Expert Analysis

Assessing The Future Of Colorado's Economic Loss Rule

The Colorado Supreme Court's decision to review a state appellate court's ruling in Mid-Century Insurance Co. v. H... (more story)

How Recent Laws Affect Foreign Purchase Of US Real Estate

Early diligence is imperative for U.S. real estate transactions involving foreign actors, including analysis of fe... (more story)

Reducing Carbon Footprint Requires A Tricky Path For CRE

As real estate owners find themselves caught between rapidly evolving environmental, social and governance initiat... (more story)

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FTC Looks Into Mobile Mini's $3.8B Bid For McGrath RentCorp.

The Federal Trade Commission wants more information on storage container giant WillScot Mobile Mini's plan to snap up business-to-business storage rental company McGrath RentCorp. for somewhere in the neighbor... (more story)

Texas Investor Wants Ruling For 3M Campus Loan Suit Tossed

A Texas resident has urged a New York federal court to vacate a January order holding him liable for a guaranty of a $64 million loan borrowed to fund a now-foreclosed 3M office campus, arguing that the newly ... (more story)

Host Hotels & Resorts CEO Jim Risoleo said the REIT has $2.9 billion to use on new acquisitions of properties in 2024. (
Host Hotels REIT Wants To 'Kick Deals Loose' To Buy In '24

Executives with luxury hotel real estate investment trust Host Hotels & Resorts Inc. said during an earnings call Thursday that the company is stocked with capital and ready to grow the company through acquisi... (more story)

Ex-HFZ Capital Chief Denies $86M Real Estate Fraud Charges

The former head of troubled real estate firm HFZ Capital Group has pled not guilty in New York state court to dozens of criminal charges alleging he spearheaded a series of theft and tax fraud schemes that net... (more story)

Starwood Sees Opportunities In Regional Banks' Troubles

Starwood Property Trust executives told investors that as interest hikes continue to bear heavily on regional banks, the real estate investment trust sees opportunities in middle-market lending, a gap the regi... (more story)

Venable Hires Ex-Smith Gambrell Construction Partner In NY

Venable LLP announced Wednesday the hiring of a former partner at Smith Gambrell & Russell LLP for its construction law group in New York.

Brazilian Heiress' Daughter Can't Escape Colo. Collection Suit

The daughter of a Brazilian heiress must face claims that she stashed money for her mom to avoid a nearly $20 million court judgment, after a Colorado state judge said a creditor has alleged enough signs of fr... (more story)

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Russian Bank President Charged With Sanctions Violations

The head of a Russian-state-owned bank has been charged in New York federal court with evading economic sanctions by conspiring with others to maintain his two super-yachts and a luxury home in Aspen, Colorado... (more story)

Feds Say Russian Citizens Laundered Cash With Fla. Condos

Federal officials in South Florida announced Thursday that they have initiated forfeiture proceedings against two condominium units located in Miami, saying that they're owned by a pair of Russians who were pr... (more story)

New York City Mayor Eric Adams is pictured. Following its Feb. 8 move authorizing its speaker to sue the mayor to make him implement regulation expanding the city's housing voucher program, the New York City Council asked a state court on Wednesday to let it intervene on the side of a proposed class of New Yorkers suing the city for the same purpose. (Photo by Michael Brochstein/Sipa USA)(Sipa via AP Images)
NYC Lawmakers Ask To Join Housing Voucher Suit

New York City Council asked a state court on Wednesday to let it intervene on the side of a proposed class of New Yorkers suing the city to make it implement laws that aim to expand a housing voucher program.

Texas Developer Battles DOJ's 1st Predatory Mortgages Suit

A Texas land developer is fighting back against a high-profile predatory lending lawsuit filed by the U.S. Department of Justice and Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, telling a Houston federal judge that t... (more story)

Calif. Raises Sanctions In Testy Housing Fight With City

California says it plans to seek sanctions against Huntington Beach, California, alleging that a cross-petition filed by the city was a clear attempt to delay proceedings amid the state's case alleging Hunting... (more story)

Northwind Closes $111M Loan For Texas Condo Tower

Northwind Group has wrapped up a $111 million mortgage deal that uses The Hawthorne — a 17-story, 67-unit Houston residential condominium building — as collateral, the private equity firm announced.

ATV Accident Coverage Win Remanded Over Kid's Residency

A Missouri appeals court remanded a lower court's decision over whether a father's farm insurance covered the $1 million in damages inflicted on his daughter after an ATV accident, saying that the central ques... (more story)