Dan Gauthier, Rose Law Group attorney, talks opportunity zone guidance today with Arizona Commerce Authority

Sign up for today’s Webinar, at 1 p.m. Arizona time, here: Arizona Commerce Authority The Arizona Commerce Authority invites you to join us for a webinar exploring the second round of guidance on Opportunity Zones and Funds. These proposed regulations, which were released in April, address critical issues for Opportunity Zone investing, including rules pertaining to: • Operating businesses seeking …

Real estate investors expected to unlock trillions as feds finalize Opportunity Zone rules. Here’s where the money could flow in Arizona; plus more insight from Dan Gauthier, Rose Law Group transactional attorney

By Jeff Jeffrey | Phoenix Business Journal Washington’s political rancor is rippling across the nation’s real estate industry, as the recent federal shutdown has delayed a plan to unleash trillions in property investment in the country’s biggest cities and most impoverished communities. Specifically, the delay has affected new rules for investing in so-called Opportunity Zones, and in the process has …

Sales up on ‘Opportunity Zones’; Dan Gauthier, Rose Law Group transactional attorney handling many O-Zone investments, comments

By Alexander Casey | Zillow Sale prices ticked up sharply in some of the nation’s lowest-income and highest-poverty communities near the end of last year—but mostly in the neighborhoods now eligible for newly created tax breaks. Tucked within the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017 (TCJA) is a somewhat overlooked, but potentially massive, program: Opportunity Zones. Investors have flocked to these …

Shea Homes closes on 15 acres at The Estates at Eastmark

  Disclosure: Rose Law Group represents Shea Homes AZBigMedia Shea Homes Arizona recently purchased 15 acres at the southwest corner of Ray Road and Signal Butte Road in Mesa, with 39 homesites planned for phase two of The Estates at Eastmark community. Shea is the fourth homebuilder to announce plans to build in this exclusive development, joining Richmond American, Taylor-Morrison, …

Proposed Opportunity Zone guidance: Can investors move forward?

By Dan Gauthier, who is a Transactional Attorney at Rose Law Group working on a lot of opportunity zone projects. The following does not represent legal advice. Potential investors have been anxiously awaiting guidance from the Treasury Department on the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017’s Opportunity Zones Program (“Program”). The first round of such guidance was issued last Friday …

[FEATURE] Cameron Carter, Rose Law Group partner and director of Transactional Real Estate Department, talks about creative solutions, volunteering with ULI and family life

By Callan Smith | Rose Law Group Reporter For this week’s look into the people who lend their talents to the Rose Law Group (RLG) team, we spoke with Cameron Carter, partner and director of Transactional Real Estate, via email. You recently celebrated 12 years with RLG, and your name is on the door, Rose Law Group Rich Carter—congratulations! What’s is it …

Real Estate Q & A: What can a property owner do if a neighbor blocks an easement?

Adam D. Martinez | Chairman of Real Estate Litigation Department Question:  I own a property in Marana, Arizona, which includes a small airplane hangar, and an easement for “existing roads,” one of which I have used for many years as a private airstrip for taking off and landing small aircraft. The easement passes through my neighbor’s property on both sides. Recently, …

Real Estate Q & A: Is a dispensary lease valid even though illegal under federal law?

Adam D. Martinez | Chairman of Real Estate Litigation Department Question:  My company owns and operates a medical marijuana dispensary in Maricopa County. Prior to applying for a license to operate as s medical marijuana dispensary, we entered a commercial lease. At the time our landlord knew what our business was and we had a very good relationship. After we …