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Liston & Tsantilis Secured Class 6b Incentive For Skokie Commerce Center

Posted on: September 14th, 2017 by The L&T Blog Team
Liston & Tsantilis has successfully secured the Cook County 6b Real Estate Tax Incentive for Dallas-based Hillwood, allowing it to kick off construction for Skokie Commerce Center - a new industrial building located at 3601 Howard Street in Skoki ... Read Full Article

Liston & Tsantilis Successful In Securing Class 6B Incentive For Preferred Freezer

Posted on: August 17th, 2017 by The L&T Blog Team
On July 26, 2017, Liston & Tsantilis was successful in securing the City of Chicago’s unanimous approval for a Class 6B Incentive in the Pilsen neighborhood for Clarius Partners and Preferred Freezer. Liston and Tsantilis spearheaded the tax in ... Read Full Article

1031 Exchanges – The Next Tax Reform Casualty?

Posted on: July 17th, 2017 by The L&T Blog Team
A major tax advantage for the commercial real estate industry may be one of the casualties in a sweeping federal tax reform expected this year, The Wall Street Journal reports. Some lawmakers are eyeing the 1031 exchange provision to get the tax-r ... Read Full Article

Palos Heights Class 7B Tax Incentive Approved For Spectrum Retirement Community

Posted on: June 29th, 2017 by The L&T Blog Team
On Friday June 23, 2017, the Cook County Economic Development Advisory Committee (EDAC) unanimously voted to approve Spectrum Retirement Communities’ application for a Class 7b Tax Incentive in Palos Heights. The proposed project includes construct ... Read Full Article

2016 Cook County Tax Rates Released

Posted on: June 15th, 2017 by The L&T Blog Team
The Cook County Clerk recently released the new tax rates in preparation for the payment due on August 1, 2017. The memo contains an explanation for the rate changes and impact on personal and commercial properties. After reading through the memo, es ... Read Full Article