Commercial Real Estate. Legal news and articles for October 28 - 30, 2011

The National EB-5 Investment Boot Camp Attracts Commercial Real Estate ...E&O underwriters find some legal practice areas problematicExecutive Moves: Oct. 31, 2011Robert B. Jacobs: How far does the law go?Now real estate sector needs reformBusiness newsmakersBuyer beware: loopholes in real estate disclosureReal estate law firm dressed as foreclosure victims for HalloweenRutan & Tucker, LLP Adds Top Real Estate Lawyers to Its Palo Alto OfficeRoetzel's Daniel K. Weidenbruch Receives Board Certification in Real Estate LawGreen goes mainstream'Brokers Who Dominate' book profiles 2 Oklahoma City commercial real estate prosINSIDE REAL ESTATE & CONSTRUCTION Over 2000 distressed homes lurking in ...Selling Pieces of Law Firms to InvestorsReal estate honcho Arthur Winn pleads guilty in campaign cash scandal

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Alton TelegraphOctober 3, 2011

EDWARDSVILLE - Blake Law Group PC has announced Jennifer Behme has become a partner in the firm. Blake Law Group PC, with offices in Belleville, Edwardsville, Collinsville and Waterloo, concentrates in the areas of real estate, business law, tax, ...more »

CREShow: More People Eating Out but Diners Aren't Splurging
Citybizlist Real EstateOctober 3, 2011

That was one of the insights provided in this week's "Commercial Real Estate Show," which examines the state of the US restaurant industry. The show, which is hosted by commercial real estate veteran Michael Bull of Bull Realty, celebrates its one-year ...more »

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The National EB-5 Investment Boot Camp Attracts Commercial Real Estate ...
Benzinga (press release)October 30, 2011

Other top notch EB-5 speakers and guests include Joseph McCarthy, Principal of American Dream Fund and specialist in Immigration Law; David Hirson, a Partner & Immigration Attorney with Fragomen, Del Rey, Bernsen & Loewy, LLP; Michael Gibson, ...more »

E&O underwriters find some legal practice areas problematic
Business InsuranceOctober 30, 2011

Law firms that specialize in real estate comprise another challenging area. This includes any firm that has been involved with credit default options and “robo-signing” of mortgage foreclosure documents, said Ms. Quarles. “What we're hearing from ...more »

Executive Moves: Oct. 31, 2011
Crain's New York BusinessOctober 30, 2011

Ken Montgomery, 43, joined as a managing director, commercial loan restructuring and large loan finance group. He was previously director of structured finance for CIT's commercial real estate group. Carolyn Pianin, 48, joined as managing director, ...more »

Robert B. Jacobs: How far does the law go?
Contra Costa TimesOctober 30, 2011

Not all my classmates felt this way, but in law school I found the real property class very interesting. Real property (or real estate) law has been around for a long time, and a lot of our current American real estate law came from ...more »

Now real estate sector needs reform
TwoCircles.netOctober 30, 2011

Similar is the need to re-look the restrictive policies, archaic municipal laws, negative rent control acts and low rental returns in order to promote rental housing. There's also urgent need to facilitate real estate funding considering that ...more »

Business newsmakers
SouthCoastToday.comOctober 30, 2011

Bourgault is a detective with the Fairhaven Police Department and has a distinguished career in law enforcement. Following her graduation from Old Rochester Regional High School and Barnstable County Police Academy, she was a police officer from 1986 ...more »

Buyer beware: loopholes in real estate disclosure
Ct PostOctober 30, 2011

Ron Curran, a project manager for the state Department of Energy and Environmental Protection, said he wants to change the culture of buyers' remorse in Stratford neighborhoods contaminated with industrial sludge. The best way to do this, he said, ...more »

Real estate law firm dressed as foreclosure victims for Halloween
AMERICAblog (blog)October 30, 2011

Say you worked for a Law Firm that specialises in real estate financing and foreclosure work and you wanted to hold a Halloween party - what theme would you choose? Wouldn't it be hilarious if your staff ...more »

Rutan & Tucker, LLP Adds Top Real Estate Lawyers to Its Palo Alto Office
Benzinga (press release)October 30, 2011

Seasoned commercial real estate attorneys Scott Rogers and Ted Klaassen have joined the Palo Alto office of Rutan & Tucker, LLP, one of California's oldest and largest full-service law firms. With the addition of Rogers and Klaassen, Rutan now provides ...more »

Roetzel's Daniel K. Weidenbruch Receives Board Certification in Real Estate Law
Benzinga (press release)October 29, 2011

Mr. Weidenbruch focuses his practice on commercial and residential real estate transactions, complex commercial loan restructuring and modifications and the formation and structuring of corporate entities. In addition to his real estate board ...more »

Green goes mainstream
Minneapolis Star TribuneOctober 29, 2011

Once a fringe concern in commercial buildings, energy-efficient buildings now offer a key competitive advantage. Adam Fransen, manager of sustainability programs for commercial real estate firm CB Richard Ellis, in front of Accenture Tower in downtown ...more »

'Brokers Who Dominate' book profiles 2 Oklahoma City commercial real estate pros
NewsOK.comOctober 29, 2011

“I operate my business according to the Scout Law, a set of life principles which was ingrained in me when I was 11 years old,” he said. “I try to be trustworthy, loyal, helpful, friendly, courteous and kind in all of my dealings with people, ...more »

INSIDE REAL ESTATE & CONSTRUCTION Over 2000 distressed homes lurking in ...
Inside Tucson BusinessOctober 29, 2011

These pre-market real estate owned (REO) homes, referred to as "shadow inventory," are up 35 percent since January. New data from Tucson Foreclosure Source showed the REO inventory totaled 2018 homes in September. Neighborhoods in the southern parts of ...more »

Selling Pieces of Law Firms to Investors
StarNewsOnline.comOctober 28, 2011

After checking out, you stop in the photo studio at the front of the store for a family portrait, and then shift one booth over to a lawyer, who drafts your will or real estate contract. Tucked between soft drinks and magazines for sale, Erin Sula from ...more »

Real estate honcho Arthur Winn pleads guilty in campaign cash scandal
Boston HeraldOctober 28, 2011

By O'Ryan Johnson Hub real estate mogul Arthur Winn, facing federal charges that he violated campaign finance laws by using “strawmen” to donate to political campaigns, has agreed to plead guilty and pay a $200000 fine, federal prosecutors said. ...more »

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