Jeff Shea and Pat Weller Discuss New Tax Bill’s Impact on Real Estate Industry

In the February issue of Minnesota Real Estate Journal, Jeff Shea and Pat Weller consider the impact of the new tax reform bill on commercial real estate industry. The article discusses expensing increases under Section 179 of the tax code, enhanced bonus appreciation, and modifications to 1031 like-kind exchanges. Read the full article.

The Right Way To Do Refranchising

Over the years, our firm has been involved in many refranchising programs and seen both good and bad approaches. One of the most problematic programs was the Applebee’s refranchising, which was initiated to pay off excessive debt and left the brand with few corporate stores and no effective way to test and improve the concept […]