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Philadelphia trying to beat deadline to spend $45m to fight blight

  • Fox Rothschild LLP
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  • USA
  • -
  • June 6 2010

The City of Philadelphia has until March 2011 to spend $45 million to fight blight

New York's highest court upholds Atlantic Yards condemnations

  • Fox Rothschild LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • November 28 2009

New York’s highest court ruled on Tuesday that private property could be condemned for the "Atlantic Yards" project

Supreme Court asked to address pretextual condemnation

  • Fox Rothschild LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • September 10 2011

The U.S. Supreme Court has been asked to decide “what category of takings are subject to heightened judicial scrutiny, and when is the risk of undetected favoritism so acute that an exercise of eminent domain can be presumed invalid?”

PA court allows approval of second plan during appeal of first plan approval

  • Fox Rothschild LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • September 30 2012

The Commonwealth Court of PA has ruled that while an appeal of approvals for a development is pending, a municipality has the power to approve another development plan submitted by the same developer for the same property

Vegas valuation

  • Fox Rothschild LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • October 8 2011

Real estate valuation occurs in a variety of forums and we often find ourselves playing “away games.”

Philadelphia taxpayers intervene to defend 18.1 percent CLR

  • Fox Rothschild LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • February 5 2012

The Philadelphia’s Board of Revision of Taxes (BRT) recently decided to apply the County of Philadelphia Common Level Ratio (CLR)which had been reduced by Pennsylvania’s State Tax Equalization Board (STEB) from 32 percent to 18.1 percentto property values as certified by the City of Philadelphia’s Office of Property Assessment (OPA

Philadelphia voters to decide fate of BRT

  • Fox Rothschild LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • May 15 2010

On May 18, 2010 (PA Primary Election Day), Philadelphia voters will decide whether the City's Board of Revision of Taxes should be abolished

PA court confirms County must pay compensation of Board of View

  • Fox Rothschild LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • May 11 2012

The Commonwealth Court of PA recently ruled that the County and not the parties must pay the compensation of a Board of View in an eminent domain case

Appraiser organizations attack broker opinions of value

  • Fox Rothschild LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • May 5 2010

The nation's leading organizations of appraisers recently told all 50 state appraiser boards that real estate agents and brokers allegedly are providing broker opinions of value of commercial real estate without appropriate appraiser credentials

Adverse possession owner may challenge taking

  • Fox Rothschild LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • June 17 2012

PA’s Commonwealth Court recently ruled that a party alleging adverse possession over condemned property may intervene and challenge a taking