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.

    PAC Survey Seeks Support of Chicago Property Tax Hike

    29 Aug, 2014

    Chicago aldermanic candidates recently received a survey from superPAC "Chicago Forward," created to re-elect Mayor Rahm Emanuel and his City Council allies, asking if they support a post-election...

    Controlling Tax Liability throughout a Hotel Renovation

    28 Aug, 2014

    By Brendan Baker, Associate, Atlanta & Ivy L. Irwin, Consultant, Atlanta

    Brunswick County's Upcoming Property Revaluation Spurs Controversy

    27 Aug, 2014

    Brunswick County, North Carolina began the 2015 property revaluation process on Monday, holding a public hearing on the schedule of values the tax department will use to rate properties. However,...

    Arizona’s Unique Property Tax Landscape

    26 Aug, 2014

    By Dale Armstrong, Senior Managing Consultant / Principal, Phoenix

    Job Growth, Limited Supply Helps Central Florida's Industrial Rebound

    25 Aug, 2014

    After suffering from crippling vacancy rates from 2008-2011, the Central Florida industrial market (comprised of Seminole, Orange and Lake counties) is finally beginning to recover. While Central...

    Property Taxes Account for Largest Share of Business Tax Revenues by Wide Margin

    22 Aug, 2014

    A study released this month by the Council on State Taxation and Ernst & Young found that taxes on real, personal, and utility property owned by businesses accounted for the largest share of state...

    Office Tenants: Retail’s Innovative Golden Goose?

    21 Aug, 2014

    By Jodi A. Bain, Senior Managing Consultant, Tucson

    PA Lawmakers Try to Revive Property Tax Elimination Bill

    20 Aug, 2014

    As the clock ticks, Pennsylvania legislators are devising a plan to revive a property tax elimination bill that has been stuck in the Senate’s Finance Committee for nearly a year and a half. Senate...

    Houston's Thriving Retail Market Drives Up Asking Rents, Spurs New Development

    19 Aug, 2014

    A lot has changed in Houston's retail market over the past few years, but 2014 has seen historically strong real estate fundamentals to date. The thriving sector is due in large part to the area's...

    Is Overbuilding a Concern for Atlanta's Apartment Sector?

    18 Aug, 2014

    Investors know that Atlanta has a tendency to overdevelop, thus, concerns about the thousands of apartment units in the development pipeline — especially in places such as Midtown--are likely....

    CBRE: Tech Industry Driving U.S. Office Market Recovery

    15 Aug, 2014

    Global commercial real estate firm CBRE Inc. recently published a report about the major impact the booming high-tech industry has had on the U.S. office market recovery.

    Property Tax Reform Top Priority for Oregon Cities

    14 Aug, 2014

    Changing Oregon’s 2-decade-old property tax limits topped the list for the League of Oregon Cities' 2015 legislative priorities. According to the Portland Tribune, the league sponsored a detailed...

    27 Hotels in Tulsa, Oklahoma's Development Pipeline

    13 Aug, 2014

    Tulsa, Oklahoma's strong energy and manufacturing economy is spurring a hotel building boom, and 27 hotels with 3,003 rooms are currently under contract in the local market. According to Hotel News...

    Marijuana Industry Driving Up Property Values in Colorado

    12 Aug, 2014

    By Rebecca Helm, Consultant, Denver

    Fulton County Lawmakers Sue to Prevent 17% Tax Hike

    11 Aug, 2014

    Last week, Fulton County commissioners voted 4-3 to approve a 17 percent property tax hike, which would be the first increase since 1991. However, six Fulton County lawmakers and one former...

    Atlantic City Council Approves 29% Property Tax Hike

    8 Aug, 2014

    Much to Atlantic City residents' dismay, the City Council approved a 29 percent tax increase as part of it's new budget. However, city leaders are trying convince upset locals that their decision was...

    Warning: Pollution Control Equipment Losing Tax Exempt Status in Texas

    7 Aug, 2014

    By Charles Oeler, Senior Managing Consultant, Houston & Jonathan Sanders, Senior Managing Consultant / Principal, Houston

    Michigan Voters Pass Proposal 1, Personal Property Tax Phase Out Will Proceed

    6 Aug, 2014

    Michigan primary voters gave final approval to Proposal 1 yesterday, which will set in forth the plan to phase out personal property taxes that small businesses pay on office equipment and...

    SpaceX to Build World's First Commercial Rocket Launch Facility in Texas

    5 Aug, 2014

    Billionaire Elon Musk's space exploration company SpaceX chose the nation's poorest city as the world's first private commercial rocket launch site. SpaceX has already applied for several commercial...

    Cook County's Biggest Buildings Face Rising Tax Bills

    4 Aug, 2014

    Nine out of the 10 largest commercial properties in Cook County face higher property tax bills in 2013, according to the Cook County Treasurer's Office. The area's biggest landlords also got hit with...

    Developers Rally to Keep Historic Preservation Tax Credits in North Carolina's Budget

    1 Aug, 2014

    Since North Carolina introduced the Historic Preservation Tax Credit program in 1998, the credits have been renewed every budget season. This year, however, a recent version of the state budget that...