Burgess Properties Inc., has brokered a 18,681 s/f lease to commercial drone startup, KIWI Technologies, at 730 Eastern Ave. The property features two large drive-in doors, loading, and 18’ ceilings and will be used to develop and test KIWI’s new large-format drone technology. Shelton, CT
Chris O’Hara, senior vice president of Coldwell Banker Commercial NRT Inc., represented G&L Huntington Point, LLC in a lease at 1077-1079 Bridgeport Ave. to Building Blocks Early Learning Center (BBELC).
Do you have a second home or vacation home that you are thinking of selling? Did you know that you may be able to defer 100% of your capital gains tax from the sale of the property? IRC §1031 allows you to sell qualified use property, property you hold for investment or for productive use in trade or business, and to defer tax on the gain if you use the proceeds to purchase one or more like kind properties.
Surprisingly, some savvy real estate investors in New England may not be aware of the requirement that both the relinquished property being sold and the replacement property being purchased in a 1031 exchange must be “held for investment or productive use in a trade or business.”
Identification Requirements for Like-Kind Replacement Properties: One critical requirement of a Section 1031 Tax-Deferred Exchange is a proper identification of replacement property. In this article we will address the requirements, limitations and pitfalls of the identification process. The prospective like-kind replacement properties that you identify as part of your 1031 Exchange
Also known as a 1031 Tax Exchange, this process enables a property seller to shift funds from the sold property to a new investment and defer the obligation to pay capital gains taxes. This process is extremely bene?cial when an owner wishes to build net worth and either consolidate or diversify their holdings.
Qualified Opportunity Funds (QOF), a tax incentive created under the Tax Reform Act of 2017, is the newest mechanism under the federal tax code to defer capital gains tax. Real estate investors can now choose between a 1031 like-kind exchange and a QOF when seeking to defer the tax on their capital gains. Waltham, MA
Erie Construction of Toledo, Ohio has signed a new lease for 2,250 s/f at 230 Second Ave. Michael Jaffe, vice president at Eastport Real Estate Services, represented the owner, Eastport 230, LLC in the lease transaction and Davie Gilkie of NAI Hunneman represented the tenant.
Over 250 people braved the cold for the 3rd annual Cannabis Summit by The New England Real Estate Journal at the Sheraton Needham on March 7th. Boston, MA
Jones Lang LaSalle Inc. (JLL) and HFF, Inc. have entered into a definitive agreement under which JLL will acquire all the outstanding shares of HFF in a cash and stock transaction with an equity value of $2 billion. The transaction has been unanimously approved by the boards of directors of both companies.