Tax

Higher Taxes? OK!

philly

From an economic standpoint, some cities grow extremely quickly. Some do not. Philadelphia, for all its strengths and opportunities, is unfortunately in the latter category. True, Philadelphia is the fifth-largest market by population in the U.S. and host to a…

Executive Interview: Mark Morris, Fox Rothschild

Mark Morris Partner Fox Rothschild, LLP Mark is an experienced real estate practitioner with a particular focus on representing clients in the hospitality industry. He routinely handles a broad range of real estate matters, including acquisitions, development, joint ventures, leasing…

REITs of Nature – Part I

When it comes to fundraising, investors sometimes need to get creative. Consider the REIT: as a pass-through investment structure that attracts enormous amounts of capital, the REIT is a very creative solution to the question, How do we get lots…

Executive Interview: Ed Liva, KPMG

Ed Liva Partner KPMG, LLP Ed is the National Industry Leader for KPMG’s U.S. Real Estate Tax Practice and the Partner-in-Charge of KPMG’s Northeast Real Estate Tax Practice.  Prior to his current role, Ed was the Partner-in-Charge of KPMG’s Pennsylvania…

Legal Developments in 1031 Exchanges

With a ruling earlier this year from the United States Tax Court, the outer lines of 1031 Exchanges have become slightly more defined. On the surface, the appeal and applicability of a Section 1031 exchange appear straightforward enough. Simply put,…