for Commercial Real Estate Professionals
Featuring Hot New Topics, such as Economic Incentives, Leasing Issues and Property Management Licensing (3 hours CE – approved)
Presented jointly by four major commercial real estate associations – NAIOP, ACAR, SIOR, and CCIM. This three-hour class will focus entirely on the latest developments in commercial real estate law, filled with true stories to illustrate points, real-world examples, and meaningful take-aways to help you make the most of your time and strengthen your business.
If you already have your Core Law hours, this course could be used toward your general hours requirement, and you will not find a more valuable program on Ohio commercial real estate law.
- Market Conditions and Effect on Legal Issues
- Most Common Brokerage Law Risks in This Market
- Entity Transfers & Their Future
- Opportunity Zones & Their Future
- Common Issues with Certain Lease Provisions
- Property Management Licensing Requirements
- Broker Lien Law Improvements
- Legislative Issues on the Horizon
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 of the most active commercial real estate brokerages in Ohio and many best-in-class developers in Northeast Ohio and Central 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 four 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 from 2024 until 2026.
Mike is also 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 display genuine care and concern for the well-being of clients, while leveraging Mike and his legal team’s experience resolving thousands of title issues for the world’s largest title insurance companies.
8:30 a.m – Registration and continental breakfast
9:00 a.m. – Class begins
12:15 p.m. – Conclusion
Gold gavel sponsors receive two complimentary tickets to this event. Please contact the NAIOP Northern Ohio office to register.
*Address information is required for anyone requesting CE Credits.