Fitzpatrick Lentz & Bubba is devoted to providing the highest quality legal representation and advice to owners of residential, commercial and industrial real estate in Pennsylvania tax assessment appeals. We also provide guidance to nonprofit organizations that may be entitled to exemption from Pennsylvania property taxes.
Our clients own multi-tenant office buildings, corporate headquarters buildings, assisted care facilities, warehouses, golf courses, retail buildings, multi-unit housing and residential homes in Lehigh, Northampton, Monroe and Montgomery counties and the surrounding areas. We work closely with you and quality appraisers and financial and valuation specialists.
We also have experience and a deep understanding of the complexities of public utility appeals governed by Pennsylvania’s Public Utility Realty Tax Act (PURTA), which allow us to creatively address assessment challenges.
We have represented nonprofit organizations in the Lehigh Valley and the many counties in its surrounding areas. While we have developed a particular focus on healthcare real estate, including hospitals and medical office buildings, our successes also include higher education facilities, charter schools and numerous other nonprofit clients that hold real estate property – from warehouses to office spaces.
Fitzpatrick Lentz & Bubba, PC has been named both the Top Law Firm and Top Mergers & Acquisitions Firm in the Lehigh Valley for 2017 by the readers of Lehigh Valley Business. Thousands of votes were cast in Lehigh Valley Business’ inaugural reader rankings, and the results were published on July 17, 2017. “When you […]
During the month of July – the busiest airline travel month of the year – American Airlines passengers around the world will be learning why the Lehigh Valley is great place to visit, relocate and operate a business. American Way, the in-flight magazine for American Airlines, is featuring the Lehigh Valley in its Spotlight series. […]
On July 5, 2017, the Pennsylvania Supreme Court called into question a school district’s ability to initiate tax assessment appeals. In its decision in Valley Forge Towers Apartments N, LP v. Upper Merion Area Sch. Dist., No. 49 MAP 2016 (Pa. July 5, 2017), the Court addressed the question of whether a taxing authority may […]