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The Changing Face of Retail

Click to see the full article from the CREW Network Industry Brief co-authored by Dana Kreis Glencer: The Changing Face of Retail

The Purpose of Estoppel Certificates and When to Use Them

By Kylie Bergmann. Requests for estoppel certificates can arise in many contexts during the course of a commercial real estate transaction. The most common scenario occurs when a landlord is selling or mortgaging its property… Read More >

Issues in Connection with Assignment, Subletting and Other Transfers

By Todd Schafer Lease negotiations are often long and drawn out, in part due to the myriad complex issues that a landlord and a tenant may need or want to negotiate. One issue (or, rather,… Read More >

Retail Real Estate Law Experts Dawda Mann Attending RECon

It’s a deal. We’re hoping to hear those words quite a bit this week at the RECon, presented by the International Council of Shopping Centers, in Las Vegas. But any retail real estate professional also… Read More >

What’s Mine Might Be, Legally, Yours

By: Erin Bowen Welch In its March 19, 2018 unanimous opinion, Marlette Auto Wash, LLC v Van Dyke SC Properties, LLC, the Michigan Supreme Court affirmed certain principles of Michigan case law regarding adverse possession… Read More >

Cash-Out Mergers – Exit Strategy for Deadlocked Majority Shareholders

By Ryan Olson I recently encountered two clients who were having trouble divesting a third minority shareholder out of their business.  The two clients together held a majority interest of a closely-held corporation and they… Read More >

Keep Your Eyes on the Franchise

By Todd Schafer The wave of franchised businesses shows no signs of abating, and the specific issues related to having a franchisee as a tenant are numerous. Among the lease-related matters that are often, if… Read More >

How Are Women Doing in Commercial Real Estate?

Commercial Real Estate Women (CREW) Network has released its Benchmark Study Report which measured progress for women in the commercial real estate arena over an unprecedented decade long period. CREW Network enlisted the Massachusetts Institute… Read More >

Is America Becoming Bearish on Commercial Markets?

The signs are mixed. The prices for commercial real estate have remained stable throughout the United States, particularly in high end markets, like New York City office and apartment building prices. But the newest figures… Read More >

TRID: The 4 letter word you better understand

TRID stands for the TILA-RESPA Integrated Disclosure. TILA is the Truth in Lending Act and RESPA is Real Estate Settlement Procedures Act. Both TILA and RESPA were consumer protection regulations, originally designed to protect home… Read More >