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Questions Potential Buyers Should Consider When Buying an Investment Property During the Coronavirus Pandemic

Spring is traditionally the hottest time of the year for real estate.  Inventory typically spikes as many sellers put their properties for sale.  Buyers enter the market knowing that inventory is increasing. But that has changed some this year with the coronavirus in full effect.  The economy came to a stop with numerous “stay at […]

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Webinar: A Look Ahead at the “New Normal” for CRE Transactions.

Becker hosted the webinar, “A Look Ahead at the “New Normal” for CRE Transactions.” Hear the latest insights from brokers, lenders, and developers as we explore their outlook for the next 3-12 months including what it will take to get CRE transactions to closing and how the industry can adapt to the restrictions imposed in […]

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Florida Governor Extends COVID-19 State of Emergency Another 60 Days: State and Local Opportunities to Extend Certain Permits in Florida Due to COVID-19 May Be Available

Section 252.363(1)(a), Florida Statutes, provides that certain qualifying permits and authorizations are eligible for an extension once certain States of Emergency are declared for the length of time the declaration is in effect plus an additional six (6) months. A written request for such an extension must be submitted to the authorizing governmental agency within […]

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Financial Services Shareholder Paul Shur Ranked Band 1 by Chambers USA

Becker is pleased to announce that Financial Services Shareholder Paul Shur has been recognized in the 2020 edition of Chambers USA, one of the most esteemed legal guides in the world. Paul is recognized as among the top attorneys in both Banking & Finance and Corporate/M&A. This year, Paul received a Band 1 ranking in […]

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“My Weekday Workout in the COVID-19 Era: Becker & Poliakoff’s Scott Marcus,” Law.com

Don’t let the pandemic slow down your workout regime.  Becker Shareholder Scott Marcus used to work out four to five times a week before the coronavirus forced his local gyms and workout studios to close. When he worked out he focused on 30-45 minutes on the Stairmaster—a machine that offers moderate to intense cardio with […]

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Webinar: Small Business Disaster Resources and COVID-19

Becker and the Greater Hollywood Chamber of Commerce presented an interactive live webinar on Small Business Disaster Resources and COVID-19. View the Webinar here. Moderated by Jennifer Bales Drake, Shareholder and Vice Chair of Public, Private Partnerships (P3) practice group, Becker. With Panelists: Victoria Guerrero, U.S. Small Business Administration. Mike DiNapoli, Florida Department of Economic […]

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Feeling the Heat: Restaurants and Bars Must Adapt to Ensure Survival

This is an unprecedented time in our country and in the world. The coronavirus (COVID-19) has shut down large swathes of the economy, with its most direct impact being felt on places where people congregate and socialize. Restaurants and bars are especially feeling the heat, as Americans do their part and increasingly shelter at home. […]

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