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Dawda Mann Represents City of Southfield in Redevelopment Plans for Northland Mall Site

Dawda Mann acted as Brownfield Counsel for the City of Southfield, which received approval from the Michigan Strategic Fund (MSF) for an Act 381 Work Plan to assist in redeveloping the former Northland Mall on… Read More >

Dawda Mann Receives Chambers Ranking – Annual Ranking of the Nation’s Best Attorneys

Dawda Mann was recently recognized in Chambers USA 2021, an annual ranking of the nation’s best attorneys. The Firm was ranked in the practice of Real Estate Law. Attorney Ed Dawda was ranked in Band… Read More >

Significant Auto Industry Transaction: Dawda Mann Acts as Lead Counsel to The Suburban Collection Holdings, LLC

We are pleased to announce that on April 12, 2021, the lawyers at Dawda Mann represented The Suburban Collection Holdings, LLC, the historical leading volume auto dealer group in Michigan, and successfully completed the largest… Read More >

Transitioning Away from LIBOR: What’s Next?

The transition away from LIBOR, the abbreviation for the London Interbank Offered Rate, has left many asking, what is next? LIBOR is set to be phased out at the end of 2021. As of June… Read More >

Drafting Assignment Provisions in Small-Tenant Leases: A Landlord’s Perspective

By Sam Kokoszka The landlord-tenant relationship is at the core of the commercial leasing business. In an uncomplicated world, a landlord and a tenant would enter into a lease for a term of years, and… Read More >

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 >