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Property Rights Upheld for Developers/Investors

A few days ago the Supreme Court decided on  Koontz v. St. John’s River Water Management District, which effectively will allow developers and investors to sue local governments for illegally withholding … Continue reading

June 28, 2013 · Leave a comment

New San Francisco Seismic Ordinance

By Josh Marrow Recently, San Francisco passed a mandatory Soft-Story Retrofit Ordinance that will require a seismic retrofit of existing buildings identified as having a soft-story hazard, typically on the first … Continue reading

May 30, 2013 · Leave a comment

New Law Requires Lease Scrutiny

Here’s a GlobeStreet article that follows up on the information we posted on March 26th. By Bruce Haring The new California law designed to add protection against predatory lawsuits will have … Continue reading

April 16, 2013 · Leave a comment

What Makes Industrial So Special?

I wrote an article not too long ago that explained the Top 5 Reasons to invest in Industrial.  It seems some of the industry experts agree with us.  Here’s Globe … Continue reading

March 29, 2013 · Leave a comment

Alert: New California Laws Landlords Should Be Aware Of

A special thanks to the law firm Rentschler/Tursi for providing the following information: There have been new laws recently adopted which impose new mandatory disclosures for commercial property owners: 1.          … Continue reading

March 26, 2013 · 1 Comment

Kidder Mathews Unveils China-Focused Real Estate Group

As the only China-focused trans-Pacific real estate group in the U.S., Kidder Mathews’ China Services was created to address the growing relationship between China and the U.S.  The group offers … Continue reading

January 25, 2013 · Leave a comment

New EPA Guidance Makes Tenants Liable

By Natalie Dolce SAN FRANCISCO-The newly issued guidance by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency suggests that prudent long-term tenants of commercial and industrial properties should conduct environmental due diligence before entering into a lease. So … Continue reading

January 17, 2013 · Leave a comment

Do I Really Need a Phase 1 Environmental Site Assessment?

The following post appeared recently on and contains some great information regarding ESA’s.  It can be a huge portion of the due diligence and one that should really always … Continue reading

January 19, 2012 · Leave a comment

Top 5 Reasons to Invest in Industrial Real Estate

By Michael Hironimus Well we’ve started the new year and perhaps you’re looking at your portfolio results from 2011.  You may have had a great year or a poor year, … Continue reading

January 4, 2012 · Leave a comment

San Francisco Building Due Diligence

By Dean Andrews For those transacting or financing real estate in San Francisco, there are several things to consider about the condition of your asset that are unique to the City by … Continue reading

January 3, 2012 · Leave a comment