B y Bert M. Goodman
In a much anticipated decision, the Pennsylvania Supreme Court in Tech One Associates v. Board of Property Assessment, Appeals and Review of Allegheny County, 32 WAP 2010 (April 25, 2012) [ enhanced version available to lexis.com...
By James L. Fritz
In June, the Commonwealth Court addressed another issue of interest to nonprofit entities seeking charitable exemptions from Pennsylvania Sales & Use Taxes and local real estate taxes - whether a substantial contribution to construction...
By Philip B. Korb and Benjamin V. Sanchez
The Pennsylvania Supreme Court has ruled that even where a landlord merely ground leases land to a tenant who builds a building on it-and the landlord collects rent only on the land-the value of that building...
Cases in Real Estate
is a weekly update on real estate law, with legal principles illustrated and
explained by lawsuits from around the country. The topics are wide-ranging for
appeal to a broad spectrum of readers including lawyers, homeowners...
by James L. Fritz
In our May newsletter, we discussed the Pennsylvania Supreme Court's decision upholding denial of real estate exemption to a religious camp. Mesivtah Eitz Chaim of Bobov, Inc. v. Pike County Board of Assessment Appeals , ___ Pa...
BY: SHANE L. SMITH
The Norfolk Circuit Court recently announced its decision in United Services Automobile Ass'n v. City of Norfolk , No. CL10-6578 (Apr. 2, 2012), dismissing the taxpayers' real estate tax assessment appeal. At issue were the...