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Law: Are agents, brokers and salespersons independent contractors? - by Lisa Casa

An administrative law judge with the New York State Unemployment Board recently found that drivers for Uber were improperly classified as independent contractors, when they were in fact employees, and found that the three drivers seeking unemployment benefits, and all similarly situated drivers, are entitled to unemployment benefits going back to January 1, 2014.1  This recent decision highlights a…

Outside the Region: Sonnenblick-Eichner Co. arranges all-cash sale of Hampton Inn Southcenter

Seattle, WA Real estate investment banking firm Sonnenblick-Eichner Co. arranged the sale of the 153-room Hampton Inn Southcenter in an all-...

Hunton & Williams appoints Hayman special counsel

New York, NY Hunton & Williams LLP continues the expansion of its real estate practice with the arrival of Jill Hayman as special counse...

Thru the Lens: Avison Young New York holds fourth annual Global Day of Giving

New York, NY Avison Young New York held its fourth annual Global Day of Giving on Thursday, October 19 in all of the company’s markets...

Outside the Region: Dobrowski and Miller of NKF negotiate $55 million sale of Southern Hills Mall

Sioux City, IO Newmark Knight Frank (NKF) has arranged the sale of the Southern Hills Mall. The single-story enclosed regional mall, which h...

American Investment Properties welcomes Heretakis as salesperson

Garden City, NY According to American Investment Properties Inc. (AIP), John Heretakis has joined the company as a salesperson. Heretakis...

Outside the Region: SouthCrest Bank names Washburn executive VP/chief credit officer

Atlanta, GA SouthCrest Bank appointed Michael Washburn as executive vice president/chief credit officer. Washburn has three decades of execu...

Outside the Region: Vision Real Estate Partners JV acquires 64-acre development site

Morris Township, NJ Vision Real Estate Partners and a partner firm have acquired a Morris County development site. The firms purchased 64 ac...

Certilman Balin names Viola as an associate

Hauppauge, NY Yuliya Viola has joined the land use and zoning and real estate groups at Certilman Balin as an associate. She represents clie...

Bues of Forchelli named to Cleary School for the Deaf board of directors

Uniondale, NY John Bues, an associate with Forchelli, Curto, Deegan, Schwartz, Mineo &Terrana, LLP, has joined the board of directors of...