Real Estate, Zoning & Land Use

Grill and Gise Defeat Reargument Motion and Obtain Judgments in Sweeping Victory
January 30, 2020 | Real Estate, Zoning & Land Use | Commercial Litigation
David M. Grill and David Gise defeated an effort by a defaulting corporation to reargue a decision issued recently by Justice McCormack of the Nassau County Supreme Court. The two attorneys obtained a default judgment against a defendant corporation in which the defendant claimed the default should be excused because the defendant’s principal was unaware …
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Real Estate Department Transactions in December 2019
January 22, 2020 | Real Estate, Zoning & Land Use
In December 2019, David Leno and Louis D’Amaro represented Northwell Health in the acquisition of eight medical office practices in Manhattan, while successfully meeting the year-end deadline. Louis D’Amaro, Benjamin Malerba and Ada Kozicz engaged in lease negotiations for a 10 year lease and guaranty for a psychiatric and behavioral health office located on West …
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Grill and Schieber Prevail on Interpretation of Co-Tenancy Provision
January 21, 2020 | Real Estate, Zoning & Land Use | Commercial Litigation
David M. Grill and Evan R. Schieber received an extremely important victory for the landlord of a well-known Long Island shopping center regarding the interpretation of a co-tenancy provision. In Morton Village Realty Co., Inc. v. Sleepy’s LLC, et al., Supreme Court, Nassau County Index No. 610652/2018, the Court rejected Mattress Firm’s attempt to prematurely terminate …
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Heller, Twersky and Han Close on Construction Loan
December 23, 2019 | Real Estate, Zoning & Land Use
Michael Heller, Michael Twersky and Lawrence Han represented a borrower in connection with a $17.7 million construction loan made by an affiliate of G4 Capital Partners LLC. The proceeds of the loan will be used to develop a residential condominium in Manhattan. …
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Glambosky and Honig Defeat Tenant’s Effort to Reopen Rent Claim Based on HSTPA
November 26, 2019 | Real Estate, Zoning & Land Use | Commercial Litigation
Erez Glambosky and Jeremy Honig prevailed on behalf of their landlord client. The Court ruled that the tenant cannot reopen an overcharge claim based upon HSTPA Choice of Forum. Plaintiff-tenant moved to renew/reargue the Court’s order from June 3, 2019, dismissing plaintiff’s overcharge complaint and directing him to file before the New York State Division …
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Schieber, Wilck and Panagopoulos Join Forces for Real Estate Endeavor
November 21, 2019 | Real Estate, Zoning & Land Use | Construction
Evan Schieber and David Wilck garnered a significant victory for a condominium unit owner on the Upper East Side in litigation commenced against a famed New York developer arising out of the developer’s alleged misrepresentations and non-disclosures in the condominium offering plan.  The firm negotiated a settlement agreement where the Sponsor was forced to repurchase …
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Feuer Participates in Panel at Binghamton University Alumni Event
November 15, 2019 | Real Estate, Zoning & Land Use
On November 14, Scott Feuer was a panelist at the “Real Estate Networking and Panel Event: Practical Pointers, NYC Trends, and Environmental and Legal Issues” hosted by the Binghamton University Alumni Association. The panel covered topics impacting real estate in the city, including the state of the residential market, key issues and practical pointers in …
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Tare Victorious at Trial in Non-Primary Residence Case
November 14, 2019 | Real Estate, Zoning & Land Use
Joshua Tare prevailed in a summary non-primary holdover proceeding on behalf of a Manhattan landlord after a multi-day trial in New York County. The issue at trial was whether or not the daughter-in-law of the deceased tenant of record of a rent-stabilized apartment could establish a right to succeed to her father-in-law’s tenancy. During the …
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Glambosky Shares Perspective on Evicting a Subletter with the NYT
November 11, 2019 | Real Estate, Zoning & Land Use
Erez Glambosky was quoted in a November 9, 2019, New York Times “Ask Real Estate” piece that explores whether an unruly subtenant may be evicted and by whom. “It was the shareholder who installed this individual, and the shareholder is responsible,” Erez said. “Ultimately the shareholder is the one who has to take action.” To …
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Schieber and Gise Win Significant Victory on Summary Judgment
October 22, 2019 | Real Estate, Zoning & Land Use | Commercial Litigation
Evan Schieber and David Gise obtained summary judgment dismissing a complaint in a dispute over a million dollar real estate brokerage commission. The New York County Supreme Court dismissed in its entirety an action commenced by Cushman & Wakefield (“Cushman”) against our client Olivet University seeking a commission for its role in connection with Olivet’s …
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