• 02.18.22

    5 Commercial Real Estate Trends Worth Watching

    Manatt Real Estate Partner Grace Winters and Associate Laura D'Iorio wrote an article for Law360 about commercial real estate trends for 2022 as the sector is confronted by unprecedented demand for housing, historic levels of inflation and a looming surge in interest rates.The five trends ...

  • 09.14.20

    CDC’s Eviction Ban and the Burn-Off of Eviction Moratoria

    Grace Winters, Viral Mehta and Gregg Nunziata authored an article for Daily Journal about the expiration of temporary federal moratorium—as well as state and local protections—on certain residential eviction filings enacted through the CARES Act.

  • 09.04.20

    A Closer Look at California’s AB 3088

    Manatt Real Estate partners Grace Winters and Dina Tecimer and government and regulatory legislative advisor Delilah Clay co-authored a GlobeSt.com article examining California’s Assembly Bill (AB) 3088 and the financial impact of COVID-19 on renters and small landlords. The article ...

  • 07.27.20

    Unlocking the Value of College Real Estate

    Manatt Real Estate partner Grace Winters and associate Elizabeth Levin authored an article for Inside Higher Ed on the significant financial challenges the COVID-19 pandemic has created for many higher education institutions, and how these institutions can consider monetizing the ...

  • 06.23.20

    Lessons From Failed Calif. Bill Protecting Small Biz Tenants

    Manatt Real Estate partner Grace Winters and counsel Ray Triana, and government and regulatory legislative advisor Delilah Clay authored an article for Law360 about lessons the real estate industry can learn from a failed California bill aimed at protecting small business tenants. In the article, ...

  • 06.19.20

    State Assembly to vote on bill to bolster borrower, tenant protections

    Grace Winters, Linda Rangel and Jordan Tessier authored an article for Daily Journal on the importance for real estate professionals to understand what the impact of the failed Assembly Bill 2501 would have been, especially given the uncertain regulatory landscape amid COVID-19.

  • 01.29.20

    Landlords: What to know about California’s new rent control law

    Manatt Real Estate partner Grace Winters and associate Jordan Tessier authored an article for Daily Journal about the Tenant Protection Act of 2019, which was added to the California Civil Code effective January 1, 2020. In this article, Winters and Tessier detail what landlords should know ...

  • 09.18.17

    Documentary Transfer Tax Triggered by CA Entity Sales

    The entity sale has long been a popular vehicle to indirectly transfer real property in California. However, the California Supreme Court recently changed the economics of such a transfer, deciding that such transfers can be subject to a county-imposed tax known as a “documentary transfer ...

  • 09.26.16

    Incumbency Bodes Well for the Real Estate Market

    The presidential election season can be a difficult time for the commercial real estate market. Uncertainty about the future financial and regulatory climate often leaves investors, developers and owners waiting on the sidelines for the outcome of the election. As the 2016 presidential election ...

  • 06.17.15

    As-Is Deals May Not Be So As-Is

    Owners of real property rely on "as-is" and "independent investigation" clauses in their real estate contracts and leases to shield them from litigation over mistaken or misinterpreted statements made in the course of negotiations. However, recent court decisions have called ...



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