Laura Walda Named to Orlando Business Journal's 40 Under 40 Class of 2021


  • March 25, 2021
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  • /   News,Commercial Leasing,Real Estate,Press Releases,Media Coverage
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Laura Walda has been named to the Orlando Business Journal's 40 Under 40 Class of 2021. The annual awards program honors the local business community's best and brightest young executives.

Hillsborough County Commercial Lease Sales Tax Rate Reduced by Recent Florida Supreme Court Decision [Lowndes Leasing Lawyers]


  • March 24, 2021
  • /   Matthew R. O'Kane & Samantha Duran
  • /   Lowndes Leasing Blog,Lowndes Leasing Lawyers,Blogs,Commercial Leasing
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Shareholder Matt O'Kane and Associate Samantha Duran discuss how the recent Florida Supreme Court decision that the Hillsborough County 1% transportation sales surtax is unconstitutional affects commercial landlords and property managers.

Orange County Moves Up Transportation and School Impact Fee Rate Increases to June 2021, Adopts Higher Transportation Rates


  • March 24, 2021
  • /   Rebecca Wilson & McGregor Love
  • /   Articles,Land Use,Zoning,Real Estate
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On March 23, 2021, Orange County approved two ordinances amending County Code relating to school and transportation impact fees.

Quino Martinez Quoted Regarding Force Majeure Lease Provisions


  • March 24, 2021
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  • /   Media Coverage,Coronavirus COVID-19 Task Force,Coronavirus (COVID-19) Task Force
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Shareholder Quino Martinez was quoted in a CoStar News article discussing the drafting of force majeure provisions.

Restaurant Revitalization Fund Provides Hope to the Food and Beverage Industry—But Applicants Will Need to Act Fast


  • March 23, 2021
  • /   Jacqueline Bozzuto & Alyson C. Hoffman
  • /   Restaurant Services,Hospitality & Leisure,Coronavirus (COVID-19) Task Force,Coronavirus COVID-19 Task Force,Featured
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When the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021 (H.R. 1319, the “ARP”) became public law on March 11, 2021, it was the first time since the COVID-19 pandemic began that relief for the restaurant industry was specifically addressed.

Mark Heimendinger Talks to Orlando Business Journal about Restaurant Revitalization Fund


  • March 23, 2021
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  • /   Coronavirus COVID-19 Task Force,Restaurant Services,Hospitality & Leisure,Banking & Finance,News
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Shareholder Mark Heimendinger spoke to Orlando Business Journal about who's eligible to apply for RRF grants.

Tara Tedrow Named to Law360's 2021 Cannabis Editorial Advisory Board


  • March 22, 2021
  • /   Tara Tedrow
  • /   Cannabis & Controlled Substances,News
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Shareholder Tara Tedrow has been named to Law360's 2021 Cannabis Editorial Advisory Board.

IRS Extends Tax Day to May 17


  • March 18, 2021
  • /   Amanda Wilson
  • /   Tax,Articles,Coronavirus (COVID-19) Task Force,Coronavirus COVID-19 Task Force
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The Internal Revenue Service extended the tax deadline for individuals from April 15, 2021 to May 17, 2021.

COVID-19-Related Lease Modifications Raise New Issues of Liability for Unpaid Rent [Lowndes Leasing Lawyers]


  • March 18, 2021
  • /   Daniel McIntosh & Samantha Duran
  • /   Blogs,Lowndes Leasing Blog,Lowndes Leasing Lawyers,Commercial Leasing
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Shareholder Dan McIntosh and Associate Samantha Duran discuss what landlords need to be aware of when negotiating lease workouts with assignees/subtenants to provide rent relief during COVID-19.

Tara Tedrow Recognized in Florida Law Review Alumni Newsletter


  • March 16, 2021
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  • /   Press Releases,Cannabis & Controlled Substances
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Lowndes attorney Tara Tedrow was recently featured in the Alumni Spotlight of the Spring 2021 edition of the Florida Law Review Alumni Newsletter.