HOT TOPICS / INSIGHTS

Hot Topics / Insights
June252019
Not Dead Yet: Retail Shows Resiliency in NYC

Marc Fogel, CPA 6.25.19 | Berdon Industry Insights What is the current state of retail and how it is affecting the commercial real estate landscape in the New York City […]

June172019
Sweeping New Tenant Protections Raise Uncertainties about the Future of Affordable Housing

Matthew Doty, CPA 6.17.19 | Berdon Industry Insights The New York State Assembly and Senate have agreed to, and Governor Cuomo has signed, comprehensive tenant protections in the rent regulation […]

June042019
NYC Employers – Are you Prepared for the Anti-Sexual Harassment Training Deadline?

6.04.19 Among Mayor Bill de Blasio’s legislative changes is the Stop Sexual Harassment in NYC Act targeting sexual harassment in the workplace. The Act increased the statute of limitations from […]

May202019
The Impact of New Guidance on Qualified Opportunity Zones

Naya Pearlman, J.D., LL.M. 5.20.19 | Client Alert This article is an update on new developments related to qualified opportunity zone legislation.  By way of background, the 2017 Tax Cuts […]

April102019
New York State Budget – What You Need to Know

Wayne K. Berkowitz, CPA, J.D., LL.M. and Sunday L. Vanderver, J.D., LL.M. 4.10.19 | Client Alert The New York State Assembly and New York State Senate passed the Budget Bill […]

March272019
2019 – Design, Development, and Direction of Boutique and Lifestyle Hotels

Jack Pulvirenti, CPA 03.27.19 | Berdon Industry Insights The Bisnow New York 2019 Hotel Summit, held in January at the New York Marriott Downtown, gave attendees a peek into the […]

March272019
The Place of Assembly Conundrum for NYC Hotel Occupancy Tax

State and Local Tax Team 03.27.19 | Berdon Industry Insights How New York City (NYC) treats banquet/rooms for hotel occupancy tax purposes has been briefly covered in the Primer on […]

March052019
Assessing Trump’s Tariffs on Steel and Aluminum Imports

Bridgitte McCalla 03.05.19 | Berdon Industry Insights On June 1, 2018, President Donald Trump imposed a 25% tariff on steel and a 10% tariff on aluminum imports into the United […]

February142019
WeWork Effect: Continuing Impact of Co-Working on the Face of Commercial Real Estate

Vincent Altieri, CPA 02.14.19 | Berdon Industry Insights In 1999, New York City’s first co-working space opened1 in a loft at 42 West 24th Street, in the heart of the […]