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‘When Local Control Turns Into Local Out Of Control’: The Battle Over Who Should Fix Texas’ Housing Woes

This is Part 3 of a Bisnow investigative series that explores the “Texas Miracle” — the Lone Star State’s multidecade strategy that attracted hundreds of U.S. companies, millions of people and billions of dollars within its borders. Texas became the ninth-largest economy in the world, but the nation’s housing crisis is hurtling the state toward an […]

High Court Minn. Takings Ruling Could Lead To More Suits

he U.S. Supreme Court’s decision Thursday that a Minnesota county can’t keep proceeds from the sale of a residential condo it took after the owner fell behind on property taxes could lead to additional litigation in the nearly dozen other states that allow for such measures, experts say. The high court’s unanimous decision Thursday in […]

‘Are You Respecting Their Dignity?’: Employee-Surveillance Trend Deeply Splits Employers

A new Littler Mendelson survey of in-house attorneys and corporate leaders found two-thirds were concerned about the technologies’ impact on employee morale and compliance with privacy laws. From keystroke loggers to screenshot-capturing software and webcam eye-trackers, employee-monitoring tools have been on the rise since the COVID-19 pandemic drove white collar workers out of their cubicles […]

Developers In A ‘Mad Rush’ To Take Advantage Of Florida’s Live Local Act

When Condra Property Group bought the single-story motel at 2007 North Ocean Drive in Hollywood, Florida, last year, it was planning to redevelop the site into a 10-story luxury hotel. But the project required a height variance, got tied up in the approval process and never broke ground, the developer’s land use attorney said. Then in March, […]

Florida lawmakers tackle affordable housing, condo safety, foreign investment

Affordable housing, insurance lawsuit reform already signed into law Against the backdrop of controversial measures regarding permitless carry, a six-week abortion ban and Gov. Ron DeSantis’ feud with Disney, Florida state lawmakers have advanced a number of bills this session that could alter the landscape for developers, brokers and property owners in the Sunshine State. […]

Andrew Ingber Joins Government Law Group as an Associate Attorney

Government Law Group (GLG) is pleased to announce that Andrew J. Ingber has joined the firm as an Associate Attorney. Mr. Ingber brings significant litigation experience and a commitment to achieving favorable outcomes for clients. Mr. Ingber joins GLG after working at a large Florida law firm, where he successfully litigated high-exposure cases in the […]

New Florida affordable housing funding bill to spur massive redevelopment

Florida Governor Ron DeSantis A new bill signed by Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis that aims to spur development of affordable housing across Florida could lead to a wave of redevelopment of low-density areas. The Live Local Act (SB 102) increases funding for affordable housing projects, makes it easier for developers to win approval for affordable housing in […]

South Florida real estate projects in the pipeline for the week of April 7

Jupiter Medical Center has proposed an $110 million expansion. The nonprofit hospital currently has 248 beds at 1210 Old Dixie Highway. It wants to build a 92-bed addition on the east side of its campus. The new five-story building would total 135,000 square feet. In addition, a five-story parking garage would be built with 845 […]