We hosted our first live webinar last Friday and spent our time tackling the complexities of PPP loan forgiveness. Many thanks to all of you that joined and submitted such thoughtful questions! If you were unable to tune in, we’ve made the recording available on YouTube.Watch the Full Webinar
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Peace On The Lower East Webinar
Restaurant landlords and tenants explain their business models and discuss rents and leases and what matters most to them. James Wacht, a restaurant landlord, broker and attorney and John Fraser, a veteran NYC chef and restaurateur will join David Helbraun for an open and frank discussion on landlord and tenant perspectives on the current real estate crisis.Watch the Full Webinar
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The popular Helbraun Levey Newsletter that has helped keep the industry sane during these insane times.
Helbraun Levey is a leader in the hospitality industry, and has been featured by numerous press outlets for comment and insight about the industry.
Downtown Manhattan’s Different Sectors Feel Each Other’s Pain
“My restaurant clients who are downtown in Lower Manhattan are struggling more than most, as much as Midtown clients,” said David Helbraun, founding partner and chairman at Helbraun Levey, a New York City-based hospitality law firm, who says the slow, choppy stimulus talks in Washington, D.C., have left the sector in even more dire straits.Full Article
August 18, 2020
Landlords Lose Money When Restaurant Properties Sit Vacant, So Why Not Give Rent Relief?
The real trouble, Helbraun says, are the mid-size property owners with a few dozen buildings. He calls them the shark pool; “cultivating a reputation for being tough and not budging is how they’ve survived in the past.”Full Article
July 20, 2020
Danny Meyer’s Restaurants Will End Their No-Tipping Policy
For small-scale restaurateurs facing existential challenges, tipping policy is “not high on the list” of priorities, said David Helbraun, a lawyer in Manhattan whose firm represents more than 1,000 restaurants.Full Article
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