Beware the Person Who Uses a Power of Attorney in Their Own Self Interest

A recent case, Richland State Bank v. Benny L. Depingre et al, is a cautionary tale for lenders and anyone else who relies on a power of attorney: powers of attorney … More»

2022 Emerging Trends in Real Estate

At the Urban Land Institute’s 2022 Emerging Trends in Real Estate Conference, presenters discussed recent trends in the real estate industry, impactful projects in Louisiana, and challenges and opportunities in … More»

Steeg Law: Recent Transactions and Cases

Steeg Law attorneys are known for being able to handle unique and difficult real estate issues for virtually any type of property and have been involved in precedent-setting business litigation … More»

2021 Real Estate Forecast Symposium Focuses on Pandemic Recovery and Climate

Margaret Glass recently attended the 2021 Economic & Real Estate Symposium. The theme was “Rethinking Real Estate: Adapting to the Changing Dynamic in New Orleans and Louisiana,” and the presenters … More»

Legal Issues In Real Estate During Covid-19: A Q&A With Robert Steeg

Covid-19 has brought business changes and legal challenges to the field of real estate. In a Q&A with the editor of the firm’s newsletter, Steeg Law Firm co-managing partner Robert … More»

2020 Louisiana Legislative Update: New Laws That Affect Your Business

The 2020 Louisiana Regular Legislative Session convened on March 9, 2020 and closed on June 1, 2020 after a long suspension due to the Coronavirus. Immediately after that, the Legislature … More»

Investors and Developers: Opportunity Zones and Co-Working Spaces

An article by Tom Acitelli that appeared in The New York Times on August 20, 2019, may be of interest to investors and developers. “How Opportunity Zones and Co-Working Spaces Joined … More»

Investors: Opportunity Zones Update

Last year, we published an article outlining the 2017 Opportunity Zone legislation that provides tax incentives to investors who want to reinvest unrealized capital gains on a tax-deferred basis by … More»

State and Local Incentives for Real Estate Projects

As we start to see indicators of slower growth, and in turn, a softer real estate market, it may become increasingly difficult for developers to demonstrate project viability to lenders … More»

Getting into the Zone: New Guidance on Opportunity Zones

When the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act was signed in late 2017, real estate developers and investors were thrilled to discover that it added new provisions to the Internal Revenue … More»

2019 U.S. News & World Report and Best Lawyers® Ranks Steeg Law as Metropolitan Tier 1 Real Estate Law Firm

The 2019 edition of U.S. News & World Report and Best Lawyers® has ranked Steeg Law Firm as a Metropolitan Tier 1 Law Firm in New Orleans for Real Estate … More»

Historic Tax Credits: The Benefits, Process and Economic Impact

To a real estate developer, Federal Historic Tax Credits (HTC) are analogous to the exceptional bread Casamento’s or Domilise’s uses for their oyster po-boys and roast beef sandwiches. It is … More»

Louisiana Dominates the Southeast in Historic Rehabilitation Tax Credit Projects

By Robert M. Steeg If you are tired of hearing about how Louisiana ranks at or near the bottom of various categories of social and financial programs, you will be … More»

Demystifying Tax Sales for Investors

By Robert M. Steeg For investors, depending upon your point of view, tax sales are a) a cheap way to acquire good real estate, b) a good way to get … More»

“What’s REALly Going On” in New Orleans Real Estate

Associate Zachary I. Rosenberg, an Associate with the transactional department, recently attended the Urban Land Institute’s 7th Annual “What’s ‘REAL’ly Going On” Conference at Purloo Restaurant in Central City, New … More»

New Laws That Impact Your Business: 2015 Louisiana Legislative Update

By Elise Henry The 2015 Louisiana Legislative Session, which began on April 13, 2015 and closed on June 11, 2015, resulted in the House filing 847 bills and the Senate … More»

Recent Transactions: Helping Our Clients Make Business Happen

Recent transactions Steeg Law attorneys have handled. How can we help you make business happen? Served as local counsel for the buyer of an apartment complex in New Orleans Acted … More»

Community-oriented Real Estate Development: A Complex But Growing Niche

The following article from, Times-Picayune, “How ReFresh Project, a post-Katrina milestone, built a healthy food hub, including Whole Foods,” highlights the complex but growing niche of community-oriented real estate … More»

Robert Steeg Weighs in on ULI Green Space Recommendations for Downtown Development District

The Downtown Development District (DDD) recently asked for input on green space from the Urban Land Institute Louisiana (ULI). In response, ULI met for two days in May to study … More»

Recent Transactions: Helping Our Clients Make Business Happen

Recent transactions Steeg Law attorneys have handled. How can we help you make business happen? Represented borrower in refinance of existing $18,000,000 loan secured by industrial facilities in Arizona and … More»

New Orleans “Food Deserts” Present Development Opportunities and Financing Options

By Robert M. Steeg Some developers are taking advantage of a unique opportunity in New Orleans to develop fresh-food retailers in “food deserts,” areas that have little or no options … More»

Recent Transactions: Helping Our Clients Make Business Happen

Recent transactions Steeg Law attorneys have handled. How can we help you make business happen? Successfully obtained dismissal of lawsuit against client in case seeking dissolution of entity holding title … More»

Historic and New Markets Tax Credits – The Basics

By Robert Steeg With an abundance of historic properties throughout the city and dilapidated properties and parcels of land in low-income neighborhoods ripe for rehabilitation, many developers in New Orleans … More»

Financing with Interest Rate Swap Agreements

By Lillian Eyrich Interest rate swap agreements are becoming more popular with lenders and borrowers. They are valuable to borrowers who want to make sure their interest rates do not … More»

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