Paradigm Tax Group Industry News

Paradigm Tax Group Industry News

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

    Tennessee Proposes Legislation Impacting Renewable Energy Property

    30 Mar, 2012

    Tennessee officials have proposed legislation that would increase taxes on solar and other renewable energy property. According to, supporters of the proposal said the current law needs to...

    Property Tax Valuation Improves the Efficiency of Shopping Centers

    29 Mar, 2012

    With shopping center owners continuing to feel the effect of the recession, they must take the necessary steps to increase the efficiency of their operations. Jack Halpern, chairman of Atlanta-based...

    LAST CHANCE: Several Appeal Deadlines Coming Up Within the Week

    28 Mar, 2012

    Paradigm Tax Group is pleased to remind you that the property tax appeal deadline for properties located in several areas are coming up within the week:

    Income-Seeking Investors Should Turn to REIT's

    27 Mar, 2012

    Certain dividend-paying REITs are in position to perform very well financially as commercial real estate fundamentals continue to improve. According to analysis from Turner Investments, it's little...

    Recovery Has More Builders Thinking Green

    26 Mar, 2012

    The economic downturn over the past three years has slowed construction activity considerably, but recent numbers show that the industry is starting to recover. According to the American Institute of...

    Indiana Supreme Court Rules in Favor of Marion County Auditor in Tax Sale Case

    23 Mar, 2012

    A judgment setting aside a tax deed on the grounds that the auditor’s effort to notify the property owner of the Indiana property tax sale was constitutionally deficient for failing to meet the...

    Michigan Won't Guarantee Replacement of Lost Property Tax Revenue

    22 Mar, 2012

    During a meeting with Michigan local government leaders, Lt. Gov. Brian Calley stated that the Governor's administration is against constitutionally guaranteeing that lost tax revenue would be...

    Sears to Add Real Estate Expert to Handle Shuttered Properties

    21 Mar, 2012

    Sears Holdings has hired David Lukes to head up real estate development and look for ways to use properties that are no longer being used as retail stores. Lukes is a chief executive at Mall...

    Proposed South Carolina Bills Would Cut Business Property Taxes

    20 Mar, 2012

    Bills to lower the tax rate on manufacturing, commercial, and rental property in South Carolina are up for debate by a House panel. The proposed bills are set for subcommittee discussion, and are...

    Distressed Commercial Real Estate Continues Retreat

    19 Mar, 2012

    Distressed commercial real estate in the United States continues to fall from its $191.5 billion peak in March of 2010. According to The Washington Post, properties in default or foreclosure and real...

    Future Looks Strong for Health Care Real Estate

    16 Mar, 2012

    A number of uncertainties surround the health care industry and its real estate providers in the near future. According to Richard Taylor, Managing Director with Jones Lang LaSalle's Healthcare...

    Healthy Hikes in RevPAR, ADR Set for Hospitality Sector

    15 Mar, 2012

    Several demand drivers are placing the hospitality sector in a position for robust growth in the near future. According to Marcus & Millichap's Research Quarterly Update, forecasts for the...

    UPDATE: Colorado Business Property Tax Cut Close to Reality

    14 Mar, 2012

    Legislation that will allow Colorado municipalities to control how much of the business equipment taxes they want to exempt has been given preliminary approval. According to CBS News, The legislation...

    Economist Says Seattle Has Too Many New Apartments

    13 Mar, 2012

    According to Economist Matthew Gardner, developers are over-building in and around the downtown Seattle, Washington-area and are highly recommended to avoid future projects. Still though, some other...

    Build-to-Suit Properties are Over-Assessed

    12 Mar, 2012

    Build-to-suit properties occur when a retailer, unconcerned with resale value, develops a building to suit their needs in order to meet the same design as their other properties nationwide. Rather...

    Florida Legislature Puts Business Personal Property Tax Cut On Ballot

    9 Mar, 2012

    The Florida Senate has unanimously voted on a proposed amendment on the ballot that would cut property taxes on machinery, furniture and other tangible business personal property. The measure would...

    Assessors in MA Have the Ability to Request Property Information

    8 Mar, 2012

    As outlined in the Massachusetts General Laws Chapter 59, Section 38D, assessors in the state of Massachusetts have the ability to request physical and financial property information from its owner....

    Apartments Driving Commercial Property Recovery

    7 Mar, 2012

    The market for apartment buildings in the United States is climbing while the homeownership rate hovers at its lowest point since 1998. According to Bloomberg, government-supported mortgage companies...

    Michigan Town Settles General Motors Property Tax Appeal

    6 Mar, 2012

    Milford Township in Michigan is getting stuck with a $513,000 property tax bill after agreeing with General Motors to reduce the property taxes at the GM Proving Ground. Milford is also on the hook...

    St. Louis Commercial Real Estate to Grow in 2012

    5 Mar, 2012

    Commercial real estate experts are projecting that 2012 will be a good year for those wanting to buy or rent office or industrial space in the St. Louis, Missouri area. The St. Louis President of The...