Jim Butler, Seth Weissman and Ben Reznik’s article, “Opportunities Moving from Distressed Properties to More Normalized Real Estate,” was published in the Summer 2013 issue of the Real Estate Finance Journal. The article discusses the results of JMBM’s 2013 Real Estate Survey.
To review the statistical results of the survey, click here. JMBM’s Real Estate Group recently polled nearly 200 California real estate professionals, gathering their views about the California real estate market and their expectations for 2013. According to these industry insiders, there is a lot of good news to report. California real estate appears to […]
Cathy Holmes and Victor Shum’s article, “EB-5 ALERT: Update on California’s new TEA designation procedures for EB-5,” was published by Jim Butler’s Hotel Law Blog, and was picked up by Hotel Online.
Q&A With Jeffer Mangels’ Seth Weissman On February 23, 2012, Real Estate Partner, Seth Weissman was interviewed by Law 360. The Q&A begins below. Law360, New York (February 23, 2012, 12:54 PM ET) — Seth Weissman is a partner in the Los Angeles office of Jeffer Mangels Butler & Mitchell LLP. His practice encompasses all […]
Law of Intended Consequences? by Seth Weissman Copyright © Business Law News Issue 4 2010. Reprinted with permission To view this article, click here. I. INTRODUCTION During better economic times, capital was flowing freely to support the growth of new, emerging, and established businesses. With good business plans and realistic profit expectations, owners of closely […]
Caution remains the watchword even as bearish sentiment declines JMBM’s 2010 California Real Estate & Land Use Survey gathered data from 98 executives, 49 percent of whom identified themselves as developers and 49 percent as capital providers. Respondents indicating they were "bearish" about the market declined from 22 percent a year ago to 11 percent […]
Developers and investors remain cautious, prepare for the future JMBM’s 2009 California Real Estate & Land Use Survey confirms that real estate developers and investors remain unconvinced that the end of the real estate downturn is imminent. 69% of those surveyed indicated they were cautious, while 22% were bearish about the real estate market. Still, […]
Marty Orlick’s article "Changes to ADA Guidelines ‘On Hold’ Pending a Regulatory Review by the Obama Administration" was published on February 20, 2009.
Under California’s foreclosure law, three months must pass after recording a Notice of Default before the creditor can instruct the Trustee to sell the property. While California law requires only 20 days notice before the foreclosure sale, lenders typically instruct the foreclosure company to give 25 days notice, as this is what IRS requires for […]
On November 17, 2008, the United States Supreme Court let stand a key Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals ruling that a “serial plaintiff” and his attorney, who had filed more than 400 lawsuits against California businesses, could not file repeated Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 (ADA) lawsuits against business owners without first obtaining court […]