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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

    Novel (and Not So Novel) Approaches to Adapt an Irrevocable Trust to Meet Today's Needs


    The program will outline different methods available in a modern practitioner's tool box to modify, update, or sculpt an existing irrevocable trust to meet an evolving family's needs and planning. A trust may be irrevocable in that the settlor may not change its terms or demand return of trust property, ...

    Section 199A -- Planning to Maximize the Deduction


    The new section 199A deduction for passthrough entities creates opportunities for businesses that are not C corporations but may require new and creative planning to maximize the deduction. - Understanding the computation of the 20% deduction - Applying the limitations on the deduction - Understanding ...

    Exit Mechanisms and Dispute Resolution in Real Estate Joint Ventures


    Sharing a joint vision for a new real estate venture is a critical element of future success. However, life throws many curveballs and the long-lasting partnership the venture partners had initially envisioned may not come to fruition. Therefore, it is crucial that the joint venture agreement include ...

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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