Real Estate & Construction Blog
- Blog: TSMP ForefrontWe do(n’t) need another (type of) heroPosted on August 8, 2017 by Forefront: By TSMP takes a break from mulling the Law, and doffs its cap to Singapore’s heroes as we celebrate Singapore’s 52nd birthday.
- Blog: Real Estate Law BlogVancouver Introduces Empty Homes TaxPosted on July 11, 2017 by Edward WilsonNOTE: The below article is a shortened version summarizing material information regarding the Empty Homes Tax. Click here for the full version including additional commentary and examples. 1. Vancouver’s new Empty Homes Tax became effective January 1, 2017. Targeting the approximately 10,000 year-round empty and 10,000 under-occupied homes in Vancouver, homes which are unoccupied for... Continue Reading
- Blog: Real Estate Advisor Law Blog‘Lease’ VegasPosted on June 22, 2017 by Scott KadishI just returned from the National Restaurant Association Financial Officers and Tax Executives Conference in Las Vegas. I participated on a Real Estate Leasing Trends panel with Adam Schwegman, head of the eat/drink department of General Growth Properties and George Galloway of Next Realty Mid-Atlantic, with Ryan Cupersmith of Ernst & Young as our moderator.… Continue Reading
- Blog: Infrastructure Law and Policy BlogMichigan Legislators Introduce Soo Locks Modernization ActPosted on June 19, 2017 by Andrew J. SwitalskiRecent events at the federal level indicate that the Soo Locks Modernization Project may soon take a giant leap forward. At this month’s Detroit Regional Chamber Mackinac Policy Conference, members of Michigan’s Congressional delegation announced plans to introduce legislation to finance improvements to the Soo Locks. The Soo Locks Modernization Act, sponsored by Sen. Stabenow and Rep. Jack Bergman, would direct the Army Corps of Engineers to carry out construction of a second large lock to supplement the aging Poe Lock. As we have previously noted, the Poe Lock is currently the o...