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Professor Stijn Van Nieuwerburgh discusses the use of LLCs in luxury real estate purchases in New York City

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Excerpt from DNAinfo -- "'The LLC constructions are common, especially on the higher end,' he said, noting that a report from the Treasury Department’s Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN) found that 30 percent of sales involving LLCs were connected to people who had been reported for suspicious activity by financial institutions. 'Once this type of activity receives a lot more scrutiny, as it certainly will because of the Manafort case, it will temper enthusiasm for these purchases and put further pressure on an already shaky New York luxury market,' Van Nieuwerburgh said."

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