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Attorneys from Miller Nash Graham & Dunn practicing in the areas of Land Use, Real Estate, Environmental, Construction and Real Estate Tax will contribute frequently to this blog. We also expect guest posts from time to time from outside consultants and from other practice areas within Miller Nash Graham & Dunn dealing with real estate. And while we will not show comments on this site please feel free to email us directly with any questions, comments or suggestions. We hope you find this blog enjoyable to read and that the information is pertinent to the industry.
September 1, 2015 2:36 PM | Posted by Huynh, Hong | Permalink
August 28, 2015, was the effective date of a new regulation that many argue expands permitting requirements for project development and other activities . . . read more
August 31, 2015 11:26 AM | Posted by Bremer, LeAnne | Permalink
A new decision by the National Labor Relations Board defining joint employers for the purposes of collective bargaining is a good reminder to employers and contractors to make certain that policies and contracts precisely define . . . read more
August 5, 2015 1:49 PM | Posted by Miller, Jeff | Permalink
Earlier this week, the EPA adopted rules under the Clean Air Act intended to ensure that by 2030, carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions from existing power plants will be 32 percent below 2005 levels. The rule establishes . . . read more
August 5, 2015 1:49 PM | Posted by Miller, Jeff | Permalink
Earlier this week, the EPA adopted rules under the Clean Air Act intended to ensure that by 2030, carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions from existing power plants will be 32 percent below 2005 levels. The rule establishes . . . read more
June 26, 2015 8:49 AM | Posted by Bremer, LeAnne | Permalink
Earlier this year we wrote about the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals case of Horne v. Department of Agriculture. In that case, the court of appeals ruled that a Department of Agriculture marketing . . . read more
June 2, 2015 4:42 PM | Posted by Hossaini, Kelly | Permalink
Central Oregon's residential property values rose faster in the mid-2000s housing bubble and fell harder in the 2008 crash than those in other Oregon areas. Bend, especially, has been . . . read more
May 21, 2015 3:29 PM | Posted by Bremer, LeAnne | Permalink
Last year, we wrote about the Gamboa v. Clark case, in which Division III of the Washington State Court of Appeals set a high bar for proving . . . read more
April 14, 2015 9:44 AM | Posted by Naito, Alexander | Permalink
Owners, developers, and general contractors, beware: the protection afforded by a subcontractor's responsibility to pay for lawsuits arising from its work (what is known as "indemnity") might not be as broad as originally thought . . . read more
March 9, 2015 9:01 AM | Posted by Klinger, Dustin | Permalink
It has been close for a few months, but Seattle house prices and full-on seller's market are now confirmed in this report from the Puget Sound Business Journal. Prices are now . . . read more