With the election season upon us it’s a good time to review some of the tax proposals that are being suggested. According to numerous online sources, Presidential nominee Joe Biden is proposing a number of changes to the Federal tax code that would affect commercial real estate investors.
There is a major retail corridor in Alabama dotted with every major restaurant brand and retailer in the region. There are 90,000 vehicles per day, an interstate interchange, 6 million square feet of office space, a major lifestyle center, a major hospital and the residential growth just keeps going.
There has been a lot of talk in the industry about the proposed CA Senate Bill 939 that interferes with leases between landlords and certain tenants.
With the onset of the global pandemic, questions related to lease clauses involving force majeure—literally, “superior force” but often interpreted as “acts of God”—loom in retail real estate: Does the pandemic qualify as a force majeure event? If so, are tenants justified in declining to pay rent? What protection do these clauses provide to landlords?
The former Trinity Hospital sits on a beautiful wooded campus just 7 minutes from downtown Birmingham & on the edge of the wealthiest community in Alabama.
I have a headache and you probably do too from all the information that is being fired at us in the form of emails, webinars, podcasts, and news reports. And yes, I acknowledge the hypocrisy of adding more info to your inbox, but since I put these thoughts together and since I think there is some originality to the thinking, I wanted to share this information with you.