Forchelli Deegan Terrana LLP Attorneys Instrumental in Reversing DCH Auto Decision for Global Retail Real Estate Industry Clients

Forchelli Deegan Terrana LLP (“FDT”) is pleased to announce that the New York Court of Appeals published a unanimous decision, which has broad and profound impacts for commercial tenants who pay real estate taxes in Matter of DCH Auto v. Town of Mamaroneck, APL-2021-00103 (“DCH Auto”). In 2019, the Appellate Division, Second Department held in DCH Auto that tenants who are obligated to pay real…

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Forchelli Deegan Terrana LLP to be Recognized at Long Island Business News’ 2022 Real Estate, Architecture & Engineering Awards

Forchelli Deegan Terrana LLP, a Major Sponsor of LIBN’s 2022 Real Estate, Architecture & Engineering Awards, is proud to announce that the firm will be recognized with respect to the following projects: Top Office Renovation | FDT’s office at The Omni in Uniondale IDA Project of the Year – Nassau | Park Lake Residences in Hempstead Top Industrial Redevelopment – Nassau | Century 21 store…

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WHO’s WHO in Real Property & Tax Certiorari Law – Robert L. Renda

Q: Can you speak briefly about an area in your area of practice that you/your firm is currently focusing on? As a real estate tax attorney, my practice focuses on minimizing my clients’ commercial property tax burden. I accomplish this by reviewing each property’s municipal tax assessment for proper valuation and classification. As real estate value is central to my practice, it is imperative I…

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WHO’s WHO in Real Property & Tax Certiorari Law – Daniel S. Dornfeld

Q: Can you speak briefly about an area in your area of practice that you/your firm is currently focusing on? FDT has extensive industrial real estate experience. Before the pandemic, the market for industrial space was heating up. Once Covid hit, that market became white hot. As a result, our clients have sold their properties when they previously had no interest to do so. Unfortunately,…

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Forchelli Deegan Terrana LLP Congratulates Kathleen Deegan Dickson, one of the Most Powerful Women on Long Island

Forchelli Deegan Terrana LLP warmly congratulates Kathleen Deegan Dickson, a partner in the firm’s Land Use and Zoning practice group and Co-Chair of its Cannabis practice group, on being selected to be featured in the inaugural edition of Long Island Business News' Power List: Long Island’s Most Powerful Women. This is part of the publication’s Power List series. This elite group of Power Women was chosen…

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New York Real Estate Journal’s 2022 Ones to Watch: James Ricca, Forchelli Deegan Terrana LLP

Name: James Ricca Title: Partner Company Name: Forchelli Deegan Terrana LLP List 2-3 real estate associations or organizations that you are currently a member of: Member, Community Bankers’ Mortgage Forum (CBMF); Counsel, Mortgage Bankers Association of New York (MBAofNY) Member, New York State Bar Association, Real Property Law Section What recent project, transaction or accomplishment are you most proud of? My colleague, Lindsay Mesh Lotito,…

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If You Own Property Near a Superfund Site, the 6th Circuit Just Sent You an Important Message: Be a Nice Neighbor or Else.

In Gould Electronics v Livingston County Road Commission, 2022 WL 1467650 (6th Cir. May 10, 2022), the Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals addressed a claim between the responsible party at a Superfund Site (Gould) and a neighbor (Livingston).  The main subject of the dispute was who was responsible for the contamination on the Livingston property.  Each party blamed the other and after a trial, with…

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Planning for New York’s Energy and Environmental Future: The Climate Council’s Draft Scoping Plan

In this article, the author focuses on the economic issues and business opportunities addressed in a recently released Draft Scoping Plan that outlines the framework through which New York State intends to reduce greenhouse gasses. The New York Climate Action Council recently voted to release for public comment a Draft Scoping Plan (the “Draft Plan”) that outlines the framework through which New York State (the…

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NYREJ Property of the Month: JRS Architect, P.C. reimagines expanded and renovated office for Forchelli Deegan Terrana LLP

Click here to read the May 10, 2022 New York Real Estate Journal's Property of the Month feature detailing Forchelli Deegan Terrana LLP's expanded and renovated office space. Reprinted with permission from the New York Real Estate Journal.

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E-commerce and its impact on the industrial development real estate boom

Online shopping has long been a convenience consumers crave. However, no one could have ever predicted the effect the pandemic would have on this trend. While e-commerce has played a role in our lives for many years, work from home and mandated quarantines have led to an unprecedented surge in demand for e-commerce. With this demand comes the corresponding need for warehouse facilities to store…

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