Goulston & Storrs solves problems for clients. We look at issues from all angles, assembling the right team to achieve a successful outcome. Please read our case studies to learn more.
Jubilee Housing, Inc. Expands Affordable Housing Portfolio
Jubilee’s forty years of providing quality affordable housing in Washington, D.C. has led to a reputation that attracts off-market offers to adapt buildings to affordable housing use. With a new opportunity to acquire a 66-unit residential building, Jubilee needed strong strategies to clear tax and zoning related hurdles.Roca, Inc. Expands Its Juvenile Justice Services through Public-Private Financing
With a proven intervention model to reduce recidivism, Roca, Inc. knew it was a good fit for the first state-level Social Innovation Financing program in the nation. With a new Massachusetts law bringing private investment resources to outcome-oriented, nonprofit service providers, the Chelsea, Massachusetts-based nonprofit teamed up with Goulston & Storrs for success.
Historic Boston Incorporated Rehabilitates Eustis Street Firehouse into New Headquarters
Sometimes the best way to preserve historic buildings is to return them to active uses that generate economic development. Historic Boston Incorporated saw great opportunity when selecting the home for their new headquarters. Facing rehabilitative challenges, HBI needed well positioned and creative counsel to help them navigate the complicated twists and turns involved in their quest to convert the city’s oldest firehouse from a public liability to a vibrant community asset.
Saving scenic land (and jobs) in the Adirondacks
With the future of over 160,000 acres of the Adirondacks at stake, the Nature Conservancy needed legal counsel able to deal with myriad bet-the-farm transactions on a tight, unforgiving timetable.
Olmsted Green: An Environmental Case Study
When proposed environmental regulations threaten to tie a knot in a major deal, what do you do?
Olmsted Green provides a terrific example. The transformation of the former Boston State Hospital——a tarnished but promising jewel in Greater Boston’s urban landscape——underscores the importance of dealing with regulatory uncertainty and government agencies when managing redevelopment risks.
Advancing the Personalized Medicine Revolution
Goulston & Storrs counsels a top genetics and genomics research institution.
Licensing Patented Software and a Win-Win Solution
The importance of a deal is not always measured in dollars. At least not the dollars directly involved in the deal. A Boston-area research institution saw recently, for example, that an impasse on one deal was holding up many others.