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Paradigm Tax Group Industry News

Stay informed with the most current Industry News that affects your business and impacts property taxes across the nation.

    Private Equity Funds May Splurge on Senior Living

    31 Jan, 2012

    Private equity firms are in a prime position to become the next big investors in the senior living segment of multi-family. According to the National Real Estate Investor, private equity groups are...

    Smaller Stores and Shrinking Sales for Retail

    30 Jan, 2012

    Retailers who continue to use the same strategies and fail to make adjustments are the ones that will continue to struggle with current economic and market conditions. According to GlobeSt.com, many...

    US Commercial Property Sales Rose 57% in 2011

    27 Jan, 2012

    US commercial property sales, led by retail and apartments, rose 57% in 2011 to more than $220 billion. According to a report by Real Capital Analytics, more than 14,700 properties, each worth at...

    Bulk Sales Taxes When a Hospitality Business is Sold

    26 Jan, 2012

    Are you planning on buying or selling a hotel? Have you addressed the sales tax implications of the transaction? During the hectic activity that accompanies the purchase of a business, buyers and...

    Anxiety Mounts over Maturing Real Estate Loans

    25 Jan, 2012

    Reality is starting to set in for those who have borrowed or lent the billions of dollars in commercial real estate loans made five years ago that are now coming due. According to The New York Times,...

    Appreciating Depreciation in Commercial Properties

    24 Jan, 2012

    It is becomes increasingly difficult for commercial property owners to find funding to make necessary improvements in order to retain or enhance their property's value. However, according to...

    US Hotel Transaction Dollar Volume on the Rise

    23 Jan, 2012

    In the recent Hotel Sales Survey by LW Hospitality Advisors, 130 single-asset sales of more than $10 million in 2011 showed that the dollar volume of U.S. hotel transactions is gaining speed....

    State Business Tax Break Being Considered in Arizona

    20 Jan, 2012

    An Arizona business group, along with two legislators, has constructed a plan that intends on giving businesses a big break on property taxes in the state. According to the Arizona Business Gazette,...

    More States Expected to Follow Indiana's Lead in Amazon Tax Deal

    19 Jan, 2012

    Since the state of Indiana successfully announced an agreement to begin collecting a 7% state sales tax on Amazon.com purchases staring in 2014, other states are likely to introduce Legislation...

    Improved Fundamentals Add Interest to the Apartment Sector

    18 Jan, 2012

    Over the last several quarters, the multi-family sector, apartments in particular, has been the shining star of the commercial real estate industry. According to the National Real Estate Investor,...

    Industrial Sector Experienced a Robust 2011

    17 Jan, 2012

    Industrial properties in both the commercial real estate and manufacturing sectors experienced a strong performance over 2011. According to a study released by the national real estate company...

    Office Market Vacancy Rates Reverses Five-Year Trend

    16 Jan, 2012

    Office vacancies in the Twin Cities region of Minnesota dropped for the first time since 2006 this past year. According to the Minneapolis / St. Paul Business Journal, the overall vacancy rate in the...

    Reduced Property Taxes to Aid Iowa's Small Businesses

    13 Jan, 2012

    As the battle over property tax reform this year in Iowa continues amongst several fronts, one thing everyone can agree on is that reductions are needed to make the state's business environment more...

    Judge Gives One-Year Delay to Pittsburgh Reassessment Process

    12 Jan, 2012

    Judge R. Stanton Wettick ruled this afternoon that Allegheny County (Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania) won't be seeing an increase in their property values this year. The County will be using the previous...

    Trouble is Brewing for Office Market

    11 Jan, 2012

    Office properties across the nation are being foreclosed as large tenants move elsewhere or renew their leases at a significantly decreased rate. According to The Wall Street Journal, the office...

    Informal Appeal Requests for Allegheny Co. Assessments due Jan 13th

    6 Jan, 2012

    Reassessment values for tax year 2012 are currently being issued in Allegheny County (Pittsburgh), Pennsylvania. The last reassessment in the County was 2002 and many property owners (commercial &...

    Commercial Real Estate Sales Could Rise 25 Percent in 2012

    5 Jan, 2012

    If lenders and investors are not forced to pull back the reigns, commercial real estate sales are expected to rise as much as 25 percent in 2012. According to a Grubb & Ellis national real estate...

    2012 Outlook for the Washington DC Commercial Real Estate Market

    4 Jan, 2012

    The slow and indecisive leasing market that was experienced by Washington DC in 2011 appears destined to continue into 2012. According to Citybizlist, reduced tenant demand, combined with stable...

    Construction Spending Hit 17-Month High in November

    3 Jan, 2012

    Nationwide construction spending totaled $807 billion in November, the highest level recorded since June 2010. According to the Associated General Contractors of America, several segments of...

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