex-employer of putting her in charge of a struggling development because of her race and then firing her for complaining about the situation told a Penn... (more story)

Top Florida Real Estate News In 2024 So Far

Catch up on the hottest real estate news out of Florida so far this year, from alleged zoning abuse and bankruptcy to a brewing condo crisis and a seven-figure highway expansion. 

Gallagher & Kennedy Welcomes CRE, Telecom Expert

Gallagher & Kennedy PA announced that the company has added a commercial real estate and telecommunications expert from Goehring Rutter & Boehm to the firm's real estate practice group.

Fried Frank Guides Blackstone HQ Expansion In Manhattan

Blackstone will expand its Midtown Manhattan office headquarters and extend its lease in an agreement guided by Fried Frank, the building's property manager announced Wednesday.