Cyber Crime, Cybersecurity and the Real Estate Professional

National Association of REALTORS

NAR Associate Counsel Jessica Edgerton gives an overview of the cybersecurity threats faced by real estate professionals every day and provides a comprehensive game plan for protecting your business from cybercrime.
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Opportunity Zones and Commercial Real Estate Development


The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) and the Treasury Department issued their proposed regulations relating to the Opportunity Zone program. The proposed regulations have provided helpful guidance on many of the questions regarding the new program.
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How to Build Your Property’s Digital Curb Appeal

Binary Fountain and MHN

Multifamily properties sometimes receive online ratings that don’t reflect their owners’ commitment to a positive resident experience. Can perceptions formed by negative reviews be successfully countered? View to learn how Gene B. Glick developed a successful marketing strategy to restore its properties’ “digital curb appeal.”
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Medical Office Leases: Navigating New Stark Law, Anti-Kickback Statute, Operational Restrictions, and More

Medical office leases differ from standard commercial leases in several respects. There may be development and title issues unique to a medical office building (MOB) because it may be located within a hospital campus and may be subject to medical use restrictions and easements which impact its operation. The hospital owner often desires to retain fee ownership of an entire medical campus, so the MOB might also be subject to a ground lease. Counsel for the landlord or the tenant will want to see these matters addressed in the agreement. There are also federal regulations to consider in drafting medical office leases. Medical office leases may be subject to the Stark Law or the Anti-Kickback Statute, which applies to referrals for services payable under federal healthcare programs. Leases require specified criteria to comply with federal Stark and Anti-Kickback regulations and qualify for an exception and/or safe harbor. MOB leases should also address the obligations of the landlord and the tenant about HIPAA, ADA, and environmental compliance. Listen as our authoritative panel discusses the development and regulatory issues associated with medical office leases. The panel will review the operational constraints often presented by restrictive covenants, easements, and ground leases impacting MOBs, the best leasing practices for achieving compliance with the Stark Law and the Anti-Kickback Statute, and compliance with HIPAA, ADA, and environmental regulations particular to medical offices.
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The Great Resignation: Solving Commercial Real Estate's Talent Pipeline Problem

The workforce development landscape in commercial real estate is shifting dramatically, with hiring today becoming a very different undertaking than it once was. There aren't enough candidates to fill all of the open positions, and the skills gap is widening. In fact, research shows that the labor shortage is currently impacting as many as 70 percent of all commercial real estate firms. But this current talent pipeline problem can't be blamed on the pandemic and the Great Resignation alone. Factors such as employee disengagement, stagnant wages, poor work culture, financial uncertainty and a lack of mentorship have all contributed to this talent crunch. Hiring and retention have never been easy, but today's labor market has only increased the level of difficulty. So, what are commercial real estate firms to do? Three industry veterans will share their advice and answer your questions in a wide-ranging virtual discussion.
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