Real Estate, Zoning & Land Use


Grill and Gise Convince Court that Judgment Debtor’s Real Property is not Subject to the Homestead Exemption
June 19, 2019 | Commercial Litigation | Real Estate, Zoning & Land Use
A recent ruling from the Supreme Court of Nassau County demonstrates the power of the judgment enforcement mechanisms of the CPLR when judgment-debtors fail to satisfy outstanding judgments. In an effort to execute upon a judgment secured on behalf of our client, we commenced a special proceeding pursuant to CPLR 5206(e), seeking an order directing …
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Rivkin Radler Welcomes Three New Associates
May 31, 2019 | Banking | Intellectual Property | Insurance Fraud | Commercial Litigation | Compliance Investigations & White Collar | Real Estate, Zoning & Land Use
Evan H. Krinick, Managing Partner of Rivkin Radler LLP, has announced that Yale A. Leber, Donald J. Kernisant, Jr., and Evan Rabinowitz have joined the firm as Associates. Yale A. Leber has joined the Commercial Litigation and Intellectual Property practice groups. He represents pharmaceutical and other corporate clients in complex commercial litigations and intellectual property matters …
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Kornblum and D’Amaro complete several real estate transactions in April
May 17, 2019 | Real Estate, Zoning & Land Use
Yaron Kornblum represented 509-511 West 189th LLC, 519-521 West 189th LLC and 520, West 190th LLC in the refinance of properties located at 509-511 and 519-521 West 189th Streets, NYC and 520 West 190th Street, NYC containing a total of 149 residential units with Greystone Servicing Corporation for an aggregate loan of $18.360 million. Yaron also represented …
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Rivkin Radler Welcomes New Partner
May 14, 2019 | Real Estate, Zoning & Land Use
Evan H. Krinick, Managing Partner of Rivkin Radler LLP, has announced that Khoren Bandazian has joined the firm as a Partner. Khoren Bandazian has joined the firm’s Real Estate, Zoning & Land Use Practice Group. Bandazian practices in all areas of commercial real estate acquisition, financing, leasing, development and sales. He also serves as counsel to …
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Honig Quoted in NY Post
May 13, 2019 | Commercial Litigation | Construction | Appeals | Real Estate, Zoning & Land Use
Cheryl Korman, Jeremy Honig and Erez Glambosky successfully obtained an emergency injunction from the Appellate Division, First Department preventing the opening of a homeless shelter in a dangerously, unsafe building. Honig was quoted in the New York Post article, “Judge temporarily blocks ‘Billionaire’s Row’ homeless shelter.” The article discusses New York Mayor Bill de Blasio’s …
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Honig, Antar and Ross Secure Eviction and $1.36 Million Judgment
May 6, 2019 | Real Estate, Zoning & Land Use
Jeremy Honig, Mark Antar and Burton Ross successfully prosecuted a commercial holdover proceeding in New York County on behalf of Brickman, a midsized real estate investor and landlord, securing the eviction of a defaulting tenant that had leased three floors of the building known as 229 West 36th Street, New York, NY, as well as …
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Schieber and Tare Secure Victory for Good Guy Guarantor
April 18, 2019 | Joshua M. Tare | Evan R. Schieber | Commercial Litigation | Real Estate, Zoning & Land Use
Rivkin Radler scored a significant victory on behalf of a guarantor under a commercial lease, with important implications for commercial tenants and landlords that may be negotiating commercial leases.  311 West 43rd Venture, LLC v 15th Floor Media LLC et al, Supreme Court, Index No. 650851/2018, involved a dispute over the proper interpretation of the …
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Real Estate Group Handles Multiple Transactions in March
April 17, 2019 | Real Estate, Zoning & Land Use
Michael Heller and Louis D’ Amaro handled the Assignment of Lease for the Landlord in connection with the sale of a gas station. Jason Kurland, along with John Panagopoulos, represented the Seller in its transfer of a hotel located at 338 West 36th Street, New York, NY for a purchase price of $280 million. At …
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Grill, Korman, Schieber and Gise Win Case Impacting Condo Development Liability
April 9, 2019 | Construction | Commercial Litigation | Appeals | Real Estate, Zoning & Land Use
A new Appellate Division, First Department ruling has major implications for condominium boards seeking to sue individual members of a sponsor entity for construction defects. Previously, alter ego claims against individual members of the sponsor entity were justified based on the allegation that the developer, which is often a single-purpose entity, did not maintain separate …
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Grill, Schieber, and De La Hoz Secure Summary Judgment Directing Specific Performance
April 4, 2019 | Real Estate, Zoning & Land Use | Commercial Litigation
David M. Grill, Evan R. Schieber, and Catalina E. De La Hoz secured summary judgment directing specific performance of a contract of sale on behalf of our client, the buyer of a multiple-dwelling residence in Brooklyn.  The dispute arose out of a contract of sale that required the sellers to, among other things, obtain, as …
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