Actually, Hotel Franchise Agreements Are Negotiable


  • March 27, 2017
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Commercial Leasing Building
There is a widespread assumption that brand franchise agreements are not negotiable. This assumption is so prevalent that many real estate investors will devote substantial effort to negotiating the terms of a hotel purchase agreement, management agreement and loan agreement

Trump Directive To Reduce Regulations Could Benefit Businesses


  • March 27, 2017
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Finance Coins
President Trump has made several public statements regarding his intention to reduce the regulatory burden facing businesses, and he has taken a key step in putting his policy into action. On January 30, 2017, President Trump signed an Executive Order titled

Shareholder Melody Lynch To Speak At Federal Bar Association Program: Smashing The Glass Ceiling: Women In The Law


  • March 10, 2017
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Notebook Computer
Orlando, FL - Lowndes, Drosdick, Doster, Kantor & Reed, P.A. is pleased to announce that attorney Melody B. Lynch will serve as a speaker at The Federal Bar Association Orlando Chapter's Fourth Friday Lunch & Learn CLE program titled “Smashing the Glass Ceiling: Women in the

Attorney Tara Tedrow Promoted To Senior Associate


  • March 6, 2017
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Appellate Law
Tedrow is an attorney in the firm's Real Estate Transactions, Development, Land Use and Zoning practices and a Co-Chair of the Cannabis and Controlled Substances Group.

Shareholders Dobrev And Kaleita To Speak At 2017 Winter Conference Hosted By Real Property Law Section Of The State Bar Of Michigan


  • March 2, 2017
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LEED Green Construction
Orlando, FL - Lowndes, Drosdick, Doster, Kantor & Reed, P.A. is pleased to announce that attorneys Alexander Dobrev and Gary Kaleita will speak at the Real Property Law Section of the State Bar of Michigan’s 2017 Winter Conference at Loews Don CeSar Hotel, St. Pete Beach

Attorney Gary Kaleita To Present At Florida A&M University


  • March 2, 2017
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Capital Markets
Orlando, FL- Lowndes, Drosdick, Doster, Kantor & Reed, P.A. is pleased to announce that real estate shareholder Gary Kaleita will present to the Florida A&M University Law School's Student Animal Legal Defense Fund about his bear wise community work he is doing with the Flor

Property Tax Exemption Application Deadline Approaches


  • February 21, 2017
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Events Calendar
March 1st is the deadline for filing all property tax exemption applications in the state of Florida. No matter in which of the 67 Florida counties you own property, please be certain that any property tax exemptions you may be entitled to are taken care of by submitting

Summary Of Rule Revision In The Business Court


  • February 8, 2017
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Flag
In early 2016, the judges assigned to the Business Court Subdivision of the Civil Division of the Ninth Judicial Circuit Court of Florida ("BCP 1.2"), along with the chief judge of the Ninth Judicial Circuit, Frederick Lauten, requested that a Business Court Commission

For Closure In Foreclosure: Appellate Court Restores Lis Pendens Protections In Do-Ober Decision


  • February 7, 2017
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Court
The tides have turned in Ober v. Town of Lauderdale-By-The-Sea as the Fourth District Court of Appeal recently reversed its decision and revived the full impact of Florida’s lis pendens statute. By withdrawing and replacing its August 24, 2016 ruling, the Ober court shifted

Shareholder Miranda Fitzgerald With Lowndes, Drosdick, Doster, Kantor & Reed Participates In Florida Bar Environmental And Land Use Seminar


  • February 2, 2017
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Environment
Orlando, FL – Lowndes, Drosdick, Doster, Kantor & Reed, P.A. is pleased to announce that attorney Miranda “Randi” Fitzgerald and shareholder at the firm has moderated and participated in a panel discussion on plat issues and pitfalls presented at a seminar sponsored