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Clark Hill Attorneys to Present at International Council of Shopping Centers Michigan Continuing Education Program for Real Estate Professionals February 9, 2017 in Novi, MI

February 2, 2017

Detroit, MI – Clark Hill attorneys Timothy M. Koltun, Richard A. Sundquist, and David M. Blau will present at the International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC) 2017 Michigan Continuing Education Program for Real Estate Professionals titled “Urban vs. Suburban Retail – What’s in Store for Michigan” on February 9th. Clark Hill attorney Paul S. Magy is the chair of the event.  Koltun and Sundquist will present “Exit Stage Left: Issues Pertaining to Assignments and Subleases” and Blau will present “Limited Budget Doesn’t Have to Mean Limited Control: Tips and Traps for Small Tenants.”  Participants will receive 6 Hours of Michigan Continuing Education Real Estate Credits. To register for the event which will be held at the Suburban Collection Showplace in Novi, MI click here.

The purpose of The International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC) is to advance the shopping center industry and to promote its role in the commercial distribution of consumer goods and services by:

  • Providing educational programs and publications in all aspects of shopping center development, finance, management, marketing and other specialized areas of professional interest;
  • Conducting meetings and other programs designed to promote the exchange of ideas among members and to facilitate the conduct of their business;
  • Collecting and disseminating information pertaining to the shopping center industry, including statistical data and other statistical research;
  • Developing and maintaining professional certification programs to encourage high standards for shopping center professionals;
  • Advocating the interest of the shopping center industry to local, state/provincial, federal and international governmental bodies; and
  • Publicizing to the general public promotional and educational shopping center business information.

Koltun's practice is devoted almost entirely to matters involving real estate. Timothy is the practice group leader for Clark Hill's Real Estate Services Practice Group. He has extensive experience in the sale, acquisition, development and leasing of residential, retail, office, industrial and hotel projects. Timothy has represented clients in complex sale/leaseback transactions involving commercial properties located in several states, and projects involving the utilization of tax credits and public and quasi-public funding. He also has represented institutional lenders as well as commercial borrowers in connection with construction and permanent financing, including mezzanine and securitized loans, and workouts, restructuring and enforcement of troubled loans.

Sundquist is a member in the firm’s Detroit office where he practices in the Real Estate Practice Group and is adjunct to the Bankruptcy, Corporate, Litigation and Commercial Real Estate and Public Finance Practice Groups. He practices primarily in the areas of real estate, bankruptcy, general business and real estate related environmental law. In addition to providing transactional services in these areas, he has significant litigation experience (bench and jury trials) in state and federal courts, including the bankruptcy courts.

Blau is a senior attorney in the firm’s Birmingham office where he practices in the Real Estate Services Practice Group.  He works primarily in the areas of real estate leasing, real estate and landlord-tenant litigation, bankruptcy/creditor’s rights, and general business matters. He has significant litigation experience in state, federal, and bankruptcy courts related to retailer bankruptcies.  David also has an extensive experience representing all forms of commercial property owners, property managers and brokers.

Magy is a member of Clark Hill's Real Estate Practice Group. His extensive commercial real estate experience includes acquisition, development, finance, zoning, leasing and sale of commercial real estate, in addition to litigation related to those areas, including receiverships, distressed assets and retailer bankruptcy. Paul also has a substantial amount of experience representing all forms of commercial property owners, developers, property managers and brokers.

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