WHAT YOU'LL LEARN
- The in's and out's of this relatively obscure tax incentive hidden in the tax reform package, and the recent change that is causing it to take off.
- How you can legally pay absolutely ZERO federal capital gains taxes when you take advantage of this huge tax incentive designed to encourage investment in specific communities.
- Best strategies for unlocking maximum tax savings for real estate investors and apartment syndicators.
In 2018, the Midwest (defined as Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Ohio, and Wisconsin) saw a number of statutory changes and court decisions that reshaped and framed a number of key issues every developer, design professional, owner, lender, contractor, and real estate and construction lawyer must know. Quarles & Brady lawyers will discuss and take questions regarding recent decisions impacting real estate and construction law.
Understand the key steps in the bankruptcy process and how they affect the various parties related to commercial real estate. Bankruptcy cases involving commercial real estate present a multitude of problems. Depending on the party and its relation to the real estate, significant differences in concerns, legal issues and strategies come into play. Knowing the bankruptcy process, certain key provisions of the Bankruptcy Code applicable to commercial real estate, and what to expect in a bankruptcy case involving such real estate are vital in evaluating the best path. Owners of commercial real estate, tenants of commercial real estate, and mortgagees on such properties must each understand their respective positions, claims, and rights in a bankruptcy case. Knowledge of these issues in advance of a bankruptcy filing can greatly enhance preparation and expectations for counsel and their clients if and when a bankruptcy is filed.
Gain an understanding of Opportunity Zones and the current guidance and potential issues in structuring transactions. Opportunity Zones offer great promise for new investment in low-income areas and affordable rental housing in those areas. Regulations and guidance continue to evolve. This topic will take a deep dive into Opportunity Zones, explaining the current guidance and exploring potential issues in structuring transactions with a focus on affordable housing. Panelists will discuss potential benefits and the challenges to structuring transactions. This information is a great fit for anyone looking to get a better handle on Opportunity Zones and explore their benefits and limitations.