Entries by DeLeon Team

DeLeon Insight March 2019

DEDUCTIBILITY OF STATE TAXES AND INTEREST UNDER THE NEW TAX LAW March 12, 2019/in Articles, For Buyers, For Sellers, Law / By Michael Repka, Esq. (LL.M. (Taxation) NYU School of Law ’01) On December 22, 2017, President Trump signed into legislation public law 115-97, more commonly known as the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017 (“TCJA”). The majority of […]

What is an EB-5 Visa and How Does it Affect Silicon Valley Real Estate?

by Audrey Sun Nowadays, it is hard to open a newspaper or turn on the television without receiving a crash course on geo-politics and immigration policy. Whether it be President Trump’s wall or the associated government shut down, immigration related issues have received a lot of attention lately. Likewise, President Trump has voiced concerns related […]

Ellen Fletcher — Silicon Valley’s Bicycling Hero

by David Burckhard Palo Alto and the larger Silicon Valley can be proud of its nationally-renowned, bicycle-boosting heritage, much of which is centered on the late Ellen Fletcher. Nearly 40 years ago, forward-looking individuals recognized bicycling as an activity capable of transcending its simply-recreational image. Over time, it slowly coalesced into grassroots organizations in and […]


2018: YEAR IN REVIEW   By virtually any measure, 2018 has been a turbulent year for Silicon Valley real estate despite the general local economy doing very well. Overall, businesses have been thriving but there have been some hiccups along the way. In the spring, a variety of local tech companies found themselves answering questions […]