Why should you buy a restaurant today? - by Dennis Serpone

A few months ago, one of the biggest problems that restaurants had was finding enough staff...both  front of the house and the kitchen. Buyers didn’t want to deal with that problem. However, today, under the present circumstances

A positive first quarter in New Hampshire with an unclear future - by Kristie Kyzer

The New Hampshire commercial real estate market had a positive start to the year, but the direction of the market moving forward is unclear. Occupancy rates remain high, with the office market at 91% and the industrial market at 95% at the end the first quarter.

Federal CARES program picks up a big chunk of business interruption - by Frank Licata

Recovery for Companies With 500 or Fewer Employees. Of the five action fronts we highlighted on March 25 (below), the federal security/stimulus package has been signed into law.

Five varying approaches for landlord-tenant relationships during the current economic environment - by David Skinner

The most substantial questions during the COVID-19 outbreak are from tenants, “Do I have grounds to pay less rent?” And from landlords, “How can I maximize rent while still maintaining the most advantageous relationship with my tenants?

COVID-19 cooling hot heads - by Jason Scopa

Filling my gas tank for $25.00 is certainly a silver lining in this Coronavirus cloud. To this civil litigation attorney, another seems to be the changes in many litigants. Whether

The normal business world is in disarray and we all are adapting to changes in our business and our lives - by David O'Sullivan

The air is getting warmer and the signs of spring are around us. We have sprung ahead with the clocks and we were all looking forward to a new season. Unfortunately things in the world don’t seem so upbeat. The normal business world is in disarray and we all are

Appraiser’s perspective - by Bill Pastuszek

I sit here in my comfortable office, able to work, feeling not all that essential but nonetheless classified as such, and worry about the human toll. I think about those that are sick, those who care for the sick, and those struggling with the crisis’ social and economic

“Delaware Statutory Trust” as replacement property in a 1031 Exchange - by Lynne Bagby

New England business real estate investors in today’s market conditions may find it challenging to locate suitable replacement property for their 1031 exchange. One possible solution for certain investors, particularly “accredited investors” (high-net-worth individuals and

COVID-19 and business interruption: Are you and your business covered? - by Spencer Macalaster

Emerging in Wuhan, a city in China’s Hubei province, in late December, the outbreak of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19), a never-before-seen respiratory illness, ihas swept through the country, already infecting hundreds of thousands there, according to the Centers for Disease Control. While the Chinese New Year holiday break that started on Jan. 24 was set to end a customary week later on Jan. 30, Beijing’s State

Battleground selection for resolving real estate disputes - by Christopher Kenney

As any party to a lawsuit soon learns, it is expensive to fight. Real estate development, with the confluence of property rights, contract rights, and tort risks,