Month: January 2018

Client Alert: Communities Seek Certification of Housing Production Plans As Development Activity Increases

The Department of Housing and Community Development (DHCD) has recently seen a surge in the number of communities that seek to certify compliance with their Housing Production Plans.  A Housing Production Plan describes a town’s strategy to develop affordable housing at a measured pace in order to make progress towards their affordable housing goals under…

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POSTED IN: Articles & Quotes, Commercial Real Estate

RIW Restaurant Trends Tasting Event

RIW’s Hospitality Services Group is proud to introduce a special Restaurant Trends tasting event to benefit 826 Boston. RIW and The Boston Restaurant Group have hosted an annual Restaurant Trends Seminar event for the past 25 years. This year the group will present a special Restaurant Trends Chef Tasting event. Each year the net proceeds raised…

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POSTED IN: Events, Hospitality Practice Group

Trusts & Estates Alert: Estate Planning After the Enactment of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act

On December 22, 2017, President Trump signed the “Tax Cuts and Jobs Act” into law. The new legislation represents a compromise between House and Senate Republicans on their respective tax overhaul proposals, and is the most significant tax reform legislation to be enacted in over thirty years. Although the inherent complexities of the new legislation,…

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POSTED IN: Articles & Quotes, Trusts & Estates