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Real Estate Investment Trusts, Publicly Traded Partnerships And The 20% Business Deduction
Real Estate Investment Trusts (REIT) and Publicly Traded Partnerships (PTP) get special treatment in the Tax Cuts And Jobs Act (TCJA)- Sorry I just can't call it tax reform. Maybe tax deform, but that sounds silly. TCJA repealed Section 199, a kind of ...

Former Clayton real estate developer pleads guilty to bank fraud
ST. LOUIS, Mo., (KMOV.com) – A former Clayton real estate developer banker pleaded guilty to helping defraud a Sedalia bank out of millions of dollars on Tuesday evening. Michael Litz, 63, of Ladue is the third person to plead guilty following a ...

Made a real estate deal? Tell us about it
For my new weekly Real Estate Insider email newsletter — which you get with a Crain's Enhanced Membership — we are creating a weekly roundup of submitted commercial real estate deals. The purpose is to add value that you won't be able to get ...

Recent Commercial Real Estate Transactions
$14.25 MILLION. 186-188 First Avenue (between East 11th and 12th Streets). Manhattan. A local investor bought these two five-story East Village walk-ups, totaling 14,900 square feet with 50 feet of frontage. They offer 16 two-bedroom apartments, which ...

The essential guide to real estate and tax reform
In what analysts are calling a non-political sacrifice, the GOP put longstanding real estate tax breaks on the chopping block. Indeed, the Republican overhaul of the nation's tax code, dubbed the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act and signed into law by the ...

How real estate pros can survive the Facebook news feed change
Facebook's founder, Mark Zuckerberg, announced that the company will overhaul the algorithm for the platform's news feed. Gearing toward “meaningful social interaction” and away from, what it deems, “relevant content.” Why is this important for real ...

Macy's, Inc. Real Estate Sales Will Continue in 2018
Despite the improving sales trends, many analysts expect Macy's to face continued earnings pressure in 2018. The average 2018 EPS estimate -- which probably ignores the recently implemented tax reform law -- is just $2.86. Bears often point out that ...

'We need to get engaged early with our City Council,' says Charlotte developer
It's important for the real estate community to get engaged with political leaders like those new City Council members, said Johno Harris, president of Charlotte real estate firm Lincoln Harris. Harris was a panelist at an event hosted last week, the ...

Eric Trump Stands to Profit Bigly From Sweetheart Real Estate Deal With His Dad
He bought two previously unsold condominium apartments at Trump Parc East for just $350,000 each, about half of the price they had recently been listed for. Such bargain basement sales are usually treated as gifts by the IRS. But they might not have ...

3 burning real estate marketing questions (answered)
It's that time of year when the rest of the world is still taking down holiday decorations and our thoughts are on the spring market. What will you do to build your brand and attract more clients this year? As a content writer who specializes in real ...

6 secrets to getting a real estate listing every day
We all know that listings are essential to success. Increasing the number of listings you collect each month allows for more possibilities for your business, and it's the most direct way to improve your real estate productivity. The keys to achieving ...