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Is NYC's Reserve Fund Law Antiquated?
June 24, 2014
Douglas P. Heller
New York Real Estate Journal
Douglas Heller discusses the differences between residental rental conversions to coops from the 1970s compared to today and how much has changed over the years.
Real Estate Mortgage Foreclosure Receiverships Procedural Issues and Practical Observations
September 2013
Scott E. Mollen
Nassau Lawyer: The Journal of the Nassau County Bar Association
Although it appears that the worst of the foreclosure crisis is now in the "rear view mirror," some experts believe that a new phase of residential and commercial foreclosures may be triggered by increased interest rates that will follow the federal government's eventual termination of its current quantitative easing monetary policy.  
Globes - Foreign Investment in New York City Multifamily Real Estate
July 2012
Belinda G. Schwartz
Belinda Schwartz published the article "Foreign Investment in New York City Multifamily Real Estate" in Israel's leading financial and business publication Globes
'Occupy'ing the Zoning Resolution
January 18, 2012
Eldad Gothelf
ZONE: Land Use and Environmental Blog
The Next 50
December 8, 2011
Eldad Gothelf
ZONE: Land Use and Environmental Blog
Council on Affordable Housing (COAH) Abolished
November 21, 2011
Richard Bass
ZONE: Land Use and Environmental Blog
DEC Weighs In On Fracking: Proposes Permitting with Restrictions
July 12, 2011
Louis A. Evans
ZONE: Land Use and Environmental Blog
Supreme Court Affirms EPA Authority to Regulate Greenhouse Gas
June 28, 2011
Louis A. Evans
ZONE: Land Use & Environmental Blog
Zoning: What's the point?
June 21, 2011
Eldad Gothelf
ZONE: Land Use & Environmental Blog
Supreme Court: EPA Free to Use UAO Mechanism
June 16, 2011
Louis A. Evans
ZONE: Land Use & Environmental Blog
What Changes Behavior?
May 12, 2011
Eldad Gothelf
ZONE: Land Use & Environmental Blog
Rezoning Plan for Fur District Leaves Hoteliers Out in the Cold
April 2011
Mitchell Korbey
Herrick’s Hospitality Group News Alert
The City’s “Quick Response” to Providing Information
March 10
Eldad Gothelf
ZONE: Lane Use & Environmental Blog
GGBP: Time to Pay Attention
March 10, 2011
Eldad Gothelf
ZONE: Land Use & Environmental Blog
New Zoning Restraints For Local Hotels?
March 2011
Mitchell Korbey
Herrick's Hospitality Group News Alert
Westchester Fair Housing Update: Plan Progressing, But HUD Wants Revisions
February 16, 2011
Richard Bass
ZONE: Land Use and Environmental Blog
A Bank on Every Corner?
January 7, 2011
Mitchell Korbey
ZONE: Land Use and Environmental Blog
Can the City’s Decision Makers Keep New York Wal-Mart-Free?
January 10, 2011
Jennifer A. Dickson
ZONE: Land Use and Environmental Blog
Governor Cuomo Appoints New DEC Commissioner
January 5, 2011
Louis A. Evans
ZONE: Land Use and Environmental Blog
Zoning For Your Health
January 3, 2010
Mitchell Korbey
ZONE: Land Use and Environmental Blog
The Alleys of New York
December 15, 2010
Mitchell Korbey
ZONE: Land Use and Environmental Blog
Urban Agriculture - Ready For Its Close-Up?
December 3, 2010
Eldad Gothelf
ZONE: Land Use and Environmental Blog
Are You a Certified Artist?
November 15, 2010
Mitchell Korbey
ZONE: Land Use and Environmental Blog
A Clear Message on Sustainable Housing?
Otober 22, 2010
Eldad Gothelf
ZONE: Land Use and Environmental Blog
The Mosque, Zoning, & Community
October 21, 2010
Mitchell Korbey
ZONE: Land Use and Environmental Blog
ARC Project’s Future? Let Your Voice Be Heard
October 21, 2010
Eldad Gothelf
ZONE: Land Use and Environmental Blog
East Harlem's Future
October 19, 2010
Richard Bass
ZONE: Land Use and Environmental Blog
ULI Conference
October 14, 2010
Mitchell Korbey
ZONE: Land Use and Environmental Blog
ARC Project Pulled!
October 7, 2010
Eldad Gothelf
ZONE: Land Use and Environmental Blog
Greening of the Codes Continues
September 30, 2010
Eldad Gothelf
ZONE: Land Use and Environmental Blog
Designated: Newtown Creek Becomes Second Superfund Site in NYC
September 29, 2010
Louis A. Evans
ZONE: Land Use and Environmental Blog
Foreclose, Then What?
September 28, 2010
Mitchell Korbey
ZONE: Land Use and Environmental Blog
DOT’s Miracle (on 34th St.)?
September 28, 2010
Mark A. Levine
ZONE: Land Use and Environmental  Blog
SoHo’s Zoning Secret
September 22, 2010
Jennifer A. Dickson
ZONE: Land Use and Environmental Blog
The Design Commission – Another Obscure, But Vital Agency?
September 16, 2010
Mitchell Korbey
ZONE: Land Use and Environmental Blog
City Program Could Streamline Brownfield Process
September 2, 2010
GlobeSt.com
A new program that allows the NYC Office of Environmental Remediation to investigate some brownfields sites, oversee remediation and -- applying state DEC criteria -- advise that cleanup has been completed properly, gives developers a potentially viable option to redevelop tainted property, Louis Evans writes. He notes that the state's program -- heretofore the only game in town -- offered a relatively protracted and sluggish process and says developers would be wise at least to consider the city program.
On the Waterfront…
August 8, 2010
Mitchell Korbey
ZONE: Land Use and Environmental Blog
City and State Agree on Local Brownfield Cleanup Strategy
August 5, 2010
Louis A. Evans
ZONE: Land Use and Environmental Blog
The Scope of LPC’s Power
August 5, 2010
ZONE: Land Use and Environmental Blog
New York Is Twice the Size of LA…and Growing!
July 30, 2010
Mitchell Korbey
ZONE: Land Use and Environmental Blog
421-a Program: What Does the Future Hold?
July 30, 2010
Eldad Gothelf
ZONE: Land Use and Environmental Blog
Subway Updates – #7 & 2nd Ave
July 30, 2010
Richard Bass
ZONE: Land Use and Environmental Blog
Consider Pursuing Guarantors in State Court
July 14, 2010
Raymond N. Hannigan, Ross L. Hirsch
New York Law Journal
Ray Hannigan and Ross Hirsch co-authored the article "Consider Pursuing Guarantors in State Court."
NYC Zips Into Future With Car Sharing Text Amendment
July 16, 2010
Jennifer A. Dickson
ZONE: Land Use and Environmental Blog
More Problems With Westchester’s Fair Housing Plan
July 12, 2010
Richard Bass
ZONE: Land Use and Environmental Blog
A Little Off the Top? – “Illegal” Addition to be Removed
May 6. 2010
Eldad Gothelf
ZONE: Land Use and Environmental Blog
Judge Sides with City in Adult Use Zoning Case
April 2, 2010
Jennifer A. Dickson
ZONE: Land Use and Environmental Blog
It’s Just a Facade?
February 19, 2010
Eldad Gothelf
ZONE: Land Use and Environmental Blog
Westchester’s Mt. Laurel – The Next Step
February 4, 2010
Richard Bass
ZONE: Land Use and Environmental Blog
Second Avenue Subway: Litigation and Compensation
February 4, 2010
Richard Bass
ZONE: Land Use and Environmental Blog
PACE Yourself: New York State Takes Step Towards Financing Green Retrofits
January 22, 2010
Eldad Gothelf
ZONE: Land Use and Environmental Blog
Will Energy Usage Data Lead to Different Behavior and Alter Investment?
December 11, 2009
Eldad Gothelf
ZONE: Land Use and Environmental Blog
Eminent Domain Shocker: Columbia University Loses Its Bid; Vows to Appeal
December 4, 2009
Eldad Gothelf
ZONE: Land Use and Environmental Blog
Greener, Greater Buildings Plan Moving Faster, Closer to Reality
December 2, 2009
Eldad Gothelf
ZONE: Land Use and Environmental Blog
Officially Blighted: Court of Appeals Rules in Favor of Atlantic Yards
November 24, 2009
Eldad Gothelf
ZONE: Land Use and Environmental Blog
City Planning Commission to Parking on Your Front Lawn: Drop Dead
November 17, 2009
Eldad Gothelf
ZONE: Land Use and Environmental Blog
The Appeal of Zoning
November 16, 2009
Mitchell Korbey
ZONE: Land Use and Environmental Blog
Get the Lead Out
November 4, 2009
Lori G. Singer
ZONE: Land Use and Environmental Blog
A Review of Ideas to Revive the Market
November 3, 2009
Eldad Gothelf
ZONE: Land Use and Environmental Blog
Does the Garment District Have Clothes?
November 2, 2009
Mitchell Korbey
ZONE: Land Use and Environmental Blog
A Future for Barren Plazas?
October 28, 2009
Eldad Gothelf
ZONE: Land Use and Environmental Blog
City Planning’s Rezoning of Sunset Park Faces Legal Challenge
October 27, 2009
Mitchell Korbey
ZONE: Land Use and Environmental Blog
New York High Court Rules in Stuy Town Case
October 22, 2009
Dennis Sughrue
ZONE: Land Use and Environmental Blog
Air Rights the Right Way
October 21, 2009
Mitchell Korbey
ZONE: Land Use and Environmental Blog
161st Street/River Avenue Rezoning
October 21, 2009
Richard Bass
ZONE: Land Use and Environmental Blog
Westchester’s Mt. Laurel? Affordable Housing Coming to a Suburb Near You
October 19, 2009
Richard Bass
ZONE: Land Use and Environmental Blog
Stalled Buildings Bill – Jumpstarted!
October 16, 2009
Eldad Gothelf
ZONE: Land Use and Environmental Blog
Co-ops Can Ease the Condo Crisis
October 5, 2009
Douglas P. Heller, Erica Buckley
Globestreet.com & Real Estate New York
Erica Buckley, an assistant attorney general in the Real Estate Finance Bureau, and Douglas P. Heller, a Herrick partner specializing in all aspects of condo and co-op law with an emphasis on financing, encourage developers, sponsors and lenders on troubled condominium projects to consider  converting to a co-operative ownership structure.
Structuring a Security Deposit In the Event of Bankruptcy
June 17, 2009
Benjamin F. Kursman
New York Law Journal
Ben Kursman authors the this article about the importance of securing a tenant’s security deposit, especially in a recession.
“Bankruptcy-Proofing” Tenant’s Security Deposit
May 2009
Benjamin F. Kursman
Commercial Lease Law Insider
Ben Kursman authors a front-page article about the importance of securing a tenant’s security deposit and the methods to do so, specifically by using the security deposit to secure the guaranty of the lease.
Cash Is King, Unless a Tenant Goes Bankrupt
May-June 2009
Real Estate New York's Property & the Law column
Commercial property owners should consider requiring guarantor collateral -- rather than cash -- to secure a lease, because if tenant files for bankruptcy protection, the cash is subject to orders of the bankruptcy court and may not be available to the landlord, Ben Kursman writes here.
Realty Law Digest
Ongoing (since 1987)
Scott E. Mollen
New York Law Journal
Scott Mollen authors "Realty Law Digest," a weekly column appearing in the New York Law Journal since 1987.
City landlords starting to get friendly, tenant friendly
August 13, 2008
Real Estate Weekly
Jonathan Adelsberg analyzes the New York City office leasing market, and finds that it is on the verge of becoming a tenant-friendly environment.
Don't play fast and loose with real estate contracts
August 13, 2008
Real Estate Weekly
Scott Mollen notes that some sellers of commercial real estate try to use dubious reasons to default buyers in rising markets -- hoping to re-trade the deal at a more robust price -- and issues cautions about that practice.
Developers Take Note!
April 24-30, 2007
Lori G. Singer
New York Real Estate Journal
Lori Singer co-authors this article on The New York Brownfield Cleanup Program's potentially lucrative tax credit programs.
Is Cuomo the Man to Help Ease Development Bottleneck?
December 27, 2006
Douglas P. Heller
Real Estate Weekly
Doug Heller authors an article on Andrew Cuomo's effect on the condo market in New York through easing the bottleneck in offering plan processing.
A Tale of Three Northern Manhattan Communities: Case Studies of Political Empowerment in the Planning and Development Process
January 2004
Richard Bass, Cuz Potter
Fordham Urban Law Journal
Richard Bass co-authors "A Tale of Three Northern Manhattan Communities: Case Studies of Political Empowerment in the Planning and Development Process."
Empire:  A Tale of Obsession, Betrayal, and the Battle for an American Icon
August 15, 2002
Mitchell Pacelle
Wiley; New Ed edition
Ray Hannigan's work with Hideki Yokoi in Nihon Sangyo Kabushiki Kaisha v. Nakahara, the celebrated battle for control of the Empire State Building, is chronicled in Mitchell Pacelle's book.
As Dust Settles, Thorny Real Estate Issues Arise
February 2002
Christopher J. Sullivan
The National Law Journal
Christopher Sullivan authors this article for The National Law Journal.
Plans Promote the Rebuilding of Downtown
November 2001
Scott E. Mollen, Mark A. Levine, Pamela Elkins-Richardson
New York Law Journal
Mark A. Levine and Scott E. Mollen co-author this article about the post-9/11 real estate in downtown Manhattan.
The New York Law Revision Commission 2001 Report
2001
Douglas P. Heller
Doug Heller participated in this Report in relation to cooperative and condominium interests.
When Co-Insureds Go To War 
1999
Arthur G. Jakoby
New York Real Property Law Journal, Vol 27, No. 4
Arthur Jakoby authors an article on the issues that title insurers face in disputes between co-insureds.
Spelling Counts When Searching Title
1999
Arthur G. Jakoby
New York Real Property Law Journal, Vol. 27, No. 1
Arthur Jakoby authors an article on the importance of accuracy when performing title searches.
Alternate Dispute Resolution of Condominium and Cooperative Conflicts
1999
Scott E. Mollen
St. John Law Review
Scott Mollen's article appears in St. John Law Review.
Fleeting Hope For Single Asset Real Estate Debtors
March 1997
Paul A. Rubin
16 American Bankruptcy Institute Journal 1
Paul Rubin's article appears in the American Bankruptcy Institute Journal.