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Category Archives: Real Estate

Wisconsin – Don’t Forget to Take the Real Estate Developer’s Rights as Collateral

The long real estate recession is over, and thank goodness for that. New developments are sprouting up everywhere in response to pent-up demand. There are even condominium developments beginning or long-stalled condominium developments resuming, and it’s time for a reminder about taking collateral in these unique projects. A condominium is purely a creature of statute. …

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IRS Ruling Creates Opportunities for Tax Savings by Companies With Substantial Real Estate Assets

On July 29, Windstream announced that it plans to spin off certain telecommunications network assets into an independent, publicly tradedreal estate investment trust (REIT). Windstream made the announcement after it obtained a favorable private letter ruling from the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) regarding the tax-free nature of the spin-off and the qualification of the spun-off …

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