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SB 1171 Represents Major Victory for Tenants in Commercial Real Estate

on August 21, 2014

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It is with tremendous excitement (and a healthy dose of relief) that I have the honor of announcing that SB 1171, a law which I conceived and designed (with the help of numerous amazing supporters) was signed into law by Governor Brown on Friday, August 15th. Known as the real estate broker agency disclosure bill, this bill would never have become a law without the support of State Senator Ben Hueso, and countless other law makers, business associates, colleagues and supporters who recognized the inherent unfairness in commercial real estate laws as they existed until now.

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Jason Hughes

Jason Hughes is chairman and CEO of Hughes Marino, an industry-leading commercial real estate firm that exclusively represents tenants and buyers. Jason has written well over 100 articles, is a real estate resource for the Wall Street Journal, and has been profiled in dozens of local and regional publications. Jason is a pioneer in the field of tenant representation, and has been a vocal advocate for the interests of commercial tenants for more than two decades.

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