May 12, 2022
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
This is a free seminar that is an exclusive benefit to all NAIOP Northern Ohio members (only)
- Overview of Current Legislative Issues
- Opportunity Zones
- Ohio Historic Tax Credits
- Real Property Taxation
- Entity Transfers
- Brownfield Remediation Program
- Demolition & Revitalization Program
- Transformational Mixed-Use Developments
Michael J. Sikora III (“Mike”) founded and operates Sikora Law LLC, a law firm that handles real estate matters throughout Ohio – with offices in Downtown Cleveland and Downtown Columbus. Sikora Law’s clients include many best-in-class developers in Northeast Ohio and Central Ohio and many of the most active commercial real estate brokerages in Ohio. Mike and his firm have won 35 appellate cases that have made favorable law for real estate companies on 27 different subjects. Mike has drafted and advocated for the passage of three Bills that have become Ohio real estate law, and he is currently leading several significant legislative initiatives that will have profound effects on Ohio real estate law.
Mike was named an Ohio Super Lawyer Rising Star six times. In 2005, Mike received the Ohio Land Title Association President’s Award. Mike was named Member of the Year of the Northern Ohio Chapter of NAIOP in 2008. Mike received the 40 Under 40 distinction by Crain’s Cleveland Business in 2011. The Ohio State Bar Association Real Property Section named Mike a member of its Section Council in 2010 and its Executive Committee in 2017, and he serves as its Chair through 2023. Mike is a past President of the Northern Ohio Chapter of NAIOP, and he serves on the Executive Committee and as President-Elect of NAIOP Ohio, which he will serve as President of beginning in 2024. Mike also serves on the DCA Advocacy Committee and on the Downtown Cleveland Improvement Corporation.
Mike is the President of Omni Title LLC, which focuses on commercial real estate transactions throughout Ohio for developers, owners, and financial institutions with a team of fifteen title professionals that leverage Mike and his legal team’s experience resolving thousands of title issues for the world’s largest title insurance companies.