President Trump Signs Executive Order Deferring Certain Payroll Tax Obligations Through December 2020


  • August 10, 2020
  • /   Amanda Wilson & Ferran Arimon
  • /   Articles,Coronavirus COVID-19 Task Force,Tax
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On Saturday, August 8, President Trump enacted four executive orders after Democrats and the White House were unable to reach an agreement on a new stimulus bill last week.

Lowndes Webinar Series - Navigating the COVID-19 Crisis: How Recent Court Decisions & COVID-19 Impact Your Commercial Property Taxes


  • August 7, 2020
  • /   Brendan Lynch & Jacqueline Bozzuto
  • /   Events & Presentations,Real Estate,Coronavirus COVID-19 Task Force
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Register now to join us on August 4 for a discussion on how your commercial property taxes could be affected by a recent appellate court ruling and the likelihood of tax relief in 2020.

Jennifer Dixon Comments on Revised Court Ruling Regarding Rushmore and Property Appraisals


  • August 7, 2020
  • /   
  • /   Media Coverage,Property Taxes,Hotels & Resorts
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Lowndes Shareholder Jennifer Dixon was quoted in an Orlando Sentinel article published on August 7, 2020, discussing a controversial ruling that could have helped Disney and other hotel owners lower their property tax bills.

Seminole County Planning & Zoning Commission Tables Hearing on Mobility Fee Ordinance


  • August 6, 2020
  • /   Tara Tedrow & McGregor Love
  • /   Articles,Land Use
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On August 5, 2020, the Seminole County Planning and Zoning Commission unanimously voted to table the public hearing on the Mobility Fee Ordinance to its next regularly-scheduled meeting.

Are Urban Markets Losing Their Appeal for Seniors’ Housing in the Age of COVID? [Gray Area of the Law]


  • August 6, 2020
  • /   John Ruffier
  • /   Blogs,Senior Housing,Coronavirus COVID-19 Task Force,Gray Area of the Law
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Senior Housing News recently published a fascinating article looking at whether fears of increased risks of exposure to COVID-19 in densely-populated urban areas could change the market dynamics that have been favoring more urban locations and make smaller cities and suburbs

Lowndes Advises Applied DNA on EUA Amendment for Its COVID-19 Diagnostic Assay Kit Delivering Increased Accessibility and Turnaround Time to Customers


  • August 4, 2020
  • /   
  • /   Press Releases,Life Sciences
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Lowndes advised Applied DNA through the FDA Emergency Use Authorization (EUA) amendment process for its COVID-19 Diagnostic Assay Kit, which will expand availability and help meet demand during the pandemic.

Lowndes CEO & President Dymond Joins 130+ Florida Leaders Urging COVID-19 Protection


  • August 3, 2020
  • /   William T. Dymond, Jr.
  • /   Articles,Coronavirus COVID-19 Task Force
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More than 130 Florida CEOs signed a powerful op-ed piece urging everyone’s conscientious adherence to safety protocols.

Governor DeSantis Extends Eviction and Foreclosure Moratorium until September 1


  • July 31, 2020
  • /   Michael Provenzale, Nicole Cuccaro & Emmett Egger
  • /   Articles,Coronavirus COVID-19 Task Force,Real Estate,Commercial Leasing
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On July 29, 2020, Florida Governor Ron DeSantis signed Executive Order 20-180 that extended (for a fourth time) his previous executive order which effectively put a moratorium in place on mortgage foreclosures and residential tenant evictions through September 1, 2020.

Orange County Adopts Impact Fee Development Incentives


  • July 30, 2020
  • /   Tara Tedrow & McGregor Love
  • /   Articles,Real Estate,Land Use
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On July 28, 2020, the Orange County Board of County Commissioners unanimously approved an ordinance aimed at “preventing further damage to the local economy.”

Drew Sorrell Appointed Chair-elect of the Alzheimer’s and Dementia Resource Center Board of Directors


  • July 30, 2020
  • /   
  • /   Press Releases,Nonprofit Organizations
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Shareholder Drew Sorrell was recently appointed chair-elect of the Alzheimer's and Dementia Resource Center Board of Directors.