Expert Analysis

After Chevron: Impact On CFPB May Be Limited

The U.S. Supreme Court's decision in Loper Bright Enterprises v. Raimondo is likely to have a limited impact on th... (more story)

A Checklist For Lenders Preparing For CRE Loan Defaults

Considering the recent interest rate environment, lenders should brush up on the proper steps that they should tak... (more story)

7th Circ Joins Trend Of No CGL Coverage For Structural Flaws

The Seventh Circuit, which recently held potential structural instability did not count as property damage under a... (more story)

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EB-5 Investors Seek Sanctions Over 'Flight Risk' Defendant Info

Two dozen Chinese investors who alleged that $13.2 million worth of their investments in a Hawaii resort went missing has urged an Illinois federal judge to sanction developers for not giving them important ca... (more story)

$4.5M Davis Wright Deal In Ore. Fraud Suit Gets Final OK

An Oregon federal judge has fully adopted a magistrate judge's recommendation to sign off on a $4.5 million deal resolving investor claims against law firm Davis Wright Tremaine LLP for its work representing e... (more story)

KKR has purchased a 12-building industrial logistics park in Houston for $234 million. (Sipa via AP Images)
KKR Buys Texas Industrial Logistics Park For $234M

Global investment firm KKR purchased a 1.8 million-square-foot, 12-building industrial logistics park in Houston from Artis Real Estate Investment Trust for $234 million, the companies announced Monday.

NC Panel Affirms Property Tax Valuation For Ashley Furniture

About 300 acres of property belonging to Ashley Furniture in North Carolina were properly valued at about $60 million for tax years 2018 and 2019, a state appeals court panel ruled Tuesday in favor of the stat... (more story)

V&E Guides Tishman Speyer's $140M Sale Of DC Office Tower

Tishman Speyer sold a recently redeveloped office building in Washington, D.C., for $140.2 million, which is over $50 million more than what the company paid when it bought the property a decade ago, in a deal... (more story)

Chancery OKs $42.5M Brookfield-GGP Settlement, $11.4M Fee

Shareholders of mall operator GGP Inc. who sued in 2018 to stop its $9.25 billion acquisition by Brookfield Property Partners LP got the Chancery Court's nod Tuesday to settle the litigation for $42.5 million,... (more story)

Pa. Court Upholds $23M Value Of Vacant Hospital's Parking

A vacant hospital's parking area in Pennsylvania was properly valued at $23.2 million, the state Commonwealth Court ruled, finding that a trial court had the discretion to apply the sales comparison approach to the valuation.

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Rocket Cos. Investors Drop CEO Retweet Claims From Suit

Investors in mortgage lender Rocket Companies have dropped certain proposed class action claims against the company's CEO, telling a Michigan federal judge that they would no longer accuse the executive of sec... (more story)

Cox Castle Guides $300M Gowanus Development Financing

Cox Castle & Nicholson LLP advised on $300 million in construction financing from Kennedy Wilson Capital, Affinius Capital and TYKO Capital for Tavros Capital's and Charney Cos.' major residential development ... (more story)

Navy veteran Frederick Gonzaga, 54, attends the grand opening of two buildings at the VA's West Los Angeles Campus on May 2, 2023. The buildings contained 120 permanent, private residential units for unhoused and at-risk veterans. (Christina House / Los Angeles Times via Getty Images)
VA Campus' Income Limits Are Discriminatory, Judge Finds

A California federal judge sided with a class of homeless, disabled military veterans on some of their claims in a lawsuit accusing the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs and the U.S. Department of Housing an... (more story)

'Excuse Me?': Judge Vexed By Defamation Claim In Ch. 7 Row

A Connecticut bankruptcy judge on Tuesday appeared skeptical of defamation and tortious interference claims New York-based real estate investor EasyKnock Inc. filed against a trustee handling the Chapter 7 est... (more story)

Florida Developer Pays $14M For Land For Gated Community

Florida-based developer and homebuilder 13th Floor Homes bought 270 acres of land in Tamarac, Florida, for $14 million and plans on building a 335-home, single-family luxury gated community, the company announced.

Biden Admin. Awards $325M To Redevelop 'Distressed' Homes

The Biden administration awarded multiple public housing authorities, cities and Miami-Dade County with more than $325 million in grant funding that will be used to "redevelop distressed housing with high-qual... (more story)

REIT Defends Financials After Reports Of Probe Emerge

Arbor Realty Trust said that it's standing by its accounting practices after a news outlet reported the company is under investigation in the wake of numerous short-seller reports alleging fraud in its books.