Stewart E. Sterk
Can tenants maintain a class action against landlords asserting a pattern and practice of illegal conduct when the various plaintiff tenants have been injured by different forms of allegedly wrongful conduct?
Notice to Cure Did Not Violate RPL 235-f
Certificate of No Exterior Effect Upheld
Emotional Support Dog Determination Upheld
Statute of Limitations Did Not Bar Foreclosure Action
Nuisance Claim Arising Out of Environmental Remediation Not Barred By Statute of Limitations
Mortgage Contingency Clause Did Not Give Buyer Right to Cancel
Mortgagor Did Not Prove Damages Arising Out of RESPA Violation
Questions of Fact Preclude Summary Judgment on Whether Adverse Possession Extinguished Easement
Carol A. Sigmond
New York City is seeing an upsurge of deed theft. Attorneys, architects, title companies, real estate brokers, agents, contractors, developers and construction managers need to be alert to this potential issue when blocks of properties are assembled for development in these neighborhoods.
For all intents, 2019 has been good for commercial real estate. 2020, at least for the first half, promises much of the same. That is not to say that the CRE environment will be stagnant; as always there will be changes. Some of these will be subtle while others may well be more ground shaking — and likely due to outside circumstances.
Jacqueline Greenberg Vogt
In the aftermath of recent construction disasters leading to catastrophic failures and loss of life, the concept of peer review has taken on an entirely new significance. A comprehensive plan and specification peer review is an effective risk management strategy for ensuring quality construction.
Kelsi Maree Borland
Entertainment and experience has become the cornerstone of retail survival in the wake of increasing online shopping. Now, top brands are starting to incorporate entertainment experiences into select markets to bush the boundaries of the traditional retail structure.
Scott E. Mollen
Landlord’s Oral Request for Use and Occupancy in Commercial Non-Payment Proceeding Denied
Landlord Sought to Pierce the Corporate Veil to Recover Unpaid Rent