Fri 05/ 31/ 13

Four on Friday: RECon 2013 Party Pics

By |2013-05-31T12:50:56+00:00May 31st, 2013|

We recently published our photo album of pics from our annual 12th annual ICSC RECon party, held again this year at the Las Vegas House of Blues. We here at Hartman Simons had a great time mingling with our clients and members of the retail industry and were pleased by the attendance and overall upbeat [...]

Wed 05/ 29/ 13

Wednesday Wrap: May 29, 2013

By |2013-05-29T13:42:46+00:00May 29th, 2013|

Each Wednesday, The Wrap presents a compilation of recent noteworthy commercial real estate stories from a variety of publications. Below are five stories that caught our eyes in recent days. • “Urban Flight Encourages More Adaptive Reuse” by Robert Carr of National Real Estate Investor (note: registration required to view link). As more residents and [...]

Fri 05/ 24/ 13

Four on Friday: RECon 2013 Coverage

By |2013-05-24T10:01:22+00:00May 24th, 2013|

It’s been a busy but fun week here at Hartman Simons. Many of our attorneys attended the International Council of Shopping Centers’ (ICSC) RECon 2013 convention this week in Vegas, and we’re happy to report that attendance and enthusiasm at the show were high. Our annual party at the House of Blues was once again [...]

Wed 05/ 22/ 13

The Wednesday Wrap: May 22, 2013

By |2013-05-22T11:27:15+00:00May 22nd, 2013|

Each Wednesday, The Wrap presents a compilation of recent noteworthy commercial real estate stories from a variety of publications. Below are five stories that caught our eyes in recent days. • “At ICSC, New Concepts, New Approaches” by Natalie Dolce of GlobeSt.com. GlobeSt.com is covering the events at ICSC RECon 2013 in Las Vegas this [...]

Tue 05/ 21/ 13

Kilberg and Rothschild Discuss Outlet Center Leases in Value Retail News

By |2013-05-21T16:20:03+00:00May 21st, 2013|

The May 2013 issue of Value Retail News features a guest column by Lori Kilberg and Benno Rothschild in which the Hartman Simons partners detail the five outlet-center lease provisions that landlords and tenants should pay especially close attention to. In the piece, titled "The Fab Five: Outlet Clauses to Live By," Kilberg and Rothschild [...]

Mon 05/ 20/ 13

Retail Real Estate Continues to Gather Momentum

By |2013-05-20T08:44:07+00:00May 20th, 2013|

Simons With many major chains opening new stores and investors showing strong interest in retail properties, the retail real estate sector is set to continue its recovery in the second half of 2013. That’s the take of Hartman Simons, which represents tenants and landlords in retail leases as well as investors in retail properties. The [...]

Fri 05/ 17/ 13

Four on Friday: David Tennery of Regent Partners

By |2013-05-17T08:00:00+00:00May 17th, 2013|

A 30-year veteran of the commercial real estate industry, David Tennery is the principal of Regent Partners’ Office Properties and Development Group. Tennery joined Regent Partners in 2004 and over the course of his career, he has been involved in the development of nearly 6 million square feet of office, retail, industrial, mixed-use and hotel [...]

Thu 05/ 16/ 13

Multi-Housing News Online Interviews Hartman Simons’ Summey Orr about Multifamily Investment

By |2013-05-16T08:56:35+00:00May 16th, 2013|

Multi-Housing News Online recently interviewed Hartman Simons managing partner Summey Orr about the state of the multifamily sector. During the Q&A, Orr offered the following take on investor interest in the apartment sector: "On the investment side, we are seeing some fatigue in the market for multifamily. The popularity of these assets versus other property [...]

Wed 05/ 15/ 13

The Wednesday Wrap: May 15, 2013

By |2013-05-15T08:00:00+00:00May 15th, 2013|

Each Wednesday, The Wrap presents a compilation of recent noteworthy commercial real estate stories from a variety of publications. Below are five stories that caught our eyes in recent days. • “Malls, Self-Storage Led REITs in First Quarter” by A.D. Pruitt of The Wall Street Journal. The performance of real estate investment trusts (REITs) exceeded [...]

Mon 05/ 13/ 13

EPA Provides New Guidance on a Prospective Tenant’s Environmental Liability, Due Diligence and BFPP Status

By |2013-05-13T11:27:34+00:00May 13th, 2013|

By Clinton Cole, Partner, Hartman Simons It is a common mistake among prospective tenants to assume they have no liability for past environmental issues at a property.  As such, tenants often perform less than adequate environmental due diligence prior to leasing a property, or they rely on sub-standard or outdated information provided by a property [...]