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As Tax Filing Deadline Approaches, Avoid This Trap for the Unwary If You Have an Open 1031 Exchange

January 24, 2022

Top 10 Anticipated Trends in Senior Housing for 2022

January 4, 2022

Luxury Senior Living Targets Boomers

November 30, 2021

Wellness Push Into Senior Living Facilities

October 6, 2021

Florida’s Minimum Wage Rises to $10.00 on September 30

September 20, 2021

Act Before Year End to Maximize Opportunity Zone Benefits

August 23, 2021

AHCA Rule Changes Go Into Effect Today for Senior Housing Operators

August 16, 2021

Florida Senior Living Association Polls Members on Covid-19 Vaccination Practices

August 10, 2021

Seniors Looking for Technology When Making Senior Housing Choices

August 4, 2021

Bank Consolidation Poses Challenges for Senior Living Communities

July 26, 2021

Senior Living Communities Not Immune from Staffing Shortages

July 15, 2021

Active Hurricane Season Predicted for 2021: Prepare Your Staff and Residents Now

June 1, 2021

Pandemic Leads Families to Care for Loved Ones at Home

May 12, 2021

2021 Property Tax Valuations Being Determined

May 5, 2021

Biden Administration Plans to Spend $400 Billion on the Elderly

April 19, 2021

Aging at Home Becomes a Popular Option During Pandemic

April 9, 2021

Low Vaccination Rate Among Senior Housing Staff Poses Problems. Are There Any Solutions?

April 7, 2021

IRS Extends Tax Day to May 17th

March 18, 2021

Could Accessory Dwelling Units Be the Next Big Trend for Assisted Living Facilities?

February 16, 2021

Resident Newsletters: Good Idea or Disasters Waiting to Happen?

February 15, 2021

Property-Tax Exemptions for Senior-Living Facilities: Application Deadline is March 1, 2021

January 14, 2021

Senior Living—A Place for Mom

January 14, 2021

The COVID-19 Vaccine: Can Senior Living Facilities Mandate Staff Be Vaccinated?

January 13, 2021

Senior Housing Occupancy Rates – The Road to Recovery

January 6, 2021

Florida Adopts $15.00 Minimum Wage

December 10, 2020

COVID Impacts Senior Housing Construction

December 2, 2020

Retail Struggles Become Senior Housing Opportunities

October 27, 2020

Should Assisted Living Facilities Venture into In-Home Care?

October 19, 2020

Co-Housing for Seniors

October 7, 2020

IRS and Treasury Finalize Last Set of Bonus Depreciation Regulations

October 1, 2020

Special Edition: Overcoming Senior Living Occupancy Challenges [Lowndes Legal Talk] September 23, 2020

September 25, 2020

CDC Guidelines for Assisted Living Facilities

September 3, 2020

Changes to Dining Plans in Senior Housing

September 1, 2020

Florida Nursing Homes to Reopen to Visitors

September 1, 2020

Technology and the Human Connection in Senior Living

August 25, 2020

Balancing Care and Protection Against Quality of Life

August 20, 2020

Are Urban Markets Losing Their Appeal for Seniors’ Housing in the Age of COVID?

August 6, 2020

Florida’s Ban on Visitors to Long Term Care Facilities May be Lifted Soon

July 28, 2020

What will happen to my 2020 Property Taxes?

July 27, 2020

Managing Privacy Issues and COVID-19 at Independent Living Facilities and Age-Restricted Housing Communities

July 9, 2020

Don’t Forget the Tax Man: Many Tax Returns and Payments Due Next Week

July 7, 2020

Small-House Senior Living in the Age of the COVID-19 Pandemic

June 30, 2020

Preparing for the Next Covid-Like Outbreak

June 18, 2020

A Shout Out To Senior Living Workers

June 18, 2020

Senior Living Communities Now Being Rated On Inclusiveness

June 18, 2020

Have an Open Like-Kind Exchange? Don’t Fall Into This Trap

January 27, 2020

Important Year End Deadline for Opportunity Zones

December 26, 2019

Gift Giving During the Holiday Season

December 5, 2019

IRS Finalizes Real Estate Safe Harbor for 20% QBI Deduction

October 2, 2019

Lowndes Senior Housing Fall Symposium

September 20, 2019

NIC Notes

September 12, 2019

Increase in Number of Assisted Living Facilities Often Leads to Decrease in Direct Care

September 4, 2019

2019 End of Year Senior Housing Survey

September 4, 2019

Hurricane Season is Here – Is Your Facility Ready?

August 6, 2019

Senior Housing and the LGBT Senior Community

June 21, 2019

Creative Senior Living

May 8, 2019

Labor Market Challenges

May 2, 2019

How Will Medicare Rule Changes Affect Senior Housing Communities?

April 23, 2019

Senior Housing Trends

April 15, 2019

Resident Default.

March 19, 2019

Wellness initiatives

March 11, 2019

Considering Making A Qualified Opportunity Zone Investment?

March 6, 2019

Now Is The Time To Review Your Tax Provisions

February 19, 2019

Insurance Costs Expected to Rise for Senior Living Facilities

February 5, 2019

Assisted Living strains to keep up with safety

January 7, 2019

Before 2018 Ends, Be Sure Your Partnership Agreements Are Up To Date

December 4, 2018

The Employment Challenge in a Rising Wage Economy

November 28, 2018

Property Tax Exemptions for 2019

November 7, 2018

Overheard at NIC 2018 . . .

October 22, 2018

Florida’s Minimum Wage Rises to $8.46 in 2019

October 15, 2018

Improving Elder Care through Technology

August 24, 2018

Depletion of Staffing

July 11, 2018

Tax Reform Improves Expensing and Depreciation Rules

July 2, 2018

Technology for Senior Living

May 30, 2018

Senior Housing Transaction Volume Down in 2017 – What Does it Mean for 2018?

March 28, 2018

Baby Boomers: Ride-Sharing and Technology

March 22, 2018

Senior Housing Symposium: The Laws They Are A-Changin’

March 16, 2018

More Frequent Paydays Could Mean More Reliable Employees

February 21, 2018

Tax Reform Brings New Interest Expense Limitation

February 14, 2018

Scrutiny of Assisted Living Facilities

February 12, 2018

Aging Population Continues to Drive Real Estate

February 2, 2018

Growing Trends and Competition

January 25, 2018

Dining for Dollars

January 11, 2018

Six Things To Know About the New Pass Through Income Deduction

January 10, 2018

Arbitration and Eviction: A Recipe for Delay

January 3, 2018

Are Your Partnerships Ready for 2018?

December 5, 2017

Don’t Despair! Senior Housing Services Demand Will Continue to Grow.

November 30, 2017

Demand for Employees Expected to Continue to Grow

November 30, 2017

Florida Argentum Reports That Appeals Court Strikes Down Emergency Stay in Generator Case

November 14, 2017


October 30, 2017

Baby Boomers Continue to Push the Trends in Senior Living

October 30, 2017

Florida Administrative Law Judge Invalidates Governor’s Executive Order Mandating Generators for Senior Housing Facilities

October 27, 2017

Florida’s Minimum Wage Rises to $8.25 in 2018

October 13, 2017

Republicans Announce Tax Reform Framework

September 27, 2017

Opportunities in Affordable Seniors Housing

September 18, 2017

Background Checks: Fair Credit Reporting Act Compliance

September 13, 2017

Trends in Senior Living

August 22, 2017

Growing Rideshare Program Gives Brookdale a ‘Lyft’

June 16, 2017

Interior Design for Alzheimer’s

May 30, 2017

Luxury Senior Living on the Rise

April 3, 2017

Have a Partnership? Return Due Date is This Wednesday (March 15)

March 13, 2017

Insurance Claims Report Spotlights Risks To Assisted Living Facility Operators

February 21, 2017

Ryan Says Tax Reform Coming, But Later This Year

January 30, 2017

Are Hybrid Facilities the Wave of the Future?

January 19, 2017

IRS Reduces Built-in Gains Tax Period For REITs

January 18, 2017

What Will Interest Rates Do in 2017?

January 11, 2017

Making Seniors Housing Affordable for Middle-Class Residents

December 22, 2016


November 23, 2016

Overtime Rule: Court to Decide Request for Injunction by November 22, 2016

November 17, 2016

Your 2017 Predictions (Part Five of Five)

November 11, 2016

Looking Ahead: President Trump, the Overtime Rule, and Other Impacts on the Employment Landscape

November 10, 2016

Your Predictions for 2017 (Part Three of Five)

November 9, 2016

Your predictions for 2017 (Part One of Five)

November 7, 2016

What Is Carried Interest?

October 24, 2016


August 19, 2016

Second Quarter of 2016: Three-Year Low in Senior Housing Transactions

July 28, 2016

Technology Must Be A Priority for Senior Living Communities

July 19, 2016

MURDER! (and the potential unenforceability of arbitration clauses)

April 20, 2016

Florida’s Agency for Healthcare Administration Announces Crackdown on Employee Background Checks

April 7, 2016
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Senior Housing Practice Group

Attorneys in our multi-disciplinary Senior Housing Group have experience representing developers, owners, buyer, sellers, investors and managers, advising on both immediate needs and long term issues that arise with owning, operating or investing in this unique market.

John Ruffier

Eddie Francis

Rachel Gebaide

Mark Heimendinger

Pete Lopez

Brendan Lynch

Brendan Lynch

Shawn Rader

Jamie Walson

Amanda Wilson



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Orlando, FL 32801