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Future Tense? 

Property taxes are one of the largest expenses for a real estate project and one of the most difficult to forecast. With statutes varying from state to state, property owners can better manage their tax burden with the help of a few key considerations.

Valuing Retail Properties 

Assessments can differ, so understand what considerations go into calculating the value of retail properties. A store owned and operated by Lowe’s in Georgia was valued by the local tax assessor at $10.4 million. Not satisfied, Lowe’s counsel hired its own appraiser, who valued the property at $3.9 mill

Environmentally Unfriendly 

Michigan aims to tackle complications associated with vapor intrusion and emerging chemicals.

Forming a Tax Plan 

The real estate industry generally fares well under the 2017 Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, but many new provisions heighten the importance of advance tax planning for real estate investors.

Paint the Town – But Get a Waiver First 

One case highlights the many considerations real estate professionals need make when a property includes street art. What happens when the paint on the outside of a building suddenly becomes a property interest? It's a good question - one addressed in a shocking landmark case involving a New York property kno