Commercial Real Estate Transactions and 5 Legal Issues to Consider

If you are looking to purchase commercial real estate, it is important to be aware of potential legal issues that could impact the transaction. Knowing what to watch out for, and having the help you need, can ensure your transaction goes smoothly from beginning to end. Zoning Issues When purchasing commercial real estate, you need to make sure that all the zoning is correct based on what you will be doing with Read More

Why Should I Hire a Lawyer to Help Me Purchase Real Estate?

Purchasing real estate, whether residential or commercial, is a huge investment. For many people, it is the largest purchase they will make in their lives. When it is time to start looking for the right piece of property, most people know that a good real estate agent is a great resource for finding good opportunities, handling some negotiations, and much more. What most people don’t realize, however, is that they Read More

The Connection Between Trade Secrets and Noncompete Agreements in Florida

For many businesses, trade secrets are an extremely valuable asset. The dilemma that many companies face is that they need to have their employees, and possibly even contractors or vendors, use these trade secrets in their day-to-day work. Those individuals could then take those secrets and share them with competitors if they left or were fired from their position. To mitigate this risk, companies in Florida can Read More

Business Law 101: The Importance of Non-compete Agreements

When hiring someone to a position where they will be given sensitive information, or provided with costly training, it is important to protect your business. If that person were to leave and either start their own competing company or begin working for a competitor, it could cause significant problems for your business. While it is not possible to prevent people from leaving a job, a non-compete agreement can help Read More

6 Ways to Protect Company Trade Secrets

In the past, most of the value of a company was based on the physical assets that it held. Today, however, many companies derive their value from intellectual property, trade secrets, business strategies, and other items that are not physical in nature. If an employee or other party takes these types of non-physical assets and uses them for themselves or another company, it can cause significant issues. This is why Read More

$19.7 Million Construction Loan for Ambulatory Medical Center is Largest in 2017

Suzette Laboy, Daily Business Review August 15, 2017 Business and real estate attorney Carlos J. Reyes closed on a nearly $20 million construction loan to build an outpatient medical center in Fort Lauderdale, making it his largest construction project to date. Reyes of the Reyes Law Group represented the development group Cypress Creek Medical Pavilion LLC and Axis Health Care Partners LLC and its Read More

Reyes Law Group Attends the 30th Anniversary Annual Gala at Broward County Hispanic Bar Association

It was wonderful celebrating the 30th Anniversary of the Broward Hispanic Bar Association. When Judge Marina Garcia Wood and I came together so many years ago, rallied together colleagues, all as founders, we never imagined what 30 years later would look like. It was beautiful. Here’s to many Read More

Carlos Reyes Featured for Success of Broward County Hispanic Bar Association

The Broward County Hispanic Bar Association—Thirty Years Later The Broward County Hispanic Bar Association (BCHBA) is celebrating its 30-year anniversary during its annual gala June 1. In light of this achievement, the BCHBA will be honoring its beginnings by interviewing several of the BCHBA’s past presidents, and asking how and why the organization was started. By Alicia Gonzalez | May 21, 2019 at 09:29 Read More

A Brief Overview of the Commercial Real Estate Closing Process

When purchasing a piece of commercial real estate, it can be very helpful to understand each of the steps that need to take place during the closing process. While a lot of it is similar to closing on a residential real estate deal, there are some unique things to be aware of in a commercial transaction. Due Diligence and Holding of Escrow Funds When closing on a commercial real estate deal it is typically Read More

Buying a Home? Avoid These 4 Mistakes in the Closing Process

You have found the perfect house, performed due diligence to get a pre-approval letter from your lender, and are now ready to close the deal for your new home. But your work is not quite done yet. If you are not careful, you might end up losing the property just as soon as you acquire it. Or, in some cases, the owner may even change their mind and sell it to someone else. Until everyone signs all the documents, the Read More