Real Estate & Construction Blog
- Blog: Real Estate Advisor Law BlogA Plea And/Or Request: Stop Using And/OrPosted on November 17, 2017 by Alexander S. ConnUniversity of Cincinnati Law Professor Sean Mangan does not hate many things, but ‘and/or’ has to be first on the list – along with whomever might be playing his Irish that weekend. I had the pleasure of taking multiple drafting classes with him several years ago, but I honestly never quite understood the depth of… Continue Reading
- Blog: TSMP ForefrontBig data and the death of the shopping mallPosted on November 6, 2017 by How retailers can harness technology to beat e-commerce at its own game.
- Blog: Real Estate Law BlogBritish Columbia Aims to Reduce Use of Vacate Clauses in Residential Tenancy AgreementsPosted on November 2, 2017 by Andrew Mildenhall and Nicholas ShonOn October 26, 2017, Bill 16, the Tenancy Statutes Amendment Act, 2017 ( “Bill-16”), passed first reading, which will be of particular interest to residential landlords and developers. Among other things, Bill-16 enacts amendments to the Residential Tenancy Act (British Columbia) (the “Act”) that reduce or prevent landlords from including “vacate clauses” in fixed term... Continue Reading
- Blog: Infrastructure Law and Policy BlogMichigan Legislators Introduce Soo Locks Modernization ActPosted on June 19, 2017 by Andrew J. SwitalskiRecent events at the federal level indicate that the Soo Locks Modernization Project may soon take a giant leap forward. At this month’s Detroit Regional Chamber Mackinac Policy Conference, members of Michigan’s Congressional delegation announced plans to introduce legislation to finance improvements to the Soo Locks. The Soo Locks Modernization Act, sponsored by Sen. Stabenow and Rep. Jack Bergman, would direct the Army Corps of Engineers to carry out construction of a second large lock to supplement the aging Poe Lock. As we have previously noted, the Poe Lock is currently the o...