Long Island

Suffolk County IDA establishes COVID-19 Sales Tax Relief Equipment Program

Hauppauge, NY The Suffolk County Industrial Development Agency (IDA), in collaboration with Suffolk County’s broader economic development agencies, has passed a new program called the COVID-19 Sales Tax Relief Equipment Program.

Royal Properties brokers two leases for Mixology Clothing Co.

Oceanside, NY According to Royal Properties, Inc., Mixology Clothing Co. has signed two new leases on Long Island, bringing their Long Island distribution to six stores.

Commercial Classroom: The questions we ask - by Ed Smith

To service our customers professionally we must gather the information they will want to know in an organized efficient manner. Learning the questions to ask begins with what to say when you first meet someone new.

McGivern joins Twomey, Latham, Shea, Kelley, Dubin & Quartararo, LLP

Riverhead, NY According to Twomey, Latham, Shea, Kelley, Dubin & Quartararo, LLP, Joan Morgan McGivern has joined the firm as of counsel.

Blumenfeld Development Group provides meals to healthcare workers at Northwell Health’s Cohen’s Children Medical Center

Woodbury, NY Blumenfeld Development Group Shows Appreciation for Healthcare Professionals - Syosset based real estate developer, Blumenfeld Development Group, (BDG) provided hot meals to

The Rochlin Organization welcomes Holmes

Melville, NY According to the Rochlin Organization, Elizabeth Holmes has joined the firm as a full-time real estate salesperson.

FDT’s Kawochka named co-chair of NCBA Legal Administrators Committee

Uniondale, NY Virginia Kawochka, administrator at Forchelli Deegan Terrana LLP (FDT), is a co-chair of the Nassau County Bar Association’s (NCBA) newly-introduced Legal Administrators Committee.

From coronavirus to the Fed’s latest rate cut, comm’l. real estate investors must remain proactive - by Nicholas Racanelli

The opening line from the Charles Dickens novel, A Tale of Two Cities, “It was the best of times, it was the worst of times, it was the age of wisdom, it was the age of foolishness…” comes to mind in how

Real property transfers prior to filing a mechanic’s lien and a contractor’s recourse under the lien law - by Andrew Richards and Giulia Escobar

Generally speaking, pursuant to New York Lien Law §10, a mechanic’s lien can be filed at any time during construction and within eight months after the last day work is performed at the project.

COVID-19 may provide real estate taxpayers another chance to reduce taxes - by John Terrana and Gabriella Botticelli

New York property owners who routinely challenge their real estate taxes are probably familiar with the three-year moratorium that applies in many tax certiorari settlements.