Five things to do before buying property

July 22, 2016
It’s a seller’s market these days — or so it seems if you read the headlines. Read More

Construction Lien Act can offer protection for all parties

December 19, 2014
As an owner, if the contractor on your construction project goes out of business or simply walks off the job, will your company have to pay twice for the same work? Read More

Energy contracting can offer big savings

February 8, 2013
Energy performance contracts offer unique opportunities for building owners to significantly improve their energy efficiency at little to no long-term net cost due to the energy savings created by these improvements. Read More

Strategic planning critical to successful real estate deal

August 7, 2011

As some parts of the economy start to stabilize and land acquisition and construction costs remain lower than historical rates, development activity is finally picking up in West Michigan — and that’s good news.

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Buyer Beware: Title Insurance May Not Be Enough

February 11, 2008

A few weeks ago, a commercial real estate broker called and asked me to assist with a client who had a potential legal problem over title to a piece of property. "He has title insurance, so the client thinks it probably doesn't matter," the distraught broker confided.

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