Entries by EPManager0

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Tennis Rules Excitement at the US Open

One of the great sporting events in America, the U.S. Open starts on Monday in New York.  Aside from the entertainment value of watching the world’s best tennis players compete for one of the most prestigious trophies in sports, you can also get a crash course on tennis rules by watching the on-court action and […]

1031/Tenant-in-Common Programs Making a Comeback?

Ten years ago, the syndicated 1031/TIC market was exploding with roughly 75 real estate sponsors raising over $4 billion in equity, then came the Great Recession and the industry more or less shut down, with many of those sponsors (and the independent broker-dealer firms who marketed the product) closing down with it.  We know the […]

Due Diligence Very Important for Prospective Franchisees

Are you considering becoming a franchise owner?  When done correctly, franchising is a great way of doing business for both franchisors and franchisees.  Success is not guaranteed, however, and franchised businesses can and do fail.  To improve their chances of long term success, prospective franchisees have to do their homework (lawyers refer to it as […]

An Introduction to the Low-Profit Limited Liability Company

A new form of business entity has emerged that could revolutionize the way in which the for-profit and nonprofit communities interact. Referred to as the low-profit limited liability company or L3C for short, this concept combines the basic features of a limited liability company—limited liability protection, pass-through tax treatment, flexibility—with the charitable purpose of a […]