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Hospitality,Timesharing & Common Interests Development Group

Hospitality,Timesharing & Common Interests Development Group


The Hospitality Group focuses on the varied and numerous issues involving the development, structuring, management and operation of resorts, hotels, and common interest communities such as condominiums, timeshares, and planned communities. There are three committees within the Group, each of which specifically addresses its designated subject matter (although the reis often a significant amount of overlap between the committees). Each committee pursues the unique issues presented in the irrespective areas of practice, including such issues as the acquisition, financing, development, operation, management and disposition of these special types of development. The three committees are:

In addition to the materials available here, our Group also hosts a number of hot topics calls and sponsors eCLE programs throughout the year. We look forward to your involvement with our Group.

Group Events

Section Events

    Fundamentals of Federal Transfer Tax


    This session will discuss the fundamental rules and concepts underlying both the estate and gift tax regimes, and touch on the federal generation-skipping transfer tax. It will also cover issues associated with the preparing and filing of both gift and estate tax returns. Topics will include: What ...

    Special Lease Situations: Build-to-Suit Leases and Sale-Leasebacks


    The program will provide an overview of certain key legal considerations for two types of specialized lease transactions: sale-leasebacks and build-to-suit leases. We will examine the accounting and tax treatment of sale-leaseback transactions, including whether they might be characterized as financing ...

    “It’s a Boat! It’s a Plane! It’s Planning 101” The Acquisition, Sale and Planning with Boats and Vessels


    The speakers will address basic transactions with planes and vessels, and estate planning related items. Introduction to plane and vessel transactions Acquisition and sale Financing, security and insurance Ownership and estate

LISTSERV Communication

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Group Leadership


Haggerty, Nancy
Message From Group Leadership

Council Representative:

Orvin, Daniel


Mezer, Steven

Committee Roster  

Modified by Adam Bielawski on October 23, 2017

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