NfuriaLaw News

January 1, 2024: Nick Furia selected as President of the National Property Tax Group

On January 1, 2024, Nick Furia began his term as President of the National Property Tax Group (NPTG). Founded in 1992, the NPTG is an alliance of property tax attorneys and consultants located throughout the United States and represents clients in all 50 states and Canada. The association provides a network of regionally specialized property tax firms that work directly with one another to provide the local knowledge and industry expertise to achieve property tax savings for commercial property owners at a national scale.

The Law Offices of Nicholas A Furia, PLLC is proud to be the National Property Tax Group’s sole Minnesota representative. For more information on NPTG, visit

December 6, 2022

Nick Furia was awarded the AV-Preeminent Rating, which is Martindale-Hubbell‘s highest
peer rating standard, signifying a large number of his peers rank him at the highest level of
professional excellence for his legal knowledge, communication skills, and ethical standards.
Nick’s peers rated him 5.0/5.0. Martindale Profile

November 9, 2022

Nick Furia presented at the IPT Property Tax Symposium in Tucson, AZ on advanced
negotiation skills. View the conference sessions here.

April 2022

Allina Health System vs. Washington County

Nick Furia assisted Abbott-Northwestern Hospital’s Courage Kenny Rehabilitation Institute
in re-instating its tax exemption status which had been stripped from the facility
in 2018 by Washington County. The case went to trial in the Minnesota Tax Court,
which held that the Courage Kenny Rehabilitation Institute in Stillwater, Minnesota
was exempt from property tax because it was an auxiliary facility of a public hospital.

Read the full court decision here.

July 28-31, 2021

Nick Furia chairs property tax portion of 2021 IPT Reconnect Conference in Austin, TX.

View the Conference Sessions here

May 12, 2021

Property Taxes and Appeals: What Brokers Need to Know

In this MNCAR CE course, Property Tax Attorney Nick Furia provided an overview
of Minnesota’s property assessment, valuation, and taxation process as well as
the processes by which assessments and taxes can be appealed. Current valuation
issues impacting each major commercial property type, including industrial, office,
retail, and hotel, were also discussed.

January 2021

2021 Update on the Twin Cities Office Market and Workplace

In January 2021, Nick Furia , along with Jaclyn May and Tom DeSautel from Cushman & Wakefield
and Christine Eid from Stinson LLP, presented a recap of the 2020 Minneapolis office market
and an outlook to 2021 for the Minnesota State Bar Association. Along with market insights
from two tenant rep office brokers, a real estate leasing attorney, Nick Furia discussed how the leasing landscape
has and is changing, and the effect on real estate valuations and the future of property tax appeals,
this impactful presentation tackles the learnings of 2020 and how the office space and legal sector
will potentially be impacted in the future.