Rental Acceleration Provisions in Commercial Leases [Lowndes Leasing Lawyers]

  • December 28, 2020
  • /   Shawn Rader
  • /   Blogs,Lowndes Leasing Blog,Lowndes Leasing Lawyers,Commercial Leasing
open shop sign
Shareholder Shawn Rader discusses the use of rental acceleration provisions on the Leasing Lawyers blog.

Jonathan Huels Discusses the Implications of Florida Assuming Section 404 Permitting

  • December 28, 2020
  • /   
  • /   Media Coverage,Land Use
coronavirus retailers landlords obj
Shareholder Jonathan Huels talked to the Orlando Business Journal about the implications of Florida assuming Section 404 permitting authority.

New COVID-19 Relief Bill Allows Deductibility of Expenses Paid with Forgiven PPP Loans

  • December 21, 2020
  • /   Amanda Wilson
  • /   Articles,Tax,Coronavirus (COVID-19) Task Force,Coronavirus COVID-19 Task Force
COVID 19 Relief Bill
As I previously reported in an article published earlier this month, the IRS has repeatedly taken the position that businesses cannot deduct otherwise deductible expenses (such as payroll or rent) if the business used Paycheck Protection Program (“PPP”) loan proceeds...

Brendan Lynch Discusses Tax Savings and Real Estate Investments in Mansion Global

  • December 18, 2020
  • /   
  • /   Media Coverage,Property Taxes
Shareholder Brendan Lynch talked to Mansion Global about how millage rates and state income taxes can affect property investment decisions.

Lowndes Advises GSL on a Mixed-Use Project on Narcoossee Corridor in St. Cloud, Fla.

  • December 17, 2020
  • /   
  • /   Real Estate,Land Use,Zoning,Zoning & Environmental,Media Coverage
land use and zoning
Lowndes is advising Orlando-based Green Slate Land & Development (GSL) on the development of a 30-acre mixed-use project on Narcoossee Road in St. Cloud, Fla.

Notice: Florida Building Code 7th Edition Takes Effect on December 31, 2020

  • December 17, 2020
  • /   
  • /   Land Use,Zoning,Zoning & Environmental,Articles
downtown orlando
Please take note that the Florida Building Commission has adopted the Seventh Edition of the Florida Building Code and administration takes effect on December 31, 2020.

Lowndes Named to Orlando Business Journal’s 2020 Central Florida Philanthropic Companies/Organizations List

  • December 14, 2020
  • /   
  • /   Media Coverage,Charitable Planning
black and gold stars
The Orlando Business Journal has named Lowndes to its list of Central Florida Philanthropic Companies/Organizations for 2020. Lowndes was ranked No. 4 for volunteer hours and No. 13 for charitable contributions during 2019.

Melody Lynch Talks to A Ballet Education About How Her Ballet Background Benefits Her Practice

  • December 11, 2020
  • /   Melody Lynch
  • /   Media Coverage
Shareholder Melody Lynch spoke with A Ballet Education about how her dance background has helped contribute to her success as an attorney.

Community Connections: Attorney Matt O’Kane Discusses Second Harvest Food Bank’s Aims to End Food Insecurity

  • December 7, 2020
  • /   Matthew O'Kane
  • /   News,Nonprofit Organizations
canned goods being put in a box
Matt O’Kane, a shareholder at Lowndes, currently serves on the Second Harvest Food Bank of Central Florida Board of Directors. Since the pandemic, Second Harvest Food Bank has doubled its daily food distribution to meet the needs of local families and individuals.

Orange County Updates School Impact Fee Rates

  • December 4, 2020
  • /   Rebecca Wilson, Tara Tedrow & McGregor Love
  • /   Articles,Land Use,Real Estate Development
classroom of desks
On December 1, 2020, the Orange County Board of County Commissioners (BCC) voted unanimously to adopt an ordinance updating the County’s school impact fees for residential development.