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AMERICAN REALTY ADVISORS ACQUIRES STABILIZED RETAIL SHOPPING CENTER IN DUBLIN, CA FOR $51.1 MILLION

American Realty Advisors (American), an institutional real estate investment manager with approximately $6.7 billion in assets under management, has acquired the Dublin Place Shopping Center, a 283,506 square-foot retail shopping center in Dublin, Cali…

Pircher, Nichols & Meeks Hires C.J. Loos As New Associate

CHICAGO – March 25, 2014 – (RealEstateRama) — Pircher, Nichols & Meeks, a national real estate law firm with offices in Chicago and Los Angeles, announced that C.J. Loos has joined the firm as a new associate in the Chicago office. Ms. Loos’ ba…

Pircher, Nichols & Meeks Hires Douglas Merkel As New Associate

LOS ANGELES – February 27, 2014 – (RealEstateRama) — Pircher, Nichols & Meeks, a national real estate law firm with offices in Los Angeles and Chicago, announced that Douglas Merkel has joined the firm as an associate in the Los Angeles office. M…

Pircher, Nichols & Meeks Hires Philip Hyun As New Associate

LOS ANGELES – January 15, 2013 – (RealEstateRama) — Pircher, Nichols & Meeks, a national real estate law firm with offices in Los Angeles and Chicago, announced that Philip Hyun has joined the firm as an associate in the Los Angeles office. Hyun …

Pircher, Nichols & Meeks Hires Tim Najera As New Associate

LOS ANGELES – December 16, 2013 – (RealEstateRama) — Pircher, Nichols & Meeks, a national real estate law firm with offices in Los Angeles and Chicago, announced that Tim Najera has joined the firm as an associate in the Los Angeles office. Najer…

COURT RULES FOR ROSENBERG & ESTIS, P.C. CLIENT, GETTY PROPERTIES CORP, IN GAS STATION HOLDOVER DISPUTE

New York, NY – December 16, 2013 – (RealEstateRama) — New York State Supreme Court Justice Melvin L. Schweitzer has issued two rulings in favor of landlord Getty Properties Corp. in a gas station holdover dispute, holding the defendants in criminal an…

Andrew M. Ouvrier Joins Pircher, Nichols & Meeks as Associate

Torrance, CA – June 4, 2013 – (RealEstateRama) — Andrew M. Ouvrier has joined the national real estate law firm Pircher, Nichols & Meeks (Pircher) as an associate in its Los Angeles office. Ouvrier, who brings over 11 years of experience in real …

Pircher, Nichols & Meeks Partner Named to 2013 BTI Client Service All-Stars

Torrance, CA – March 15, 2013 – (RealEstateRama) — John H. Irons, a partner of national real estate law firm Pircher, Nichols & Meeks, has been honored with the 2013 BTI Client Service All-Star award for his extraordinary dedication to client rel…

Nixon Peabody Elects 13 Attorneys to Partnership; Female Partners Make Up More than 60% of the 2013 Clas

Boston, MA – January 15, 2012 – (RealEstateRama) — Nixon Peabody LLP will promote 13 attorneys, including eight female lawyers, to its partnership effective February 1, 2013.

CDFI Fund Opens 2012 Competition Round of New Markets Tax Credit Program

Washington, DC – July 16, 2012 – (RealEstateRama) — In anticipation of its likely publication in the Federal Register on July 19, 2012, the U.S. Department of the Treasury’s Community Development Financial Institutions Fund (CDFI Fund) released today …

CONSTRUCTION EMPLOYMENT REMAINS NEARLY FLAT IN APRIL BUT RISES 1.1 PERCENT FROM A YEAR AGO; UNEMPLOYMENT RATE FALLS TO 14.5 PERCENT, A FOUR-YEAR LOW

WASHINGTON, D.C. – May 7, 2012 – (RealEstateRama) — The construction industry lost 2,000 jobs in April, following similar declines of 3,000 in March and 1,000 in February, but still added 63,000 jobs over the past year as the industry unemployment rat…

ABA Symposia to Feature Trends, New Developments Related to Real Property, Trust and Estate Law Practice

WASHINGTON, D.C. WASHINGTON, D.C. The economic downturn and the unprecedented changes confronting the real estate industry have created significant new challenges for lawyers practicing real property law and trust and estate law. The American Bar Assoc…

Nevada Short Sales | Is Time Running Out For Nevada Homeowners?

Las Vegas, NV – February 1, 2012 – (RealEstateRama) — If you’ve been thinking about doing a short sale on your Nevada home, you might want to hurry up. The time is limited for homeowners who want to ensure they aren’t hit with a big tax bill becau…

GPE Commercial Advisors Hires Amy Dattilo as Associate Vice President

Phoenix, AZ – January 13, 2012 – (RealEstateRama) — GPE Commercial Advisors is pleased to announce that Amy Dattilo has joined their Brokerage Division as Associate Vice President specializing in office sales & leasing as well as tenant & la…

Michael Seiden Joins Pircher, Nichols & Meeks As Associate

Torrance, CA – January 5, 2012 – (RealEstateRama) — Michael Seiden has joined the national real estate law firm Pircher, Nichols & Meeks in its Los Angeles office. Seiden is an addition to Pircher’s real estate department.

NEW LAWS TO IMPACT CALIFORNIA HOMEOWNERS NEXT YEAR

LAGUNA HILLS, CA – December 20, 2011 – (RealEstateRama) — From rental restrictions to electric vehicles and electronic meeting notices, Californians living in homeowners associations will see several new laws governing their communities starting Janua…

MBA Urges House to Vote Down Payroll Tax Extension

WASHINGTON, DC – December 20, 2011 – (RealEstateRama) — The Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) today urged members of the U.S. House of Representatives to vote against the Senate-passed bill that would extend the payroll tax holiday for two months by …

Point Center Financial Hires New In-House Corporate Counsel

Aliso Viejo, CA – December 12, 2011 – (RealEstateRama) — Point Center Financial, Inc., retained Dale A. Martin as In-House Corporate Counsel. In his current role, Mr. Martin will serve as counsel to Point Center Financial and its executive management …

U.S. Green Building Council Commends the White House and USGBC Member Companies for Announcing Nearly $4 Billion Investment in Energy Upgrades to Public and Private Buildings

Washington, D.C. – December 5, 2011 – (RealEstateRama) — President Barack Obama and former President William J. Clinton along with representatives from more than 60 organizations as part of the Better Buildings Challenge today announced nearly $4 bill…

Why AB284 Helps Nevada Homeowners Seeking Short Sales

Las Vegas, NV – November 21, 2011 – (RealEstateRama) — There was a significant decline in the number of mortgage default notices served on homeowners in the Las Vegas metro area and in Nevada in October, but not because of a sudden recovery in the hou…