Real Estate Blog

Blogs June 22, 2020 Understanding the GAAP and Tax Differences Between Syndication and Organization Costs for Private Equity and Real Estate Private Equity Funds

An overview of the treatment of organizational costs and syndication costs for private equity or real estate private equity funds under U.S. GAAP versus the Internal Revenue Code.

Blogs March 11, 2020 New Jersey Enacts Pass-Through Entity Tax Election to Combat $10,000 SALT Cap

NJ Governor Phil Murphy signed into law SB3246 in January 2020, the “Pass-Through Business Alternative Income Tax Act,” that enacts some type of entity-level tax on pass-through entities (PTEs).

Blogs March 11, 2020 What the Fed Report on U.S. Household Debt Means for Housing

The Q4 2019 Fed report on household debt shows a record high. Will this make it more difficult for home buyers to get mortgages, or will historically low unemployment along with recent growth in wages offset that?

Blogs March 04, 2020 PropTech: The Future Is Now for Real Estate

A recent conference in New York highlighted the growing use and significant cost savings for real estate developers in the area of property technology (“proptech”), such as data mining, IOT sensors and others.

Blogs February 21, 2020 Global Investors Eye North American Real Estate

A recap of CollabNet’s Inaugural Business Roundtable event “Real Estate Opportunities: The Next Alpha.” Speakers included Collabnet’s Harry Dublinsky and Todd Shaw of Morgan Stanley, as well as a series of real estate principals and investors sharing…

Blogs February 20, 2020 ASC 470 Simplified: Debt Modifications and Extinguishments for Real Estate Entities

A tutorial of how the accounting for financing outstanding debt under ASC 470 in a new lender and a same lender scenario.

Blogs February 05, 2020 Smart Investing in a Mature-Cycle Environment

Attendees at the January Los Angeles Real Estate Principals Luncheon heard the distinguished speakers discuss an outlook for the U.S. economy, that state of capital markets, the threat of an economic slowdown, and what all this means for real estate …

Blogs February 05, 2020 Bay Area 2020 Economic Forecast: Will the Party Ever Stop?

Our San Francisco office hosted a quarterly Real Estate Principals Luncheon where a discussion of economic indicators such as employment, consumer confidence, housing and others underscored the continued strength of the San Francisco Bay Area economy…

Blogs February 05, 2020 A Commercial Real Estate Outlook at NAOIP NJ

A look at the topics covered at the January meeting of the New Jersey Chapter of the Commercial Real Estate Development Association (“NAOIP NJ”). Topics included the economy, incentive programs, and the current status of various types of real estate …